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[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: 'Hair-raising' Insights on Anti-aging

Award-winning research from Shiseido, presented by Tomonobu Ezure, Ph.D., during IFSCC 2020, reveals the hair muscles provide structural support to prevent skin sagging. Learn more from this vlog entry.

Resveratrol Analogue and Equol Revive Menopausal Skin

A decrease in estrogen during menopause negatively affects the skin, according to a study published in Dermatology and Therapy, but a novel resveratrol analogue and the isoflavonoid equol offer new hope.

How the Circadian Cycle Regulates Skin Regeneration: A Review

A recent review published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology explores how skin regeneration follows a circadian cycle.

Research Uncovers Positioning of Sphingosine Chains in Healthy Skin

Research published in Langmuir has uncovered the positioning of sphingosine chains in the stratum corneum, providing insight into how ceramides should be arranged in healthy skin.

Comparatively Speaking: Crossmodal vs. Lineal Perception

Lineal perception relates to a direct line between a stimuli and a single sensory interpretation. Crossmodal perception refers to responses and interpretations of various senses to a stimulus, offering product developers opportunities to create novel consumer experiences.

Colorescience Shows Iron Oxides Extend Blue Light Protection

A Colorescience product containing iron oxides, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide was shown to attenuate light in the HEV (blue) spectrum. Results were published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

AI-aided Pathways Effectively Synthesize Naturally Occurring Compounds

AI-aided technology continues to find utility in cosmetics R&D. A recent paper published in Nature provides an example, showing the efficacy of computational synthesis planning for naturally occurring compounds.

Shiseido Uncovers IL-8 Skin Damage, Points to Lymphatic Skin Care Approach

Shiseido researchers have found that age-related inflammatory factors (IL-8), which accumulate over time if not cleared by lymphatic vessels from the skin, damage epidermal skin cells and accelerate aging.

[update] Comparatively Speaking: Matter vs. Mind Claims

This "Comparatively Speaking" was revived from 2008 for its relevance today. In it, Tony O’Lenick posed the question: What’s the difference between a "mind" claim and a "matter" claim? Industry expert Johann Wiechers, Ph.D., explained.

Anti-cellulite Literature: Microneedles, PGI2 Agonists and Prickly Ash

MarketWatch projects the global cellulite treatment market will see a CAGR of 5.5% from 2020 to 2025. In relation, we offer the following brief review of recent anti-cellulite R&D in the literature.

Kao Predicts 86 Changes in Skin with Age, Menstrual Cycle and More

Kao Corp. has designed a technique using AI and RNA from skin lipids to predict 86 constantly changing skin attributes. Results indicate shifts in skin moisture, transparency and glycosylation with age and during the menstrual cycle.

Tweaking Polyether Alkyl Derivatives to Modify Rheology

Polyether alkyl urea derivatives serve as gelators in cosmetic solvents and according to recent work published in Applied Polymer Materials, can produce different rheological effects depending on the solvent used.

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