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Patent Picks—Natural Fragrance, Antifungal Peptides, Schizandra Acne Treatment, Uchuhuba Mattifier and More
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Posted: February 8, 2011
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The inventors of this patent describe a natural vegetable oil selected from: palm, corn germ, sunflower and canola, concentrated in unsaponifiable matters such that said oil unsaponifiable matter content is 3% to 15% m/m. This concentrated natural vegetable oil constitutes a novel food ingredient enriched in particular in vitamin E and phytosterol, meeting the recommended daily intake. The present invention also relates to an oral cosmetic treatment method, in particular for improving the appearance of the skin.
Skin care compositions with botanic seed oils
US Patent 7883726
Publication date: Feb. 8, 2011
Assignee: Cuticeuticals Inc.
Disclosed in this patent are topical skin care compositions including blends of botanic seed oils prepared according to a cold press method. One base composition described uses a multivesicular emulsion skin care delivery system, whereas another includes a micelle skin care delivery system. The described compositions include approximately 98–99.9% w/w of the base composition and 0.1–2% w/w of blends of botanic seed oil consisting of red raspberry seed oil and a plurality of botanic oils selected from the following seed oils: pumpkin, chardonnay, carrot, blueberry, cranberry, pomegranate, black cumin and black raspberry.
Schizandra peptide extract for acne treatment
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/012615
Publication date: Feb. 3, 2011
Assignee: Laboratoires Expanscience
The present invention relates to a cosmetic, nutraceutical or dermatological composition for treating or preventing acne, comprising a peptide and oside extract of schizandra fruit, preferably, obtained from Schizandra sphenanthera, and a suitable excipient. The composition may also comprise at least one anti-acne agent selected from a sebum-regulating agent, an antibacterial and/or antifungal agent, a keratolytic agent and/or a keratoregulating agent, an astringent, an anti-inflammatory and/or anti-irritant, an antioxidant and/or a free-radical scavenger, a cicatrizing agent; an anti-aging agent and a moisturizing agent.