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Jun 13, 2012 | 10:15 AM CDT
Many visually perceptible phenomena are observed in hair, which arise from intrinsic attributes as well as the orientation of fiber assembly. The use of image analysis to further understanding of hair properties is the focus of Roger McMullen contribution to Alluredbooks’ Practical Modern Hair Science, and in the following excerpt, he briefly turns his attention to that part of the body that bares perhaps more than a little semblance to hair: the eyelashes.
Jun 11, 2012 | 11:52 AM CDT
BASF launched several ingredients at the recent FCE Cosmetique and Pharma 2012 events, including an all-in-one hair protectant, strengthener and straightener; and a liquid thickener for hair styling gels.
Jun 11, 2012 | 10:28 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
In this philosophical discussion, Tony O'Lenick considers the differences between creativity and innovation, and how they can lead to success in the consumer market.
Jun 11, 2012 | 10:17 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Researchers at University of California at Santa Cruz have taken a new approach for removing drug-resistant bacteria from wounds and skin infections: using light to trigger the controlled release of nitric oxide.
Jun 11, 2012 | 08:46 AM CDT
Arista Industries now offers argan oil with benefits for skin and hair care, including protection against premature aging, UV damage and environmental stresses. It is also a gentle moisturizer.
Jun 06, 2012 | 09:55 AM CDT
In a recent study, researchers found that an enzyme from the dandruff-causing pathogen Malassezia globosa provides a potential new anti-dandruff target.
Jun 06, 2012 | 09:51 AM CDT
Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) scientists in the UK have engineered antimicrobial peptides based on the human peptide LL-37 that are useful against S. aureus and/or B. cepacia, among others, as well as athlete's foot.
Jun 06, 2012 | 07:48 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to antimicrobial, antiperspirant and deodorant applications.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:40 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Whenever a given scent was first introduced, that’s how far back in our memories it can take us. This is something to bear in mind, especially as consumers try a product for the first time.
Jun 04, 2012 | 03:31 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Like most methods of hair removal, chemical depilation is known to cause skin irritation. This can be concealed on the body but it is much more noticeable on the face, posing a challenge for women who wish to conceal their depilation efforts, as well as formulators creating chemical depilatories. Siân Morris, PhD, and her R&D team at Procter & Gamble (P&G) believe they solved this dilemma.