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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.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:13 PM CST
By: Melanie George, PhD, Avon Products Inc.
This second installment of a two-part article reviews the transient and resident microbial populations of the human ocular area and how they alter with age, environment and exposure to antimicrobial agents. Considerations for the formulator of how cosmetic products may affect and be impacted by the flora also are provided.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:11 PM CST
By: Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of Californi…
It is possible that the transdermal transfer of applied hormones is of clinical relevance to personal care products. An estimated 1–3% of the population is allergic to a cosmetic product or ingredient contained therein.
Feb 29, 2012 | 10:23 AM CST
A recent study conducted at Harvard Medical School and the Wyss Institute of Biological Inspired Engineering induced magnetism in yeast cells, the implications of which suggest potential application in future delivery systems or potentially for antioxidant benefits.