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Targeting Unsaturated Fatty Acids to Reduce Scalp Inflammation—A Proposal

Some components in sebum can cause inflammation, irritation and other issues. Thus, their selective removal would mitigate risk while leaving beneficial components in place. The present article proposes such an approach by exploring the components that pose irritation risk, considering their removal feasibility and identifying an ingredient that could hold this capability: polyglyceryl-10 laurate.

Sytheon Validates Xerotic Pruritic Skin Topical Treatment

Published results demonstrated mechanisms by which isosorbide di-(linoleate/oleate) improves skin hydration and epidermal barrier function, supporting its application for the treatment of xerotic pruritic skin.

Shiseido Uncovers Macrophage Connection to Inflammaging

Shiseido researchers have uncovered a negative effect of macrophage imbalance in skin: inflammaging.

Scientists Discover Origins of Eczema and Psoriasis

Research from Newcastle University, the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Kings College London has uncovered the developmental origins of eczema and psoriasis, leading to new possibilities for treatment and means to research other inflammatory conditions.

Microplastics Detected in Human Placenta: Industry Implications

A new study published in Environmental International has identified the presence of microplastics in human placenta. While science examines their risk, industry (including cosmetics) might expect to hasten their replacement and removal.

[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Art-inspired Approach to Powder Foundations

In our latest Cosmetics R&D Vlog entry, we connected with Yuki Muneyoshi, of POLA Chemical Industries, about his work to develop a natural-looking, multi-shade powder foundation inspired by oil painting. His work was initially presented at the IFSCC 2020 Congress

Hair Damage and Repair Literature: Sweet Potato Sochu and Red Clover

Hair thinning and loss; nourishing and bonding treatments; and scalp, curl and color care are among today's top concerns and trends in hair care. As such, we offer the following brief literature review with a look at recent research related to hair repair and damage.

CES 2021 Beauty Innovations Unveiled

The event is taking place January 11-14, 2021.

Blue Light Ingredients and Research Intensify in Cosmetics R&D

A recent two-part review article published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology defines blue light, considers its effects on skin and takes inventory of cosmetic ingredients claiming blue light protection, as well as methods to test their efficacy.

Marianna Naturals and Perfect Corp. Launch AI Tool to Analyze/Advise on Skin Concerns

Marianna Naturals Corp. and Perfect Corp. have launched a beta version of their skin diagnostics tool that uses artificial intelligence and augmented reality to assess spots, wrinkles, texture and dark circles on the face.

Viral Skin Defense: Phage Therapy, A Commentary

It provides their brief evolutionary history, considers their utility as antimicrobial alternatives, and posits their application in modern skin care. This article offers a commentary supporting the notion of bacteriophages, or phages, in skin care therapeutics.

Oral Care Refresh: Intersecting Function with Beauty and Innovation

The present article reviews recent developments in the oral care category, including novel claims and ingredients. It also underlines where opportunities lie in this segment intersecting function with beauty and innovation.

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