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Dec 30, 2009 | 02:59 PM CST
By: Bhaven Chavan, PhD, and Graham Pennick, Croda …
In the present article, the oral administration of echium oil is shown to increase collagen levels in the skin as well as barrier functioning and skin conductance. When applied topically, the oil increases dermal structural proteins, which results in a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, and inhibits UV-induced inflammation.
Dec 30, 2009 | 02:35 PM CST
By: Paula Lennon, PhD, and Jean-David Rodier, Gatt…
While the claims used for skin care are becoming more and more varied, moisturization remains the priority. In this article, a method of improving the moisturization of cosmetics is described involving the use of a polyglycerol-derived blend of vegetable waxes to protect the skin from dehydration and to boost the moisturizing capacity of emulsions.
Dec 30, 2009 | 02:24 PM CST
By: Helena Karajiannis, PhD, Dr. Helena Karajianni…
New research regarding the relationship between diet and skin and hair health has led to nutritional supplements developed for dermocosmetic and/or dermatological applications. However, obvious uncertainties exist in regard to the cosmetic capabilities of such preparations. This review provides an overview of existing data to examine the potential for nutritionals to treat skin and hair aging.
Dec 30, 2009 | 10:29 AM CST
Silab has launched an extract that targets the skin's natural detoxification mechanisms to improve tired and prematurely aged skin.
Dec 30, 2009 | 09:25 AM CST
While up to 40% of aging-related changes in skin are due to non-genetic factors, a recent study found a high correlation between the photodamage scores among both monozygotic (identical) and dizygotic (fraternal) twins.
Dec 30, 2009 | 08:49 AM CST
TRI/Princeton requests submissions on hair science and its applications for oral presentations, technical papers and poster presentations for its Fourth International Conference on Applied Hair Science.
Dec 29, 2009 | 04:47 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
Here, O'Lenick explains the terms amphoteric, which is used to describe compounds having two or more different groups with various charges, and ampholytes, which have a fully quaternized nitrogen and consequently cannot lose their positive charge.
Dec 29, 2009 | 09:58 AM CST
Yves Rocher, president and founder of the Yves Rocher Group, died in Paris on Dec. 26, 2009, at the age of 79.
Dec 22, 2009 | 12:33 PM CST
By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries mag…
The SCC Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase, held Dec. 10-11, 2009, at the New York Hilton covered traditional product categories but with a particularly heavy focus on the methods or means to an end, especially in relation to testing for efficacy.
Dec 22, 2009 | 12:15 PM CST
Rahn has launched an eco-friendly moisturizer for skin and hair based on an extract of Avena strigosa (black oats) that supports the skin's natural moisturizing factor.