Recent in Methods & Processes (page 1 of 11)
Apr 27, 2017 | Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., Independent Skincare Consultancy East Yorkshire, UK
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.
Apr 27, 2017 | Ying Zou, Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital, Shanghai and University of California, San Francisco, and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
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.
Apr 26, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
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.
Mar 24, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Managing Editor, Cosmetics & Toiletries
When panelists were asked what they wanted in a tomato sauce, no one ever said “extra chunky.” They had to discover they liked it. This is a critically important step in understanding consumer desires and tastes.
Mar 13, 2017 | Jeb Gleason-Allured
Over the last decade the internet and social media have rewritten the transparency rules for brands and retailers, while also removing traditional barriers to entry for startup companies.
Feb 24, 2017 | Ying Zou, Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital, Shanghai, and University of California, San Francisco; Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
The epidermal-dermal junction (EDJ) attaches the epidermis to the dermis and separates the skin's primary three layers: the dermis, epidermis and hypodermis. The EDJ is composed of four components, and it is important to preserve their structure and function as much as possible when separating the dermis from the epidermis.
Feb 6, 2017 | Raja K. Sivamani, M.D., University of California, Davis; Hadar Lev-Tov, M.D., University of Miami and Dermveda, Inc.; Joseph Alban, MS LAc and Jason Derico, ND, Dermveda, Inc.; and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
Health care is seeing a development of more integrative approaches to employ CIM practices. People have adopted the idea of using natural products and therapies as these are perceived as safer treatments.
Feb 6, 2017 | Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Ph.D., Dell'Acqua Consulting, Jersey City, NJ
Coffee, tomato, olive and citrus waste have a negative impact on the environment and economy. Recycling this waste could lower its impact and increase the sustainability of these ingredients. Waste from food processing is rich in healthy compounds that can be recycled into cosmetic formulations for various skin benefits.
Feb 3, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
This guest advisor commentary is an excerpt taken from an interview with Prof. James Clark, Ph.D., of the York, UK-based Green Chemistry Centre for Excellence.
Feb 3, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
In this interview, Prof. James Clark, Ph.D., of the University of York Green Chemistry Centre for Excellence, shares his insights on how green chemistry has changed and new opportunities for sustainability. Listen now!
Jan 3, 2017 | Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., FaceWorkshops, LLC, Manchester, U.K.
Skin is the membrane of all membranes and can protect us physically, emotionally and even spiritually. In relation, cosmetics play a part in the discussion in society of self-esteem, and self-esteem is at the heart of success in modern societies.
Jan 3, 2017 | Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Managing Editor, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Teleportation was once science fiction. Today's it's somewhat of a reality, if you consider how Facebook Live, Facetime, Skype, etc., transport our likenesses through time and space. I sense this indirect path may be the future to sunscreens.