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Oct 5, 2015
Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature describes an immunological technique to screen for the effects of new cosmetic or pharma actives on ECM molecules in situ.
Oct 2, 2015
Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight describes a novel powder puff designed for even makeup application.
Sep 29, 2015
This review examines the efficacy and tolerability of agents such as hydroquinone, ascorbic acid and retinol to treat hyperpigmentation disorders. The authors assess the quality of studies as a tool to determine efficacy of depigmenting agents. Along with outcome, they also analyze study design, participant skin type, duration, intervention and statistical significance.
Sep 21, 2015
Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's technology imparts new sensory benefits in hair care formulations.
Sep 18, 2015
Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes a safe, "non-sirtuin sirtuin" based on histone deacetylase.
Sep 17, 2015
Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes a zinc and/or pyrithione composition to improve skin health.
Sep 16, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's patent describes a means for consumers to electronically preview (e-view) cosmetic looks.
Sep 15, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes an approach for rapid microbe detection in product samples.
Sep 14, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention describes nitrone compounds as personal care antioxidants.
Sep 11, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention relates to poloxamer compositions to effectively deliver active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Sep 9, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features processes for identifying microorganisms, forming emulsion arrays and delivering salicylic acid from powder.
Aug 31, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to digitized skin care.
Aug 26, 2015
According to Andreas Luch, M.D., senior author in a study published in The Lancet, almost everybody these days has a tattoo, and nobody is talking about the side effects of ink deposits. ... There simply is not enough data to reach a conclusion of their safety.
Aug 26, 2015
This article evaluates the ability of a toothpaste formulation containing calcium, phosphate and a film-building carboxymethyl cellulose to repair and refill damaged enamel. Micro-hardness and elasticity were quantified by nano-indentation, and surface roughness by profilometry. Scanning electron microscopy was employed for qualitative analysis, and profilometry, again, for the refilling of micro damage.
Aug 25, 2015
Ingredient safety and skin reactions relate not only to companies producing the pigments and inks used for tattooing, but also skin care product manufacturers in general—after all, I apply sunscreen and moisturizer to my tattooed skin.
Aug 25, 2015
The effect of rubbing on percutaneous penetration has long been questioned. Existing data regarding rubbing effects is sparse, and what is available is controversial at best. While some evidence suggests that rubbing increases absorption, others note the opposite. Further understanding of the rubbing effect on percutaneous penetration may offer a more complete picture in relation to the application of drugs, cosmetics and skin care.
Aug 17, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to processes and methods of forming suprametallogels, synthesizing stable resveratrol, detecting target analytes, surface-treating calcium carbonate, processing dispersed systems, enhancing dermal penetration, temporarily dyeing hair and more.
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Jul 20, 2015
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions related to naturals in cosmetics, including "Java ginger-" containing nanolipids for skin repair, plant-derived 7-hydroxychromone antioxidants, energy-absorbing silica and gold nanoparticles for acne, natural lipids from feedstock, soy polyols from biomass, a nature-inspired pseudo ceramide, "nightshade" extract for skin benefits, and oil palm liquor extract for anti-aging benefits.
Jul 9, 2015
Vantage Specialty Ingredients acquired Curoxyl and Curcylic for their product portfolio.
Jul 2, 2015
A recent study suggests a possible link between the consumption of citrus and an increased risk of malignant melanoma.
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