Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
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Cosmetic Claims Put to the Test at NYSCC Suppliers' Day
A full day of conferences and conversations at NY SCC Suppliers' Day reiterated recent trends in cosmetics R&D, e.g., sustainability, transparency, efficacy, etc., but also underlined the critical need to substantiate such claims with solid science.
May 3rd, 2022
Industry Insight: Stress vs. Strain, and Cosmetics to Enhance an Alternate Reality
This "Industry Insight" is adapted from an interview with John Koo, M.D., a dermatologist and psychiatrist, and professor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, about the mind-skin-emotion connection.
May 1st, 2022
JD Phyto-Or 1%: Glowing Skin Through the Power of Phytoene - Download Data
Natural active skin repair. Enhanced skin elasticity. Improved skin tone.
May 2nd, 2022
Oral Care Reawakens: Toothpaste Turns ‘Health Protector’ with Custom Forms and Functions
Like almost every market category, oral care has been reshaped by changing global consumer demands—alongside product innovation. Several recent examples of oral care innovations are given here.
May 1st, 2022
FDA Flags 12 Companies for Illicit Hydroquinone-containing Skin Brighteners
The products contain the active drug hydroquinone, rendering them unapproved over-the-counter (OTC) drugs rather than cosmetics.
Apr 19th, 2022
Rodan + Fields to Pay Out $38 M in Lash Boost Settlement
Rodan + Fields will pay $38 million to settle several class action suits against its Lash Boost serum. The plaintiffs claim the product's labeling misleads consumers and its isopropyl cloprostenate content makes it subject to FDA oversight.
Apr 6th, 2022
How CBD and Cannabinoids Fit Into Cosmetics
During the IFSCC Webinar, “The Science Behind New Cannabinoids Coming to Market,” James Baumgartner, Ph.D., of Panacea Life Sciences, described the ins and outs of CBD; from regulations and quality control, to skin benefits and emerging cannabinoids.
Mar 19th, 2022
ZMWG Reports Mercury Findings in Skin Care, Raises Public Alarm
The Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG), comprising 110+ global public interest and NGO health organizations, recently published findings that 129 of some 271 skin brightening products it tested contain high levels of mercury. This has raised public alarm.
Mar 14th, 2022
Latest Alarmist Farce: Shampoo Makes You Fat
Throw another pick on the junk science pile; or at least, it's portrayal. A recent headline in
The Daily Mail
has British beauty consumers buzzing over fears that their shampoo bottles are making them fat.
Feb 4th, 2022
[video] 2 Minute Trend Talk: Green Score Method and Vitamin D Link to Hair Loss
In this weekly video chat,
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Managing Scientific Editor Rachel Grabenhofer sits down to share what's trending on
website. Watch now.
Jan 7th, 2022