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Patent Picks—Anti-acne Sandalwood, Ultrasound Tissue Tightening, Berry Anti-inflammatory and More
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Posted: February 5, 2013
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Cosmetic compositions with anti-free radical activity are disclosed in this patent. Such compositions preferably contain an association of at least the following three substances: idebenone, N-acetylcysteine and alpha-tocotrienol or an ester thereof, with a C2-C4 organic acid.
Ultrasound treatment of sub-dermal regions for cosmetic effects
US Patent 8366622
Publication date: Feb. 5, 2013
Assignee: Guided Therapy Systems, LLC
These inventors discuss a method and system for noninvasive face lifts and deep tissue tightening. The method and treatment system are configured for imaging, monitoring and thermal injury to treat the SMAS facial region. First, the region of interest is imaged for localization of the treatment area and surrounding structures. Second, ultrasound energy is delivered at a depth, distribution, timing and energy level to achieve the desired therapeutic effect. Lastly, the treatment area is monitored before, during, and after therapy to plan and assess the results and/or provide feedback.
Sandalwood oil for acne, eczema and other skin disorders
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/016656
Publication date: Jan. 31, 2013
Assignee: Santalis Pharmaceuticals Inc., I Clements, P Castella and C Levenson
Provided herein are compositions of sandalwood heartwood oil and methods of making and using such compositions for the treatment of skin disorders such as acne, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis--i.e., atopic dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, diaper rash or fungal infections.