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P&G, 23andMe Uncover Genetic Ties to Sensitive Skin

Research from P&G and 23andMe reveals new genetic associations underlying sensitive skin syndrome.

PCPC to Launch Online Hand Sanitizer Platform

The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) is developing an online platform to unify hand sanitizer ingredient and packaging suppliers for increased COVID-19 prevention.

Barrier Repair, Healing and Ethnic Variances in Skin: Literature Review

Derm-grade topicals and barrier repair products are expected to surge in demand. As such, this brief literature review presents work relevant to dermocosmetics and skin care. We start with a look at ethnically diverse skin variances, as a belated nod to Juneteenth.

Patent Pick: Aesthetic Volumizing Spray Hair Powder

Henkel inventors have designed a hair powder spray to impart volume and a sense of softness to hair. A new patent application explains.

Skin-stress Connection Key to Dermatoses

A recent book chapter released from The Essentials of Psychodermatology explores the biology of the brain-skin connection.

Ceapro's PGX-alginate Tech Delivers Wound-healing Efficacy

Research by biotech firm Ceapro and McMaster University demonstrates the capability of the company's PGX-alginate delivery technology to deliver wound-healing efficacy. Their joint study will be published in Acta Biomaterialia.

Patent Pick: Self-foaming and Moisturizing Facial Mask

Cosmax inventors have identified a combination of ingredients for leave-on, self-foaming facial masks that remove pollution particles from skin while maintaining moisturizing benefits. A recent patent explains.

Wearable Heatstroke Sensor Detects Skin pH

Research published in ACS Sensors describes a wearable skin sensor that adheres to skin and detects pH to warn against heatstroke. The technology, however, could be extended to skin monitoring and even personalized skin care.

Garden Om Hemp Creates Online CBD Marketplace

Garden Om Hemp Co. has created a formulator-friendly CBD platform that allows product formulators and DIY makers to source USDA Certified Organic CBD oil and blends.

Patent Pick: Jelly Fungus Glycolipids for Natural Preservative, Antibacterial Benefits

Glycolipid compounds derived from Dacryopinax spathularia (jelly fungus) esterified by isovaleric acid demonstrate novel natural preservative and antimicrobial properties. A recent patent from IMD Natural Solutions GMBH explains.

Peppermint Refreshes Anti-inflammatory, Wound Healing Response

Recent work published in the European Journal of Biological Research highlights the key skin care properties of an Algerian peppermint essential oil.

Patent Pick: Omniphobic Pigments for Lasting Wear

A group of researchers in France has invented an "omniphobic" pigment capable of adhering to skin and resisting sebum and sweat. A recent patent application explains.

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