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May 29, 2012 | 05:01 PM CDT
Researchers in Sweden have described a new structure and function of the stratum corneum at a molecular level, providing for a deeper understanding of skin diseases as well as the potential for large scale delivery via the skin.
May 07, 2012 | 10:01 AM CDT
In efforts to research and develop active products from micro-organisms, Aquapharm Biotechnology, a leading marine biotechnology firm, has joined forces with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).
May 03, 2012 | 02:12 PM CDT
By: Ali Alikhan, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD
Following are some aspects of patch testing that require consideration, including the ingredients used, related legislative measures and testing limitations.
May 03, 2012 | 02:03 PM CDT
Formulating Focus—Delivering Actives via Solid Lipid Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: Part IV, Percutaneous Absorption and Dermal Cosmetic Formulations
By: Eliana B. Souto, PhD, and Johann W. Wiechers, …
In this fourth part of a five-part series discusses the percutaneous absorption of actives loaded into solid lipid SLNs and NLCs and their formulation in dermal cosmetics.
Apr 25, 2012 | 09:22 AM CDT
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered how immune cells exchange information using a new fluorescent biosensor developed at the university.
Mar 30, 2012 | 03:38 PM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Sophisticated texture and fragrance as part of a formulation’s aesthetics are important to the discerning consumer, and skin type is the primary influence behind how the consumer perceives a skin care product. For example, consumers with dry skin require a richer moisturizer, even though the product should absorb quickly for a smooth finish.
Mar 28, 2012 | 10:08 AM CDT
L'Oréal has opened its Global Hair Research Centre, a facility in Paris Saint-Ouen that will lead its network of six regional research and innovation (R&I) centres around the world and serve as the headquarters for the international departments on hair color, hair care and hair styling.
Mar 23, 2012 | 10:36 AM CDT
Scientists at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a protein that may lead to more effective treatments of male pattern baldness.
Mar 12, 2012 | 02:39 PM CDT
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and global cosmetic manufacturer L’Oréal announced a research collaboration to develop animal-alternative toxicity tests to ensure product safety.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:33 PM CST
By: Huiliang Li, Jahwa Cosmetics
Cosmetics based on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are formulated not only using TCM drugs, but also according to cultural theories and principles. This article serves as a review of TCM drug ingredients, history and principles, to assist product developers in understanding how they can be combined for products targeted to this specialized market.