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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.
Oct 12, 2016
Researchers at King's College London are onto something: the silver lining to acne—no really, there is one. In a recent study, individuals afflicted by acne were found to have longer telomeres, which can protect skin from aging.
Oct 10, 2016
Consumers want it all; products that will clean the "s" right off of "skin" but reinforce its barrier, leaving skin hydrated and undisturbed. Is that even possible? The inventors on this Gojo Industries patent believe so.
Oct 5, 2016
New research from Lund University in Sweden has uncovered skin's secret to transforming under various environmental conditions.
Oct 4, 2016
L'Oréal inventors are taking oily skin and pores lightly, literally, in this patent that describes a dual approach using light exposure plus topical hollow particles to treat hyperseborrhoea.
Oct 3, 2016
In new work published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, researchers found that a blue-tinted nano cerium oxide (nanoceria) acted as a potent free radical scavenger. But why blue? The answer isn't clear.
Sep 28, 2016
Now that we’re tallying up results from intricate tests of genetic up- and down-regulation, alterations in our body’s microbiome and neuron response patterns for product likes/dislikes, we have to be careful.