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Oct 3, 2017
According to Estée Lauder inventors, personal care manufacturers are heating up the competition for consumer dollars by using heat in cosmetics and personal care experiences. But one particularly chilling roadblock to their development is the need for a portable energy source; as is described here.
Oct 2, 2017
New findings from the Nanyang Technological Institute in Singapore provide yet another example of derm and medicinal research crossing into the cosmetics realm; here, in a gel patch scar treatment form.
Sep 29, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
One innovative mash-up has been capturing consumer dollars: multifunctional color cosmetics. Whether fortified with SPF or moisturizing properties, makeup with added benefits is driving color sales. In relation, this month, we've created our own color and sun mash-up.
Sep 29, 2017 | Mike Rule and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
Chemical delivery systems use additional chemicals to introduce ingredients into the skin. This installment concludes our skin delivery series with a discussion on chemical penetration; part one covered physical delivery.
Sep 29, 2017 | Prabir K. Dutta, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA; and Bo Wang, ZeoVation, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Avobenzone is a widely used UV-absorbing organic filter. Its dynamic nature and photophysical and photochemical properties are responsible for its widespread use. This first in a two-part series reviews its inherent characteristics and behavior in solvents; part two will consider its behavior with other sunscreens and in formulas.
Sep 29, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Tom Mammone, Ph.D., of The Estée Lauder Companies and Clinique Labs
Infrared radiation penetrates deeper than UV and causes skin damage. What can be done to mitigate its effects? In this podcast, Tom Mammone, Ph.D., of The Estée Lauder Companies and Clinique Labs, explains. Listen now!
Sep 27, 2017
With the flip of a switch—er, chip, rather—skin cells can be reprogrammed as any cell type to restore function to aging or damaged tissue and organs. Research from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio State College of Engineering explains.
Sep 20, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Franziska Wandrey, Ph.D., Mibelle AG and 2017 Young Scientist Award Winner
Epigenetics, the microbiome, wearables and Big Data vs. back-to-nature: How do these influencers impact cosmetics? Learn from award-winning young scientist Franziska Wandrey, Ph.D., of Mibelle Biochemistry in this exclusive podcast.
Sep 14, 2017 | Tony O'Lenick, Siltech LLC, and Apostolos Pappas, Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson
If you're a "lip reader," you may know why lips tend to chap more than skin. Or why they're usually reddish in color. If you don't know why, this edition of "Comparatively Speaking" gives you a nice primer.
Sep 13, 2017
Consumers faced with compromised skin often look to their dermatologists for over-the-counter (OTC) product advice, to help keep costs (and allergens) in check. But findings from a new product review suggest derms need a second look at what they're recommending.
Sep 12, 2017
Fire ants often are portrayed as swarming the nemesis in an action film, bringing forth a warranted demise. While their choreographed attack may leave your skin crawling, new research suggests their venom may, in fact, hold a key to treating psoriasis and its itchy, irritated traits.
Sep 7, 2017
Most formulators (and hopefully consumers) know cosmetics aren't for eating. And if you've ever grazed your lips with lotion, you know the bitter twinge that ensues. But LVMH inventors aim to improve this encounter by taking the bite out of it.