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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.
Following a three-year effort of data gathering, safety info on hundreds of cleaning product ingredients will be available by the end of this year.
Cyclohexanol again? You may be thinking, "I just saw this last week!" Well, yes–it keeps popping up in patents as an area of innovation for companies developing materials to improve fragrance intensity. Just ask today's patent-holder, Takasago International.
If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound? And if a fragrance is emitted before the user smells it, does it have a scent? This patent puts a cap on such a scenario with a microcapsule carrier system nearly impervious to the loss of volatiles.
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.
Shiseido inventors prove in this patent that "not seeing is believing," with a translucent fragrance composition based on silicone oil, α-olefin oligomer, polyether-modified silicone, perfume, lower alcohol and water.
To punch up wimpy F&F offerings, inventors at Firmenich have developed plasmolyzed microorganism encapsulates that deliver large loads of difficult-to-trap flavors and fragrances.
The pressure is always on for perfumers to develop means to extend fragrance duration. In this patent application, Unilever inventors take that pressure in a new direction: i.e., vapor pressure.
Sniffing out novel fragrance materials, the inventors on this patent application suggest a new ingredient for fragrances, laundry, air care, personal care and more.
Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's pick relates to polypeptides that are capable of enhancing odorant receptor activity.