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Jul 18, 2006 | 01:35 PM CDT
Industry expert Tony O’Lenick asks: What is the difference between protein, a peptide and an oligopeptide? The answer is taken from an article written by Antonio Zamora.
Jul 18, 2006 | 01:24 PM CDT
New research indicates that glucosamine could help stop the formation of new age spots and help to fade existing ones.
Jul 18, 2006 | 12:50 PM CDT
Eastman Chemical Company, known globally to supply PET resins for packaging, introduces Vitiva PET for clear packaging of cosmetic and personal care products
Jul 10, 2006 | 09:33 AM CDT
Syrris has formed a subsidiary to host the first microfluidic application centre in the world.
Jul 03, 2006 | 09:23 AM CDT
Industry expert Ken Klein brings a little humor to the bench with a few chemistry jokes.
Jul 03, 2006 | 08:59 AM CDT
Industry expert Tony O’Lenick asks: What’s the difference between a cream and a lotion? The answer this week is provided by the Wikipedia.
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster
The skin has its own efficient mechanisms and locations for storing water in the stratum corneum (SC). A well-hydrated SC is essential for shedding cells and preventing thickened, dry, rough, scaly skin. But what if the hydration system breaks down? How can the cosmetic chemist help?
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:30 AM CDT
By: Jeanette M. Waller, Howard I. Maibach, M.D.
This is the first of three reviews of technical literature examining the fact and fancy of aging skin. The three topics are cutaneous blood flow, cutaneous biochemistry and skin thickness.
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:07 AM CDT
By: Charles Fox
Polyphenols are among the botanicals reported to possess substantial anticarcinogenic and antimutagenic activities because of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Ajinomoto Omnichem and Estée Lauder disclose topical compositions containing phosphorylated polyphenols1 in combination with a topically acceptable carrier.
Jun 29, 2006 | 10:44 AM CDT
By: Özgen Özer and Burcu Aydın, Ege University, Fa…
The behavior of the w/o/w emulsion system and the stability of the oil membrane depend on the type of oil used to make the emulsion. Conductimetric analysis of the release of entrapped marker magnesium sulfate showed that the highest release of the marker occurred in emulsions based on oils from the triglyceride group. Emulsions based on hydrocarbon oils showed the best stability.