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  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:50 pm   Subject: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
Thank you Brad, I will think about that approach if I become uneasy with the strange looks I sometimes get when buying the stock of Monistat. I'm sure that would put them at ease.

With respect to h ...
  Topic: DMAE - cytotoxic?
merton

Replies: 10
Views: 19274

PostForum: Firming / Tightening Ingredients   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:48 pm   Subject: DMAE - cytotoxic?
It will be interesting to see this completed work. Jumping the gun abit which is perhaps unfair, there are a few notes about the Abstract that seem worthy of note pending release of the full article. ...
  Topic: Silica
merton

Replies: 2
Views: 9689

PostForum: Firming / Tightening Ingredients   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 7:35 pm   Subject: Silica
Terminology is often confusing here. Silicon, silicone and silica are 3 different but related substances or categories. Silicon refers to the single element (atom) which is #14 on the Periodic Table o ...
  Topic: vitamin C
merton

Replies: 27
Views: 35947

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:11 pm   Subject: Nanotechnologically generated spherical targeting modules
To Bvic-81

Regarding the C in "nonosheres" in hyaluronic acid, does the questioner mean nanospheres? If so this may be a reference to liposomes. These are 70-300nm (mic) in diameter hollow lipid b ...
  Topic: vitamin C
merton

Replies: 27
Views: 35947

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2006 12:09 am   Subject: vitamin C
Revenir is simply the separated ionized (positively charged) water and ascorbic acid solution after electrolysis and the sifting off of the negatively charged deionized water that gathers around the a ...
  Topic: How long does Vitamin C take to fully penetrate?
merton

Replies: 8
Views: 12122

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:09 pm   Subject: caveat emptor
Cosmetics consumers are demanding more accurate information based on real objective scientific studies. Major companies producing actives are noticably responding to the demand for towards more disint ...
  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:39 pm   Subject: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
You may have these reversed. 61 has no cyclopentasiloxane (D5). It would be very difficult to create the feel without both the trisiloxane and the cyclomethicone. When I said there were many "dimethic ...
  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:49 pm   Subject: HDI / trimethylol hexyllactone crosspolymer
HDI / trimethylol hexyllactone crosspolymer

This is a powder that provides silky feel to these products. Thats its purpose. Its not a silicone.

Like yourself, I use the crosspolymer 51 & 61 ...
  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 6:44 pm   Subject: More of the same
You're correct that trisiloxanes contribute substantially to speadability and their volitility far exceeds that of the cyclomethicones discussed. They are know as "superwetting agents". Their principl ...
  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 3:44 am   Subject: Long belated response
Pardon my late response. I've been working with Ceramides in depth and haven't visited my favorite site for awhile.

Heres some additional info I've run across relevant to the above question.

I w ...
  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 1:44 am   Subject: Sieve 325 and stinging
As for stinging I've taken anhydrous AA (silicones) to 35% and had no stinging. I built up very slowly and use very infrequently at that level. Note that I make one pass with witch hazel and let it dr ...
  Topic: Reversing copper peptide damage
merton

Replies: 25
Views: 52824

PostForum: Copper Peptides   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 11:19 am   Subject: Reversing copper peptide damage
Hi Dr. Todorov,

Your point is well taken regarding the size of the TIMP-2 enzymatic polypeptide. It does not appear that there is any splicing whatsoever. The data indicates the synthetic version i ...
  Topic: Reversing copper peptide damage
merton

Replies: 25
Views: 52824

PostForum: Copper Peptides   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 6:54 pm   Subject: Reversing copper peptide damage
Hi Dr. Todorov,

I thought I emailed the pdf on this when it first came out. It appears to have been updated since then. If you go to this link and click on the small pdf box on the right it should ...
  Topic: Reversing copper peptide damage
merton

Replies: 25
Views: 52824

PostForum: Copper Peptides   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2006 6:47 pm   Subject: Copper Peptide GHK/MMP's and their enzymes
Assuming arguendo there are no non-self serving in vivo studies regarding this topic the person who believes (arguendo as well) that they are suffering from copper peptide damage is left with little h ...
  Topic: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
merton

Replies: 23
Views: 31389

PostForum: Vitamin C   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:54 am   Subject: Vit-C Graininess Anhydrous
Dimethicone (dimethylsiloxanes) is a generic term with a wide array of chemical members with a broad range of properties and viscocities. The same is true of the term "cyclomethicone".
 
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