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May 10, 2006 | 08:52 AM CDT
Gemstones can be used to enhance cosmetic formulations, according to one Aveda researcher.
May 10, 2006 | 08:39 AM CDT
The Grape Seed Extract Co. of New Zealand reportedly has tapped the nutraceutical potential of a waste product of wine manufacturers.
May 07, 2006 | 10:34 PM CDT
This SPF 45 lotion by Ken Klein has numerous errors. Can you find them?
May 04, 2006 | 04:57 PM CDT
Monell Chemical Senses Center revealed that a scientific paradox linking artificial sweeteners with a specific sensory experience has guided researchers to an increased understanding of how humans detect sweet taste..
May 01, 2006 | 02:49 PM CDT
A recent study reports that neurogenesis does not appear to be the reason why mice living in enriched environments exhibit behavioral changes such as less anxiety.
May 01, 2006 | 11:16 AM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman
Nicholas Davis, DDS, president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), explained that function is important, but aesthetics go along with function.
May 01, 2006 | 11:08 AM CDT
By: Charles Fox
Ajinomoto Co. Inc. discloses an inflammation inhibitor containing the zinc salt of acylamino acid intended to provide a good texture in use on skin.
May 01, 2006 | 11:06 AM CDT
By: N. Golda, MD, and H.I. Maibach, MD
A brief review of the medical literature shows that occlusive dressings provide effective therapeutic intervention either as an adjunct to topical medications or as a monotherapy for certain skin diseases, especially psoriasis and dermatitis.
May 01, 2006 | 10:56 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
Understanding silicones requires understanding the three operations used to make them: construction, functionalization and derivatization. These operations are explained and illustrated, respectively, with dimethicone, PEG-8 dimethicone and dimethicone copolyol silicone esters. In addition, structure-function relationships are explained.
May 01, 2006 | 10:22 AM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD
In this article, the author reviews recent literature introduced as recommended reading for cosmetic chemists interested in skin care topics such as moisturization, response to stress, penetration and aging.