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Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol and Both: Exploring Toxicity

This study underlines the significance of variations in the safety and efficacy of individual and combined preservative systems. It also reiterates the strategy of leveraging the right preservatives and levels for given formulation designs.

Shiseido Wins at China Cosmetics Academic Research Conference

The company's research on aging (including wrinkle formation) took home first prize and two second prizes for three research papers selected from 84 entries; to date, the company has taken home six first prizes at the conference.

[video] How Infrared Light Induces Cellular Senescence

Can infrared radiation cause cell death? This was the question Jaime Emmetsberger, Ph.D., of the Estée Lauder Companies, explored in a poster she presented at the International Investigative Dermatology Conference in Orlando. Learn more from this video interview.

Taking Shape: Genetic Facial Markers Discovered

Using novel 3D technology, researchers discovered 15 new genes that determine facial features, as published in Nature Genetics.

Patent Pick: Adhesion Holds the Secret to Highly Glossy and Saturated Metallics

Trendy metallic pigments are used to create a decorative, and shiny, effect on skin. The problem, however? They typically do not demonstrate high gloss or color saturation. A new patent application may help.

Melanoma Risk Drops 40% with Childhood Sunscreen Use

Recent research in JAMA Dermatology suggests that those who regularly used sunscreen as a child are at a significantly lower risk of melanoma; the study also sheds light on who is more likely to take that risk.

Bacteria Therapy Used to Treat Eczema

Bacteria therapy may not sound like the most glamorous form of treatment, but a recent double-blind study conducted by the National Health Institute found that it could work wonders for people suffering from atopic dermatitis.

Defensin Peptides Tested for Anti-aging Benefits

Defensin is believed to help improve aging skin based on its natural healing properties—recent research in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology examines its efficacy.

The Genetic Relation Between Skin Tanning and Burning

Scientists recently investigated whether or not genetics can be linked to the propensity of skin to burn or tan, and how this connection may also explain people at risk to skin cancer.

Patent Pick: Lipolytic Enzymes for Skin, Hair and Laundry

In its latest patent, Danisco, DuPont's food and beverage arm, was deeply set on new approaches to remove stains. A lipolytic enzyme variant was uncovered that improves not only laundry care, but skin and hair care.

Patent Pick: Illuminating, Universal Optical Correction

While cosmetics to match skin tone, blur wrinkles or impart radiance are known, LVMH inventors have combined them into one universal fix; starting with an aqueous phase. See how in this new patent application.

Body Odor Research Opens Door for Next-gen Deodorants

Recent research published in eLife describes how body odor is created, and presents an opportunity for formulators to create deodorants that can inhibit armpit malodor altogether.

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