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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
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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.
Jun 28, 2018 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Celeste Lutrario, Burt's Bees
Burt’s Bees may be best known for its lip balm, but things could change if Celeste Lutrario has it her way. Read on, in this excerpt from our exclusive podcast.
Jun 20, 2018
Recent research in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology sought to find out if, when used under conditions that users typically apply sunscreen, SPF 100+ products provided higher protection than their SPF 50+ counterparts.
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.