Investigate Effects of Actives, Raw Materials & Products on the Epigenome
Designed to investigate the effects of actives, raw materials and finished products, Genemarkers’ microRNA panel includes 112 markers with a variety of functions related to skin biology. Testing can be performed with in vitro or ex vivo skin tissues.
Apr 28th, 2022
Testing the Safety and Efficacy of Multifunctional Personal Care Products, A Primer
‘Pressed’ for Powders: Replacing Dimethicone with Plant-derived Alternatives*
The Base Above The Rest
Cirebelle introduces our new highly economical, self-emulsifying cream the CireBase LB55. Made of a blend of our Cirewax and provides a product that gives a premium feel with a smooth elegant finish.
Apr 25th, 2022
StratiCELL Expands MicroBIOS Platform to Test
In StratiCELL’s MicroBIOS Platform, the company can now colonize reconstructed epidermis with an IA1 phylotype strain of
that will elucidate interactions between the skin and its flora.
Feb 22nd, 2022
Stress and Psoriasis: How TCM Herbs Can 'Cool' Inflamed Skin
This study explores how TCM can be leveraged in skin products to holistically improve conditions such as psoriasis. In particular, properties of honeysuckle,
and rhubarb are described and tested here in vivo.
Jan 6th, 2022
Colorfast Effects: Reflectance to Assess Lip Gloss Water Resistance, A Proposal
This approach is tested for its ability to distinguish waterproof and non-waterproof products, and compared with in vivo results. Proposed here is in vitro method to measure the waterproof properties of lip gloss based on UV/Vis spectrophotometer reflectance values.
Nov 2nd, 2021
[podcast] Blue Light, Pollution, CBD and More: Testing Today’s Cosmetics
CBD, blue light, phytochemicals and more are at the heart of today's cosmetics and personal care product claims. Learn how they are evaluated plus emerging trends in testing in this podcast, sponsored by Genemarkers. Listen now; it's free.
Nov 5th, 2021
P&G Research Shows Reducing Scalp Stress Improves Hair Anchoring
P&G Beauty's KeepItAnchored hair loss brand has published a series of studies finding that controlling oxidative stress in the scalp reduces hair loss.
Nov 2nd, 2021
China Cracks Down on Misleading Cosmetic Claims—Here's How to Comply
With tighter cosmetic regulations in China, the country is watching for and subduing misleading or false product claims. To avoid penalties and ensure compliance, regulatory consulting firm ChemLinked offers solutions.
Sep 23rd, 2021
Variability in CBD and Hemp Potency Calls for Advanced Analytics, Standards
Variability in cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp extract potency, even among certified products, impacts the reproducibility of in vitro gene expression studies. Brian Cook, of Nu Skin Enterprises, will present this issue during the SCC 2021 Annual Meeting.
Sep 22nd, 2021
Validate the efficacy of actives, raw materials & products in preventing/repairing skin damage from environmental pollution
Learn more about The Environmental Stress Panel – an innovative gene expression panel developed by Genemarkers, the leader in applying state-of-the-art genomics technologies to personal care product development.
Sep 7th, 2021
Securing Skin: Polysaccharides Deliver Anti-pollution Protection
The present work tests the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of cosmetic polysaccharides for anti-pollution benefits. Air pollution is rising and can negatively impact skin. As such, anti-pollution cosmetics are trending.
Aug 30th, 2021
Words from Wiechers: All That is Good is Bad
We need to keep in mind that we may be able to maintain an appearance of youth and even measure the difference in a chemical marker in two people; but we need to avoid the Dorian Gray effect.
Aug 6th, 2021