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[podcast] The Bigger Issue Behind Microbial Contamination
Many cosmetic recalls in the U.S. relate to microbial contamination but not for the reason you might think. Here, experts from the Univ. of Cincinnati and PCPC explain why it's more than alternative preservatives to blame. Listen now. It's free.
University of Cincinnati
Jun 13th, 2023
[podcast] How RNA Sequencing Advances Claims Support
RNA sequencing is a newer, more dynamic approach than DNA sequencing to measure the effects of ingredients and products on skin. Rishabh Kala, Ph.D., of Genemarkers, explains its capabilities in this sponsored podcast. Listen now; it's free.
Apr 3rd, 2023
[podcast] Blue Light, Pollution, CBD and More: Testing Today’s Cosmetics
CBD, blue light, phytochemicals and more are at the heart of today's cosmetics and personal care product claims. Learn how they are evaluated plus emerging trends in testing in this podcast, sponsored by Genemarkers. Listen now; it's free.
Nov 5th, 2021
[podcast] 'Natural' Redirect and Green Tea X Lotus Blue Light Protection
Consumers are demanding more from naturals, according to Hemali Gunt, Ph.D., of Burt's Bees—safety, efficacy and esthetics are just as important. In this podcast, Gunt describes this new direction and related work on green tea plus lotus for blue light protection. Listen now.
Jun 29th, 2021
[podcast] Hyper Hygiene and Future Directions for the Skin Microbiome
Continuing our discussion on what we know about the skin microbiome, this follow-up interview with Larry Weiss, M.D., of Symbiome, considers the impact of today's hyper-hygienic practices and looks to what's next for skin microbiome care. Listen now.
May 4th, 2021
[podcast] What We Know About the Skin Microbiome
Where is the cosmetics industry in terms of understanding the skin microbiome? And what approaches could engage or support the entities therein? Larry Weiss, M.D., tells us, in this exclusive interview. Listen now.
Apr 27th, 2021
[podcast] Sunscreen Innovation Act Update: MUsT Test and Penetration Potential
"What’s changed with respect to sunscreen evaluation is ... the test model they are using now is designed for drugs ...and has never been applied previously for the sunscreens," Epstein reports.
EMD Chemicals Inc/Cosmetic Ingredients
Mar 17th, 2020
[podcast] Consumer Gaps, Waterless Forms, Bio-inspired Ideas and More in Hair Research
This podcast underlines opportunities for hair care product development, including unaddressed consumer segments, waterless products, concepts from the hair transplant and cloning communities, and more. Listen now!
Jan 16th, 2020
[podcast] Anti-pollution, Genomics, Personalization and More in Hair Research
This podcast explores new directions in hair research, including anti-pollution and hair protection, the hair follicle microbiome, how genomics is changing what’s possible, personalized products and more. Listen now!
Jan 15th, 2020
[podcast] Synesthesia Unlocks Experience Design for Consumer Products
"There’s sort of an emerging science here that’s exciting and experiential: we’re moving into a space of experience design that goes beyond a product," says Charles Spence, Ph.D. Learn more from this free podcast series, sponsored by Berjé.
May 10th, 2019
[podcast] Layering Experiences to Create Product Complexity
"[One] area where there’s quite a bit of interest ... is around the notion of complexity. ...In this idea of complexity, [we've done] work in sort of pairing, sequencing and combining." Learn more about this concept from Charles Spence, Ph.D., in this free podcast, sponsored by Berjé.
Apr 8th, 2019
[podcast] Defining 'Clean Beauty'
To gain perspective on how consumers define
—and why—we asked Richard Pietz, director of product development and technical sales for Kora Organics. He shares his take in this exclusive podcast, sponsored by Ingredion.
Feb 27th, 2019
[podcast] The Sound and Scent of Efficacy
"While the consumer will think of ... feeling the softness of hair or smoothness of skin, our research has shown that none of our experiences is just unisensory. ...If we know that perception is multisensory, we start thinking about the role [of other senses]." Learn more from Charles Spence, Ph.D., in this seven-part podcast series, sponsored by Berjé.
Feb 7th, 2019
[podcast] Missed Cues Present Future Sensory Potential
"As marketers think about stimulating more senses in a way they weren’t before, they are still missing one thing: how the senses connect," explains Charles Spence, Ph.D. Learn additional insights from this free podcast, sponsored by Berjé.
Feb 6th, 2019
[podcast] Digitized Products Augment Sensory Reality
"Digital devices can interact with and be personalized for consumers," says Charles Spence, Ph.D. "There are many brands working in this space. It’s mostly been in the drinks/spirits area to start, but is crossing into ice cream, fruit juices and teas. One thinks there has to be a scope to this, as well, in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals." Learn more from our seven-part podcast, sponsored by Berjé.
Dec 3rd, 2018
[podcast] Consumers are Lured by the Right Click Closure
"Marketers ... should engage more of their customer’s senses in a rational and emotional manner. That’s how you can create more engagement with your customer," says Charles Spence, Ph.D. Learn more of his insights from our seven-part podcast series, sponsored by Berjé.
Nov 5th, 2018
[podcast] Taste the Crunch: How Products Engage Consumer Senses
Crunching sounds can make food taste better. Heavier lipstick tubes impress a sense of luxury. How might product developers benefit from these signals? Find out in this podcast series.
Oct 16th, 2018
[podcast] Next Steps and Future Psoriasis Care
"Right now, I'm sure CeraVe will use these results to take a look at what market forces are driving [patient] choices," explained Neal Bhatia, M.D., in this last in a three-part podcast series exploring psoriasis care.
Oct 9th, 2018
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