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[podcast] COVID-19 and Cosmetics: A View from Cosmetic Valley
Once given the authorization to produce hand sanitizers, French cosmetic companies both small and large impressively changed over to these products to provide them quickly to hospitals, Masson reports, in this interview.
Apr 13th, 2020
[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] 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] How Function of Beauty Makes Hair Care Personal
In this exclusive podcast, sponsored by INOLEX, Function of Beauty co-founder Zahir Dossa explains how the company came to be, and how it achieves a truly personalized product. Register to listen; it's free.
Oct 4th, 2019
[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] Mary Kay on Why Biology is Exciting for Product Development
Understanding biology, along with regulatory caution, data to guide project decisions, and investments in up-front research, are key to creating effective products. Mary Kay's Lucy Gildea, Ph.D., explains.
Sep 11th, 2019
[podcast] Natural Cosmetics: Current Challenges and Future Direction
Naturals are not always safer but (almost) always what consumers want in cosmetics. Learn more about today's demands and tomorrow's direction in this interview with Aveda's Executive Director of Botanical Research Cindy Angerhofer, Ph.D..
Jun 27th, 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] 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] 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] Sustainable Isn't Enough: How Beauty Brands Can Be Authentic
What's missing from the sustainability story? The "people piece," at least according to Giorgio Dell'Acqua, Ph.D. The problem is the industry needs a credible metric to measure its social impact. Hear more in this podcast.
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] Biggest Consumer Concerns in Hair
"Today’s concerns are the same as they always have been," says Trefor Evans, Ph.D. "Although every now and then, a new attribute comes along." Learn more in this exclusive podcast and at the TRI-Princeton International Conference on Applied Hair Science.
May 16th, 2018
[podcast] Author Commentary: Estelle Loing, Ph.D., on Safeguarding Squalene
Estelle Loing, Ph.D., global R&D director for IFF/Lucas Meyer, authored a new article about protecting squalene from pollution-initiated oxidation. In this podcast, she explains the inspiration for this work.
Apr 13th, 2018
[podcast] How Caffeine Jump-starts Skin Hydration
The Estée Lauder Companies is getting a real charge out of its latest research findings: caffeine affects skin’s electric potential and enhances hydration. Learn more from our podcast with Jaime Emmetsberger, Ph.D., of Tom Ford Research.
Mar 20th, 2018
[podcast] Probing Deeper to Further Skin Aging Research
Johnson & Johnson can see the future—of skin aging, that is. How? Using a novel imaging technique, which Tracy Wang, Ph.D., presented at the SID meeting last April and describes in this interview. Listen now!
Dec 1st, 2017
[podcast] Author Commentary: Epigenetics in Cosmetics, with Paul Lawrence, Ph.D.
Cosmetics & Toiletries
has a special treat for you. Paul Lawrence, Ph.D., co-author on a new three-part article series, shares insights on the potential for epigenetics in cosmetics—not coincidentally, the topic of the series. Listen now!
Nov 14th, 2017
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