Organic vs. Mineral: Where Sunscreens are Headed and Why [free formulation] — Sensient Cosmetic Technologies
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- 1Stability Testing Guidance for Product Safety and Shelf-life Insight
- 2BASF and Givaudan Develop First OECD-Approved Animal Test Alternatives
- 3Gattefossé Reveals Effects of Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Film Former Layering
- 4Fighting AGEs Formation: Upcycled Artichoke Inhibits Glycation, Increases Skin Firmness
- 5Eurofins, Vegan Society Develop Vegan Verification Program
- 6Your Hair on Acid: The Influence of Carboxylic Acids
- 7New Anti-dandruff Efficacy Data for Symrise's Crinipan PMC Green
- 8Good As Gold: Validating Alternative SPF Test Methods
- 9Propanediol Caprylate: Shifting the Microbiome, Sebum Levels and Classic Approach to Dandruff
- 10Evaluating Hair Conditioning with Instrumental Combing
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Jul 13, 2021
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 7, 2021
Current in vivo data reportedly shows Crinipan PMC green to be as effective as conventional solutions for dandruff.
Jul 6, 2021
The program allows manufacturers, brands and retailers to properly test products and label them as 100% vegan.
Jul 1, 2021 | Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Ph.D. and Francesca Germani, Ph.D., Akott Evolution, Milan
Upcycling organic waste into cosmetics has been of interest for the growing sustainability trend—and artichoke, in particular, demonstrates anti-aging activities. Described herein is the development of an upcycled artichoke byproduct, which was tested for effects on skin glycation and elasticity.
Jun 29, 2021
The OECD has, for the first time, approved a non-animal strategy to assess skin sensitization based on three tests. In addition, the Kinetic Direct Peptide Reactivity Assay was approved to predict the intensity of reactions. All tests are the results of BASF/Givaudan joint efforts.
Jun 1, 2021 | Florian Genrich, Ph.D. and Christin Koch, Ph.D., Symrise AG; Holzminden, Germany; Michele Massironi, Cutech Srl, Padova, Italy; Fernanda Thomaz, Symrise Aromas e Fragrâncias Ltda., Sao Paulo, Brazil
Propanediol caprylate was previously shown to deactivate Malassezia for dandruff control. In parallel, its effects to shift the balance of Cutibacterium and Staphylococcus in the scalp microbiome, and reduce dandruff and sebum are explored here.
Jun 1, 2021 | Michele Behrens, Cosmetics & Toiletries and Sabina Wizemann, Good Housekeeping Institute
In this "Industry Insight," Sabina Wizemann, senior chemist of the Health, Beauty and Environmental Sciences Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute has evaluated shampoo and conditioner pairs to identify the best performers for hair dye retention. In a recent interview, she explained how she tests these products, analyzes their efficacy and claims, and which duos exemplified the highest efficacy, compared with other products.
May 25, 2021 | Tony O'Lenick, Nascent Technologies Corp., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
"Regulatory bodies claim that everything should be tested against a placebo, but they should also learn to see there is a difference between fundamental science and applied science," the late Johann Wiechers, Ph.D., writes, in this month's column. He also explains blinded studies.
May 3, 2021 | Michele Behrens, Cosmetics & Toiletries with Sabina Wizemann, Good Housekeeping Institute
In this Cosmetics R&D Vlog entry, Michele Behrens, of Cosmetics & Toiletries, gained insights from Sabina Wizemann, senior chemist at the Good Housekeeping Institute, about the company's product testing and which products performed the best.
Apr 26, 2021
Eppendorf has introduced a multipurpose centrifuge, Centrifuge 5910 Ri, to easily accelerate lab results.
Apr 23, 2021
Research published in the Russian journal Engineering describes a method to measure the penetration of gel moisturizers in skin in vivo via low-coherence interferometry.
Apr 15, 2021
Research published in Aging and Mechanisms of Disease has identified the histone variant H2A.J as a biomarker to detect senescent cells in skin, which could uncover connections between cellular senescence and skin aging.