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Lipotype Shifts Skin Lipidomics into High Gear

Complex lipid interactions got you down? The new Shotgun Skin Lipidomics technology from Lipotype will raise your spirits, with its high-throughput capability to analyze a full lipidome from nothing but a tape strip. Plus, it's fun to say.

Study Reveals Pathogen Resistance is Sexy

I love the the smell of a man who doesn't stink; who takes time to wash and apply deodorant. Apparently I'm not alone. In fact, according to a new study, pathogen-prevalent regions see increases in consumer grooming time to give an air of pathogen-resistance and attract mates.

Patent Pick: Seeing the World Through Rose-colored, Circadian-correcting Glasses

The fantasy world of cotton candy trees and rainbow unicorns may be one step closer to reality. For any nay-sayer who thinks 'wellness' is a bunch of hooey, this patent application will bring things into focus for you.

Patent Pick: Seeing the World Through Rose-colored, Circadian-correcting Glasses

The fantasy world of cotton candy trees and rainbow unicorns may be one step closer to reality. For any nay-sayer who thinks 'wellness' is a bunch of hooey, this patent application will bring things into focus for you.

Patent Pick: Elbowing Out the Microbial Competition

As anyone who's a sibling or has kids knows: there's competition for real estate in the back seat of a car. And it's fierce; pushing, elbowing and crossing imaginary boundaries. Inventors from The State University of New York have applied this struggle to a topical that uses good microbes to drive out unwanted ones from the skin.

Smell That? Neither Do Beiersdorf Researchers

Beiersdorf researchers have developed a deodorant based on polyquaternium-16 that decreased the production of axillary bacteria, in turn reducing malodor. So no, there's nothing to smell here (but innovation).

Sub-Micron Oil Particles Make the Patent Cut

“This technology represents a way forward ... to incorporate functional actives that are not water-soluble into a consumer-desirable product ... in a safe and effective manner,” reports LEI.

Patent Pick: Whipped Cream and Mousse Dreams

We're bubbled over with excitement for L'Oréal's discovery that encapsulated bubbles can remain stable in solution. They may use it for hair mousse and more; we're just glad it's in time to top our pumpkin spice lattés.

Beiersdorf-Innoget Expand Technology Innovation Program

The move is part of a larger open innovation program at the company.

How Do Cosmetic Formulas Impact Skin’s Microbiome?

The investigation of skin microbiota under the influence of environmental factors such as cosmetics and from a dynamic perspective has as yet been poorly investigated. Here, metagenomics are used to provide clues.

Taking it Off: Cosmetics Removal Essentially is Decontamination*

To develop effective means to remove cosmetics without damaging skin, it is important to understand the complexities of the decontamination process. Recent findings in this area are described here.

A 'Script' for Aging Skin?

It may be a tough pill to swallow, but a group of university researchers may have stumbled on the ultimate "cure" for sagging and wrinkled skin: a molecule along the Hippo pathway that can be drug-activated.

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