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- 3Patent Pick: Anti-aging Lip Illusion
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Sep 17, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries, with Karen Young, the Young Group
Cosmetic manufacturers have used the same supply chain format for 30 years; but the consumer is shopping very differently. So, how can you catch up with them, in this new dynamic? Karen Young has some suggestions. And as she explains here, Beauty Accelerate is all about solving this equation.
Sep 16, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Topical base compositions have a tendency to cake. This poorly influences the in situ preparation of the product by the user, as well as its application experience. These challenges were the focus of Unilever inventors.
Sep 15, 2019
Skin needs vary across body sites, with rough, dry patches in some areas and excessive sebum in others. In relation, a novel formulation from Kao based on a unique polymer enables selective hydration in areas that need it most.
Sep 13, 2019 | Carissa Clift, University of Toledo
Surfactant systems are at the core of many of today's modern cosmetic products. As such, knowing how to use them is crucial to formulating. Systems such as HLD, described in this video, can help.
Sep 11, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Lucy Gildea, Ph.D., chief scientific officer, Mary Kay
Understanding biology, along with regulatory caution, data to guide project decisions, and investments in up-front research, are key to creating effective products. Mary Kay's Lucy Gildea, Ph.D., explains.
Sep 6, 2019
The cosmetics industry is moving the drive for sustainable consumables forward. How? By talking about it; at least, that's one researcher's take on it. Read on to learn more.
Sep 4, 2019 | Marina Lefort, Lilia Heider, Valérie Bicard-Benhamou and Heike Hanau, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany; Thierry Baldecchi, Merck Chimie SAS, Fontenay-sous-Bois, France
Papaver rhoeas extract from the seeds of field poppies demonstrates lipolytic activity and microcirculation effects. Here, it was tested in vivo for skin-firming properties and clinically shown to improve skin density, elasticity and firmness, as well as reduce dark circles and under-eye bags.
Sep 4, 2019 | I. Meyer, M. Pesaro, D. Stuhlmann, L. Garbe and G. Schmaus, Symrise AG, Holzminden, Germany; K. Holmgren and N. Larsson, Probi AB, Lund, Sweden
In order to maintain live bacteria in cosmetic formulations, preservatives must be omitted; this poses problems with handling, storage and safety. In response, these authors developed an ingredient to leverage the benefits of living probiotics without their formulating limitations.
Sep 3, 2019
When gut flora becomes imbalanced it affects many facets of the body and especially affects the acne-prone.
Aug 29, 2019
Sunscreen ingredients' impact on marine ecosystems is in the spotlight. Research in Environmental Science & Technology examines if and how sunscreens release various compounds into seawater, and their potential effects.
Aug 26, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Not stressing out could be the best thing consumers do for their skin, according to new research; but if that's not an option, a secondary study has a different solution.
Aug 20, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Natura inventors have set their sights on the lips with an invention to blur a telltale sign of age: lip wrinkles. A new patent application explains.