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Can Skin Infection Connect to Food Allergies?

Six million children in the U.S. currently suffer from food allergies, and the number is growing. Researchers are investigating whether a child’s itchy or irritated skin has something to do with this.

Antioxidant Enzyme Found in P. Acnes

Researchers in Sweden discovered a potential in protecting skin against diseases with an antioxidant-rich enzyme, RoxP. They believe future testing with this enzyme can lead to positives where formulators can include RoxP in sunscreens to help prevent life-threatening diseases.

Unearthing the Secret to Stability from Clay

Researchers in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Trondheim, Norway, have been playing in the mud—or clay, rather, and may have unearthed the secret to stable emulsions.

Could Lip Tints Be Giving Lip Disservice?

Research out of Korea regarding the effects of tinted lip products could leave lip product developers pouting.

Hitting the 'Sweet Spot' for Hair Follicle Delivery

Somewhere between small drug molecules and nanoparticles of < 100 nm, there's a sweet spot to deliver active ingredients via their hair follicle. These researchers appear to have found it, using nanogels.

Patent Pick: Vanishing Act to Heal Scars and Wrinkles

Has your teen ever tried to put concealer over his/her zit cream? Or a raw wound? This inventor, from Beauty Blend, has a new trick to make unsightly wrinkles and scars heal as they disappear.

Patent Pick: Lessons in Layers for Skin Benefits

It's December now, and half the world is about to enter the winter season. The experts teach us it's best to dress in layers—not unlike a new patent application from P&G, which describes layering ingredients for skin benefits.

Farnesene Forms a Flourishing Future

Applications in cosmetics and personal care as well as fragrances and flavors are driving an upward trend for the farnesene class of chemicals.

Patent Pick: Bad Breath? Bite Your Tongue

Surely you've encountered them: the office mate or great aunt with bad breath. While you bite your tongue, and secretly hope it's not you, Colgate-Palmolive inventors have devised a new defense to diminish their offense.

Leapin' Lizards—New Findings Highlight Color-change Mechanisms

Biomimcry is an approach to innovation that identifies "sustainable solutions...by emulating nature’s time-tested designs and processes.” Enter: the East Asian Takydromus lizard.

World Essential Oil Market Expected to Reach $11.5 billion by 2022

With a compound annual growth rate of 10.1 percent from 2016 to 2022, the world essential oil market is expected to reach $11.5 billion in the next six years.

Synesthesia is Music to Our Feel and Taste Receptors

"One of the next (applications) we could see is whether music can improve or boost skin hydration."

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