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Feb 11, 2019 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D
Wiechers wrote, "Mechanisms of action may be very complex and seem chaotic but you can create your own order in this chaos and only then [does] this chaos come to life." O'Lenick explores how in this month's Words from Wiechers series.
Feb 7, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Charles Spence, Ph.D.
"While the consumer will think of ... feeling the softness of hair or smoothness of skin, our research has shown that none of our experiences is just unisensory. ...If we know that perception is multisensory, we start thinking about the role [of other senses]." Learn more from Charles Spence, Ph.D., in this seven-part podcast series, sponsored by Berjé.
Feb 5, 2019 | Becky S. Li, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.; John H. Cary, Louisiana State University, New Orleans; and Howard I. Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
The first in a series, this column reviews the role of substantivity in skin care, which allows penetrants to remain on skin. A case study on the potential dangers of substantivity's effects, when combined with certain ingredients, also is examined.
Jan 31, 2019
The company's research characterizes the skin mircobiome across the body in order to assess the impact of cosmetic actives and empower future ingredients.
Jan 30, 2019
It may not sound fresh, but according to L'Oréal inventors, Satureja montana, aka "winter savory," is rich in geraniol and demonstrates efficacy against odor-causing bacteria in deodorant applications. A new patent explains.
Jan 28, 2019 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC, et al.
HLB and PIT are both important concepts for making emulsions. They provide different information, however, so both should be used to optimize emulsions. Tony O'Lenick, et al., explain.
Jan 8, 2019
A novel biomaterial developed by researchers at Imperial College London interacts with wound healing and tissue repair as it evolves.
Jan 2, 2019 | John H. Cary, Louisiana State University, New Orleans; Becky S. Li, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.; and Howard I Maibach, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
This second in a two-part series looks at specific ingredients of concern due to reported adverse effects—although not necessarily from typical cosmetic exposure routes or levels. The aim is to identify public concerns in order to inform product developers and improve user experiences.
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.