Dia-Stron, Bossa Nova Vision to Jointly Develop Personal Care Measurement Systems
The partners will jointly develop and supply measurement systems for the personal care market.
May 10th, 2022
The Emotion Paradox in Product Testing: A Commentary
Shiseido to Launch Skin Bacteria Measuring Service Based on Novel PCR Method
Cosmetic Claims Put to the Test at NYSCC Suppliers' Day
A full day of conferences and conversations at NY SCC Suppliers' Day reiterated recent trends in cosmetics R&D, e.g., sustainability, transparency, efficacy, etc., but also underlined the critical need to substantiate such claims with solid science.
May 3rd, 2022
Citizen Science for Skin Microbiome Research—A 'Microbiome-friendly' Case Study
To assess the potential of citizen science for skin microbiome research, the work described here used a consumer test kit deployed in a pilot study of 59 participants to collect data. The results of a case study and more are outlined.
May 1st, 2022
Investigate Effects of Actives, Raw Materials & Products on the Epigenome
Designed to investigate the effects of actives, raw materials and finished products, Genemarkers’ microRNA panel includes 112 markers with a variety of functions related to skin biology. Testing can be performed with in vitro or ex vivo skin tissues.
Apr 28th, 2022
The pore is the new wrinkle: a novel expertise against visible pores!
Our recent discovery about the importance of the pore sheath resulted in the design of Adenosilane. This biofunctional silicium combined with adenosine restructures the sheath, prevents pore dilation and reduces wrinkles.
Mar 31st, 2022
Impaired Barrier Affects Skin's Sensitivity to UV Radiation
Skin care products that improve skin conditions associated with UV sensitivity, and include sunscreen are important for protection against the hazards of UV radiation.
Apr 20th, 2022
Topical Antioxidant and Silymarin Serum Improves Facial Acne
After four weeks of product use, subjects showed statistically significant improvement in skin clarity, skin tone evenness and PIH/PIE which continued to improve through week 12.
Apr 13th, 2022
7 Years in the Making: CE Recommends In vitro SPF Double Plate Test Method
"... No in vitro method had [previously] advanced to the stage that CE could recommend it. So those who did not want to use an in vivo method could use any ... unvalidated method; this should no longer be the case."
Apr 12th, 2022
China Drafts 2022 Safety and Technical Standard for Cosmetics
This draft will supersede the 2015 edition, which includes the overarching technical standards for cosmetics safety supervision and testing in China. Public comments will be accepted through April 30, 2022.
Apr 11th, 2022
Are UV Tests and Protection Headed in the Right Direction?
Knowledge in sun protection has become more comprehensive, making sunscreen testing and development more challenging. This article explores what we know and what is needed in terms of sunscreen testing, regulation and consumer communication.
Apr 1st, 2022
Phase 3 Data for WINLEVI Supports Efficacy for Acne
“Before WINLEVI became available, there was no topical medication available that was able to reduce sebum production, which is a major cause of acne.”
Mar 31st, 2022
3D Bioprinted Hydrogel Enables Hair Follicle Regeneration
A recent paper published in
describes a 3D bioprinted scaffold that enables dermal papilla cells to regenerate entire follicles. The substrate could aid in hair loss treatment and may have broader applications for skin.
Mar 28th, 2022