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VesCir Presents AI-driven ‘iCI’ Skin Care System at CES 2021

During CES 2021, VesCir presented an AI-driven “iCI” skin care system that uses science and real-time data to create a solution for skin concerns.

'Ordinary' French Cosmetics Become the First to Bypass China’s Animal Testing Mandate

France has become the first country in the EU to export “ordinary” cosmetics to China without testing on animals.

Kao and Tsukuba Univ. Scientists Devise Technique to Visualize the Depths of Skin Wrinkling

Joint research from Kao Corp. and Tsukuba University aims to uncover the depths of structural changes in skin related to wrinkling utilizing an imaging technique that algorithmically localizes backscattered light from skin into layers.

Soothing Moves: Cannabis Sativa Cell Culture Alleviates 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. After initial characterization, the extract was tested as described here for efficacy against inflammatory markers for skin-soothing activities.

Testing Tactics in Skin: Keratinocytes as Sensory Nociceptors

Humans value senses of touch and warmth while enjoying their surroundings but pain and itch are also part of this experience. The present column explores Transient Receptor Proteins (TRPs), how they sense pain and itch, and their potential application in skin care and anti-aging products.

ROSS's Dual-shaft Mixer Provides Intense Shearing

ROSS has designed Model CDA-25, a dual-shaft mixer for increased shear and homogenization.

Words from Wiechers: Mediocre Mediocracy?

In this installment of our Words from Wiechers series, cosmetic scientists are reminded to not just perform proper science, but also to communicate the results properly and in the right context to avoid misinterpretation—and misinformation.

Burt's Bees Proves Bakuchiol's Retinol-like and Turmeric's Anti-inflammatory Effects

Burt's Bees presented research during the virtual Integrative Dermatology Symposium proving bakuchiol's retinol-like activities for aging and sensitive skin, and turmeric's anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits for lip care.

Unilever Reports CPC Mouthwash Reduces COVID-19 by 99%

Unilever commissioned an in vitro study on its cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) mouthwash that showed it could reduce the viral load of COVID-19 in users by 99%.

Sabinsa Serum Clinically Proven to Prevent Hair Loss

Sabinsa has published a study in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology showing successful results for its health serum in adults experiencing hair thinning and loss.

Study Reveals Factorial Model to Predict O/W Emulsion Stability

A study published in the Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacognosy Research confirmed an approach to predict the physical stability and quality of o/w cosmetic emulsions using full factorial design.

Kao Dually Visualizes Vessels, Capillaries in Deep Skin Tissue

An imaging technique based on an automatic visual extraction technology has been developed by Kao Corp to simultaneously collect capillary and blood vessel information. This will further skin care research.

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