Most Popular in Testing
- 1Targeting Texture: Adapted Combing Test to Assess Curly Hair Product Efficacy
- 2Patch Testing, Irritation and Sensitization: Safety Testing in Cosmetics
- 3Dual Defense: Protecting and Repairing Hair Holistically, Inside and Out
- 4CBD in Effect: Correlating In vitro and Ex vivo Skin Benefits
- 5Chocolate and Wine: The Perfect Match for Skin?
- 6Kao Raises Shield Against Dust and Pollen in Hair
- 7Intersecting the Senses: Synesthesia to Connect Cosmetics with Emotion
- 8Clinical Confirmation: Multi-step Routines Deliver Better Benefits to Skin
- 9Stability Testing Guidance for Product Safety and Shelf-life Insight
- 10Beating the Damaging Effects of Heat on Hair
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May 1, 2018 | Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc., Denver, CO, USA
Acne is thought to be caused by the Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) bacteria, with widespread effects. The assays described in this article may provide a starting point with which to screen novel materials to treat the condition.
May 1, 2018 | Donald J. English, Avon Products, Inc.; Mark Entrup, Kao USA, Inc.; Joanne Nikitakis, Personal Care Products Council (PCPC); and John F. Krowka, formerly PCPC (retired) and Kensho Farms, Boonsboro, MD USA
This two-part article provides an overview of areas relevant to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) inspection of cosmetic microbiology laboratories. Part II will appear in our July 2018 edition.
Apr 23, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer
The in-cosmetics Global technical session on scale-up success was, in and of itself, a scale-up success as it left standing room only for a crowd of attendees eager to learn tips, tricks and best practices.
Mar 30, 2018
Coptis is bringing its software solutions to in-cosmetics Global, including its Coptis Tox technology.
Mar 29, 2018 | Quinn Ryder, Maureen Danaher, Erica Segura and Durant Scholz, Active Concepts, LLC, Lincolntown, NC USA
Sulfur regulators such as small chain peptides (SCPs) and sulfide donors are an untapped sector for cosmetic science. The present work explores a natural compound to up-regulate cellular sulfur, affect the cell cycle and reduce signs of aging.
Feb 26, 2018 | Mauricio Guzman Alonso and John Jiménez, Belcorp, Tocancipá, Colombia
Synesthesia presents a great opportunity for innovative concepts in the cosmetics field. Considering its potential, a study was undertaken to develop a product design model based on synesthetic evaluations of tactile, audio, scent and taste stimuli, and supported by neuroscience techniques and implicit and explicit evaluations.
Feb 26, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with John Jiménez and Mauricio Guzman Alonzo, Belcorp, Colombia
Most everyone knows what it's like to be a consumer. More recently, product developers have been tapping into this experience to evoke emotional connections in consumers. John Jiménez and Mauricio Guzman Alonzo, authors in our latest issue, have been leading this charge for cosmetics development. Here, they share their insights.
Feb 23, 2018
Members of the European Parliament are calling for a worldwide ban on animal testing for cosmetics. This follows two recent moves by the U.S. states of California and Hawaii.
Feb 15, 2018
Bioprinted skin can now incorporate accurate skin pigmentation patterns, as reported by new research published in Biofabrication.
Feb 13, 2018
“Thanks to its safe and gentle effect, Thermolat can be used in a very wide range of care and beauty products and gives them the ability to create a cozy warm feeling.”
Feb 12, 2018 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
Now more than ever, "snake oil sellers" have access to consumers, which may be, in part, why the industry is consistently under attack. In this first installment of our new "Words from Wiechers" series, column editor Tony O'Lenick shares lessons for the betterment of both formulas and the industry's overall credibility.
Feb 12, 2018
What happens to the fragrance when you swap out one surfactant in a composition for another? That's what researchers at Firmenich wanted to find out; a newly published study explains.