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Jun 1, 2018 | A.D. Roddick-Lanzilotta, Ph.D., R.J. Kelly, Ph.D., G.H. Worth, Ph.D., and P.R. Sapsford, Ph.D., Keraplast Manufacturing Ltd., Canterbury, New Zealand
Bond multipliers have been developed to protect and repair hair. One in particular is a novel natural keratin alternative. Here, it is shown to retain fiber flexibility and protect and repair hair by binding intermediate filament proteins within the fiber.
May 29, 2018 | Jennifer M. Marsh and Michael G. Davis, The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
The links between skin and overall health are well-documented, but connections to hair health are less clear. Here, the authors delve a little deeper to determine truths and myths in this area—and to identify current gaps in the research.
May 29, 2018
Topical cosmetics to relieve atopic dermatitis (AD) should soothe skin and suppress pathogenic bacteria, among other functions. A new patent application from Truezyme Co., Ltd., describes a fermented and natural blend with multiple benefits for AD.
May 21, 2018
Inflammation is a natural defense but when left unresolved, it can negatively impact the skin and contribute to aging. Gattefossé and Ambiotis teamed up to explore these mechanisms.
May 17, 2018
The International Investigative Dermatology meeting is more than meets the eye—or skin. It's about future targets for innovative OTC/topical products. Just ask Rodan + Fields, Mary Kay, Estée Lauder and others.
May 16, 2018 | Tony O'Lenick, Jr., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this edition of our Words from Wiechers series, the late author encourages the industry to bring outside ideas and people into the industry. While he wrote it in 2001, it remains relevant today.
May 14, 2018
Cornell University, the University of Louisville and Repairogen Corp. have focused on protein degradation to heal skin and hair DNA in a novel way. A new patent application explains.
May 3, 2018
A next-gen electronic skin has been developed that can detect opposing forces with new levels of sensitivity.
May 1, 2018 | Joan Attia-Vigneau Ph.D., Marty Shortt, Rachelle Seguin, Isabelle Lacasse and Estelle Loing, Ph.D., IFF/Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Québec
Squalene becomes easily oxidized when exposed to pollution and UV radiation, which promotes skin inflammation, the production of poor-quality sebum, comedogenesis and wrinkling. Lemon myrtle leaf extract neutralizes squalene oxidation and can protect all ethnic skin types from environmentally induced oily skin, restoring oleostasis.
May 1, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Stefanie Dhanda, Johnson & Johnson
We all know “beauty sleep” is the real deal. What we don’t know is how our gut microbiome impacts it. J&J is interested in this connection, as Stefanie Dhanda explained in a recent podcast. Following is an excerpt.
Apr 30, 2018 | Tony O'Lenick
What’s the difference between something that is soluble vs. insoluble? Tony O’Lenick explores this notion. At first, he writes, this may seem quite simple but a deeper investigation provides formulation insight.
Apr 24, 2018
Chanel inventors picked a winner with a nature-derived approach to anti-aging. In a recent patent, the company describes a Solidago virgaurea subsp. alpestris (aka: goldenrod) extract to counter MMPs and free radicals for skin benefits.