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Patent Pick: Indolyl for Smarter Skin Whitening

Skin whitening still ranks among the top demands from cosmetic consumers, especially those in Asia. As such, Unilever researchers have been seeking safer, more efficient means to manage melanin. Their answer? Quite possibly, indolyl. A new patent application explains.

[podcast] Author Commentary: Travis Whitfill on 'Commensal Cosmetics'

Imagine the potential for "commensal cosmetics..." What might they do? What obstacles could they face? In this podcast, April Cosmetics & Toiletries author Travis Whitfill explores these thoughts and describes his motivation for writing the article.

[podcast] How Caffeine Jump-starts Skin Hydration

The Estée Lauder Companies is getting a real charge out of its latest research findings: caffeine affects skin’s electric potential and enhances hydration. Learn more from our podcast with Jaime Emmetsberger, Ph.D., of Tom Ford Research.

[podcast] How Nutrition Translates to Beauty, Part V: Epigenetic and Microbiome Factors

In relation to nutricosmetics, how does the microbiome come into play? What about epigenetics? This five-part podcast series with Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., and Alan Dattner, M.D., considers the impact of nutrition on beauty. Here in part V, we consider these and other external factors.

Peach is for Pies and Anti-aging

Peach may plump up a hearty, southern pie but new research suggests it has a new place—on your face. Or, at least, its floral extract does. A recent paper from Seoul National University explains.

Patent Pick: Aptamer Aptly Fitted for Anti-aging

MMPs have long been the target of research to inhibit the signs of aging. So, the cosmetic researchers on a new patent from LVMH and INSERM are in good company—albeit with a new, more effective guest molecule. This patent explains.

Patent Pick: Licorice Love for Diabetic Skin

Some skin conditions may look alike, e.g., dryness, itching and pigmentation, but they don't act alike. This is especially the case for diabetic skin. Here, Beiersdorf inventors searched for answers to treat these specific needs and found an answer rooted in licorice: licochalcone A.

[podcast] Microbiome Interactions and Skin Health, Part I

New research from Amway and Microbiome Insights underlines the connections between skin health and the microbiome. In a new podcast series, Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., and Malcolm Kendall share what they've learned. Register for free access to this Part I installment, sponsored by Givaudan Active Beauty.

Podcast sponsored by Givaudan Active Beauty

Industry Insight: Microbiome Interactions and Skin Health

New research from Amway and Microbiome Insights underlines the connections between skin health and the microbiome. In our exclusive two-part podcast series, Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., and Malcolm Kendall share what they've learned; following is an excerpt.

A New Code for Skin Care, Part III: RNA Activation—The Flipside to RNA Interference

As the scientific knowledge of RNAi has expanded, a completely opposite process of RNA activation (RNAa) has been discovered. In this third and final part in our series, gene activation by non-coding RNA is explored for its potential in skin care applications.

[podcast] How Nutrition Translates to Beauty, Part II: Measurement

This five-part podcast series with Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., and Alan Dattner, M.D., considers the impact of nutrition on beauty. In this, part II in our series, we consider how to measure this correlation.

Emotion AI and What it Means for User Experiences

"In the future, more and more smart devices will be able to capture human emotions and moods in relation to certain data and facts and to analyze situations accordingly."

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