Most Popular in Testing
- 1The Best Sunscreen? The One People Will Use.
- 2[video] LC-MS/MS Applied to Cosmetic Ingredients
- 3[video] Natural Preservatives and the Microbiome
- 4Lost in Extraction: DNA Reveals the Impact of Filtering on Sand Daffodil Extract Traceability
- 5Countering P. acnes: In vitro Approaches to Anti-acne Testing
- 6Hello, Hydration: Spinach Hydrogels Deliver Saturated Skin
- 7BASF Tool Analyzes Sun Care's Environmental Impact
- 8Evaluating 1,3-Propanediol for Potential Skin Effects
- 9New Ideas on Hair Breakage: Mending Existing Flaws
- 10Analytical Techniques for Hyaluronic Acid Formulation
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Sep 28, 2018 | Trefor Evans, Ph.D., TRI-Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey
Carboxylic acids are growing in use to alter hair's properties from the inside out. This column explores the efficacy of these materials and presents possible explanations for their effectiveness.
Sep 28, 2018 | Qihong Zhang, Kimberly Wyluda and Samuel Gourion-Arsiquaud, Ph.D., TRI-Princeton, Princeton, NJ USA; Joel Coret, Bentley Laboratories, LLC, Edison, NJ
Understanding how actives are delivered is essential to product development and to provide scientific data in support of a product’s efficacy. Vibrational imaging spectroscopy is shown here to enable the visualization of the penetration of cosmetic actives into skin, hair and nails.
Sep 12, 2018 | Marcelo de Paula Corrêa, Institute of Natural Resources of the Federal University of Itajubá
Consumers need extra photoprotection in Latin America. Why? Marcelo de Paula Corrêa explains.
Sep 6, 2018 | Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc. Denver, USA
Senescent cells that accumulate in the skin can deteriorate its functioning and accelerate the aging process. These cells can be targeted by active ingredients in skin care to delay the effects of aging.
Aug 23, 2018
Finished formulas no longer need the full lab workup to confirm the presence or absence of estrogenic disruptors.
Aug 22, 2018
Food waste has made its way into the cosmetic category, and for good reasons—the remnant seeds and peels offer bonus benefits.
Aug 17, 2018
Anti-agers may have a new play in the wrinkle-reduction game. Bakuchiol was shown in a recent study to match the established benefits of retinol.
Aug 14, 2018
The model can be utilized in Henkel's 3D Skin Comet Assay to investigate the potential genotoxicity of raw materials.
Aug 9, 2018
According to Julie Fichot, Ph.D., of Church & Dwight, not all dry shampoos are created equally. In this video interview, she presents efficacy and sensory findings from clinical and consumer studies of the Batiste product. Watch now!
Jul 20, 2018 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this edition of our Words from Wiechers series, the late author explains the power of belief in product efficacy—and why products should be evaluated based on the perceived value they deliver to consumers.
Jul 10, 2018
A new animal-alternative, biomarker-based in vitro test from SensaGen has been shown to successfully identify and classify CLP Class 1A and 1B chemical sensitizers with 82% accuracy.
Jun 29, 2018 | Donald J. English, Avon Products, Inc.; Mark Entrup, Kao USA, Inc.; Joanne Nikitakis, Personal Care Products Council (PCPC); John F. Krowka, formerly PCPC (retired) and Kensho Farms, Boonsboro, MD USA
This two-part article provides an overview of areas relevant to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) inspection of cosmetic microbiology laboratories. Part 1 covered personnel, facilities and equipment, test materials and procedures, and documentation. Part 2 addresses microbial cultures and growth media, biochemical reagents, test procedures and more.