New in Method Development/Validation (page 191 of 200)
Feb 26, 2010 | 01:54 PM CST
By: Charles Fox, Independent Consultant
This month’s survey of recent patent and research literature describes moneymaking ideas for personal care product development, including stable o/w nanoemulsions for skin, inhibiting melanin production with pyrazolylpyrimidine, fluorescent pigment flakes for color cosmetics, enhancing the solubility of actives, and popping foam in aerosols, among others.
Feb 26, 2010 | 01:26 PM CST
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
To ensure that a consumer-ready product is safe, an appropriate preservation strategy must be established for the development, manufacture and packaging of the formula, thus eliminating unacceptable levels of organisms such as pathogenic bacteria, fungi and mold that could grow and pose a health hazard to the consumer.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:56 AM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
The Hurel Corp. has developed a microfluidic, non-animal alternative to the LLNA and it has partnered with L’Oréal to make this approach a reality—in the form of a chip.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:51 AM CST
By: Nava Dayan, PhD, Lipo Chemicals
Substantial evidence, which the FDA requires to support claims for drugs, is applicable to personal care, especially considering the pharmaceutical direction products have taken. The present article considers whether the industry is benefiting from marketing without assuming the responsibility for potential effects. In addition, it considers the limitations of in vitro and in vivo test models.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:34 AM CST
By: Dene Godfrey, S. Black Ltd.
This review offers an in-depth look at one of the most controversial scientific studies of recent years and explores the relevance of the results of this study and other selected studies to the current layman’s perception of the safety of parabens.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:30 AM CST
Characterizing Nanoemulsions Prepared by High Pressure Homogenization Under Various Emulsifying Conditions
By: Ruandro Knapik and Maria Carolina Rocha dos Sa…
The present study examines formulations prepared using similar oil fractions and differing emulsifier systems and process parameters to determine why their behaviors differ. Results showed that ethoxylated emulsifier systems were the most stable, and that beyond a certain number of cycles, high pressure homogenization did not significantly improve the quality of the product.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:22 AM CST
By: Eric Dupont, PhD, and Juan Gomez, Immanence; C…
As the mechanisms of skin aging become better understood, their complexity commands a different approach for antiaging benefits—i.e., integrating multiple complementary actives into a single formulation. In the present article, the authors describe a comprehensive formula designed to effectively address sixteen different mechanisms of skin aging.
Feb 26, 2010 | 10:58 AM CST
Silab has combined the fruits of coriander and sweet orange in a cosmetic ingredient to reduce hard cellulite.
Feb 26, 2010 | 10:15 AM CST
Sean M. Grexa has been promoted to vice president of sales and technical affairs for Cosmetics Specialties Inc., a New Jersey-based personal care contract manufacturer and distributor of specialty powders
Feb 25, 2010 | 10:15 AM CST
Unipex Innovations has launched a TGF-ß biomimetic peptide encapsulated in a liposome vehicle that is designed to brighten the skin and remove age spots.