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Oct 23, 2012 | 09:32 AM CDT
Malvern Instuments has launched a device suitable for the characterization of proteins and nanoparticles where the highest sensitivity for size and zeta potential measurement is required.
Oct 03, 2012 | 09:45 AM CDT
The need for a conceptual approach to skin aging, the need to combine in vitro and in vivo findings and the new direction for cosmetic ingredient manufacturers are discussed here.
Oct 01, 2012 | 02:37 PM CDT
By: Carine Bézivin, PhD, Lucas Meyer Cosmetics
The present article discusses a new approach to mimic lipofilling—the activation of hormesis, which is accomplished by the described encapsulated active designed to induce a transitory stress and initiate an overcompensation to reestablish homeostasis. This leads to the compensation of age-induced lipoatrophy and correction of wrinkles and folds, for a younger-looking appearance.
Oct 01, 2012 | 02:29 PM CDT
By: Virginie Nollent, PharmD; Marion Lanctin; Ale…
A zinc and copper complex generating biomimetic electricity on a physiological level is shown here to improve the signs of photoaging in preclinical and clinical studies. This complex was applied to the eye area to confirm its efficacy as an anti-aging treatment option with good skin tolerance.
Oct 01, 2012 | 02:11 PM CDT
By: Paul Cornwell, PhD, and Jeremy Goodwin, PhD, Z…
This article reviews the mechanisms underlying skin irritation and sensitization, and methods used in a case study to test cosmetic products for their potential to cause irritation. It also covers the main skin conditions that can influence susceptibility to irritation, as well as ingredients affecting the mildness of cosmetic products.
Oct 01, 2012 | 01:26 PM CDT
By: Kaley Myer, New York University School of Medi…
Skin care products containing amino acids often promote the benefits conferred on the skin by these molecules. Natural amino acids found in the skin have been found to improve the health of skin through antioxidation, membrane stabilization and increasing skin’s natural moisturizing factor (NMF).
Sep 26, 2012 | 12:47 PM CDT
Atlas Material Testing Technology has launched the fourth generation of its SUNTEST CPS+ with improved features such as improved quality of light, an easier viewed larger display panel, eight user languages and two pre-programmed test methods.
Sep 11, 2012 | 03:43 PM CDT
Experience the unmatched predictability of Strat-M membrane—a synthetic, non-animal based model* for transdermal diffusion testing that is predictive of diffusion in human skin without lot-to-lot variability, safety and storage limitations.
Sep 04, 2012 | 11:46 AM CDT
By: John D. Gordon, PhD, and Andrew Chu Research T…
Endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDCs) are a class of chemicals that has raised alarm for being linked to a wide variety of detrimental effects on human and wildlife populations, e.g., cancers, precocious puberty and obesity. Thus, there is a need to test personal care products and supplements for EDCs, which can be accomplished using the validated bioassay described here.
Aug 20, 2012 | 02:27 PM CDT
By: Donald E. Cadwallader, PhD, University of Geor…
Cosmetic companies support and conduct stability study programs because it is good business. Any improvement in stablity of a product is important for product performance, consumer satisfaction and economics.