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Feb 03, 2016 | 11:30 AM CST

Patent Pick: Fragrance Unlocks Anti-aging Trifecta

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Fragrance? As an anti-aging ingredient? According to this patent application from Beiersdorf—yes. Alkylamidothiazoles paired with certain fragrances have been found to lighten pigmented spots and under-eye circles, as well as reduce inflammation.

Jan 26, 2016 | 12:21 PM CST

Seven's Entire Portfolio Gets Halal Approval

The certification of Seven Scent's entire portfolio strengthens its offerings for personal care and fragrance markets in Muslim-majority regions and Western markets seeking halal-certified products.

Jan 25, 2016 | 04:25 PM CST

Arcade Bundles Beauty and Blotters

This is the first time all of its activity dedicated to fragrance strips, sample packs and perfumed products will be under one roof.

Jan 25, 2016 | 04:13 PM CST

Patent Pick: 'Scen-vironmental' Control

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Controlling the scent in an environment is no easy task; consider this patent the next time you're blasted with a fruity bathroom mega-masker, as it aims to address this challenge: to better control environmental fragrance.

Jan 14, 2016 | 12:07 PM CST

P&G Takes Steps Towards Smart Home

P&G announced a new product when, connected with a smartphone app, gives homeowners complete control over the scents of their home.

Jan 08, 2016 | 02:33 PM CST

Patent Pick: Better-smelling Bugspray

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight is a method for reducing the odor characteristics of picaridin-based insect repellent.

Jan 07, 2016 | 11:08 AM CST

Patent Pick: Acetophenone-based F&F Materials

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from Symrise and co-inventors, describes compositions using acetophenone derivatives to dissolve flavors, fragrances and lipophilic compounds.

Jan 07, 2016 | 09:51 AM CST

Patent Pick: Floral and Citrus from a Cyclopropane Ring

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from Takasago International, relates to compounds having a cyclopropane ring that impart floral and citrus-like scents.

Jan 04, 2016 | 05:53 PM CST

Patent Pick: Matrix for Fragrance Release

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from EnviroScent, Inc., relates to an absorbent matrix housing a fragrance material that controls the release of fragrance in the environment.

Jan 04, 2016 | 04:28 PM CST

Patent Pick: Fresh and Sweet Tetrahydrofuran

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. The present invention relates to the use of tetrahydrofuran dervatives for fresh and sweet fragrance notes.