JCDSA  Vol.3 No.1 A , January 2013
Natural Formulations Addressing Skin Challenges in Baby Care
Abstract
Addressing skin challenges in baby care formulations is quite a challenge itself, as the formulation not only needs to be active, but it should also meet specific requirements in terms of ingredients, agreability and rational of the formulation design. Object of this study was the realization of a few different cosmetic formulations blending soundly documented natural active ingredients in systems matching the most common requirements of the baby care products. Additionaly, compatibility evidences of the employed natural actives within the tested systems have also been observed. We are therefore presenting the formulation design of four different formulations for baby care: a baby wash, an immediate rash recovery, an after sun emulsion and a calming and soothing product, each one described for the rational of the actives it contains and provided with a detailed formulation design. Specific attention will be directed to those ingredients for which clinical data supporting the expected skin benefits are available.

Cite this paper
G. Maramaldi, M. Meneghin, G. Antognazza and M. Pollastri, "Natural Formulations Addressing Skin Challenges in Baby Care," Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 6-11. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2013.31A002.
References

[1]   A. Semalty, M. Semalty, M. S. M. Rawat and F. Franceschi, “Supramolecular Phospholipids Polyphenolics Interactions: the PHYTOSOME Strategy to Improve the Bioavailability of Phytochemicals,” Fitoterapia, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2010, pp. 306-314. doi:10.1016/j.fitote.2009.11.001

[2]   S. Singh, A. Khajuriaa, S. C. Tanejaa, R. K. Johria, J. Singha and G. N. Qazia, “Boswellic Acids: A Leukotriene Inhibitor Also Effective through Topical Application in Inflammatory Disorders,” Phytomedicine, Vol. 15, No. 6-7, 2008, pp. 400-407. doi:10.1016/j.phymed.2007.11.019

[3]   Indena, “Velleja Research,” 2012.

[4]   E. Bere, “Wild Berries: A Good Source of Omega-3,” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 61, No. 3, 2007, pp. 431-433. doi:10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602512

[5]   AAVV, “Omegablue, Olio di Semi di Mirtillo con Proprietà Restitutive,” Cosmetic Technology, Vol. 13, No. 6, 2010, pp. 66-67.

[6]   R. C. Lennertz, M. Tsunozaki, D. M. Bautista and C. L. Stucky, “Physiological Basis of Tingling Parestesia Evoked by Hydroxy Alpha Sanshool,” The Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 30, No. 12, 2010, pp. 4353-4361. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4666-09.2010

[7]   C. Artaria, G. Maramaldi and G. Appendino, “Sichuan Pepper as a Skin Spice,” Journal of Applied Cosmetology, Vol. 29, 2011, pp. 87-98.

[8]   M. Gidley, et al., “Structure and Solution Properties of Tamarind Seed Polysaccharide,” Carbohydrate Research, Vol. 214, No. 2, 1991, pp. 299-314. doi:10.1016/0008-6215(91)80037-N

[9]   G. Maramaldi, S. Togni, S. Varesi and A. Giori, “Tamarindus Indica Xiloglucal,” Cosmetic Technology, Vol. 14, No. 5, 2011, pp. 17-21.

[10]   E. Bombardelli, P. Morazzoni and A. Griffini, “Aesculus hippocastanum L.,” Fitoterapia, Vol. 67, No. 6, 1996, pp. 483-511.

 
 
Top