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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 | Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief, Global Cosmetic Industry
Tracking, interpreting and responding to emerging trends requires new business models. Is the industry ready?
Oct 18, 2016 | C. Zappelli and F. Cicotti, Vitalab srl, Naples, Italy; A. Tito, A. Carola, A. De Lucia, L. Sena, A. Tortora and M. Bimonte, Arterra Bioscience, Naples, Italy; M. Cucchiara, Intercos SpA, Agrate Brianza (MI), Italy; and F. Apone and G. Colucci, Vitalab sr
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 | Savannah Saunders
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.