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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.
Feb 4, 2016
Researchers discovered altering ingredients in sunscreens allows the body to produce vitamin D, which led to a new sunscreen development called Solar D.
Feb 4, 2016
Shine constitutes the ability for light to reflect off of surfaces. For consumers, perceived shine is indicative of healthy hair. For marketers, it is the gateway to hair product benefits claims. But how can shine be measured to support those claims?
Jan 21, 2016
Ranking descriptive analysis (RDA) is a sensory test from the foods industry. Here, it is applied to evaluate the properties of four body creams, and the results are compared with those of the well-known quantitative descriptive analysis (QDA) profiling. Findings suggest this technique could positively impact sensory testing for product development.
Nov 23, 2015
Ashland integrated its research and development facilities across the world to measure the performance of its ingredients portfolio based on consumer populations in major markets.
Nov 20, 2015
The previous article defined yield stress and explained how to calculate the amount needed for a given application. Here, methods for measuring yield stress are compared by determining the values of two materials: a non-thixotropic acrylates copolymer solution, and a thixotropic body wash. The results provide recommendations for methods in terms of relevance, exactness and robustness.
Nov 13, 2015
Activists for alternatives to animal testing and industry groups hosted a forum to pressure Korea's lawmakers to prioritize investment in new approaches to cosmetics safety testing.