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By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
Posted: October 4, 2004, from the October 2004 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
page 3 of 11Lignans for preventing or treating the signs of aging: L'Oréal discloses the use of lignans for preventing or treating the signs of aging.4 The invention relates to the cosmetic use of at least one lignan of given formula, or of a plant extract containing it (such as an extract of flax seeds), in a composition for topical application to the skin. The formula contains a medium for preventing or treating the loss of firmness, elasticity and/or tonicity of the skin and/or the formation of wrinkles and fine lines. The invention also relates to a topical cosmetic composition containing these lignans in combination with other anti-aging active agents. Lastly, the invention describes the topical application of a composition containing at least one such lignan in a cosmetically acceptable medium as a cosmetic process for treating dry skin.
Cosmetics containing acylglucosamines: Lion Corporation in a recent patent describes cosmetics containing acylglucosamines.5 Disclosed is a preparation containing at least one acylglucosamine derivative to improve the skin conditions, such as wrinkles, dryness, roughness, dullness and acne. The preparation may further contain polysiloxanes. An example is shown in Formula 2.
|Formula 2. Skin conditioning lotion5|
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