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Lab Lessons—Wise Words From the Bench with Anthony Vargas

Vargas entered the cosmetics industry like many others—by chance, when he answered a newspaper advertisement for a laboratory technician position at Avon in 1979. Although he did not know anything about cosmetics at the time, he took the utmost care in researching his ingredients, which led to the launch of a number of successful products and honed his keen eye for technologies.

Wise Words From the Bench with Anthony Vargas

Vargas entered the cosmetics industry like many others—by chance, when he answered a newspaper advertisement for a laboratory technician position at Avon in 1979. Although he did not know anything about cosmetics at the time, he took the utmost care in researching his ingredients, which led to the launch of a number of successful products and honed his keen eye for technologies.

Consumer Perspective—Eye Care

The eye area is one of the most important aspects of a person’s appearance as eye contact is a primary form of communication. The eyes are believed to convey true feelings and serve as “a window to the soul.” Given the importance of one’s eyes in social interaction, it is not surprising that concerns related to the eye area are frequent and that this area is the most often considered for both invasive and noninvasive facial rejuvenation.

Inspiring Skin Action Through Electrical Stimulation

Some cosmetics are training the skin to put up a tough defense—via hormesis. This 19th century concept is based on the idea that high levels of something that produces harmful biological effects produces beneficial effects at low doses, and it has surfaced in today’s mainstream anti-aging and repair skin care products.

Consumer Perspective—Self-tanning and Skin Cancer Prevention

Although market trends for sun protection might make consumers believe otherwise, many younger individuals continue to desire and pursue tan skin. This is regardless of the awareness for the relationship between sun exposure and melanoma, and strong prevention messages in the media.

Formulating Innovative Anti-aging Skin Care: A Q&A with L'Oréal's Gabrielle Sore

Here, Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director of skin care for L'Oréal Research and Innovation, shares her thoughts on skin aging and the ingredients and techniques available to formulators that deliver new and more effective skin care products.

Researcher Synthesizes Human Elastin Precursor for Anti-aging Benefits

While researching a method to regrow fingers and tissues injured in war, and heal battlefield wounds with reduced scarring, Burt Ensley, PhD, developed a synthesized precursor to human elastin that can reduce facial wrinkles and sagging when applied topically.

Communicating Anti-aging Skin Care Benefits to the Consumer: Part II

This dialogue, the second of a two-part series, is based on a presentation given by Katerina Steventon, PhD, (KS) at the Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference on June 12, 2012 in London. It establishes a conversation with Steve Barton (SB), a skin biologist, to discuss concerns and perceptions of British consumers related to skin care. Barton has extensive experience working with marketing teams to improve communication of skin care benefits to consumers by initiating communication between the consumer and the formulator.

A ZnCu-based Eye Anti-aging Complex

A zinc and copper complex generating biomimetic electricity on a physiological level is shown here to improve the signs of photo-aging in preclinical and clinical studies.

Read the Label Online: Bliss Firm, Baby, Firm

The main claims for this serum are lifting and volumizing, which can be supported by the numerous cosmeceutical actives such as alpha and beta hydroxy acids, stem cell extracts, minerals and peptides. This column will review the ingredient listing for claims substantiation and functionality.

Inspiring Action

While football isn’t as pretty as cosmetics, some cosmetics are training the skin to put up a tough defense—via hormesis. This 19th century concept is based on the idea that high levels of something that produces harmful biological effects produces beneficial effects at low doses, and it has surfaced in today’s mainstream anti-aging and repair skin care products.

Consumer Perspective—Eye Care

The eye area is one of the most important aspects of a person’s appearance as eye contact is a primary form of communication. The eyes are believed to convey true feelings and serve as “a window to the soul.” Given the importance of one’s eyes in social interaction, it is not surprising that concerns related to the eye area are frequent and that this area is the most often considered for both invasive and noninvasive facial rejuvenation.

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