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Compositions And Treatment Methods For The Mitigation Of Winter Season Related Pruritus

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000256717D
Publication Date: 2018-Dec-23

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Inventors:
Toshio Horikoshi Xin Liu Andrew Cho

Abstract

The present technology relates to a method for mitigating pruritus caused by prolonged exposure to low humidity conditions comprising applying to the scalp and skin of a mammalian subject a cleansing composition including an oily phase component, a fatty acid soap component, and a crosslinked nonionic amphiphilic polymer. When the formulation is used to cleanse the skin, hair and scalp it mitigates pruritus induced by low humidity conditions, provides conditioning and moisturization of the keratinous substrate, while also providing enhanced foaming and lather.