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Patent Pick: Botanicals for Sensitive Skin

October 9, 2015 | Contact Author | By: Cosmetics & Toiletries editors
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Abstract: Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's patent from Cosmax Inc. describes a foxnut, caper splurge and baby rose botanical blend for preventing or alleviating sensitive skin.

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's patent describes a foxnut, caper splurge and baby rose botanical blend for preventing or alleviating sensitive skin.

Botanical composition for preventing or alleviating sensitive skin
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/152564
Publication date: Oct. 8, 2015
Assignee: Cosmax, Inc.

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for preventing or alleviating sensitive skin comprising a mixture of oils extracted from Euryale ferox Salisb. (foxnut), Euphorbia lathyris L. (caper spurge) and Rosa multiflora Thunb. (Japanese or baby rose).

According to the inventors, this mixture can prevent or alleviate sensitive skin having a deteriorated barrier function and accompanied by various types of dermatitis. It does so by activating PPARα and reinforcing the skin barrier.