Rachel Grabenhofer, managing editor of Cosmetics & Toiletries, is back with this week's video recap of news and insights from the cosmetics R&D industry. And what a week it was.
In Research News:
- While the antioxidant properties of EGCG from green tea are legendary, new findings show skin-hydrating and moisturizing benefits; and
- Yeast and chicory root extracts can boost skin's innate hyaluronic acid.
In Formulating News:
- Lessonia developed a new algae paste for algotherapy;
- Chemyunion created an ingredient to improve skin’s micro-surface and promote corneocyte regeneration;
- Mibelle Biochemistry launched KeraGuard to counter environmental and chemical stresses in hair;
- Kobo Products, Inc. presented a new surface-treated infrared blocker;
- Rahn confirmed three of its cosmetic actives fight the negative effects of blue light;
- Clariant introduced a range of products formulated with consumer-friendly ingredients;
- Cosphatec launched a triheptanoin-based silicone replacement; and
- Our Supplier Roundtable described approaches to formulating moisturizers.
In Regulatory News:
- We learned the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration's plans to expedite recall notifications.
In Testing News:
- BRAIN AG and Mannheim University of Applied Sciences published a review that includes a guide for selecting cell models for skin and pharma research;
- BASF used 3D modeling from CTI Biotech to demonstrate the physiological production of sebum ex vivo; and
- IBR introduced new data on its ingredient IBR-Dormin to reduce hair regrowth and soften skin.
Plus, we revealed our Product Pick of the week and Cosmetics & Toiletries reader insight. Watch now!