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- Testing the Fate (and Exposure) of Cosmetic Ingredients
- Phenoxyethanol as a Safe and Important Preservative in Personal Care
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Nov 10, 2016
Risk and exposure go hand-in-hand. So when researchers dared to publish a new method to assess the exposure and fate of cosmetic ingredients, we couldn't help but give them exposure, in this review.
Nov 2, 2016
Cephalopods possess reflectin proteins, which is unique in the animal kingdom. Roger Hanlon, Ph.D., of Brown University spoke during the biomimicry session at the IFSCC Congress on inspirations like these from nature to inspire the development of color cosmetics.
Nov 1, 2016
During the IFSCC 2016 Congress, LVMH researcher Héloise Vergnaud presented her company's work on skin sagging and panelist reactions and emotional associations to it. Her results show how age really is a mindset.
Oct 29, 2016
Healing skin takes more than a little hocus pocus. New work describes the use of witch hazel to produce silver nanoparticles, which are known for wound repair properties.
Oct 26, 2016
The results of a new study from the University of California and Colgate are every germaphobe's worst nightmare: you can't wash all the microbes away. But really, it's a good thing. It shows how tough the good guys, who have our backs, are.
Oct 20, 2016
Bee venom is back, this time with data. According to a thesis from the University of Strathclyde, previous reports of its effects were anecdotal and incomplete. Now there's science backing it; especially in terms of safety.
Oct 20, 2016
Ask any perfumer and they'll tell you: perfumery is an art. Just like cosmetic formulating is a craft. Now, P&G scientists are putting this creative process to modeling—not to take away its "soul," but to optimize it.
Oct 19, 2016
These authors were on a mission: to determine how accurate models that simulate real skin movement really are. While forensics or biomedicine especially benefit from these technologies, so too could cosmetic efficacy testing and claims substantiation.
Oct 19, 2016
Tracking, interpreting and responding to emerging trends requires new business models. Is the industry ready?
Oct 18, 2016
Key points: Epidermal barrier recovery and the desquamation of dead corneocytes reinvigorate aged skin. Hyperpigmentation accumulates as skin ages. A green coffee bean extract was tested here and found to address these issues.
Oct 14, 2016
A study published in Genome Biology and Evolution found that atopic dermatitis (eczema) is likely to hitchhike a ride with mutated hornerin and make the skin disease genetic.
Oct 12, 2016
Something doesn't add up here. How can Unilever researchers create milder products using higher amounts of surfactant? Read about it in this patent.