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Section: Testing > Efficacy
StratiCELL Expands MicroBIOS Platform to Test
In StratiCELL’s MicroBIOS Platform, the company can now colonize reconstructed epidermis with an IA1 phylotype strain of
that will elucidate interactions between the skin and its flora.
Feb 22nd, 2022
P&G Research Shows Reducing Scalp Stress Improves Hair Anchoring
P&G Beauty's KeepItAnchored hair loss brand has published a series of studies finding that controlling oxidative stress in the scalp reduces hair loss.
Nov 2nd, 2021
China Cracks Down on Misleading Cosmetic Claims—Here's How to Comply
With tighter cosmetic regulations in China, the country is watching for and subduing misleading or false product claims. To avoid penalties and ensure compliance, regulatory consulting firm ChemLinked offers solutions.
Sep 23rd, 2021
Variability in CBD and Hemp Potency Calls for Advanced Analytics, Standards
Variability in cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp extract potency, even among certified products, impacts the reproducibility of in vitro gene expression studies. Brian Cook, of Nu Skin Enterprises, will present this issue during the SCC 2021 Annual Meeting.
Sep 22nd, 2021
Research Unpacks Cosmetic Packaging Design Process
A paper published in the
International Journal of Manufacturing Economics and Management
investigates packaging design from a product development view with an eye toward sustainability and biomimicry.
Aug 2nd, 2021
Beauty Accelerate Virtual
: Formulating Clinical Efficacy
Both compromised and “normal” skin require extra protection in light of increased cleansing and sun exposure. Formulating clinically effective products, including biological factors and topical restoration/protection, will be addressed during this presentation at
Beauty Accelerate Virtual
—to be held Oct. 18-21, 2021.
Jul 26th, 2021
Gattefossé Reveals Effects of Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Film Former Layering
Gattefossé analyzed the efficacy and sensory effects of sunscreens applied to skin on top of other products. Results suggest film formers are a key ingredient.
Jul 13th, 2021
Eurofins, Vegan Society Develop Vegan Verification Program
The program allows manufacturers, brands and retailers to properly test products and label them as 100% vegan.
Eurofins / CRL Inc.
Jul 6th, 2021
Target Faces Class Action Suit Over Hand Sanitizer Claims
Target is facing charges of alleged breach of express warranty, among other accusations, that its hand sanitizer's claim to kill 99.99% of germs is false, according to the plaintiff.
Jun 22nd, 2021
Mary Kay Blends Retinol with TRPV1 Antagonist for Non-irritating Efficacy
During the 2021 SID virtual meeting, Mary Kay Inc., shared work combining the efficacy of retinol with botanicals to reduce its irritation; the company also announced it will fund four research grants related to skin health.
May 17th, 2021
Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory Effects of CBD Confirmed in Keratinocytes
A study published in the
Journal of Natural Products
confirms the mechanism through which cannabidiol (CBD) exerts antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions in human skin keratinocytes.
May 13th, 2021
Triclosan Demonstrates Virucidal Activity Against COVID-19 Strain
"It is good news that triclosan proves to be virucidal against the SARS virus. It is an exciting discovery [as we face] COVID-19."
Apr 16th, 2021
Skin Microbiome Manipulation as a Therapeutic Opportunity?
A review published in the
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal
explores the current state of the art in skin microbiome manipulation and transplantation for potential therapies.
Mar 15th, 2021
Phyla Finds its Probiotic Phage Reduces
In a clinical study, Phyla observed the effects of its Phortify Probiotic Serum, which contains probiotic live phage. Results revealed it reduced
and balanced the microbiome.
Mar 1st, 2021
FDA Issues More Sanitizer Warnings, Posts Microbe-related Recalls
Sanitizer warning letters and "hotlist" additions, plus microbe-related recalls are among the latest cosmetic-relevant updates from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Feb 26th, 2021
Silab Reveals Anti-aging Findings for Glyco-Repair
Silab has presented additional efficacy data for its Glyco-Repair ingredient, found to reactivate the natural processes of skin repair and aging.
Feb 16th, 2021
Kao's Fine Fiber Tech Shields Skin, Lifts Away Contaminants
Kao Corp. researchers have identified the skin benefits of its sprayable, ultra thin Fine Fiber Technology, including pollution and chafing protection, and sebum-absorbing effects.
Feb 16th, 2021
Amyris’s 'Clean,' Fermented Acne Treatment Found to Outperform Industry Standards
Amyris has announced early clinical results for its “clean” and fermentation-based acne treatment, which reportedly was found to perform better than 10 standard industry treatments.
Feb 4th, 2021
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