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Nov 13, 2019 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., TRI Princeton, Princeton, NJ USA
Softness technically seems the opposite of stiffness but measuring properties related to fiber stiffness is difficult due to hair’s anisotropic structure. And while hair is technically “softened” at elevated humidity, this is the definition of a “bad hair day.” Improving fiber flexibility without adversely impacting breakage seems a sound technical strategy... Click through to read more in the digital magazine.
Nov 12, 2019 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this edition, Wiechers admonishes us to “make cosmetic science into something we can be proud of again,” and reminds us that “cosmetic science is only as bad as you and I make it." Read on to learn more about who's "fooling" whom.
Nov 1, 2019 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr.
PEG/PPG dimethicone polymers have a water-soluble and silicone-soluble group present in the same molecule. This review considers their stability in water in relation to pH values and over time.
Nov 1, 2019
Symrise reports, in a first-of-its-kind study, the company's antiperspirant active was shown to be safe for the axillary microbiome.
Nov 1, 2019
Powered by a universal benchtop power supply, the compact column heater is easy to use and accurate within 0.1°C.
Oct 30, 2019 | Jane Evison, Cosmetics & Toiletries, and Olga Gracioso and Thibault Marchand, Sederma
In addition to 2D models, Sederma's 3D skin equivalent and other customized models, e.g., to measure pollution, pigmentation, etc., make links between ex vivo and in vivo results, bringing results closer to reality. Learn more in this behind-the-scenes look. Watch now.
Sep 25, 2019 | Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc. Denver, U.S.
There are many mysteries regarding sensitive skin, including how to minimize the chance that a product will create a negative response. This article details causes of this syndrome, along with details for testing personal care ingredients for their interaction with sensitive skin.
Sep 25, 2019 | M. Bimonte, A. Carola and A. Barbulova, Arterra Bioscience srl, Naples; C. Zappelli and M. Angelillo, Vitalab srl, Naples; M. Cucchiara, Intercos SpA, Agrate Brianza, Milan; F. Apone and G. Colucci, Vitalab srl and Arterra Bioscience srl, Naples, Italy
While the causes of sensitive skin are not confirmed, they most likely are due to a neurogenic inflammation after the enhanced activation of sensory proteins in keratinocytes. The present work tested the ability of a Solanum melongena (aubergine) cell culture extract to inhibit sensory mediators of discomfort and activate barrier-boosting pathways.
Sep 19, 2019
The reconstructed tissue models will be the basis for the development and testing of bioactives for skin care applications.
Sep 19, 2019
The new devide provides measurements for parameters such as total area of dark spots, total number, color uniformity, contrast between pigmentation and normal skin, etc.
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Sep 13, 2019
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