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Mar 16, 2011
As many formulators know, creating an efficacious cosmetic formulation can be problematic, which is why Johann Wiechers, PhD, is launching a new software platform based on his “Formulating for Efficacy” strategy.
Mar 4, 2011
Safety Evaluation Ultimately Replacing Animal Testing (SEURAT), a research initiative funded by the European Union's Health Programme and Colipa, has gotten underway with a kick-off meeting, held March 1-3, 2011, in Cascais, Portugal.
Mar 2, 2011 | Marc Pissavini and Olivier Doucet, Coty-Lancaster; and Olivier Brack, Statistique Industrielle KHI2 Consulting (KSIC)
Methods for determining SPF in vivo are based on a biological response by human skin. To overcome intrinsic variation in these methods, large numbers of volunteers and statistics are required; however, these concepts are often poorly understood or worse, misinterpreted. This article discusses how these values should be interpreted and explains what they mean to formulators.
Mar 2, 2011 | Paul G. McCormick, University of Western Australia
A sunscreen layer’s thickness is critical to its SPF. However, current regulations specify a mass application rate for testing, rather than a volumetric application rate. This significantly underrates the SPF values of mineral sunscreens due to their higher densities since, compared with their relative organic counterparts, thinner films are being tested, as will be shown here.
Feb 23, 2011
Jannick Rolland, PhD, an optics professor at the University of Rochester in New York, has developed an optical probe equipped with a liquid lens that takes images under the skin’s surface without the use of invasive procedures.