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May 1, 2021
Apr 30, 2021 | Yasuhiko Toshima, Ph.D. and Hiroyuki Araki, Kao Corp.; Masahiko Otani, Lion Corp.; Ruka Suzuki, KOSÉ Corp.; Jun Usukura, Mandom Corp.; Kohtaro Fujioka, Ph.D., Manda Fermentation Co., Ltd.; Masaki Ookawa, Ookawa Microbiology Research Labo.
This second installment in our four-part series provides real-life scenarios of microbial contamination that occurred during cosmetic product manufacturing—and the countermeasures taken.
Apr 30, 2021 | B. Paetzold and F. Brillet S-Biomedic, Beerse, Belgium; M.C. Richardson and K. Steventon, National Biofilms Innovation Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
The present discussion explores the possibilities of utilizing C. acnes as a probiotic to address skin deficiencies as they change from adolescence to adulthood. While the technology to fully support this approach is still developing, the research suggests it could be a path forward for evolving skin concerns.
Apr 30, 2021 | Apostolos Pappas, Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ USA and Nogra Pharm, Dublin
Newly elucidated roles have been uncovered in the literature regarding the effects of surface lipids on normal skin functions, dry or atopic skin and acne. In addition, differences with regards to ethnicity and age have been highlighted. The present article offers a review of these findings.
Apr 27, 2021 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Larry Weiss, M.D., CSO and Founder, Symbiome
Where is the cosmetics industry in terms of understanding the skin microbiome? And what approaches could engage or support the entities therein? Larry Weiss, M.D., tells us, in this exclusive interview. Listen now.
Apr 22, 2021 | Laurent Billon, Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physico-Chimie pour l'Environnement et les Matériaux (IPREM)
Self-assembled microgel films won the Cosmetic Victories 2021 academic prize. IPREM's bio-inspired gels are said to offer unique properties, opening the door to applications for cosmetics and health care.
Apr 22, 2021 | Tony O'Lenick, Nascent Technologies Corp.
Chemical compounds are easier to analyze, quantitate and evaluate in a formulation than chemical complex compositions. Tony O'Lenick explains why in this installment of "Comparatively Speaking."
Apr 19, 2021 | Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries, with Akriti Pradhan, University College London and Gabriela Daniels, London College of Fashion; London, UK
Akriti Pradhan and Gabriela Daniels recently reviewed assistive technologies and the outcomes of a survey of cosmetics for visually impaired and blind consumers. Learn what they discovered in this Cosmetics R&D Vlog entry.
Apr 19, 2021
Skin brightening/lightening has been at the top of our trending search terms for several weeks. As such, we offer this brief literature review of recent work related to this hot product segment.
Apr 15, 2021 | Tony O'Lenick, Nascent Technologies Corp., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this installment of our Words from Wiechers series, the authors divert their attention from cosmetic science to world events, demonstrating how both 9/11 and COVID-19 impacted every facet of product development work, and life in general.
Apr 15, 2021
Work published in Environmental Research suggests that frequency of cosmetics use is a strong predictor of exposure to benzophenone and parabens, and that these compounds may increase the risk of endometriosis. Further studies are warranted.
Apr 14, 2021
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society shows that E. coli can produce carminic acid, which holds potential for biosynthetic carmine for vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics.