Skin Biology Review: L Neuropeptides, Immunology and More

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Title: Skin Biology Review: L Neuropeptides, Immunology and More
neuroimmunologyx photoprotectionx toll-like receptorsx skin permeability repairx skin sensitization by preservativesx
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Subjects summarized in this literature review include neuropeptides and their impact on skin biology, toll-like receptors along with their contribution to the skin’s immune system, and the lack of UV protection by ordinary glass. Various reports from the 86th annual meeting of the British Association of Dermatology appear to suggest that efficacious preservative action in finished products may be more important than the absence of allergic reactions.

Formulating cosmetic practitioners must await future developments in the relatively new fields of neuroendocrinology. Compounders may have to await decisions by regulatory agencies. Follow-ups on new findings are not always obvious but may require some incubation before they can be exploited successfully.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Sept. 1, 2008 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.