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Coexistence effect of UVA absorbers to increase their solubility and stability of supersaturation
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 28, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Mayu Endo, Tsubasa Mukawa, Nobumasa Sato, Daisuke Maezawa, Yutaka Ohtsu, Akihiro Kuroda, Misaki Wakabayashi, Kouichi Asakura Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Evaluation of Soy‐Based Surface Active Copolymers as Surfactant Ingredients in Model Shampoo Formulations
ConclusionSBPS‐based formulations meet major requirements of multifunctional shampoos ‐ mild detergency, foaming, good conditioning, and aesthetic appeal, which are comparable to commercially available shampoos.In addition, examination of SBPS/SLS mixtures in model shampoos showed that the presence of the SBPS enables the concentration of SLS to be significantly reduced without sacrificing shampoo performance.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 28, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Andriy Popadyuk, Harjyoti Kalita, Bret J. Chisholm, Andriy Voronov Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

From experimental design to functional gene networks: DNA microarray contribution to skin aging research
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 28, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Philippe D. Benech, Angela Patatian Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Monthly changes in hair growth parameters of Chinese subjects, observed along a full year
ConclusionData confirm that Chinese hairs present characteristics of the most developed and fast growing terminal fibres, as compared to other non Asian ethnics.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 26, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Chen Liu, Jessica Yang, Lily Qu, Maohui Gu, Yuanyuan Liu, Jun Gao, Catherine Collaudin, Geneviève Loussouarn Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

The anti‐inflammatory effect of cherry blossom extract (Prunus yedoensis) used in soothing skin care product
ConclusionCBE shows good anti‐inflammatory effect in vitro and in vivo, and represents a promising functional ingredient in soothing skin care product by reducing skin inflammation.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 26, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Y.Q. Zhang, L. Guan, Z.Y. Zhong, M. Chang, D.K. Zhang, H. Li, W. Lai Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Characterisation of a human epidermis model reconstructed from hair follicle keratinocytes and comparison with two commercially models and native skin
ConclusionORS cell‐based reconstructed epidermis is a valid and reproducible model for human epidermis and it may be used to evaluate the effects of active substances and cosmetic formulations.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 26, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Béatrice Guiraud, Hélène Hernandez‐Pigeon, Isabelle Ceruti, Sandy Mas, Yannick Palvadeau, Christine Saint‐Martory, Nathalie Castex‐Rizzi, Hélène Duplan, Sandrine Bessou‐Touya Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Factors Affecting Formulation Characteristics and Stability of Ascorbic Acid in Water‐in‐Oil Creams
ConclusionAmong all the formulations, the creams containing castor oil as emollient and glycerin as humectant showed minimum degradation as compared to the creams containing other excipients. FTIR studies indicated that there is no significant interaction between AA and CT in physical mixtures.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 26, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Muhammad Ali Sheraz, Marium Fatima Khan, Sofia Ahmed, Sadia Hafeez Kazi, Saif ur Rehman Khattak, Iqbal Ahmad Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Sun protection and hydration of stratum corneum: a study by 2‐D differential method
ConclusionWe modelled sunscreens on different substrates using electromagnetic simulations. To compare these results with measurements, we have to carefully hydrate or dehydrate the SC: the simulations did not take into account modifications of the surface (water on the surface for example) or any change in the characteristics of the stratum corneum other than the modification of the corneocytes thickness. Résumé ObjectifLa stratum corneum est la couche la plus externe de la peau. Ses composants et sa morphologie (comme la taille de ses cellules) jouent un rôle dans la protection solaire. Il a ainsi été noté que l'h...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 25, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: M. Lécureux, C. Deumié, S. Enoch Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Insulin–transferrin–selenium as an alternative to foetal serum for epidermal equivalents
ConclusionWe show that culture using the ITS medium appears as a viable replacement for FBS in the construction of epidermal equivalents, opening the way to signal transduction studies. Résumé ObjectifLes modèles de peaux reconstruites sont des outils performants pour l'étude des mécanismes mis en jeu au cours du développement, du vieillissement et de pathologies. Ces modèles ont connu diverses adaptations et perfectionnements avec notamment l'implémentation de plusieurs types cellulaires. Pour répondre aux contraintes du développement d'une peau reconstruite in vitro, le milieu de culture nécessite d'être ré...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - July 25, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: C. Mainzer, C. Barrichello, R. Debret, N. Remoué, D. Sigaudo‐Roussel, P. Sommer Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Exogenous Connective Tissue Growth Factor Preserves the Hair Inductive Ability of Human Dermal Papilla Cells
ConclusionExogenous connective tissue growth factor can preserve the innate hair‐inductive ability of adult human dermal papilla cells in vitro cultures, which is controlled through the Wnt, BMP and TGF‐β signaling pathways.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - June 13, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Peipei Zhang, Sudheer K. Ravuri, Jiping Wang, Kacey G. Marra, Russell E. Kling, Jiake Chai Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

