Recent in Methods & Processes (page 6 of 7)
Dec 4, 2012 | Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops
Effort to improve one’s appearance through the application of skin care heightens a sense of well-being to induce the “look good, feel good” factor. Consumers, however, often do not feel confident about how to apply skin care, suggesting that the application instructions are inadequate. This creates an opportunity for skin care manufacturers to provide application instructions for better product efficacy. A consumer’s application technique contributes to the product’s efficacy in addition to dictating consumer satisfaction on the product’s feel.
Nov 20, 2012
Halal-certified beauty products are becoming a new global trend, and the halal label appeals to Muslim consumers seeking integrity and authenticity in their cosmetics and personal care products.
Nov 20, 2012
Pepchipomics is a new project supported by the FP7 of the European Union aimed at synthesizing and reading high-density peptide microarrays, resulting in a new high-throughput platform that integrates peptide synthesis, detection and analysis at an unprecedented scale.
Nov 13, 2012
Shiseido has developed a low energy emulsifying technology inspired by the way iced coffee is produced.
Oct 23, 2012
Malvern Instuments has launched a device suitable for the characterization of proteins and nanoparticles where the highest sensitivity for size and zeta potential measurement is required.
Aug 28, 2012
Sharpe Mixers has introduced a new laboratory mixer that features a stainless steel air motor.
Jun 11, 2012 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
In this philosophical discussion, Tony O'Lenick considers the differences between creativity and innovation, and how they can lead to success in the consumer market.
May 29, 2012 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Materials are extracted based on their solubility in different menstrua (solvents), and the spectral subtraction of solvents allows for the identification of groups present in the extracted materials. Given here is an example of how broccoli sprout fractions with four different FTIR spectra were derived using four different silicone polymer menstrua.
May 11, 2012
In a study from the University of Warwick, researchers from the UK and Australia describe a new method to synthesize polymers offering unprecedented control over the final polymer structure.
May 8, 2012 | Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Herein, industry expert Tony O'Lenick explains the difference between maceration and decoction, and how decoction can extract large quantities of inert materials that may contribute to microbiological spoilage.
May 3, 2012 | Ali Alikhan, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD
Following are some aspects of patch testing that require consideration, including the ingredients used, related legislative measures and testing limitations.
Apr 25, 2012
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered how immune cells exchange information using a new fluorescent biosensor developed at the university.