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- 3Testing Tactics in Hair: Beyond Biology—Why African Hair is Fragile*
- 4Arbonne Recalls Contaminated Shea Body Wash
- 5Testing Tactics in Skin: Antiviral Response
- 6Good As Gold: Validating Alternative SPF Test Methods
- 7Making Hair Loss History: Native Polyphenols to Kick-start Hair Regrowth
- 8Melatonin: An Ancient Protector for Modern Skin Care
- 9Zeta Potential and Particle Size to Predict Emulsion Stability
- 10Dual Defense: Protecting and Repairing Hair Holistically, Inside and Out
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Feb 28, 2019 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., T.A. Evans LLC and TRI-Princeton
The drive for "anti-pollution" personal care may not apply to hair care as strongly as other segments. Despite this, environmental stressors can impact hair's chemistry. This column provides a scientific basis by which formulation and claims strategies might be constructed.
Feb 27, 2019
Two ready-to-use, IFRA-compliant calibrants and one animal-alternative substrate will be the focus of MilliporeSigma's presence at in-cosmetics Global.
Feb 6, 2019
"As marketers think about stimulating more senses in a way they weren’t before, they are still missing one thing: how the senses connect," explains Charles Spence, Ph.D. Learn additional insights from this free podcast, sponsored by Berjé.
Feb 5, 2019 | Nattaya Lourith and Mayuree Kanlayavattanakul, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
Green Ceylon spinach polysaccharides meet consumer preferences for natural and sustainable ingredients. This clinical testing examines its skin-hydrating properties, plus its availability and potential for industrial use.
Getting the Breakdown: Testing the Biodegradation and Styling Performance of Polyurethane Film Formers
Feb 5, 2019 | Laurence Pottié, Ph.D., Covestro Deutschland AG, Leverkusen, Germany
Personal care products end their life cycles in water, where poor biodegradability can be concerning. This study compares the biodegradability and hair-styling performance of polyurethane, polyacrylates and polyvinylpyrrolidone film formers.
Jan 31, 2019
An alternative to animal testing techniques, this handheld device noninvasively measures skin structure and quality for higher-efficiency cosmetic experiments.
Jan 30, 2019
With animal testing for the safety assessment of cosmetic ingredients and products banned in the EU, new methods are required to ensure human safety. As such, an international working group has compiled nine guiding principles to lead the development of new test methods.
Jan 15, 2019 | Bridget Early, Genemarkers
The inner workings of the hottest trend in skin care, CBD, were given a closer look. Bridget Early, of Genemarkers, described them at the SCC Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase, shown here in this video interview. Watch to learn more; now updated with Reader Commentary.
Jan 2, 2019 | P. Mondon, C. Ringenbach, E. Doridot and O. Gracioso, Sederma, Perray-en-Yvelines Cedex, France
A newly developed peptide acts as a bio-highlighter and makeup alternative for a natural, glass skin appearance. Here, it is demonstrated to induce the production of endogenic a-crystallin, a molecular chaperone that plays a crucial role in skin proteostasis.
Jan 2, 2019
Foamix's product is meant to topically reduce inflammatory acne lesions without the potential systemic side effects of oral antibiotics.
Dec 21, 2018 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
The addition of extra ingredients in a formulation costs money, complicates manufacturing, impacts quality control and more. Here, we learn how less is more in product formulating.
Dec 19, 2018 | Huangying Zhao, University of Toledo
Texture analyzer vs. panelist ratings of emulsions: How do they compare? This student sought to find out, as her poster presentation and the Midwest SCC TeamWorks event describes.