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Beauty Accelerate Virtual: Clearing 'Zombie' Cells from Skin

During their Beauty Accelerate Virtual talk, Fred Zülli, Ph.D., and Franziska Wandrey, Ph.D., of Mibelle Biochemistry will explore senolytics in for cosmetics and demonstrate how an Alpine rose extract acts via this phenomenon to remove harmful "zombie" cells from skin.

Beauty Accelerate Virtual: Material Science to Revive the Innovation Pipeline

In his Beauty Accelerate Virtual presentation, Prithwiraj Maitra, Ph.D., executive director of R&D for AbbVie, will lay the groundwork for attendees to understand material science and how it practically applies across product categories.

Patent Pick: Butcher's Broom, Algin, etc., Blend Sweeps Away Redness and Flaking

Mary Kay Inc. inventors describe a botanical-based blend to alleviate the symptoms of sensitive skin including dryness/flaking and erythema/redness. A recent patent explains.

Sabinsa's Research Shows Lactosporin as Anti-acne and -aging Active

Research on Sabinsa’s cosmeceutical Lactosporin has been shown to impart anti-acne benefits and is among the first published human clinical studies examining a probiotic metabolite; additional in vitro study examined its anti-aging properties.

Beauty Accelerate Virtual: Surprising Connections Between Beauty and Sleep

In his Beauty Accelerate Virtual presentation, Russ Walters, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer of Somn, will elucidate the many interesting connections between beauty and sleep (or lack of sleep).

Hand Hygiene and Disease Prevention, Part II

This article continues our discussion from Part I on hand hygiene. It considers sanitizer efficacy and an alternative angle: Are we too clean? The series will continue in our November 2020 issue with regulatory, legal and social aspects; e.g., school attendance.

Benzoyl Peroxide: Radical Efficacy Against C. acnes

Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is a key ingredient that formulators use to treat Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes) thanks to its antibacterial properties and minimal side effects. In this column, the authors discuss the properties of BPO and how it can be properly formulated to create an effective topical treatment for C. acnes.

Attacking Acne: OTC Topical Treatments

Most of the world's population has, at some point, been affected by acne. This, along with the recent "maskne" phenomenon, has heightened demand for OTC acne care. The present feature reviews the formation of acne and various topical treatments to mitigate it; such as salicylic acid, sulfur and benzoyl peroxide.

Snow Mushroom and Alcohol-free Sanitizers: Hand Care in the Literature

The global hand sanitizer market is expected to grow, bringing with it a need for hand creams and moisturizers to offset the effects of frequent use. Taken together, the following brief literature review considers research relevant to hand hygiene and care.

Beauty Accelerate Virtual: Blue Biotech and Beauty

In his Beauty Accelerate Virtual presentation, Colin Barrow, Ph.D., will delve into microalgae for beauty and fish for answers for anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, sun protection and other skin health benefits.

Words from Wiechers: Cosmetic Science—A Matter of Life and Death?

In this "Words from Wiechers" installment, we learn how our work in the cosmetic industry, "will never stop, but we may have until eternity to get it right." This observation is followed by a discussion of the responsibilities of scientists to use new technologies prudently.

Skin Rashes and Hair Loss: Biological Connections to COVID-19

Besides health consequences, perhaps the most visible effects of COVID-19 relate to mask-wearing, hand-washing and emotional stress. But biological connections between the virus, skin and hair have also emerged; following are select examples of what science has uncovered.

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