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[podcast] Probing Deeper to Further Skin Aging Research

Johnson & Johnson can see the future—of skin aging, that is. How? Using a novel imaging technique, which Tracy Wang, Ph.D., presented at the SID meeting last April and describes in this interview. Listen now!

Animal Testing Alternatives Reach China

China's Zhejiang regulatory body opened doors on a new testing lab that will employ only alternative methods, keeping in check with global trends that turn away from animal testing.

Oxygeskin Tested for Efficacy to Fight Blue Light

Blue light damages skin. As such, Silab sought to prove its active ingredient could fight against potential damage. Oxygeskin was proven to recover a fresh and uniform complexion while reinvigorating skin oxygenation.

Shrinking Pores at Their Core: Gallic Acid Derivate Controls ROS and Sebum Factors

This study proposes a unique molecule derived from gallic acid to prevent enlarged and clogged facial pores. The ingredient is partly activated by the microbiome and protects against oxidative stress and excess sebum—two key factors at the core of enlarged pores.

New In Vitro Data for Alban Muller's Protectami Skin Defense Solution

The ingredient was found to increase skin elasticity by activating the synthesis and maturation of elastin, while decreasing the activity of elastase enzymatic degradation. It also increased cytokeratins and desmosomial proteins, and improved cell communication between keratinocytes.

BASF-Poietis Deal to Take 3D Bioprinting to Cellular Depths

BASF and 3D bioprinting expert Poietis have big plans to advance skin care. In an extended agreement, the two will collaborate to optimize the 3D bioprinting of skin equivalent models to study the effectiveness of actives.

Creme RIFM Model Reveals Aggregate Fragrance Exposure

Good news on the testing front: a model jointly developed by the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials and Creme Global recently showed consumer exposure to fragrances from personal care products tends to be over-estimated.

Are Your Sunscreens Infra-ready? New In vitro Method Puts Data Behind the Claims

Considering more and more sun care products are claiming infrared (IR) protection, it is important to standardize the parameters by which they are evaluated. Since IR-A and IR-B are the most implicated in skin damage, a test method was developed based on these wavelengths, as described here.

Silab’s Whitonyl Witnesses New Data

Silab’s active helps control melanogenesis and its environment, and the company has come up with new data to prove the ingredient's efficacy. This ingredient can be utilized to enhance complexion radiance, with depigmenting and lightening action.

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