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Mar 02, 2007 | 11:08 AM CST
By: Phil Cummins, PhD, Estée Lauder
To monitor or anticipate what can happen in the creation of a cosmetic product when components are combined and as time passes is no trivial task especially when compounded with the psychophysical needs for the product to fit a specific concept and to spread, feel, pour and appear elegant.
Mar 02, 2007 | 10:46 AM CST
By: Hongbo Zhai, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Un…
Described here was an in vivo model to determine antioxidative capacity of a topical skin care emulsion versus the emulsion’s vehicle on human skin that was exposed to UVR. Results suggest the test emulsion and its vehicle control inhibited the induction of erythema and reduced inflammation caused by the UV exposure.
Feb 12, 2007 | 05:37 PM CST
Reducing animal use for testing drugs and cosmetics was the focus of a recent congress held in Chennai, India.
Feb 01, 2007 | 02:06 PM CST
By: Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Laboratories
The methods described in this article highlight some of the markers that can be used to assess the UV protective effects of a test material. All of these markers represent either an index of UV-induced damage to the cell or the cell’s response to the damage.
Jan 03, 2007 | 11:02 AM CST
The EPAA recently presented a report covering the actions made toward the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal testing.
Jan 02, 2007 | 11:18 AM CST
Fluid Imaging Technologies has launched a particle analysis instrument that permits 23 measurement parameters.
Dec 01, 2006 | 11:21 AM CST
By: G. Guglielmini, Sinerga SpA
This article describes two sophisticated techniques to measure the diameter of emulsion droplets on the nanometer scale and uses those techniques to test a new emulsifying agent capable of spontaneously creating emulsions with droplet sizes smaller than 300 nm.
Dec 01, 2006 | 11:08 AM CST
By: Jennifer A. Davis and R. Randall Wickett, PhD …
This brief review provides an insight into the current standing of sensitive skin research, including recent findings on the possible role of nerve growth factor as an underlying mechanism and predictive tool for sensitive skin.
Sep 25, 2006 | 01:47 PM CDT
Ciba Specialty Chemicals has submitted a master file to the US Food and Drug Association (FDA) for its new antimicrobial test method...
Sep 13, 2006 | 11:16 AM CDT
The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has requested safety and efficacy data for the sunscreen active ingredient diethylhexyl butamido triazone in concentrations...