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Oct 08, 2013 | 11:45 AM CDT
By: Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of Californi…
Glycerol is one humectant commonly employed due to its high hygroscopic and hyperosmotic properties. It is used in cosmetics as a moisturizer and in pharmaceutical formulations as an active compound.2 Being naturally present in the skin, glycerol was quickly identified for its role in skin hydration, similar to natural moisturizing factors (NMF).
Oct 08, 2013 | 11:43 AM CDT
By: Giorgio Dell'Acqua, PhD
While plant stem cells initially were marketed for their technological potential, they recently have been identified as an alternative, sustainable mean to produce nature-derived extracts and molecules.
Oct 08, 2013 | 11:42 AM CDT
By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
At the Skin Forum 2013 event in London, the seven pillars of “corneocare,” were introduced, which targeted: the epidermal tissue at the molecular, cellular and structural level; epidermal function; tactile experience; appearance and sensation. This is one of the first concepts in personal care to close the gap between consumer perception and a scientific approach.
Oct 07, 2013 | 04:18 PM CDT
Kao Corp. completed the construction at its Pilipinas Kao Inc. (PKI) business in the Philippines to enhance production capacity for fatty alcohols.
Oct 07, 2013 | 03:49 PM CDT
At in-cosmetics Asia, KahlWax will present a versatile rice-bran wax that can be used to lend consistency to oil gels such as lipsticks, hair wax and mascara.
Oct 02, 2013 | 11:19 AM CDT
Oat Cosmetics has released long-term clinical trial results on their range of optimized extruded colloidal oatmeal, Oat COM. The results show that even at a small inclusion rate of 3%, this colloidal oatmeal displays rapid and sustained anti-aging effects.
Oct 02, 2013 | 11:15 AM CDT
Go east, natural beauty brands.
Oct 02, 2013 | 10:30 AM CDT
After success in Brazil, L’Oréal has announced plants to take its L’Oréal Professionnel Absolut Control range, which uses murumuru butter manufactured by Beraca, to new markets and to expand with an additional product.
Oct 02, 2013 | 10:05 AM CDT
Merck has added two new actives to its RonaCare brand of cosmetic ingredients—one for self-tanning without UV exposure and one to lighten and illuminate the skin.
Oct 02, 2013 | 09:33 AM CDT
Patent Picks—Pseudolipids, Binding Peptides, Active Sponges, Preserving Functionality and More in Skin Care
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors and taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to skin care and moisturization.