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April 11th, 2008

Novel delivery systems solve formulation challenges

Abstract:
Liposomes and nanoemulsions are believed to have a great future in the cosmetic delivery systems, according to the authors, who also cite cosmetic patches as having great potential for the future.

Liposomes are used to encapsulate ingredients and facilitate their transfer across the skin barrier thereby solving some of the stability challenges experienced when using certain actives.

Furthermore, multiple ingredients can be encapsulated and included in the same formulation without danger of reactions between the ingredients.

New encapsulation technologies will also play a role in one of the most important future delivery trends, namely the controlled release of actives.

Source:
cosmeticsdesign-europe.com

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