An efficient and rapid thin‐layer chromatography method for the identification of 32 dye substances in hair dye products
ConclusionThe developed TLC method is simple, rapid, reliable and can be finely used for identification of dye substances in hair dye products. Résumé ObjectifLes substances de teinture sont certainement dangereux pour les humains. Elles sont parmi les ingrédients cosmétiques les plus largement discutées et réglementées. Dans cette étude, une méthode de chromatographie en couche mince (CCM) est développée pour l'identification de 32 substances colorantes dans des produits de teinture pour cheveux. MéthodesCette méthode CCM implique 4 solvants de développement et deux sprays indicateurs. Les 32 substances de ...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - June 10, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: H. J. Zhu, Y. W. Yang, Y. Zhu Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Formaldehyde replacement with glyoxylic acid in semi‐permanent hair straightening: a new and multidisciplinary investigation
ConclusionThis investigation revealed the role played by the electrophilicity of the carbonyl on the straightener agent and of the temperature, closely related to the dehydration process. Raman and IR studies indicated the involvement of imine bonds and the occurrence of a sequence of conformational modifications during the straightening procedure. SEM analyses showed the effectiveness of the treatment at the cuticular level.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - June 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Carla Boga, Paola Taddei, Gabriele Micheletti, Federico Ascari, Barbara Ballarin, Marco Morigi, Samanda Galli Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Determination of melanin types and relative concentrations: an observational study using a non‐invasive inverse skin reflectance analysis
ConclusionThe proposed pigmentation analysis system is able to determine melanin types and their relative concentrations. It has the potential to assess the efficacy of the skin‐whitening and pigmentation treatments objectively in a non‐invasive manner.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - June 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Ahmad Fadzil M Hani, Roshidah Baba, Norashikin Shamsuddin, Hermawan Nugroho Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Structural changes in dermal collagen and oxidative stress levels in the skin of Japanese overweight males
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - June 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Masaru Matsumoto, Ai Ibuki, Takeo Minematsu, Junko Sugama, Motoko Horii, Kazuhiro Ogai, Tomoe Nishizawa, Misako Dai, Aya Sato, Yumiko Fujimoto, Mayumi Okuwa, Gojiro Nakagami, Toshio Nakatani, Hiromi Sanada Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Ultrasound‐assisted extraction of phenolic compounds from Phyllanthus emblica L. and evaluation of antioxidant activities
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 29, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Chia‐Chun Tsai, Chun‐Hsu Chou, Yu‐Chen Liu, Chang‐Wei Hsieh Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Transungual delivery: Deliberations and Creeds
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 28, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Purva Thatai, Bharti Sapra Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

