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Jul 02, 2008 | 05:02 PM CDT
By: Miranda A. Farage, PhD, the Procter & Gamble C…
Although a complete analysis of sensitive skin syndrome was recently published, research on said syndrome faces several difficulties. There is a lack of consensus in the medical and scientific communities for classifying sensory responses to irritants.
Jun 03, 2008 | 11:50 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
The current column will look at the separate but parallel paths followed by a major personal care manufacturer and a principal academic researcher in their attempts to understand what it means to stimulate aquaporin-3 (AQP3), the water channel protein in human skin.
May 20, 2008 | 04:03 PM CDT
ORF Genetics has introduced a safer generation of growth factors for the cosmetics industry that is produced using a plant-based expression platform.
May 01, 2008 | 01:35 PM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries
This column describes aquaporins and outlines their 16-year history, with particular interest in an aquaglycero-porin found in human skin. Future columns will highlight the activities of several cosmetic manufacturers and their compositions to “stimulate” that aquaporin as a way to beautify human skin and hair.
May 01, 2008 | 11:44 AM CDT
By: Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of Californi…
Part I of this piece, published in the April issue of C&T magazine, began an update on the quantity and quality of dermatological knowledge on the skinmetrics of racial differences in skin structure and function. Part II completes this update and offers an interpretation in reference to skin care for different ethnic groups.
Mar 28, 2008 | 03:28 PM CDT
By: Sarika Saggar, Albert Einstein College of Medi…
This article explores and attempts to clarify recent objective data that has become available in the context of transepidermal water loss (TEWL), water content (WC) [via conductance, capacitance, resistance and impedance], etc. to photodamage to differentiate skin properties of different ethnic groups.
Mar 12, 2008 | 10:10 AM CDT
Researchers at Rockefeller University have discovered a tiny RNA molecule that helps create the protective barrier between the inner layer of skin and the surface of skin.
Mar 12, 2008 | 09:22 AM CDT
Sederma SAS launched a skin brightening ingredient with a new mechanism of action from the heart of the melanocyte.
Feb 27, 2008 | 09:49 AM CST
A Columbia University research team has discovered a gene involved in determining hair texture that could lead to treatments for unwanted hair, or potentially grow hair.
Jan 17, 2008 | 06:09 PM CST
University of Illinois researchers have found that exercise can aid in decreasing the inflammation of damaged skin, helping to heal wounds.