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- 1Stability Testing Guidance for Product Safety and Shelf-life Insight
- 2[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Modeling and Mitigating Glycation in Skin
- 3Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Sensory Experience and Clinical Efficacy—Testing Insights
- 4Adapting SPF Testing Methods for Mineral Sunscreen Density
- 5Good As Gold: Validating Alternative SPF Test Methods
- 6Measuring the Water Content of Hair
- 7Evaluating the Physiochemical Properties of Emollient Esters for Cosmetic Use
- 8Lasting Impression: A Consumer-centric Approach to Measure Transfer-proof Lipstick
- 9New Ideas on Hair Breakage: Mending Existing Flaws
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Nov 26, 2019
Skin sebum measurements are now possible in absolute units and within a 0.1-microgram resolution.
Nov 18, 2019
It's been attempted before, so will U.S. legislators succeed this time in a nationwide ban against animal testing for cosmetics? The U.S. Humane Society believes so; and it appears the industry is on board.
Nov 13, 2019 | Vinay Kumar Singh, Ganesha Personal Care Products Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai
To ensure a product’s success, especially in light of ‘clean beauty’ tenets, it must be tested for stability as well as safety and efficacy. The following primer offers an overview of key tests to perform as products are developed and prepared for launch. Click through to the digital magazine for more.
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.