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- 4Jojoba Oil Found to Stabilize Carrier Oils—Including Hemp
- 5How 3D Printing Grows Hair Follicles to Stop Hair Loss
- 6Is It Possible to Control Foam Collapse?
- 7Comparatively Speaking: Humectants vs. Emollients vs. Occlusive Agents
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- 9[video] Skin Diversity, SPF, Dryness and Whitening
- 10Comparatively Speaking: Fatty Alcohols vs. Fatty Acids vs. Esters
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Jun 28, 2018 | Bhuvana Kannan, Ph.D., Pablo Lepe, Ph.D., and Iain C. Hosie, Revolution Fibres Ltd., New Zealand
Nanofibers from marine collagen were tested for their ability to deliver hyaluronic acid and grapeseed and kiwifruit bioactives into skin. Results showed they penetrated in under one minute. This sustainable and natural platform removes the need for emulsifiers, penetration enhancers and other transporter ingredients. It also enables the encapsulation of a wide range of water- and oil-based actives.
Jun 24, 2018
The International Investigative Dermatology (IID) conference is all about upstream scientific innovation for eventual application. Here, Simon Craw, Ph.D., of Rodan + Fields, explains his take-aways from this year's event.
Jun 22, 2018
Avon inventors have returned to nature. Their latest patent describes natural sources for actives that can affect microfibril-associated glycoprotein 1 (MAGP-1) in the skin for anti-aging benefits.
Jun 20, 2018
Summer brings us outdoors for fun in the sun. And although we may wear plenty of sunscreen, we are exposed to environmental forces, which carry inherent risks that can damage and age the skin. These were among the targets for a new anti-aging invention from J&J.
Jun 14, 2018
The sun was shining on Unilever inventors when they uncovered a new chemistry combination to improve SPF and UVA-PF factors for enhanced sun protection. A new patent application explains.
Jun 6, 2018
"How can we create a synergy between the living and dead part of hair to give consumers the best results? We manipulate the living to improve the dead,” said Thomas Dawson, Jr., Ph.D., during the TRI-Princeton 8th International Conference on Applied Hair Science.
Jun 6, 2018
We know the skin microbiome exists, but can the industry leverage it? Is recent interest short-lived? And are consumers ready for it? Magali Moreau, Ph.D., associate principal scientist at L'Oréal, had some answers during the Microbiome Symposium.
Jun 1, 2018 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr.
The chemistry of PEG, PPG or combinations thereof have an impact on the functional properties of formulas. Knowledge of these materials will help the chemist understand both the effects of reacting these materials on fatty alcohols as well as the performance of emulsifiers and wetting agents.
Jun 1, 2018 | Becky S. Li and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
Rubbing is a common application method for topical products, though evidence of its efficacy remains scarce. The present article reviews research in support of this application theory. It also identifies what investigation is still needed.
Jun 1, 2018 | A.D. Roddick-Lanzilotta, Ph.D., R.J. Kelly, Ph.D., G.H. Worth, Ph.D., and P.R. Sapsford, Ph.D., Keraplast Manufacturing Ltd., Canterbury, New Zealand
Bond multipliers have been developed to protect and repair hair. One in particular is a novel natural keratin alternative. Here, it is shown to retain fiber flexibility and protect and repair hair by binding intermediate filament proteins within the fiber.
May 29, 2018 | Jennifer M. Marsh and Michael G. Davis, The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
The links between skin and overall health are well-documented, but connections to hair health are less clear. Here, the authors delve a little deeper to determine truths and myths in this area—and to identify current gaps in the research.
May 29, 2018
Topical cosmetics to relieve atopic dermatitis (AD) should soothe skin and suppress pathogenic bacteria, among other functions. A new patent application from Truezyme Co., Ltd., describes a fermented and natural blend with multiple benefits for AD.