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Hand Sanitizer Update: COVID-19, Methanol, Benzalkonium Chloride, Testing, Regulation and Outlook

This article reviews what we have learned in recent months regarding COVID-19 and hand sanitizer formulation, adulteration, testing, regulation and more. It is an extension of the series debuting in late 2020, and provides an update of what we've learned and where we're (possibly) going.

Enhancing Hair Health: Effects of Oiling, Inside and Out—Part I

Hair oiling has been practiced since ancient times and has more recently piqued market interest. Its effects on physical, chemical and sensorial properties have been reported, which the authors review herein. This first of two articles views oiling for hair health from the surface; a follow-up piece will review internal structural benefits.

Lecythis Minor: A Major Resource for Skin/Hair Benefits and Social Progress

Natural ingredients have drawn interest not only for their beauty benefits, but also their potential to support social progress. This article describes paradise nut oil (Lecythis minor) responsibly sourced from Colombian biodiversity, which is shown to impart anti-aging and conditioning effects in skin and hair.

Amorepacific Discovers Genetic Skin Barrier Regulator, Lesion Connection

During a Society for Investigative Dermatology e-poster session, Amorepacific shared research uncovering the role of EGR3 in skin barrier functioning and its connection with compromised skin.

Survey Predicts AI, Blockchain, Emerging Tech will Receive Most Funding

In a recent survey, respondents predicted that emerging technologies including AI and blockchain, and startup biotech will be the biggest contributors to life science innovation post-pandemic.

Curcumin Nanoparticles May Be Viable Adjuvant for Sunscreen

Mice pretreated with curcumin nanoparticles had less erythema and inflammation, decreased apoptosis and less p53 expression following exposure to UVB than those in the control group.

J&J Presents on Skin Health, Oncology Care, Emotions/Acne and Sunscreens at AAD

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Consumer Health revealed skin research during the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) VMX 2021 event in 13 posters and 3 talks covering topics ranging from sunscreens for all skin tones, to emollient skin care in oncology therapy, anti-acne and more.

Patent Picks: Biofilms, Solid Mouthwash and CBD in Oral Care

Colgate-Palmolive is addressing oral care in modern ways, as patents from the company indicate. Biofilms, solid mouthwash and CBD are among recent disclosures.

Research Links Gut Microbes and Inflammatory Skin Disease

The gut-skin axis has previously been linked to skin disorders including acne and psoriasis. Research presented at the EADV 2021 symposium underscores this connection with findings related to the inflammatory skin condition hidradenitis suppurativa.

Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory Effects of CBD Confirmed in Keratinocytes

A study published in the Journal of Natural Products confirms the mechanism through which cannabidiol (CBD) exerts antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions in human skin keratinocytes.

Beiersdorf Refutes Reports that Artificial Blue Light Causes Skin Damage

Beiersdorf has released a statement refuting reports that artificial blue light, e.g., from smartphones, laptops and tablets, causes skin damage.

[podcast] Hyper Hygiene and Future Directions for the Skin Microbiome

Continuing our discussion on what we know about the skin microbiome, this follow-up interview with Larry Weiss, M.D., of Symbiome, considers the impact of today's hyper-hygienic practices and looks to what's next for skin microbiome care. Listen now.

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