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- 1New Ideas on Hair Breakage: Mending Existing Flaws
- 2How Damaged is Hair? Part I: Surface Damage
- 3[video] Standardized Test to Assess Anti-irritant, After-sun Gel
- 4Biomimetic Pore to Make Testing 'No Sweat'
- 5Defending Integrity: Microemulsion to Restore Bleached and Dyed Hair Properties
- 6Grooming Habits: A New Focus for Ethnic Care
- 7Stability Testing Guidance for Product Safety and Shelf-life Insight
- 8[video] Natural Preservatives and the Microbiome
- 9Evaluating 1,3-Propanediol for Potential Skin Effects
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Jun 19, 2018 | John Yablonski, BioControl
"How do accelerated and conventional preservative testing compare? What can each measure?" This reader inquiry led us to John Yablonski, of BioControl, who provided the following answer.
Jun 18, 2018 | Tony O'Lenick, Jr., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this edition of the Words from Wiechers series, the late author explores product and ingredient claims, placebo studies and test designs to ensure claims are accurately substantiated.
Jun 13, 2018
New methods have been developed to test for anti-pollution efficacy in vitro and in vivo, to substantiate anti-pollution claims. Jean Krutmann, M.D., provided insight on this topic during the recent IID conference. Watch now!
Jun 11, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Celeste Lutrario, Burt's Bees
Burt’s Bees may be best known for its lip balm but things are about to change; at least, if Celeste Lutrario, vice president of research and development for the company, has it her way.
Sponsored By: MilliporeSigma
Jun 5, 2018
Experience the unmatched predictability of Strat-M® membrane – a synthetic, non-animal based model for transdermal diffusion testing.
May 31, 2018 | Xianting Lin, Misa Nakamura and Jianzhong Yang, Beauty Hi-tech Innovation Co., Ltd., Kobe, Japan
Combing tests are widely used to characterize the conditioning performance of products at one snapshot in time. A successive combing force device was designed to more realistically simulate the entire shampooing and conditioning process. Here, the authors put it to the test.
May 29, 2018 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., TRI-Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey
Consumer definitions of hair volume and body differ from their scientific counterparts, while both remain vague. This column discusses challenges concerning the study of hair volume and body, including the influences of hair coloring and styling.
May 23, 2018
The skin lightening market is expected to reach US $24 billion by 2027. However, the market could face limitations due a lack of clinical efficacy evidence. As such, research including that demonstrated by Amway, in this video, will be crucial to keep the momentum moving.
May 21, 2018
MilliporeSigma has introduced two ready-to-use certified reference material mixtures suitable for use as calibrants for the new IFRA fragrance allergen test method.
May 1, 2018 | Jennifer Farrell, Oriflame R&D, Bray, Ireland
Scaling up cosmetic products to manufacturing facilities is a common cause of formulation difficulties. Computational fluid dynamics offer a means to model and troubleshoot potential problems in advance, and could become a standard tool to reduce production costs.
May 1, 2018 | Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc., Denver, CO, USA
Acne is thought to be caused by the Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) bacteria, with widespread effects. The assays described in this article may provide a starting point with which to screen novel materials to treat the condition.
May 1, 2018 | Donald J. English, Avon Products, Inc.; Mark Entrup, Kao USA, Inc.; Joanne Nikitakis, Personal Care Products Council (PCPC); and 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 II will appear in our July 2018 edition.