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Section: Research > Tech Transfer
Beauty Brands Can Lead the Way to the Metaverse
The ultimate vision for the metaverse isn’t quite here yet but we’re already seeing examples of digital spaces that blur the lines between real and virtual living.
Jul 18th, 2022
AI Technology: Current and Future Applications in Cosmetics
Artificial intelligence is increasingly finding utility in beauty for recommending and personalizing products, R&D and even market predictions. This article highlights select examples of how it is advancing cosmetics and personal care products and R&D.
University of Toledo
Jun 1st, 2022
Fullerene Nanoparticles: Power Skin Penetration, Antioxidant Defense
Nanotechnology-based formulas can improve the behavior release of ingredients and their skin penetration. Fullerene nanoparticles, in particular, are useful for ROS scavenging. This review summarizes recent trends in fullerene-containing skin care.
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Apr 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
Does Beauty Desperately Need a New Hero Ingredient?
What's old is new again, according to cosmetic industry expert Akshay Talati. While this puts a creative spin on tried-and-true ingredients, are we stick in a chemistry loop? Talati explores this further in the following commentary.
Jun 28th, 2021
Free brochure on Workflow Solutions for Safer Cosmetics & Fragrances
We invite you to download our brochure and watch our video on how MilliporeSigma is inspiring safe beauty with quality and novel materials to help you streamline your formulation process and bring your product to market safely.
Sigma-Aldrich, a brand of MilliporeSigma
Mar 26th, 2021
Technology Surveillance as a Tool to Advance Cosmetics R&D
In this brief commentary, industry veteran Paul Thau shares insights on what technology transfer is, historic moments in its evolution and key resources product developers can use to help advance cosmetics R&D.
Mar 12th, 2021
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.
Jan 1st, 2021
High Demand for Naturals Continues – Guide Formulary Accelerates Formulation Work
Naturals match perfectly to wellness and self-care trends, which is what consumers are craving right now. Guide Formulation Library can help jump start your formulation work in this timely ingredient sector.
Natural Plant Products Inc.
Nov 13th, 2020
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.
Sep 28th, 2020
Personalized Cosmetics: Has the Time Come?*
Personalized medicine, aided by advances including pharmacogenomics, is ready for mainstream clinical adoption. These authors suspect such techniques could be applicable for personalized cosmetics, complete with tolerance and efficacy considerations. Click through to the digital magazine to read more.
Nov 13th, 2019
Inside Ingredients: Spin Trap
Spin trap provides antioxidant benefits to the skin, and it can easily be paired with treatments for anti-aging and anti-pollution benefits, among others.
Sep 9th, 2019
Words from Wiechers: Dancing to the Dollar
In this installment of our "Words from Wiechers" series, co-author O'Lenick disagrees with Wiechers's belief that cosmetic and pharma businesses are driven by the same dynamics. Read on to learn more.
Jul 9th, 2019
Ones to Watch: Mauricio Guzmán Alonso, Belcorp Colombia
Although they have limited experience, individuals featured in our "Ones to Watch" series have unlimited potential. Those we highlight have been nominated by seasoned peers and will, no doubt, influence our future cosmetic products. Read on to see where we're headed.
Jul 8th, 2019
Could 'Mechanoceuticals' Drive Efficacy to New Depths?
A new force has magnetized the medical field; so-called "mechanoceuticals." Could they also benefit cosmetics?
Sep 11th, 2018
What Food Science Can Lend to Skin Care
What insights can personal care leverage from the foods industry? This article explores food trends, sensory language and metrics that translate across these categories.
Aug 17th, 2018
Comparatively Speaking: Standard vs. Quantum-level Research
If you've ever conducted an experiment and could not explain the results, it could be due to hidden variables. This leads to what's referred to as quantum-level research, which is described by Nava Dayan, Ph.D., in this edition of "Comparatively Speaking."
Jun 29th, 2018
Biocatalyst for Change, Part II: Strategies to Engineer Pigment Production
Anthocyanins are flavonoid compounds found naturally in plants with promising potential for skin health and protection benefits. Sustaining their natural supply for industry has become increasingly important; as such, microbial routes for their production have been explored, such as those described here.
Jun 28th, 2018
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