- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
November 20th, 2007
The incorporation of sunscreens into nano lipid carrier molecules could increase their effectiveness, whilst reducing the possibility of undesired side effects, according to a recent study.
Research has been ongoing regarding the use of lipid carriers for sunscreen molecules, as it is thought they increase the product's effectiveness whilst decreasing potential absorption and therefore negative side effects.
However creating formulations with higher SPF values has proved difficult.
Recent work published in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science describes the use of solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) and nanostructured lipid carriers (NLC) that can be loaded with significantly higher levels of sunscreens than previous attempts, leading to higher SPF factors.
|Related News Press|
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers
Fighting cancer with sticky nanoparticles September 27th, 2016
Crystalline Fault Lines Provide Pathway for Solar Cell Current: New tomographic AFM imaging technique reveals that microstructural defects, generally thought to be detrimental, actually improve conductivity in cadmium telluride solar cells September 26th, 2016
Programmable materials find strength in molecular repetition May 23rd, 2016
NRL reveals novel uniform coating process of p-ALD April 21st, 2016
New ORNL method could unleash solar power potential March 16th, 2016