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Jan 17, 2020 | Michele Behrens
An online exclusive by Anjali Salvi, Ph.D. about product safety and what needs to be done for consumers. Salvi discusses how regional conditions, intended use of the product and method of application can be a huge factor in determining product safety for consumers worldwide.
Jan 16, 2020
By focusing on principle factors related to light wave interference, Kao researchers have identified a means to selectively block the NIR wavelength.
Jan 10, 2020
Researchers at the Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research have identified a method based on small electrical pulses that could measure skin barrier defects.
Jan 7, 2020
FDA inspections revealed violations at multiple foreign manufacturers that supply acne pads and drugs to the company's distribution network.
Dec 30, 2019 | C. O’Connor, Ph.D., C. Messaraa, E.M. Kearney, Ph.D., N. Robertson, L.P. Doyle and M. Walsh, Oriflame R&D, Bray, Ireland; and A. Mavon, Ph.D., Oriflame Skin Research Institute, Stockholm
The goal of this study was to clinically compare the effects of using a multi-step skin care routine versus a select few products from the same range. Results suggest the advanced routine improved aspects of facial skin several times greater than a simple routine.
Dec 16, 2019
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Dec 6, 2019
Kao Corp. and Preferred Networks, Inc., have launched a collaborative project based on AI for practical applications of sebum RNA monitoring to build a beauty counseling service committed to skin conditions.
Dec 5, 2019 | Lívia Salomao Calixto, Ph.D., University of Le Havre
University of Le Havre researchers sought to better understand the adhesion mechanism of pollution particles to skin. Here, Lívia Salomao Calixto, Ph.D., explains their study design and findings, presented at the IFSCC Conference in Milano.
Nov 26, 2019
Skin sebum measurements are now possible in absolute units and within a 0.1-microgram resolution.
Nov 18, 2019
It's been attempted before, so will U.S. legislators succeed this time in a nationwide ban against animal testing for cosmetics? The U.S. Humane Society believes so; and it appears the industry is on board.
Nov 13, 2019 | Vinay Kumar Singh, Ganesha Personal Care Products Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai
To ensure a product’s success, especially in light of ‘clean beauty’ tenets, it must be tested for stability as well as safety and efficacy. The following primer offers an overview of key tests to perform as products are developed and prepared for launch. Click through to the digital magazine for more.
Nov 13, 2019 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., TRI Princeton, Princeton, NJ USA
Softness technically seems the opposite of stiffness but measuring properties related to fiber stiffness is difficult due to hair’s anisotropic structure. And while hair is technically “softened” at elevated humidity, this is the definition of a “bad hair day.” Improving fiber flexibility without adversely impacting breakage seems a sound technical strategy... Click through to read more in the digital magazine.