Sun protection and hydration of stratum corneum: a study by 2D differential method
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 28, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Marie Lécureux, Carole Deumié, Stefan Enoch Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Insulin‐transferrin‐selenium as an alternative to foetal serum for epidermal equivalents.
ConclusionWe show that culture using the ITS medium appears as a viable replacement for FBS in the construction of epidermal equivalents, opening the way to signal transduction studies.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 23, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: C. Mainzer, C. Barrichello, R. Debret, N. Remoué, D. Sigaudo‐Roussel, P. Sommer Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Evaluation of the content – containing interaction in cosmetic products using gas chromatography–mass spectrometry
ConclusionLa plastique est le matériel le plus utilisé en cosmétique de part sa diversité de forme et de couleur. La méthode en chromatographie gazeuse‐spectrométrie de masse a été validée et peut être utilisée pour l’évaluation de l'interaction contenu‐contenant des produits cosmétiques. Sur l'ensemble des tests réalisés sur 79 produits en contact avec 6 types d'emballage, le DEHP a été retrouvé à 90% pour les déodorants sticks et à 83% pour les parfums. Aucun autre contaminant n'a été retrouvé. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 17, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: C. Thomas, D. Siong, S. Pirnay Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Enterobacter gergoviae adaptation to preservatives commonly used in cosmetic industry
ConclusionMost of the cosmetic formulations are contaminated with unrelated E. gergoviae strains. Recommended concentrations are inefficient to limit proliferation and control adaptability to this bacterium in cosmetics products. Efflux mechanisms should be involved in Kathon cg and Irgasan adaptation.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 15, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Marina Périamé, Jean‐Marie Pagès, Anne Davin‐Regli Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Influence of skin ageing features on Chinese women's perception of facial age and attractiveness
ConclusionThis is the first study to have examined the influence of various age‐related skin features on the facial age and attractiveness perception of Chinese women. The results highlight different contributions of dark spots, sagging/wrinkles and dark circles to their perception of Chinese and Caucasian faces. Résumé ObjectifsLe vieillissement entraine des changements caractéristiques de l'apparence de la peau du visage. Parmi ces changements on distingue les éléments topographiques (relâchement de la peau et rides), les taches brunes et les cernes sur le contour de l'œil. Bien que ces modifications cutanées ...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 14, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: A. Porcheron, J. Latreille, R. Jdid, E. Tschachler, F. Morizot Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Effect of mixed surfactants on stratum corneum: A Drying stress and Raman spectroscopy study
ConclusionThe results show a correlation between generation of drying stress in stratum corneum and extent of lipid modification. We propose that the changes in lipid conformational order and removal of lipid components affect the stress relaxation properties of stratum corneum leading to high drying stresses.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 14, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Parag Purohit, Prem Chandar, Annamaria Vilinska, K.P. Ananthapadmanabhan, Ponisseril Somasundaran Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Influence of pH, concentration of sodium lactate as an additive and ultrasonic treatment on synthesis of zinc phosphate white pigments
Summary Zinc oxide that has the photocatalytic activity is used as a white pigment for cosmetics. A certain degree of sebum on the skin is decomposed by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight. In this work, zinc phosphates were prepared from zinc nitrate and phosphoric acid at pH 5 and 7 with and without the addition of sodium lactate and ultrasonic treatment as a novel white pigment for use in cosmetics. The chemical composition, powder properties, photocatalytic activity, colour phase, moisture retention and smoothness of the zinc phosphates were studied. The obtained materials had a Zn/P ratio of about 1.5, which corresp...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 10, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: H. Onoda, M. Haruki, T. Toyama Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Climbazole increases expression of cornified envelope proteins in primary keratinocytes
ConclusionClimbazole treatment of primary keratinocytes results in an upregulation in expression of a number of genes including those encoding proteins involved in cornified envelope formation with further studies demonstrating this did translate into increased protein expression. A climbazole driven increase in cornified envelope proteins may improve the scalp skin barrier, which is known to be weaker in dandruff. These studies suggest climbazole, besides its anti‐fungal activity, is delivering positive skin benefits helping to relive dandruff symptoms effectively.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reser...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 9, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Jennifer E. Pople, Alison E. Moore, Duncan C.S. Talbot, Karen E. Barrett, David A. Jones, Fei Ling Lim Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Effects of water activity and low molecular weight humectants on skin permeability and hydration dynamics – A double blind, randomized and controlled study
ConclusionThese results highlight the importance of considering the water activity in topically applied formulations and the potential benefit of using humectants. The results may impact formulation optimization in how to facilitate skin hydration and to modify skin permeability by temporarily open and close the skin barrier.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - May 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Cathrine Albèr, Izabela Buraczewska‐Norin, Vitaly Kocherbitov, Shifa Saleem, Marie Lodén, Johan Engblom Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Influence of pH, concentration of sodium lactate as an additive, and ultrasonic treatment on synthesis of zinc phosphate white pigments
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 18, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Hiroaki Onoda, Miho Haruki, Takeshi Toyama Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Evaluation Of The Content ‐ Containing Interaction In Cosmetics Products Using Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 18, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Claire Thomas, Djon Siong, Stephane Pirnay Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Aqueous dispersions of organogel nanoparticles – potential systems for cosmetic and dermo‐cosmetic applications
ConclusionThe obtained results demonstrate the interest of these gelled nanoparticles and their aqueous dispersion for the preparation of new formulations for cosmetic and dermo‐cosmetic applications.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 18, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: P. Kirilov, S. Rum, Elodie Gilbert, Laurène Roussel, Damien Salmon, R. Abdayem, C. Serre, C. Villa, M. Haftek, F. Falson, F. Pirot Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Understanding the dandruff scalp before and after treatment: an in vivo Raman spectroscopic study
ConclusionThe in vivo Raman probe has allowed the direct measurement of dandruff‐affected skin in situ for the first time. It has been shown that the dandruff SC is different from that of the non‐ dandruff scalp and that it is changed by treatment with shampoo containing ZnPTO and brought towards the characteristics of non‐ dandruff scalp. It offers novel insights into how the nature of a healthy scalp should be defined.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 18, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Eleanor Y.M. Bonnist, Paul D.A. Pudney, Lynette A. Weddell, Janet Campbell, Fiona L. Baines, Sarah Paterson, Jane R. Matheson Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

