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Section: Testing > Efficacy
[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] 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] 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] 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
[podcast] CeraVe, Ingredients and Psoriasis Relief
"Ceramides, urea and salicylic acid ... are all going to have a lot of impact on the disease process," explained Neal Bhatia, M.D. This second in a three-part podcast series explores the CeraVe brand, ingredients and psoriasis relief.
Oct 9th, 2018
[podcast] A Closer Look at Psoriasis Care
"Psoriasis [has] never really had—not like atopic dermatitis—a dedicated product line," explained Neal Bhatia, M.D. This first in a three-part podcast series explores the differences in these skin conditions, and the market for compromised skin care.
Oct 1st, 2018
[podcast] Naturals and Synthetics: On Even Ground?
Burt’s Bees may be best known for its lip balm but things are about to change; at least, if Celeste Lutrario, vice president of research and development for the company, has it her way.
Jun 11th, 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] The Next-generation Retinoid
Retinol has proven anti-aging benefits, but also drawbacks. However, according to Tom Mammone, Ph.D., of The Estée Lauder Cos. and Clinique Labs, a new retinoid ester could bridge this divide. Listen now!
May 9th, 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] Microbiome Interactions, Part II: External Forces
How do external forces or topical agents affect our skin microbiome? In part II of our podcast series on microbiome interactions, Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., of Amway and Malcolm Kendall, of Microbiome Insights, share what's known and what's not. Listen now!
Apr 2nd, 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] Author Commentary: Fabio Apone, Ph.D., on Cold Stress Skin Damage
The mechanisms of cold stress damage in skin are a new focus for cosmetics research. In his January 2018 article, Fabio Apone, Ph.D., explains these mechanisms; in relation, in this Author Commentary podcast, he shares what drove his team’s interest in this area and the next steps. Listen now!
Jan 8th, 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] 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
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