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Posted: May 22, 2008
Use of at least one (dihydro)jasmonic acid derivative as a desquamating agent
Disclosed is the cosmetic use, as a desquamating agent, of at least one (dihydro)jasmonic acid derivative of a given formula. Further disclosed is a cosmetic method for smoothing the visible and/or tactile irregularities of the skin surface by topically applying a composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one (dihydro)jasmonic acid derivative and glycerin. The composition could be used, for example, for smoothing wrinkles, fine lines, skin spots or otherwise normal skin.
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Skin whitening compositions containing black cohosh extract
A skin whitening composition includes an extract of black cohosh obtained by sequentially exposing the black cohosh to two or more solvents of varying solvent strengths. The composition can be topically applied to the human skin as a way to suppress melanogenesis.
Pharmaceutical and cosmetic compositions comprising plgf-1
The invention relates to the preparation of placental growth factor (PLGF)-comprising therapeutic and cosmetic compositions capable of increasing angiogenesis of the cutaneous, subcutaneous and internal organ connective tissue. Such compositions are suitable for the treatment of pathological or natural states benefiting from the formation or regeneration of new vessels of the cutaneous compartment, such as scleroderma, its various manifestations, skin aging or loss of hair.
Active preparation containing plant extracts for cosmetics
Disclosed is an active ingredient composition effective particularly in combating free radicals. The composition is an alcohol-based mixture of four vegetable extracts that is devoid of liposomes. It consists of 0.1–2% of each of four extracts—green coffee-bean, Camellia sinensis leaf, Pongamia pinnata and Angelica archangelica root—with a residual content of a monovalent C2–C5 alcohol to obtain the total of 100%, where all percentages are by weight. The free radical protection factor amounts to 1400–2900×1014 free radicals per mg.