Most Popular in Testing
- Skin Barrier Impaired? Two 'TEWLs' to Tell
- IFSCC Has Some Fun with Sun
- Scale Up & Manufacturing Services You Can Count On
- The Dirty Truth About Pollution-induced Skin Aging: The AhR Pathway Tells All
- The Best Sunscreen? The One People Will Use.
- The Perplexing Topic of Hair 'Type': How Do We Classify Hair?
- Zeta Potential and Particle Size to Predict Emulsion Stability
- Evaluating 1,3-Propanediol for Potential Skin Effects
- Beating the Damaging Effects of Heat on Hair
- Measuring Hair Strength, Part I: Stress-Strain Curves
Recent in Testing (page 1 of 21)
Jan 9, 2017
With products ranging from smart hairbrushes to wearable UV skin patches it is safe to say that technology is slowly but surely shaping the beauty industry.
Jan 3, 2017
It has been proposed that topical treatment using linoleic acid can repair defective barrier function in damaged skin. The present article tests this theory and compares the results using two types of TEWL measurements: open and closed chamber.
Jan 3, 2017
This guest advisor commentary comes from regular Cosmetics & Toiletries contributor and photochemistry expert Craig Bonda, president of Inception Partners, LLC, and technical consultant to the sunscreen industry.
Jan 3, 2017
Butterflies in my stomach, that’s what I’m feeling. Both excited and nervous. Why? In this issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries, we’re trying something different. Our cover story is about safer sun protection but not in a way you’re used to; it's controversial.
Dec 6, 2016
Pheomelanin is the red/blond pigment. Its presence has been associated with an elevated risk of melanoma. However, a new technique has been developed to visualize it, which could serve as an early indicator.
Dec 5, 2016
Working with Dymax Oligomers & Coatings allows you to focus on your core strengths while we focus on ours
Nov 22, 2016
Want faster hair adsorption? Lower the temperature. As least, that's what one study with a corn-derived biosurfactant, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, showed.
Nov 18, 2016
Most hair-related properties and issues can be rationalized by fiber size and shape, and/or the consequences of extreme conditions. However, the varying reactivity of different hair types with chemical treatments suggests potential differences in structure.
Nov 9, 2016
What do you get when you cross the selfie with skin care research and a few brilliant engineers? The mobile turgor test.
Oct 31, 2016
Sunscreen failure, SPF as a myth, an alternative vitamin D and others were topics of discussion at the sun care session during the IFSCC Congress. Following are some highlights.
Oct 21, 2016 | Denise Herich, TBC
In-home usage studies put your beauty care brand to the test and yield compelling consumer claims.
Oct 17, 2016
...use great caution with the advice you bring.' Just what we need. Another critic scrutinizing appearance. And before coffee no less. Yet, this unbiased, digitized evaluation offers interesting potential; and if we don't like it, we can always turn it off.