Recent in Research (page 3 of 40)

[podcast] Microbiome Interactions, Part II: External Forces

How do external forces or topical agents affect our skin microbiome? In part II of our podcast series on microbiome interactions, Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., of Amway and Malcolm Kendall, of Microbiome Insights, share what's known and what's not. Listen now!

The Microbiome Movement: Commensal Cosmetics Offer a Viable Future

Various factors shape an individual’s skin microbiome, which has key effects on skin appearance and health. These are described herein, as is the potential to develop products in consideration of the microbiome.

Total Exposure: The Future of Sun Care is Full Light Protection

History has revealed what has become well-known today: the human skin requires sun protection. But are UV filters enough? Here, the authors discuss the negative effects caused by other wavelengths. In addition, they propose a full light defense strategy.

PQ-10: How the Industry Utilizes This Cationic Polymer

Polyquaternium-10 is utilized by formulators in rinse-off and conditioning hair, cosmetic and body products. This article addresses the ingredient's production, properties and applications in the personal care industry.

[podcast] Sleep, Skin and the Microbiome

Is there a possible gut-brain-beauty connection? Stefanie Dhanda, of Johnson & Johnson, seems to think so. In this podcast, she enlightens us with findings from a collaboration with Holobiome Corp.

Make Fragrances Stick With Polymers

Recent research from Martin S. Vethamuthu, Ph.D., and his team have suggested that fragrances, particularly in body washes and scrubs, can last longer with certain polymers.

Patent Pick: Indolyl for Smarter Skin Whitening

Skin whitening still ranks among the top demands from cosmetic consumers, especially those in Asia. As such, Unilever researchers have been seeking safer, more efficient means to manage melanin. Their answer? Quite possibly, indolyl. A new patent application explains.

[podcast] Author Commentary: Travis Whitfill on 'Commensal Cosmetics'

Imagine the potential for "commensal cosmetics..." What might they do? What obstacles could they face? In this podcast, April Cosmetics & Toiletries author Travis Whitfill explores these thoughts and describes his motivation for writing the article.

[podcast] How Caffeine Jump-starts Skin Hydration

The Estée Lauder Companies is getting a real charge out of its latest research findings: caffeine affects skin’s electric potential and enhances hydration. Learn more from our podcast with Jaime Emmetsberger, Ph.D., of Tom Ford Research.

[podcast] How Nutrition Translates to Beauty, Part V: Epigenetic and Microbiome Factors

In relation to nutricosmetics, how does the microbiome come into play? What about epigenetics? This five-part podcast series with Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., and Alan Dattner, M.D., considers the impact of nutrition on beauty. Here in part V, we consider these and other external factors.

Peach is for Pies and Anti-aging

Peach may plump up a hearty, southern pie but new research suggests it has a new place—on your face. Or, at least, its floral extract does. A recent paper from Seoul National University explains.

Patent Pick: Aptamer Aptly Fitted for Anti-aging

MMPs have long been the target of research to inhibit the signs of aging. So, the cosmetic researchers on a new patent from LVMH and INSERM are in good company—albeit with a new, more effective guest molecule. This patent explains.

Can't find what you're looking for? Try searching, or looking through past issues.