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- 1New Ideas on Hair Breakage: Mending Existing Flaws
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- 4Biomimetic Pore to Make Testing 'No Sweat'
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Nov 16, 2017 | H. Chajra, A. Scandolera, M. Meunier and M. De Tollen, Givaudan Active Beauty, Toulouse and Pomacle, France
This study proposes a unique molecule derived from gallic acid to prevent enlarged and clogged facial pores. The ingredient is partly activated by the microbiome and protects against oxidative stress and excess sebum—two key factors at the core of enlarged pores.
Nov 8, 2017
The ingredient was found to increase skin elasticity by activating the synthesis and maturation of elastin, while decreasing the activity of elastase enzymatic degradation. It also increased cytokeratins and desmosomial proteins, and improved cell communication between keratinocytes.
Oct 31, 2017
BASF and 3D bioprinting expert Poietis have big plans to advance skin care. In an extended agreement, the two will collaborate to optimize the 3D bioprinting of skin equivalent models to study the effectiveness of actives.
Oct 22, 2017
Good news on the testing front: a model jointly developed by the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials and Creme Global recently showed consumer exposure to fragrances from personal care products tends to be over-estimated.
Sep 29, 2017 | Elise Delamour, Sébastien Miksa and Dominique Lutz, HelioScreen Labs, Creil, France
Considering more and more sun care products are claiming infrared (IR) protection, it is important to standardize the parameters by which they are evaluated. Since IR-A and IR-B are the most implicated in skin damage, a test method was developed based on these wavelengths, as described here.
Sponsored By: Bioreclamation
Sep 19, 2017
BioreclamationIVT is a worldwide provider of biological specimens and in vitro products and services. Look to us for in vitro assay services and tissue-derived models for toxicity, skin disease, and other personal care R&D research.
Sep 18, 2017
Silab’s active helps control melanogenesis and its environment, and the company has come up with new data to prove the ingredient's efficacy. This ingredient can be utilized to enhance complexion radiance, with depigmenting and lightening action.
Sponsored By: Shimadzu
Sep 5, 2017
Particle size distribution can have a major effect on the characteristics desired for a given application or objective, or on the performance and quality of a final product. Shimadzu’s multi-purpose SALD-2300 particle size analyzer provides the accuracy and reproducibility needed for QA and R&D applications related to lipstick, conditioners, creams and other cosmetics.
Sep 4, 2017
Unlike animal, bioprinted or lab-grown skin, real, live human skin that is viably maintained can more realistically provide data on the toxicity and efficacy of drugs and compounds of interest. This is the focus of U.S. biotech newcomer Genoskin.
Sep 3, 2017 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., TRI-Princeton Princeton, New Jersey
Our historical beliefs as to the causes of hair breakage have been largely shaped by findings from testing approaches. More recently, an alternate mechanical testing technique, fatigue testing, has been changing our perspective on this topic.
Sep 2, 2017 | Remo Campiche, Marc Heidl, Rainer Voegeli and Dominik Imfeld, DSM Nutritional Products, Kaiseraugst, Switzerland; Pierre Séroul, Newtone Technologies, Lyon, France; and Anthony V. Rawlings, AVR Consulting Ltd., Northwich, England
DABBA is a synthetic peptide that mimics Waglerin-1, a toxin from the temple viper. It is shown here to reversibly inhibit muscular contraction and reduce wrinkle formation, and to induce the expression of genes that improve collagen fiber maturation. Notably, differences in anti-wrinkle effects were observed in different ethnicities.
Aug 22, 2017
Until now, testing chemicals for their toxicity has relied on reporter genes, which can take 24 hr to deliver results. A new approach from North Carolina State University, however, uses a modified protein that emits light when binding occurs—effectively signaling its safety.