Latest Hydroquinone Stories

2010-03-09 05:45:00

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Medical, Inc., introduces the new Lumixyl(TM) Brightening System, a revolutionary multi-faceted approach to effectively treat hyperpigmentation without irritation or other side effects associated with prescription Hydroquinone or retinoids. This professional skincare system introduction builds on the success of the Lumixyl Topical Brightening Creme introduced in 2009. "The Lumixyl Topical Brightening System is an entirely new approach to naturally...

2010-01-22 15:15:00

MIAMI, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitchell Group, a global manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven and locally inspired cosmetic and beauty products, puts their customer's safety above anything else. As a result of diligently protecting the marketplace against counterfeit products, avoiding harmful chemicals and hormones, providing consumer with proper education, fully compliant product labels, packaging and ingredient disclosures, Mitchell Group has become one of the most trusted...

2009-09-08 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the US market for physician-dispensed cosmeceutical pigment control products will experience considerable growth in sales over the next five years. MRG's US Markets for Physician-Dispensed Cosmeceuticals 2009 report finds, however, that product safety issues involving hydroquinone, the active ingredient in many pigment control products, have...

2009-08-06 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumixyl(TM) a non-toxic, non-irritating, synthetic peptide technology shown to significantly help improve the appearance of unwanted discoloration, age spots, sun spots and uneven skin tone is now available through select physicians to help their patients achieve picture perfect skin. A hydroquinone alternative, this new cosmeceutical skin brightening cream can be found in leading physician offices for $120 per 1 ounce pump. To view the Multimedia News...

2008-04-02 13:10:00

The bombardier beetle is inspiring designers of engines, drug-delivery devices and fire extinguishers to improve spray technologies, writes Andy McIntosh, from Leeds University, and Novid Beheshti, of Swedish Biomimetics 3000 Ltd, in April's Physics World.The bombardier beetle, found mainly in Africa and Asia, is remarkable in that it can fire a powerful jet of hot, toxic fluid to fight off predators such as birds and frogs. While the chemical reaction that makes the venom has been understood...

2006-08-02 07:25:00

By Mohammed Abbas KHARTOUM -- At the crowded Beauty Queen parlor in Sudan's capital Khartoum, beautician Selma Awa says she just cannot understand why so many of her clients want to get their skin lightened. "One hundred percent of women who come here have it done," she said. "People think it's prettier to look white. In my opinion, dark is prettier. I don't know who they want to look like." In many countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia lighter-colored skin is considered prettier and...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.