The aetiopathogenesis of acne vulgaris – what's new?
Résumé L'acne vulgaris est la dermatose la plus fréquemment diagnostiquée chez les patients entre 11 et 30 ans. On estime qu'il affecte environ 80% des personnes de ce groupe d'âge ou même, en tenant compte des lésions de faible intensité, 100% des jeunes. L'étiopathogénie de l'acné est multifactorielle. Chez tous les patients souffrant d'acné, les symptômes suivants se produisent: la production excessive de sébum, la kératose excessive des canaux excréteurs et les ouvertures de glandes sébacées, le développement de la flore bactérienne et la libération de médiateurs de l'inflammation de la peau. Le d...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 7, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: B. Bergler‐Czop Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

A new formula for a mild body cleanser: sodium laureth sulphate supplemented with sodium laureth carboxylate and lauryl glucoside
ConclusionThe newly formulated skin cleanser with the combination of anionic surfactants SLES and AEC and the non‐ionic surfactant LG provides a mild surfactant with a satisfactory cleansing activity for body washing. Résumé ObjectifLe laureth sulfate de sodium (SLES) est un détergent anionique, qui a été utilisé à l'échelle mondiale pour les produits de soins personnels en raison de sa douceur et d'une bonne capacité de former des mousse. Cependant, SLES est quelque peu invasive et irritant de la peau et de nombreux consommateurs ayant la peau sensible désirent des détergents doux pour les bases lavantes de ...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 3, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Y. Takagi, M. Shimizu, Y. Morokuma, M. Miyaki, A. Kiba, K. Matsuo, K. Isoda, H. Mizutani Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

