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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.
Nov 1, 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 24, 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.
Oct 7, 2016
It's nice to see our government liaison supporting our scientists' efforts by standing up to share with others the notion that cosmetic science is real.
Oct 3, 2016
Intuition, vibe, instinct, gut feeling—most of us have experienced it. Science has tried to measure it. What does this have to do with cosmetics? Well, everything.
Sep 30, 2016
Rather than anti-aging claims, these authors sought to quantify well-being as it relates to the effects of a new active: centcyamine. The authors confirmed a correlation between well-being scores, instrumental observations, self-assessment and, indirectly, in vitro mechanistic data.
Sep 29, 2016
Studies have shown that exposure to airborne, traffic-related particulate matter (PM) is associated with increased signs of extrinsic skin aging.1-3 Using model particles as surrogates, these researchers developed an in vitro model to evaluate premature aging induced via the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) pathway. They found a new AhR antagonist could inhibit the up-regulation of genes indicative for premature aging.
Sep 28, 2016
A new partnership between L'Oréal and Poietis is giving it a shot.
Sep 27, 2016
3D-printed skin samples demonstrate the full potential of a product's efficacy, as AMA Labs explained during in-cosmetics North America.
Sep 21, 2016
Fragrances are complex combinations of substances that are added to many consumer products to give them a distinctive smell, impart a pleasant odor, or mask the inherent smell of some ingredients—but ultimately, to enhance the experience of the product user.
Sep 20, 2016
A thesis study is under way at Clemson University to develop dynamic test methods that evaluate consumer facial expressions in reaction to packaging designs in a new way: in situ.