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Oct 30, 2020
TriNutra has released recent findings of its anti-aging ingredient, B’utyQuin, underlining the ingredient’s ability to boost mitochondrial functions, respiration, metabolism and energy production.
Oct 29, 2020 | A. Tortora, M. Bimonte and A. Tito, Arterra Bioscience SpA, Naples, Italy; C. Zappelli, Vitalab srl, Naples; F. Apone, Ph.D., Arterra Bioscience SpA and Vitalab srl
The field cultivation of hemp is tasked by today’s large scale demand. Here, a Cannabis sativa cell culture extract is proposed as a sustainable alternative. Furthermore, after initial characterization, the extract was tested for efficacy against inflammatory markers for skin-soothing activities.
Oct 23, 2020
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, Andrew Wheeler, is honored by PETA by naming a new research grant after his late mother. This grant aids in the development of using animal-alternative testing methods.
Oct 19, 2020 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
This installment of "Words from Wiechers" explores what we see and say about cosmetic products, and cautions to not make “conclusions” that are simply that—conclusions, without underlying science.
Oct 14, 2020
BASF has developed a multifaceted approach to test the ability of products to protect skin against environmental pollution. The in vivo and in vitro tests target four core mechanisms of action: anti-adhesion, removability, anti-penetration and cleansing.
Sponsored By: Buchi
Oct 13, 2020
Read about techniques used for quality control of cosmetics in "COSMETICS LAB" magazine. How to benefit from greener extraction methods, chromatography, NIR and more when demonstrating product safety
Oct 6, 2020
Researchers from a group of universities in China have uncovered an approach to convert dermal fibroblasts into dermal papilla cell-like cells to advance hair follicle regeneration.
Oct 1, 2020 | Corinne Reymermier, Ph.D., Manon Gault, Ph.D, Sabrina Leoty-Okombi, Ph.D., Louis Danoux, Sabine Pain, Ph.D. and Valérie André-Frei, Ph.D., BASF Beauty Care Solutions France, Lyon, France
Peumus boldus (boldo) extract was tested for effects on sebum production, S. aureus growth and C. acnes lipase activity in vitro, as well as on skin redness in vivo. This work aimed to develop a natural ingredient to control sebum, inhibit microbes and their activity, and reduce redness in acne-αfflicted skin.
Oct 1, 2020 | Thomas Meyer and Ratan K. Chaudhuri, Sytheon, Boonton, NJ USA
Daily exposure to environmental stress keeps skin under a persistent burden from excess ROS. This drives premature skin aging. The present article explores the multiple effects of a single ingredient, acetyl zingerone, to proactively manage excess ROS production via chemical and physical paths.
Sep 22, 2020
Researchers from P&G, L'Oréal, Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique, Beiersdorf AG and the ADME Task Force of Cosmetics Europe have undertaken a massive in vitro assessment of some 50 compounds to determine their skin absorption and toxicity potentials.
Sep 10, 2020
Amorepacific’s R&D Center has recently published the reportedly first clinical evaluation method analyzing blue light and a way to screen the harmful effects of blue light on the skin.
Aug 31, 2020 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this month's "Words from Wiechers" series, we learn about a metric to evaluate cosmetic science and related claims: The Baloney Detection Kit.