Most Popular in Research
- 1How the Skin Microbiome Softens UV Assault
- 2Polar vs. Nonpolar Oils
- 3Comparatively Speaking: Humectants vs. Emollients vs. Occlusive Agents
- 4Comparatively Speaking: Isotactic vs. Syndiotactic vs. Atactic in Polymers
- 5Youth in Yields: Jasmine Rice Extract Whitens, Protects and Smooths Skin
- 6[podcast] Stopping Sweat at the Source with a Model for Bioactive Antiperspirants
- 7Sunscreen Extreme: Are We Filtering Too Much?
- 8Clean Beauty Decoded
- 9Microbiome Disconnect: Antibiotics and Dysbiosys, A Commentary
- 10Comparatively Speaking: Epilation vs. Depilation
Recent in Research (page 5 of 40)
Dec 16, 2018
The lightweight, ultra-thin membrane is formed by directly spraying it onto the skin. It could be leveraged in makeup for evenness of coverage, or in therapeutic skin care applications.
Dec 15, 2018
Various forces are at work within skin that can defend against or propogate signs of aging. Shiseido highlighted findings in this area from a joint research project, along with the capability of an iris extract to influence these dynamics.
Dec 7, 2018 | Kaoru Kasahara, POLA
Women who interact with farm- and plant-associated bacteria have better skin. At least, that's what research from POLA suggests. Kaoru Kasahara explains in this video interview.
Dec 3, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Giorgio Dell'Acqua, Ph.D., Dellacqua Consulting
What's missing from the sustainability story? The "people piece," at least according to Giorgio Dell'Acqua, Ph.D. The problem is the industry needs a credible metric to measure its social impact. Hear more in this podcast.
Nov 28, 2018
Shiseido is adding a new element to the anti-aging category: heat. In a recent patent, the company describe entities whose aromas may be inhaled to increase skin temperature, thus recirculating blood and youth into tired skin.
Nov 28, 2018
"The pleasure is all yours" seems to be the cosmetic industry's latest message to consumers. Recent work from Kao Corp. and others, including ingredient suppliers, demonstrates.
Nov 15, 2018
Orchids have sprouted up among the latest craze for indigenous ingredients—first in medicine, and now, apparently, in cosmetics. A new LVMH patent explains.
Nov 13, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Motonori Kurosumi, POLA
POLA researcher Motonori Kurosumi explored how we perceive the age of others in moving vs. static faces. He touches on his findings in this video interview.
Nov 12, 2018 | Prashant Bahadur, Ph.D., and Saroja Narasimhan, Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson, Skillman, NJ USA
Cetyl alcohol can provide emulsifying, thickening and conditioning benefits. This versatility, thanks to its structure and properties, described here, lends itself to a wide range of applications, including shampoos, sunscreens and lipsticks.
Nov 5, 2018
Research conducted at the NYU School of Medicine has found that mammalian brains can identify scents more quickly than previously.
Oct 30, 2018
GlaxoSmithKline inventors have their eye on occlusion as a mechanism to reduce skin dryness. Here, they look to oils, fats and waxes from pumpkin, shea and more for new tricks to improve topical treatments.
Oct 30, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Gabriela Daniels, London College of Fashion
Besides sight, scent is perhaps our most primordial sensory input. Here, Gabriela Daniels, of the London College of Fashion, explains a master's degree study on crossing sensory cues to elevate cosmetic product experiences.