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Jan 2, 2019 | Paul Lawrence, Ph.D., and Joseph Ceccoli Biocogent, LLC, Stony Brook, NY
The skin care industry has begun to explore epigenetics to ameliorate skin conditions. Within this field, histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACis) are of interest thanks to their potent anti-inflammatory and other anti-aging effects. This article reviews their activity and utility.
Jan 2, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Paolo Giacomoni, Ph.D.
Blue light has both good and bad effects on skin. Learn more about them in this author commentary with Paolo Giacomoni, Ph.D., who recently wrote a Cosmetics & Toiletries feature on this subject.
Dec 28, 2018
Cannabinoids have fired up great interest (and to some extent, alarm) from the cosmetics industry, both for their broad potential but also their regulatory status. During the recent SCC Annual Meeting, a few presenters shared what the science says about these potent actives.
Dec 19, 2018 | Tony O’Lenick, Siltech LLC, Lawrenceville, GA USA
Rancidification is a type of oxidative degradation that occurs more commonly in oils, including hydrocarbons and other organics. Here, Tony O'Lenick explores this process and provides solutions to prevent it.
Dec 16, 2018
The lightweight, ultra-thin membrane is formed by directly spraying it onto the skin. It could be leveraged in makeup for evenness of coverage, or in therapeutic skin care applications.
Dec 15, 2018
Various forces are at work within skin that can defend against or propogate signs of aging. Shiseido highlighted findings in this area from a joint research project, along with the capability of an iris extract to influence these dynamics.
Dec 7, 2018 | Kaoru Kasahara, POLA
Women who interact with farm- and plant-associated bacteria have better skin. At least, that's what research from POLA suggests. Kaoru Kasahara explains in this video interview.
Dec 3, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Giorgio Dell'Acqua, Ph.D., Dellacqua Consulting
What's missing from the sustainability story? The "people piece," at least according to Giorgio Dell'Acqua, Ph.D. The problem is the industry needs a credible metric to measure its social impact. Hear more in this podcast.
Nov 28, 2018
Shiseido is adding a new element to the anti-aging category: heat. In a recent patent, the company describe entities whose aromas may be inhaled to increase skin temperature, thus recirculating blood and youth into tired skin.
Nov 28, 2018
"The pleasure is all yours" seems to be the cosmetic industry's latest message to consumers. Recent work from Kao Corp. and others, including ingredient suppliers, demonstrates.
Nov 15, 2018
Orchids have sprouted up among the latest craze for indigenous ingredients—first in medicine, and now, apparently, in cosmetics. A new LVMH patent explains.
Nov 13, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Motonori Kurosumi, POLA
POLA researcher Motonori Kurosumi explored how we perceive the age of others in moving vs. static faces. He touches on his findings in this video interview.