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Section: Research > Tech Transfer
[podcast] Sexual Wellness and Tantalizing Connections to Beauty
Arousing results from a new clinical study connect masturbation with skin health benefits. In this exclusive video interview, Jamie Leventhal, founder and CEO of the sexual wellness brand clio/plusOne, explains.
Nov 13th, 2020
[podcast] How to Catch Consumers: Cosmetic Players Need to Think Differently
Cosmetic manufacturers have used the same supply chain format for 30 years; but the consumer is shopping very differently. So, how can you catch up with them, in this new dynamic? Karen Young has some suggestions. And as she explains here,
is all about solving this equation.
Sep 17th, 2019
[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] 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] 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] 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] Author Commentary: Travis Whitfill on 'Commensal Cosmetics'
Imagine the potential for "commensal cosmetics..." What might they do? What obstacles could they face? In this podcast, April
Cosmetics & Toiletries
author Travis Whitfill explores these thoughts and describes his motivation for writing the article.
Mar 15th, 2018
[podcast] CAS9 and CRISPR Technology: Implications for Cosmetics?
"CRISPR, in my mind, is like a molecular GPS. . .People just type in some short array sequence, essentially an address, to find the target. Upon binding to the target, a pair of molecular scissors cuts the DNA and performs a repair to modify the DNA sequence."
Oct 25th, 2017
[podcast] Senescence to Understand Aging in Hair
Aging is a common denominator across not just cultures but substrates. Here, Alison Pawlus, Ph.D., of Aveda, describes a test based on cell senescence to measure the effects of aging in hair and identify ways to mitigate them. Listen now!
Aug 21st, 2017
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