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Feb 18, 2019
Researchers from Silab, in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco, have uncovered a new finding about the biological immune response: skin cells can initiate it locally.
Feb 15, 2019
Intended to prevent the appearance of atopic dermatitis symptoms and prolong periods of skin's remission, an active from Silab was recently shown to support these effects.
Feb 13, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Researchers from Korea have confirmed something we at Cosmetics & Toiletries have long believed: chocolate is good for you—or rather, cacao can be good for skin. Learn more from their patent application.
Feb 11, 2019
By taking a closer look at polyglycerol esters and their claims, Lonza hopes to find ideal applications to match the versatile materials with.
Feb 11, 2019 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D
Wiechers wrote, "Mechanisms of action may be very complex and seem chaotic but you can create your own order in this chaos and only then [does] this chaos come to life." O'Lenick explores how in this month's Words from Wiechers series.
Feb 7, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Charles Spence, Ph.D.
"While the consumer will think of ... feeling the softness of hair or smoothness of skin, our research has shown that none of our experiences is just unisensory. ...If we know that perception is multisensory, we start thinking about the role [of other senses]." Learn more from Charles Spence, Ph.D., in this seven-part podcast series, sponsored by Berjé.
Feb 5, 2019 | Becky S. Li, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.; John H. Cary, Louisiana State University, New Orleans; and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
The first in a series, this column reviews the role of substantivity in skin care, which allows penetrants to remain on skin. A case study on the potential dangers of substantivity's effects, when combined with certain ingredients, also is examined.
Jan 31, 2019
The company's research characterizes the skin mircobiome across the body in order to assess the impact of cosmetic actives and empower future ingredients.
Jan 30, 2019
It may not sound fresh, but according to L'Oréal inventors, Satureja montana, aka "winter savory," is rich in geraniol and demonstrates efficacy against odor-causing bacteria in deodorant applications. A new patent explains.
Jan 28, 2019 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC, et al.
HLB and PIT are both important concepts for making emulsions. They provide different information, however, so both should be used to optimize emulsions. Tony O'Lenick, et al., explain.
Jan 8, 2019
A novel biomaterial developed by researchers at Imperial College London interacts with wound healing and tissue repair as it evolves.
Jan 2, 2019 | John H. Cary, Louisiana State University, New Orleans; Becky S. Li, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.; and Howard I Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
This second in a two-part series looks at specific ingredients of concern due to reported adverse effects—although not necessarily from typical cosmetic exposure routes or levels. The aim is to identify public concerns in order to inform product developers and improve user experiences.