John had a passion for his family, for teaching and learning, and for discovery and development. n Friday, April 17, 2020 Dr. John J. Sciarra passed away at the age of 92.
The SCC New York Chapter announces the launch of a “NYSCC At Home Live”, a series featuring current topics and trends in cosmetic chemistry and formulation. The FREE educational programs are offered several times a week for 4 weeks and will cover topics that are relevant and timely to chemists and product development teams in the beauty and personal care industry.
Striae distensae (SD) are linear dermal scars that arise from progressive stretching or tearing of the dermal layer. This study tests the safety and efficacy of a topical formulation of silicone-based scar cream containing selective synthetic recombinant human growth factors, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin C to improve overall appearance and texture of SD.
The aim of the study was to investigate the potential of a fucoxanthin concentrate prepared from Phaeodactylum tricornutum as a wrinkle care cosmetic agent.
This article will discuss a new and cost effective way to screen skin-brightening ingredients by the use of apple slices as a model for skin using a chromameter to measure the change in color that occurs in apple slices over a short time course.