ct

Current cover

Recent in Research (page 5 of 40)

Silab Study Reveals Microbiome Balance is Lost with Age

Recent Silab research has confirmed that with aging, the microbiome of Caucasian female skin becomes imbalanced.

How Hair ‘Smells’ Sandalwood to Reverse Baldness

Synthetic sandalwood is the key to hair growth, according to recent research that manipulates the scalp's olfactory receptors.

[podcast] A Closer Look at Psoriasis Care

"Psoriasis [has] never really had—not like atopic dermatitis—a dedicated product line," explained Neal Bhatia, M.D. This first in a three-part podcast series explores the differences in these skin conditions, and the market for compromised skin care.

Patent Pick: Lauder Rides the Infrared Wave with Indium Tin Oxide

Estée Lauder inventors are riding a new wave toward innovation: an infrared one. A new patent application explains.

Sticking it to Hair Damage: Delivery Duo Protects and Repairs Inside and Out

To adequately protect hair from damage, an efficient solution should offer not only high coverage externally, but also penetrate hair to impart reparative effects internally. The present study explores the ability of a dual technology to provide these benefits, as demonstrated via analytical techniques.

Could 'Mechanoceuticals' Drive Efficacy to New Depths?

A new force has magnetized the medical field; so-called "mechanoceuticals." Could they also benefit cosmetics?

Patent Pick: Lip-smacking Matte Maneuver

A new patent from Avon smooths out the wrinkles of comfortable, reduced-gloss matte lipstick formulas.

Mastering Microflora: Bioflavonoids for Better Skin Appearance

An imbalanced microflora can cause skin problems such as acne, atopic eczema and fungal infections. Here, authors analyze the ability of bioflavonoids to rebalance microflora and improve skin health.

A Case Study in Logistics for Personalized Skin Care

Implementing personalized skin care is a challenge, considering each person has unique skin with distinct characteristics. The present article provides a case study of a system designed to execute custom skin care solutions on an industrial scale. Proof of concept in a small sampling of 30 volunteers also is provided.

Quantifying Well Aging: A Mathematical Sketch to Predict Age

There is no biological evidence to explain why some individuals look older or younger than they really are. This work sought to quantify the cutaneous characteristics of well aging based on focus group input, word clouds, biometric measurements and more.

Comparatively Speaking: Silicon Dioxide, Silicon and Silicone

This column is intended to provide an understanding of the relationships between these raw materials and the silicones found in personal care.

[video] Architecture of Hair and Living-Dead Connection

During the TRI-Princeton 8th International Conference on Applied Hair Science, Crisan Popescu, Ph.D., of Kao, revealed some of the latest exciting areas of hair research stirring scientific interest. Learn more from our exclusive video interview.

Can't find what you're looking for? Try searching, or looking through past issues.