Recent in Research (page 4 of 40)

Patent Pick: Cellulose Particles Balance the Cleansing Equation

Being overly productive is not always a good thing; at least not when it's oil in skin. And while removing it is easy, selectively doing so to leave skin hydrated isn't. That's where J&J inventors focused recent efforts, as this patent application explains.

How Traumatic Events Affect Skin

Skin care needs could penetrate more deeply than are measurable, as recent findings on stress, trauma and skin conditions reveal.

Patent Pick: Microbiome Makeover

"Love your bugs" is the bottom line to this patent application, rather than attacking the skin's microbiome with antibacterial agents. By doing so, this inventor aims to decrease mortality among the aging population.

Patent Pick: Achieving an Elegant Occlusion Conclusion

Sealing moisture into skin is one way to keep it hydrated, but this leaves little room to breathe—and plenty of room for improvement. In a new patent application from Glaxosmithkline, cosmetic elegance meets moisture lock-down.

JAK Inhibitors Mute Psoriasis, Alopecia and More

Getting all huffy over clients' psoriasis or alopecia? JAK inhibitors may bring you—and their symptoms— back to a balanced state.

Patent Pick: Biophotonic Skin Therapy, Illuminated

Photon-based therapies have crossed from the dark side in this new patent application highlighting thermosetting block polymers for skin rejuvenation and more.

K-beauty: Eastern Ritual vs. Western Pace, Adopting a Mindset

K-beauty appears to deliver its full benefits when embraced in its entirety, which due to time constrains, rarely happens in the West. This article reviews these important differences, as well as cultural views and biological implications.

The Name's Bond, H-F Bond. Leveraging Divergent Fluorine Forces

Intermolecular forces such as dispersion forces and hydrogen bonds are the basis for a theory explaining the behavior and benefits of perfluoropolyethers and perfluorocarbons. The former, in liquid form, are explored here for their application in cosmetics and personal care; the latter are described for speculation purposes.

Dermal-epidermal Separation, Part II: Enzymatic Digestion

Readers have expressed interest in understanding the most efficient and reliable methods to separate the epidermis and dermis as an important technique for basic skin investigation. This second installment in a three-part series reviews separation via enzyme digestion.

K-beauty A to Z: An Interview with Janice Kang

Many product categories were invented outside of Korea but Korean developers boosted their popularity, making them a “must-have” part of beauty routines. This interview with Janice Kang explores this and other facets of the K-beauty craze.

Patent Pick: Soft Brilliance in Layers

Hiding wrinkles is one thing; doing it so it appears natural is something entirely different. This patent application out of Korea, however, might strike the perfect balance.

Olefin Synthesis Simplified

Decarboxylative alkenylation is a new chemical reaction that is said to "easily turn carboxylic acids into alkenes (or olefins)." Researchers believe this will lead to the discovery and development of a variety of new drugs and other chemicals.

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