Cosmetic Victories Winner Profile: Stefan Mazy on Real-time Gene Patch Test
SkinRNA is a repeatable micro diagnostic test for measuring real-time skin care effectiveness. At its core is the DermR microneedle patch, which is designed to collect tiny amounts of skin tissue.
May 10th, 2022
Dia-Stron, Bossa Nova Vision to Jointly Develop Personal Care Measurement Systems
The Emotion Paradox in Product Testing: A Commentary
Shiseido to Launch Skin Bacteria Measuring Service Based on Novel PCR Method
Shiseido has co-developed a method and device to measure the amount and balance of a consumer's indigenous skin bacteria simply and quickly. The company will use the approach to provide a high value-added, in-store experience and new beauty service.
May 6th, 2022
Haut.AI Expands R&D Collaborations, Joins J&J Innovation Incubator
J&J's JLABS science incubator aims to accelerate the delivery of health and wellness solutions to patients around the world by supporting emerging companies and opening them to vital industry connections.
May 5th, 2022
Telessence: Three Actives for a Complete Wellbeing
It is known in the cosmetic market that stress can have an impact on the skin’s appearance such as wrinkles, dull skin, loss of elasticity and firmness, redness, etc.—but is all stress the same? Discover Telessence.
Apr 27th, 2022
Gorillas Inspire Seqens' Phyt’anim Grains of Paradise Cosmetic Active
Observations of the western lowland gorilla are at the core of Sequens' Phyt’anim Grains of Paradise ingredient, designed to relieve skin in a state of chronic inflammation.
Apr 28th, 2022
Cosmetic Victories Profile: Niki Baccile, Ph.D., on Biosurfactant-biopolymer Interactions
In this interview, Niki Baccile, Ph.D., of CNRS, a finalist in the latest Cosmetic Victories competition, describes the unique properties of biosurfactant-biopolymer combinations for applications in creams, lotions, emulsions, etc.
Apr 25th, 2022
7 Years in the Making: CE Recommends In vitro SPF Double Plate Test Method
"... No in vitro method had [previously] advanced to the stage that CE could recommend it. So those who did not want to use an in vivo method could use any ... unvalidated method; this should no longer be the case."
Apr 12th, 2022
[updated] Enzymit Inc. Secures $5M to Advance Designer Enzymes
The designer enzymes reportedly could, "replace nearly every inefficient, unsustainable and polluting chemical reaction used in modern production methods." Gideon Lapidoth, Ph.D., CEO and co-founder, explains.
Apr 10th, 2022
3D Bioprinted Hydrogel Enables Hair Follicle Regeneration
A recent paper published in
describes a 3D bioprinted scaffold that enables dermal papilla cells to regenerate entire follicles. The substrate could aid in hair loss treatment and may have broader applications for skin.
Mar 28th, 2022
Tranexamic Acid Enhances Efficacy of Fluocinolone for Melasma
When comparing combination treatment of oral tranexamic acid with fluocinolone-based TCC to fluocinolone-based TCC alone for the treatment of melasma, combination therapy provided superior results.
Mar 1st, 2022
The Bare Minimum: Skinimalism and the Microbiome
This article discusses microbiome-friendly, minimalistic trends, along with the challenges posed by a lack of validated methods to assess the microbiome. In addition, a certification solution is proposed.
Mar 1st, 2022
Responsible R&D: Tips to Make Cosmetic Labs and Manufacturing More Sustainable
Labs and manufacturing facilities have not been as quick to find solutions; this article offers tips to make them more sustainable without sacrificing productivity.
Jan 31st, 2022