Most Popular in Research
- Comparatively Speaking: Humectants vs. Emollients vs. Occlusive Agents
- Unexpected Paths to Sunscreens
- Phenoxyethanol as a Safe and Important Preservative in Personal Care
- Patent Pick: Unilever Takes Charge of Cleansing, Literally
- Patent Pick: 'Grow Your Own' UVB Protection
- Comparatively Speaking: Isotactic vs. Syndiotactic vs. Atactic in Polymers
- Comparatively Speaking: Pathogenic vs. Non-pathogenic Bacteria
- Comparatively Speaking: Epilation vs. Depilation
- Patent Pick: Syncing Up with Consumers
- Patent Pick: Aryl-activated Acne and Skin Care
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Jan 12, 2017
How often is your nose the first place to sunburn? Almost always. Swiss researchers wondered what such high exposure could mean for skin topography of the hands, nose, shoulders, cheeks and forehead. Their work points to a new potential market niche.
Jan 10, 2017
Emulsions are troublemakers. Surfactants can be used to keep their oil and water attitudes in check but they irritate some people. Pickering emulsions work, too, but are less effective and sticky wickets. Enter Shiseido's patented answer: corona-core microgels, which stabilize the situation and go with skin's flow.
Jan 3, 2017
Skin is the membrane of all membranes and can protect us physically, emotionally and even spiritually. In relation, cosmetics play a part in the discussion in society of self-esteem, and self-esteem is at the heart of success in modern societies.
Jan 3, 2017
Teleportation was once science fiction. Today's it's somewhat of a reality, if you consider how Facebook Live, Facetime, Skype, etc., transport our likenesses through time and space. I sense this indirect path may be the future to sunscreens.
Dec 30, 2016
It may finally be possible to turn back the clock. Using cellular reprogramming, scientists at the Salk Institute have found a way to reverse signs of aging.
Dec 25, 2016
There's a battle ensuing between microbes and anti-microbes that transcends the physical skin barrier to a larger, regulatory one. Regardless, Unilever inventors are charging ahead utilizing electrons to enhance the power of oligodynamic metals.
Dec 23, 2016
The plants we grow for food are facing new climatic challenges. Therefore, researchers of the Max-Planck Society sought to improve their chances of survival against UV; and in the meantime, they improved ours.
Dec 22, 2016
Oxidizers have met their match, if you believe these L'Orél inventors. In this patent application, titanium salts are offered as the basis for natural and powerful hair dyes, without the need for oxidizing agents.
Dec 20, 2016
If you're wishing this season for a better way to fight acne, the inventors on this patent application will make you merry. They've identified a way, via the aryl-hydrocarbon pathway, to treat acne, rosacea, cellulite and more.
Dec 16, 2016
P&G inventors are feelin' it—circadian rhythm. That's why they're investigating methods to find cosmetic actives to go with consumers' flow.
Dec 15, 2016
Michigan State University is onto the next big thing in wearables: powered by you. Researchers there have developed a film-like device that uses nanotech to harness the energy of human movement and power it.
Dec 14, 2016
Henkel inventors have a new trick up their sleeves, as this new patent for controlling the stability and release of deodorant actives explains.