An efficient and rapid thin layer chromatography method for the identification of 32 dye substances in hair dye products
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: H. J. Zhu, Y. W. Yang, Y. Zhu Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Yashada bhasma (Zinc calx) and Tankana (Borax) inhibit Propionibacterium acne and suppresses acne induced inflammation in vitro
ConclusionThe present study revealed the inhibitory effect of YB, TA and YBTA on P. acne growth and inflammation. Clinical studies have suggested the anti acne benefits of formulations containing YB and TA. The findings obtained from the present in vitro studies provide evidence to support the mechanism of anti acne properties of YB and TA.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Sandeep R. Varma, S. Shamsia, O. S. Thiyagarajan, S. Vidyashankar, P. S. Patki Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Short‐term clinical of peel‐off facial mask moisturizers
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Maria Valéria Robles Velasco, Rafael Pinto Vieira, Alessandra Ribeiro Fernandes, Michelli Ferrera Dario, Claudinéia Aparecida Sales Oliveira Pinto, Carla Aparecida Pedriali, Telma Mary Kaneko, André Rolim Baby Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Influence of skin aging features on Chinese women's perception of facial age and attractiveness
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - April 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Aurélie Porcheron, Julie Latreille, Randa Jdid, Erwin Tschachler, Frédérique Morizot Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Physical characterization of titanium dioxide nanoparticles
ConclusionIn general, X‐ray line broadening, electron microscopy and surface area measurements led to estimates of the size of primary particles. By contrast, both sedimentation and light scattering measurements measured the size of the secondary particles, and the figures which were generated depended on the dispersion conditions used for preparation of the measurement samples. For poorly dispersed or lightly milled samples, the size may be dominated by the presence of weakly bound agglomerates, but even when the sample is well dispersed or heavily milled, the reported size cannot be less than that of the aggregates. R...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - March 28, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: T. A. Egerton, I. R. Tooley Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Transcriptional changes in organoculture of full‐thickness human skin following topical application of all‐trans retinoic acid
ConclusionLes résultats de la présente étude montrent que les explants humains de pleine épaisseur représentent un modèle préclinique précieux pour l'étude des effets des rétinoïdes dans la peau. In this study, we developed an organoculture of human skin to investigate the effect of topical applied all‐trans retinoic acid using a gene array approach. We could by using this approach confirm previous studies on genes activated by RA in keratinocyte monocultures and also provide new insights on genes that are relevant to RA‐activation in human skin. The results in the present study show this model represent a ...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - March 27, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: J. M. Gillbro, T. Al‐Bader, M. Westman, M. J. Olsson, A. Mavon Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - March 15, 2014 Category: Dermatology Tags: Abstracts Source Type: research

A quantitative evaluation method of skin texture affected by skin ageing using replica images of the cheek
ConclusionThis study suggests that visual grading of skin texture score based on new facial skin texture index and quantification of star configurations will be useful in evaluating skin ageing. Résumé ObjectifLa texture de la peau est une structure fine de la surface de la peau où les collines et sillons ont été croisés pour former une forme d'étoile. Cette étude a été réalisée pour établir une méthode d'évaluation quantitative de la texture de la peau affectée par le vieillissement à l'aide de répliques d'images de la joue. MethodesAprès avoir produit des répliques des domaines de la joue gauche des ...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - March 14, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: J. H. Ryu, Y. K. Seo, Y. C. Boo, M. Y. Chang, T. J. Kwak, J. S. Koh Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Bakuchiol: a retinol‐like functional compound revealed by gene expression profiling and clinically proven to have anti‐aging effects
ConclusionBased on these data, we propose that bakuchiol can function as an anti‐ageing compound through retinol‐like regulation of gene expression. Résumé ObjectifL'étude a été menée pour comparer les activités liées aux soins de la peau du rétinol et du bakuchiol, une alternative potentielle aux rétinoïdes. Le rétinol est un régulateur essentiel de la différenciation et de la croissance de la peau en développement ainsi que la peau des adultes. L'acide rétinoïque est le principal métabolite physiologiquement actif du rétinol qui régule l'expression des gènes par des voies dépendantes et indépe...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - March 6, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: R. K. Chaudhuri, K. Bojanowski Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

The etiopathogenesis of acne vulgaris ‐ what's new?
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 27, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Beata Bergler‐Czop Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

