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Apr 18, 2019 | Elvia Iniguez, College of Lake County
According to Elvia Iniguez, who presented a poster at the latest Midwest SCC TeamWorks, "Our job as formulators is to always produce reproducible batches." Her poster explained how to do just that in hair color. Learn more from her video interview.
Apr 10, 2019
These columns are reportedly ideal for sunscreens and other lotions in order to provide efficient analysis.
Apr 8, 2019
"[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.
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Apr 5, 2019
In a noticed issues March 22, 2019, the country’s National Medical Products Administration announced its acceptance of nine test methods, including Direct Peptide Reaction Assay (DPRA) for skin sensitization (OECD TG 442C) and Short Time Exposure Assay (STE) for eye irritation (OECD TG 491).
Apr 1, 2019
The tool assists in efficacy testing and claim support for cosmetics, regarding skin roughness and micro-topography.
Mar 29, 2019 | Giorgiana Giancola, Ph.D., and Ernesta Malinauskyte, Ph.D., TRI Princeton, Princeton NJ
To test preventative hair care treatments against UV damage, sensitive techniques are required. Here, DSC was used to define a ratio between artificial and natural irradiance levels; from this, methods were built to substantiate claims for UV protection in hair.
Mar 18, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer
I think the cosmetics industry will agree: we want to see animal testing phased out in our lifetimes. Not only for ethical reasons, but because these methods are much less relevant than today's alternatives. The good news is worldwide efforts are getting us there; following are recent examples.
Mar 14, 2019 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
"Suppliers promise quite a lot to their customers," Wiechers tells us. "And [manufacturers] love to insist on more...This attitude promotes a shift from reality to perception." Read on to learn this month's lesson from Wiechers.
Mar 14, 2019 | Marc Pissavini, Ph.D., Cosmetics Europe
Validation criteria have been a shortcoming of in vitro SPF testing; until now. A new method recently was validated; Marc Pissavini, Ph.D., explains, in this video interview.
Mar 7, 2019
Based out of Daresbury, Cheshire, England, XCellR8 claims to be “the only lab globally to make its tests entirely animal-product free in a regulatory environment, eliminating all animal components from their tests.”
Feb 28, 2019 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., T.A. Evans LLC and TRI-Princeton
The drive for "anti-pollution" personal care may not apply to hair care as strongly as other segments. Despite this, environmental stressors can impact hair's chemistry. This column provides a scientific basis by which formulation and claims strategies might be constructed.
Feb 27, 2019
Two ready-to-use, IFRA-compliant calibrants and one animal-alternative substrate will be the focus of MilliporeSigma's presence at in-cosmetics Global.