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Patent Pick: Illuminating, Universal Optical Correction

While cosmetics to match skin tone, blur wrinkles or impart radiance are known, LVMH inventors have combined them into one universal fix; starting with an aqueous phase. See how in this new patent application.

Patent Pick: Natural Actives to Target MAGP-1 for Anti-aging

Avon inventors have returned to nature. Their latest patent describes natural sources for actives that can affect microfibril-associated glycoprotein 1 (MAGP-1) in the skin for anti-aging benefits.

Patent Pick: Yeast to Increase Anti-aging Glycosaminoglycans

Summer brings us outdoors for fun in the sun. And although we may wear plenty of sunscreen, we are exposed to environmental forces, which carry inherent risks that can damage and age the skin. These were among the targets for a new anti-aging invention from J&J.

Patent Pick: Progress on the SPF/UVA-PF Front

The sun was shining on Unilever inventors when they uncovered a new chemistry combination to improve SPF and UVA-PF factors for enhanced sun protection. A new patent application explains.

Patent Pick: Fermented and Natural Blend Comforts AD Skin

Topical cosmetics to relieve atopic dermatitis (AD) should soothe skin and suppress pathogenic bacteria, among other functions. A new patent application from Truezyme Co., Ltd., describes a fermented and natural blend with multiple benefits for AD.

Patent Pick: Denying Skin and Hair DNA Damage

Cornell University, the University of Louisville and Repairogen Corp. have focused on protein degradation to heal skin and hair DNA in a novel way. A new patent application explains.

Patent Pick: Anti-aging Answered by Nature

Chanel inventors picked a winner with a nature-derived approach to anti-aging. In a recent patent, the company describes a Solidago virgaurea subsp. alpestris (aka: goldenrod) extract to counter MMPs and free radicals for skin benefits.

Patent Pick: True Colors, Revealed

AmorePacific inventors have nothing to hide with their latest patent application for encapsulated pigments, which become visible upon application.

Patent Pick: Sensorial Sebum Absorption

To foam or not to foam; that was the question. P&G inventors went the foam route in a new patent application that marries stability with sebum absorption and aesthetics in a foam composition.

Patent Pick: Indolyl for Smarter Skin Whitening

Skin whitening still ranks among the top demands from cosmetic consumers, especially those in Asia. As such, Unilever researchers have been seeking safer, more efficient means to manage melanin. Their answer? Quite possibly, indolyl. A new patent application explains.

Patent Pick: Aptamer Aptly Fitted for Anti-aging

MMPs have long been the target of research to inhibit the signs of aging. So, the cosmetic researchers on a new patent from LVMH and INSERM are in good company—albeit with a new, more effective guest molecule. This patent explains.

Patent Pick: Licorice Love for Diabetic Skin

Some skin conditions may look alike, e.g., dryness, itching and pigmentation, but they don't act alike. This is especially the case for diabetic skin. Here, Beiersdorf inventors searched for answers to treat these specific needs and found an answer rooted in licorice: licochalcone A.

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