An Initial Lexicon of Sensory Properties for Nail Polish
ConclusionThe results of this study indicated that descriptive sensory analysis can be used to evaluate nail polish. The results of this study present scientists who are working on nail polish an additional tool to describe application and removal properties of nail polish.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 27, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Chen Sun, Kadri Koppel, Edgar Chambers IV Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Enhanced sun protection of nano‐sized metal oxide particles over conventional metal oxide particles: An In‐vitro comparative study
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 27, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Priyanka Singh, Arun Nanda Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Formulation of tocopherol nanocarriers and in vitro delivery into human skin
ConclusionBased on the studies conducted it can be concluded that formulating tocopherol as NLCs is beneficial to produce a stable, non‐irritant and aqueous formulation.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 20, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Ajay K Banga Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

A quantitative evaluation method of skin texture affected by skin aging using replica images of the cheek
ConclusionThis study suggests that visual grading of skin texture score based on new facial skin texture index and quantification of star configurations will be useful in evaluating skin aging.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 20, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: J. H. Ryu, Y. K. Seo, Y.C. Boo, M.Y. Chang, T.J. Kwak, J. S. Koh Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

A new formula for a mild body cleanser: Sodium Laureth Sulfate supplemented with Sodium Laureth Carboxylate and Lauryl Glucoside
ConclusionThe newly formulated skin cleanser with the combination of anionic surfactants SLES and AEC and the nonionic surfactant LG provides a mild surfactant with a satisfactory cleansing activity for body washing.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Yutaka Takagi, Masaki Shimizu, Yuki Morokuma, Masahiro Miyaki, Atsuyuki Kiba, Keiko Matsuo, Keiichi Isoda, Hitoshi Mizutani Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

A new approach for evaluating the water resistance of sunscreens on consumers: Tap water vs. Salt water vs. Chlorine water
ConclusionThe use of UVA‐induced fluorescence imaging on skin proved a useful in vivo approach for measuring the water resistance performances for various sunscreen lotions with a wide range of skin whitening effects in water. Our method showed how high water resistance can be combined in a Wet skin® sunscreen with superior non whitening effect on the skin.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Germain Puccetti, Ritamarie Guerrero, Hani Fares Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Texture Analysis of Cosmetic/Pharmaceutical Raw Materials and Formulations
ConclusionsThe results include the analysis of water, glycerine, and mineral oil as well as aqueous solutions of thickeners such as Acrylates/C10‐30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (Ultrez‐20 obtained from Noveon), and Carbomer. Solutions of common surfactants and complex surfactant formulations such as shampoos have also been investigated. The results, in the form plots of force as a function of time or distance, resulting from slow bi‐directional probe movement (submergence and de‐submergence) in the analyzed fluid, were interpreted by considering buoyancy, drag, and viscous drag force given by Stokes equation. The d...
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: A. Tai, R. Bianchini, J. Jachowicz Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Transcriptional Changes in Organoculture of full thickness human skin following topical application of All‐trans Retinoic acid
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Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Johanna M Gillbro, Tamara Al‐Bader, Marie Westman, Mats J Olsson, Alain Mavon Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Characteristic differences in barrier and hygroscopic properties between normal and cosmetic dry skin.II. Depth profile of natural moisturizing factor and cohesivity
ConclusionOur results showed that, compared to normal skin, cosmetic dry skin had a lower NMF level across the SC depth and a lower cohesivity. Such results suggested that NMF levels are critical for cosmetic skin conditions, and lower NMF production may be associated with dry skin. In addition, the NMF level and its depth profile and the SC cohesivity are useful clinical end points for assessing the efficacy of dry skin treatments such as skin moisturizers.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. (Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science)
Source: International Journal of Cosmetic Science - February 1, 2014 Category: Dermatology Authors: Li Feng, Prem Chandar, Nandou Lu, Carol Vincent, John Bajor, Heather McGuiness Tags: Original Article Source Type: research