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Sterile Packaging Created for Formulation without Preservatives

Promens for Avène Dermatological Laboratories has created a packaging that allows for preservation without the use of preservatives in the cosmetic formula.

Lasers to Improve Acoustic Imaging

US Naval Research Laboratory scientists are developing a technology using flashes of laser light to create underwater sound, which could improve acoustic imaging.

Fighting Cellulite with Cosmetotextiles

Mirroring cosmetic chemists’ work, the garment industry has approached the same battle with textiles that constrict “troubled areas,” such as the buttocks and thighs, to make them appear smaller. Only recently, however, did the cosmetics and garment industries join forces to target cellulite on both fronts—enter Lytess, a France-based shape-wear company.

3M Develops Transdermal System for Peptide Delivery

3M Drug Delivery Systems has developed a hollow microstructured transdermal system (hMTS) integrated device for the delivery of large molecules that are not typically compatible with transdermal delivery.

Researchers Develop Gene Therapy Method Topically Activated by Phloretin

Researchers have developed a gene therapy method using an implanted gene network encapsulated in algal gelatin that is activated topically by the apple metabolite phloretin.

Study Confirms Anti-inflammatory Property of Pycnogenol

Researchers at the National Research Institute on Food and Nutrition have reported that Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is effective for reducing inflammation and soothing pain associated with various health problems.

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