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May 20, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Lisa Stevens, Azelis and the University of Cincinnati
Lisa Stevens, of Azelis and the University of Cincinnati, explained her research on the effects of blue light in skin during in the most recent TeamWorks conference and exhibition.
May 16, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer and David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association tested the potential systemic absorption of certain sunscreens. Results identified their presence in subjects' bloodstreams; however, as industry expert David Steinberg explains, the study is misleading and fails to consider crucial variables.
May 16, 2019
These cosmetic standards are used as a vital step in ensuring product safety and performance.
May 10, 2019
"There’s sort of an emerging science here that’s exciting and experiential: we’re moving into a space of experience design that goes beyond a product," says Charles Spence, Ph.D. Learn more from this free podcast series, sponsored by Berjé.
Apr 29, 2019 | Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc., Denver, U.S.
When collagen breaks down, the broken fragments can hinder the performance of anti-aging actives over time. This column examines methods by which materials can overcome these aging-related issues in collagen production.
Apr 20, 2019 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., IFSCC Chair and Siltech LLC, and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D., Formulating for Efficacy software
"Where does cosmetic science stand? Is it normal science, borderland science or non-science, aka, nonsense?" This column discusses the science behind cosmetic claims.
Apr 18, 2019 | Elvia Iniguez, College of Lake County
According to Elvia Iniguez, who presented a poster at the latest Midwest SCC TeamWorks, "Our job as formulators is to always produce reproducible batches." Her poster explained how to do just that in hair color. Learn more from her video interview.
Apr 10, 2019
These columns are reportedly ideal for sunscreens and other lotions in order to provide efficient analysis.
Apr 8, 2019
"[One] area where there’s quite a bit of interest ... is around the notion of complexity. ...In this idea of complexity, [we've done] work in sort of pairing, sequencing and combining." Learn more about this concept from Charles Spence, Ph.D., in this free podcast, sponsored by Berjé.
Apr 5, 2019
In a noticed issues March 22, 2019, the country’s National Medical Products Administration announced its acceptance of nine test methods, including Direct Peptide Reaction Assay (DPRA) for skin sensitization (OECD TG 442C) and Short Time Exposure Assay (STE) for eye irritation (OECD TG 491).
Apr 1, 2019
The tool assists in efficacy testing and claim support for cosmetics, regarding skin roughness and micro-topography.
Mar 29, 2019 | Giorgiana Giancola, Ph.D., and Ernesta Malinauskyte, Ph.D., TRI Princeton, Princeton NJ
To test preventative hair care treatments against UV damage, sensitive techniques are required. Here, DSC was used to define a ratio between artificial and natural irradiance levels; from this, methods were built to substantiate claims for UV protection in hair.