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    1. Skin Whitening Compositions Based on Hydroxyaryl Alkyl Ketones and their Isosteric Derivatives.
    Shyam K. Gupta, Scottsdale, AZ (US). Shyam K. Gupta Bioderm research 5221 E. Windrose Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85254 (US). Pub.Date:Dec.8,2005.

    "The antioxidants of non-sulfhydryl donating groups can also enchance skin whitening efficacy of compositions of the present invention albeit to a lesser degree. Relative to the nature of such non sulfhydryl antioxidant compositions, the selection can be made from Ascorbic acid, Ascorbic acid Esters, Ascorbic acid glucosides, Ascorbic acid salts and other derivatives, Glucosamine ascorbate, Argininc ascorbate, Niacin ascorbate, Allantoin ascorbate,"

    2. Cleansing and Conditioning Article for Skin or Hair.
    David Michael McAtee, Mason; Nicholas James Nissing, Cincinnati; Erik John Hasenoehrl, Loveland; David William Cabell, Cincinnati, all of Ohio. The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. Date of Patent:Nov.28,2000.

    "Nonlimiting examples of useful cosmetic soothing actives include acetyl salicylic acid, ibuprofen, naproxen, benoxaprofen, flubiprofen, fenoprofen, fenbufen, ketoprofen, indoprofen, pirprofen, carprofen, oxaprozin, pranoprofen, microprofen, tioxaprofen, suprofen, alminoprofen, tiaprofenic acid, fluprofen, bucloxic acid, absinthium, acacia, aesc in, alder buckthorn extract, allantoin,"

    3. Regenerating Agents.
    M Pharm. DRA-PM, Jaipur National University, Jaipur (RAJ.). Accepted on 26-09-2011.

    "There are a variety of ingredients that have mild anti-inflammatory properties able to soothe irritated and stressed skin. Typical examples include are aloe Vera, allantoin and rose hip oil which all are widely used in skin care preparations for sensitive or irritated skin. Many of these agents like provitamin B5 and hyaluronic acid have also effective regenerating properties promoting the growth of new skin cells and supporting wound healing. Both provitamin B5 and hyaluronic acid are thus often used in after-peeling treatments, anti-aging formulations and in all treatments aiming to provide smoothness & softening to the skin."