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Jun 7, 2016
To help test creams, lotions, ointments and patches, Logan Instruments Corp. launched DHC-6T, a dry heat transdermal diffusion cell system. With interchangeable glass volumes, this system helps keep Franz cells from breaking, among other beneficial features.
May 10, 2016
Head & Shoulders recruits an army to prove the benefits its brand delivers to consumers. Hear more in this video.
Apr 28, 2016
In previous work, a flavonoid-titrated active ingredient based on Embelia concinna was shown in vitro to calm and soothe sensory neurons stimulated with capsaicin. Here, those results are confirmed in vivo using a capsaicin stinging test with human volunteers.
Apr 18, 2016
The ECHA is hosting a topical scientific workshop April 19-20 that examines new approaches to animal testing alternatives and chemical safety assessments.
Apr 11, 2016
In vitro SPF measurements are challenged by reproducibility, repeatability and correlation with in vivo values. Here, the authors assess sunscreen adhesion to the test substrate support, since poor adhesion produces bad results. Surface substrates are characterized by functional group, charge, wettability and surface morphology. Eight w/o and o/w emulsions also are tested. Results indicate an ideal in vitro test substrate does not exist.
Apr 8, 2016
Blood, sweat and hairs ... a group of researchers from Japan have developed a skin transplant model that can create fully functional 3D skin transplants, complete with hair follicles and sebaceous glands, for replacing seriously damaged skin or as an alternative to animal tests.
Mar 28, 2016
Today’s consumers desire sunscreens that are not only more effective against UV radiation, but also provide water, sand, sweat and rub resistance. These authors propose a new in vitro test to assess and compare rub resistance factors, which they illustrate here by testing 20 sun care products.
Mar 15, 2016
Teen girls may be at particular risk to chemicals such as parabens and triclosan used in cosmetics and personal care formulations, a study finds. However, this study, like many others is up for debate.
Mar 9, 2016
Laboratoires Expanscience introduced Macaline, its first cosmetic active ingredient with slimming properties including draining and firming.
Mar 4, 2016
Changing hair properties is a regular function of daily-use treatments. But what other methods can be used? Altering the hair’s internal structure may be the next way to achieve these changes.
Feb 11, 2016
Silab has introduced Mitokinyl, an anti-pollution natural active ingredient, which fights damaging environmental stressers.
Feb 9, 2016
To ensure quality and safety for baby care products, Sederma performed required toxicological tests on four active ingredients.