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Aug 31, 2006 | 10:44 AM CDT
By: Janusz Jachowicz, ISP; Jo Smewing, Stable Micr…
Texture analysis provides quantitative information about a material’s response when deformed by a controlled force. When texture analysis is applied to hair treated with various conditioners and styling fixatives, the results can help substantiate claims made about the effectiveness of these hair care products.
Aug 24, 2006 | 10:21 AM CDT
Celsis International introduces the next generation in bioluminescence technology that screens for microbial contamination of personal care products.
Aug 14, 2006 | 09:59 AM CDT
Beginning fall 2006, BioScreen will begin offering Asian subject panels.
Jul 03, 2006 | 11:34 AM CDT
During the June 30, 2006, Cosmetics Business Summit, Gunter Verheugen addressed three topics key to the European personal care industry.
May 01, 2006 | 04:06 PM CDT
The Animal Protection Institute (API), a US national non-profit animal advocacy organization, announced the launch of a campaign to combat misleading animal testing labeling practices...
Apr 27, 2006 | 09:22 AM CDT
By: O. Wunderlich, T. Frase and B. Hughes-Formella…
A standardized in vivo test design for screening up to eight antiperspirant formulations in one panel is described. Dose-response curves for new raw materials or formulations can be performed in the same panel.
Apr 26, 2006 | 11:17 AM CDT
By: M. Pissavini and L. Ferrero, V. Alard, U. Hein…
A ring test at six European test centers showed that SPF evaluations with good reproducibility and comparability could be obtained by an in vitro protocol measuring either transmittance or erythema-effective irradiance of product samples applied on PMMA plates.
Apr 21, 2006 | 09:56 AM CDT
By: L.P.L. van de Vijver, E. Boelsma, R.A. Bausch-…
From a group of 302 volunteers, the authors obtained both selfreported Subjective evaluations of skin condition and objective measurements of skin conditions, and then looked for correlations between the subjective and objective skin measures.
Apr 17, 2006 | 08:29 AM CDT
By: Bruce A. Buchholz and Howard I. Maibach
Quantification of percutaneous penetration and metabolism of skin care ingredients has seemed daunting; however, new technology provides a ready solution for the problematic arena. Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) is a new analytical method that measures a biological response better than the existing technique.
Mar 31, 2006 | 05:39 PM CST
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Through his experience of working with consumers, Avery N. Gilbert, president of Synesthetics Inc., has discovered that the challenge is not so much discovering what consumers want as interpreting what they think they want.