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- 3Good Vibrations: Spectroscopic Imaging to Visualize the Delivery of Actives
- 4Safety of Lead-based Skin Lightener Substantiated
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Recent in Testing (page 9 of 30)
Feb 13, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
The International Journal of Molecular Sciences had us at "hello" this month, with a new study comparing the phenolic compounds in chocolate (actually, cocoa by-products) vs. wine (okay, grape seed) extracts for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory skin benefits.
Jan 9, 2017
With products ranging from smart hairbrushes to wearable UV skin patches it is safe to say that technology is slowly but surely shaping the beauty industry.
Jan 3, 2017 | Yi Ann Den, Slobodanka Tamburic, Mustafa Varcin, Caroline Searing and Melissa Chan, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK
It has been proposed that topical treatment using linoleic acid can repair defective barrier function in damaged skin. The present article tests this theory and compares the results using two types of TEWL measurements: open and closed chamber.
Jan 3, 2017 | Craig Bonda, Inception Partners, LLC
This guest advisor commentary comes from regular Cosmetics & Toiletries contributor and photochemistry expert Craig Bonda, president of Inception Partners, LLC, and technical consultant to the sunscreen industry.
Jan 3, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Butterflies in my stomach, that’s what I’m feeling. Both excited and nervous. Why? In this issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries, we’re trying something different. Our cover story is about safer sun protection but not in a way you’re used to; it's controversial.
Dec 6, 2016
Pheomelanin is the red/blond pigment. Its presence has been associated with an elevated risk of melanoma. However, a new technique has been developed to visualize it, which could serve as an early indicator.
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Dec 6, 2016
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Nov 22, 2016
Want faster hair adsorption? Lower the temperature. As least, that's what one study with a corn-derived biosurfactant, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, showed.
Nov 18, 2016 | Trefor A. Evans, Ph.D., TRI-Princeton, Princeton, NJ USA
Most hair-related properties and issues can be rationalized by fiber size and shape, and/or the consequences of extreme conditions. However, the varying reactivity of different hair types with chemical treatments suggests potential differences in structure.
Nov 9, 2016
What do you get when you cross the selfie with skin care research and a few brilliant engineers? The mobile turgor test.
Nov 1, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Sunscreen failure, SPF as a myth, an alternative vitamin D and others were topics of discussion at the sun care session during the IFSCC Congress. Following are some highlights.
Oct 24, 2016 | Denise Herich, TBC
In-home usage studies put your beauty care brand to the test and yield compelling consumer claims.