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Scientists Discover Origins of Eczema and Psoriasis

Research from Newcastle University, the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Kings College London has uncovered the developmental origins of eczema and psoriasis, leading to new possibilities for treatment and means to research other inflammatory conditions.

Microplastics Detected in Human Placenta: Industry Implications

A new study published in Environmental International has identified the presence of microplastics in human placenta. While science examines their risk, industry (including cosmetics) might expect to hasten their replacement and removal.

[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Art-inspired Approach to Powder Foundations

In our latest Cosmetics R&D Vlog entry, we connected with Yuki Muneyoshi, of POLA Chemical Industries, about his work to develop a natural-looking, multi-shade powder foundation inspired by oil painting. His work was initially presented at the IFSCC 2020 Congress

Hair Damage and Repair Literature: Sweet Potato Sochu and Red Clover

Hair thinning and loss; nourishing and bonding treatments; and scalp, curl and color care are among today's top concerns and trends in hair care. As such, we offer the following brief literature review with a look at recent research related to hair repair and damage.

CES 2021 Beauty Innovations Unveiled

The event is taking place January 11-14, 2021.

Blue Light Ingredients and Research Intensify in Cosmetics R&D

A recent two-part review article published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology defines blue light, considers its effects on skin and takes inventory of cosmetic ingredients claiming blue light protection, as well as methods to test their efficacy.

Marianna Naturals and Perfect Corp. Launch AI Tool to Analyze/Advise on Skin Concerns

Marianna Naturals Corp. and Perfect Corp. have launched a beta version of their skin diagnostics tool that uses artificial intelligence and augmented reality to assess spots, wrinkles, texture and dark circles on the face.

Viral Skin Defense: Phage Therapy, A Commentary

It provides their brief evolutionary history, considers their utility as antimicrobial alternatives, and posits their application in modern skin care. This article offers a commentary supporting the notion of bacteriophages, or phages, in skin care therapeutics.

Oral Care Refresh: Intersecting Function with Beauty and Innovation

The present article reviews recent developments in the oral care category, including novel claims and ingredients. It also underlines where opportunities lie in this segment intersecting function with beauty and innovation.

Foaming for Formulators: Coco-glucoside

Coco-glucoside is naturally derived from plant sugars and fatty alcohols, and has become increasingly popular as a foaming and cleansing agent in formulations due to its natural properties. In this column, the creation, composition and application of coco-glucoside are examined for proper formulating in personal care products, compared with other anionic surfactants.

12 Beauty and Health Uses for CBD: Amway Reviews the Evidence

A review by Amway researchers published in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology explores tangible evidence in the literature relevant to CBD's potential topical beauty and health benefits in 12 application areas.

Vegan Gelling Agent Imparts Variable Strengths, Antimicrobial Effects

A paper published in the recent Food Chemistry describes a novel non-animal gelling agent based on citric acid and disodium 5-guanylate that imparts variable viscoelastic properties.

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