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Mar 23, 2020
A recent study revealed the efficacy of topical botanical treatment for children with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis (AD). The interventional, multi-center, double-blind, randomized and controlled study validated the botanical combination was key to the efficacy and improvement of AD symptoms.
Mar 17, 2020
The SCCS released its opinion on dihydroxyacetone (DHA; 1,3-dihydroxy-2-propanone) at a plenary meeting held on March 4, 2020: the ingredient is safe for use as a hair coloring ingredient in leave-on treatments, and in self-tanning lotions and face creams.
Mar 17, 2020
InVitro International announced the adoption of its Ocular Irritection (OI) protocol, an animal-free ocular irritancy test, by the OECD.
Mar 17, 2020 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this installment of our Words from Wiechers series, the late author reviews three types of lies in the cosmetics industry: "lies, damn lies and statistics," keeping our statistical honor in check.
Mar 4, 2020
In a market where skin sensitivity claims continue to rise, SGS proposes methods here to determine product safety for skin; one of which is a skin tolerance test, to which successful products are awarded an official "seal."
Mar 4, 2020
Kao Corp. has developed a new test based on Raman spectroscopy to assess the internal film structure of makeup bases and determine their component distribution. An additional application explored sebum characterization in the films.
Feb 28, 2020 | Robert Holtz, Ph.D., BioInnovation Labs, Inc., Denver
The AD process and S. aureus provide targets for intervention, which can be explored in vitro as described here. Although not causative, there is a strong correlation between the severity of AD and density of S. aureus in the microbiome.
Feb 27, 2020 | Asa Frank, Bu Cosmetics, Disruptive Materials; Kathleen Benditt, Elementis; Global Cosmetic Industry Editors
Featuring insights on cruelty-free, inclusivity, sustainable, renewable and more, this month's collection of "Expert Opinions" is all about the pause on color cosmetics. Click through to the digital magazine for the complete article.
Feb 27, 2020
Eurofins encourages consumers and formulators alike to monitor the environmental impact of cosmetic products. One way to achieve this is through an ecotoxicological test, which can pave the way for "green" products.
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Feb 25, 2020
Strat-M® membrane is a synthetic, non-animal based model for transdermal diffusion testing that is predictive of diffusion in human skin and is an alternative to animal testing. Learn more about this innovative technology and request a free sample.
Feb 17, 2020
The Manhattan Federal court suit states various DevaCurl products have caused "scalp irritation, excessive shedding, hair loss, thinning, breakage and/or balding during normal use."
Feb 6, 2020
Kao Corp. presented new findings on the adhesion and negative effects of dust and pollen in hair. From this, researchers designed a shampoo and conditioning system to suppress this adhesion based on an oil-absorbing polymer.