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ACNE FORMULATIONS WITH DOW CORNING SILICONE TECHNOLOGIES

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Publication Date: 2017-Oct-12

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Virginie Caprasse: INVENTOR [+4]

Abstract

Acne is a common skin disease that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. Causes are attributed to sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy food habits leading to hormonal problems, which trigger the development of acne. Lack of sleep, emotional and work-related stress, smoking, drug abuse, and alcohol consumption are major triggers for the occurrence of acne among teenagers and adults. Acne has been estimated to affect 660 million people globally, making it the 8th most common disease worldwide. Many treatment options are available, including various topical and systemic therapies.

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Acne Formulations with Dow Corning Silicone Technologies Authors: V. Caprasse, A.L. Girboux, L. Maes, X. Thomas, Abstract Acne is a common skin disease that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. Causes are attributed to sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy food habits leading to hormonal problems, which trigger the development of acne. Lack of sleep, emotional and work-related stress, smoking, drug abuse, and alcohol consumption are major triggers for the occurrence of acne among teenagers and adults. Acne has been estimated to affect 660 million people globally, making it the 8th most common disease worldwide. Many treatment options are available, including various topical and systemic therapies. Topical formulation with silicone material for acne management offers different benefits and formulation flexibility:

• allow multiple forms and textures of over-the-counter healthcare formulations, such as gels, sprays, lotions, patches and creams

• Enhancing formulations with different benefits – Proven aesthetics and functional film characteristics, such as breathability

and substantivity – Enhanced spreading and sensory properties – Low greasiness and tack; reduced tackiness; soothing, smooth feel – Long-lasting effects

*********************************************** Acne is a common skin disease that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. Causes are attributed to sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy food habits leading to hormonal problems, which trigger the development of acne. Lack of sleep, emotional and work-related stress, smoking, drug abuse, and alcohol consumption are major triggers for the occurrence of acne among teenagers and adults. Acne has been estimated to affect 660 million people globally, making it the 8th most common disease worldwide. Many treatment options are available, including various topical and systemic therapies. Topical formulation with silicone material for acne management offers the following benefits:

• allow multiple forms and textures of over-the-counter healthcare formulations, such as gels, sprays, lotions, patches and creams

• Enhancing formulations with different benefits – Proven aesthetics and functional film characteristics, such as breathability

and substantivity – Enhanced spreading and sensory properties – Low greasiness and tack; reduced tackiness; soothing, smooth feel – Long-lasting effects

Innovative formulation concepts dedicated to acne including drug release and skin benefits are highlighted below.

1. Concept 1 – Invisible film The concept is the development of a formulation containing salicylic acid and tea tree essential oil that forms an invisible and conformable film on the skin. This concept avoids the drawbacks of patches, such as visibility and potential discomfort. 1.1. Formulation

Chemical/Commercial Name

Chemical description F1 F2

Phase A %w/w %w/w Alcohol Alcohol 20 20 Salicylic Acid Salicylic ac...