The Universal Selection Source: Cosmetics Ingredients

Jan 29, 2014 | Article

Factors Controlling Skin and Hair Color

Various factors for determining skin or hair color have been reported. Among others, the amount or quality of melanin existing in the epidermis is considered to greatly contribute to skin or hair...

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Aug 14, 2013 | Article

Sunscreen Overview

By Eric Abrutyn

L. Kligman wrote in 1983 about chronic UV radiation damage to the human dermis. Based on UV exposure to hairless mice, it was shown that repair can occur if skin is protected by sunscreens of both...

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Jun 17, 2013 | Article

Trends Coalesce at Suppliers’ Day

By Nancy Jeffries

Each year, hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of attendees travel to Suppliers' Day at the New Jersey Expo Center in Edison, New Jersey to explore the science of cosmetic design. On May 14th and...

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Nov 7, 2012 | Article

Methods to Identify & Evaluate Skin-active Agents to Treat Dandruff/Seborrheic Dermatitis

The theory that dandruff is fundamentally a Malassezia-based disorder remains prevalent. However, as the clinical evidence implicating Malassezia in dandruff conditions and seborrheic dermatitis has...

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Aug 14, 2012 | Article

Product Derived from Snail Spawn to Prepare Dermo-cosmetic Compositions for Skin

The object of the present invention consists of a product prepared from gastropod spawn of the family Helicidae, which is used for the preparation of dermatological, cosmetic or cosmeceutical...

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Sep 16, 2013 | Article

Titanium Dioxide: Toxic or Safe?

By Lori Stryker

Titanium dioxide is a white, opaque and naturally-occurring mineral found in two main forms: rutile and anatase. Both forms contain pure titanium dioxide that is bound to impurities. Titanium...

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Jun 19, 2013 | Article

Chirally Correct Retinal Cyclodextrin Hemiacetals for Clarifying Skin Complexion

The present invention discloses certain chirally correct polyene cyclodextrin acetals and hemiacetals (formula I) that are effective in providing skin clarification, which is useful for the...

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Mar 6, 2013 | Article

Selecting Polymers for Personal Care Applications

By Eric Abrutyn

Polymer chemistry is diverse, defined as large molecules made up of chains or rings of linked repeating units (simple reactive building block compounds); formed from smaller molecules (monomers)...

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Sep 5, 2012 | Article

Antimicrobial Agents

In contrast to Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria do not possess an outer membrane. The cytoplasmic membrane is surrounded by an up to 25 nm thick layer of peptidoglycan (which is only...

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Jul 25, 2012 | Article

HBA Global Expo Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

By Nancy Jeffries

HBA celebrated a milestone this year having completed its 20th year as the host of the pre-eminent Global Beauty Expo. Held in New York City at the Jacob Javits Center from June 19-21, 2012, the...

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