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May 29, 2009 | 02:43 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Researchers have sourced fragrance ingredients that could provide a natural alternative to N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET), one of the most frequently used actives in insect repellents.
May 29, 2009 | 02:38 PM CDT
By: KG Sabarinathan, PhD, CoValence Inc.
Multiple factors affect the integrity of cell mitochondria, leading to loss of cell function, aging and apoptosis. In skin, this is expressed in the form of wrinkles, loss of tone, etc. To combat these effects, the author describes a technology that contains mitochondria-nourishing compounds to deliver antiaging benefits.
May 29, 2009 | 01:36 PM CDT
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
This month’s survey of recent patent and research literature describes moneymaking ideas for personal care product development; including collagen induction without the risk of hyperpigmentation; algae and peptides to lift loose skin; UV-shielding makeup sticks; and volumizing mascara, among other concepts.
May 29, 2009 | 01:20 PM CDT
By: Mike Farwick, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Peter Lersch…
Degradation of dermal and epidermal proteins and the reduced proliferation of collagen and hyaluronic acid in the dermis occur during aging. Thus, antiaging technologies must to correct these deficiencies to induce skin regeneration and combat the signs of aging. Data presented here demonstrates that ECM-derived tetrapeptides have the potential to counterbalance ECM degeneration.
May 29, 2009 | 11:34 AM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
While humectants and occlusive agents are the most commonly accepted approaches to moisturize skin, earlier work indicates a third approach: orthorhombic phase stabilization. In the present article, the author describes this novel mechanism of hydration and its detection by conventional and nonconventional methods, suggesting this approach could serve as a basis for all skin moisturizing therapies.
May 29, 2009 | 11:29 AM CDT
By: Eric Abrutyn, TPC2Advisors Ltd.
This article is the second in a four-part series that highlights connections between the chemistry of cooking and personal care product development—including the reactions that occur and why, and how to best utilize these reactions—for the benefit of novice formulators.
May 29, 2009 | 10:15 AM CDT
The panelists were given 15 fragrances to smell, ranging from fruit fusion to sweet lime punch. After listing their favorites, the panelists were shown a color wheel and asked to indicate where they felt each fragrance should be placed on the color wheel.
May 29, 2009 | 10:00 AM CDT
This international multi-stakeholder forum will bring together influential actors in academic research, politics, non-governmental bodies, human interest groups and industry to discuss the future of the whole chemical sector.
May 27, 2009 | 07:04 PM CDT
Martin M. Rieger, PhD, passed away Sunday, May 24, after several months in hospice care. "Marty" Rieger was an educator to the industry, serving as editor of Harry's Cosmeticology and regularly contributing to the pages of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine.
May 27, 2009 | 04:54 PM CDT
The butters not only offer a high level of moisturization, but will aid in cellular regeneration and free radical scavenging. The vitamin C content in these fruit butters will also aid in the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines