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TriNutra Study Confirms B’utyQuin’s Skin-boosting Properties

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.

Calming the Storm: Cannabis Sativa Cell Culture Extract Eases Neurogenic Inflammation

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.

PETA’s Wheeler Scholarship Supports Non-Animal Testing

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.

Words from Wiechers: What You Say is What You Get

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.

BASF Develops Tests to Verify Anti-pollution Product Efficacy

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.

Path Uncovered to Create Dermal Papilla-like Cells and Advance Hair Follicle Growth

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.

Mitigating 'Maskne:' Boldo to Balance Sebum, Bacteria and Redness in Acneic Skin

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.

Omni Antioxidant: Acetyl Zingerone Scavenges/Quenches Reactive Species, Selectively Chelates Iron

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.

Beauty Giants Jointly Uncover Skin Absorption of Some 50 Compounds

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.

Researchers Develop Device to Evaluate Blue Light Harm

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.

Words from Wiechers: Is Cosmetic Science Really 'Bad'?

In this month's "Words from Wiechers" series, we learn about a metric to evaluate cosmetic science and related claims: The Baloney Detection Kit.

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