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Patent Pick: Lips Sealed with Improved Occlusion

Cosmetic elegance, not to mention lip moisture, did not escape these Glaxosmithkline inventors in a recent patent submission for lip care.

[video] Hyaluronan Homeostasis for Anti-aging Effects

The mechanisms of photoaging—and effective approaches against them—remain elusive, which is why Kao Corp. sought to uncover them to approach photoaging in a new way: through hyaluronan homeostasis. Learn more from this video interview.

Sunscreen Extreme: Are We Filtering Too Much?

Research has confirmed, and consumers now know, that sunlight is a skin carcinogen. But is it all bad? Sunscreens block photochemical reactions in skin that provide important health benefits. As such, balance is needed. Click through to read more in our April digital edition.

Tpl2's Major Role in the Genetics of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is no joke, and that is why so many people are working to try and better understand it. Katie DeCicco-Skinner is one such person who is looking into the genetics of squamous cell carcinoma.

Comparatively Speaking: Patents, Exclusive Right and Public Development

There are now more than 10 million patents issued in the United States, and they are a crucial part of how we develop cosmetic and personal care products.

[video] Probiotics to Cosmetics: A 'Natural' Progression

Probiotic functionality is not what you typically expect from a cosmetic but the industry has moved in this direction. Why? This interview provides insight on the progression from naturals to probiotics.

[video] How Muscle Controls Facial Hyperpigmentation

Working out makes a world of difference for your physical and mental well-being, but new research suggests it also impacts beauty in a previously unknown way.

How Researchers Believe Cosmetic Ingredients Pollute Waterways

Trace amounts of personal care ingredients enter streams, oceans and other waterways through wastewater, where they are only partially broken-down, according to recent findings. Are regulatory repercussions to follow?

'Goddess' Linking Stress to Aging Revealed

A study from the Boston University School of Medicine has revealed mutations in the longevity gene klotho, named for the Greek goddess Clotho, are connected with cellular aging.

Skin Care Could Translate to Brain, Heart and Blood Sugar Health

We hear it all the time: the skin is the largest organ, and we focus on ways to address signs of aging or ailments. But according to a new study, skin health (or lack thereof) could have much larger implications.

L’Oréal, uBiome Partner to Advance Skin Microbiome Research

Citing the demand for personalized skin care, the partnership will conduct research on the skin microbiome in order to inspire future product development and provide insight to consumers.

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