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Aug 31, 2006 | Janusz Jachowicz, ISP; Jo Smewing, Stable Micro Systems Ltd.
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
Celsis International introduces the next generation in bioluminescence technology that screens for microbial contamination of personal care products.
Aug 14, 2006
Beginning fall 2006, BioScreen will begin offering Asian subject panels.
May 1, 2006
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 | O. Wunderlich, T. Frase and B. Hughes-Formella, Bioskin
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 | M. Pissavini and L. Ferrero, V. Alard, U. Heinrich and H. Tronnier, D. Kockott, D. Lutz, V. Tournier, M. Zambonin, and M. Meloni
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 | L.P.L. van de Vijver, E. Boelsma, R.A. Bausch-Goldbohm and L. Roza, TNO Nutrition and Food Research
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 | 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 | 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.
Mar 6, 2006
An Oxford, UK-based neurosurgeon who was one of the first scientists to publicly support the use of animals in medical research also condones their use to test cosmetics.
Feb 28, 2006 | CM Lee, University of California; HI Maibach, MD, University of California School of Medicine
The water content of the stratum corneum (SC) influences almost every biophysical property measurable at the skin surface. Water hydration can be measured using the plastic occlusion stress test (POST) or the water sorption-desorption test (WSDT).
Jan 13, 2006
ISPE Laboratories presents a new method to evaluate the solar protection factor of water-resistant products.
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