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Recent in Efficacy/Claims Substantiation (page 1 of 6)

Words from Wiechers: Much Ado About Nothing

In this edition of the Words from Wiechers series, the late author explores product and ingredient claims, placebo studies and test designs to ensure claims are accurately substantiated.

[video] Big Step Forward for Anti-pollution Claims

New methods have been developed to test for anti-pollution efficacy in vitro and in vivo, to substantiate anti-pollution claims. Jean Krutmann, M.D., provided insight on this topic during the recent IID conference. Watch now!

[podcast] Naturals and Synthetics: On Even Ground?

Burt’s Bees may be best known for its lip balm but things are about to change; at least, if Celeste Lutrario, vice president of research and development for the company, has it her way.

Body Talk: Defining Volume, A Technical Dissertation on Hair Body and Volume

Consumer definitions of hair volume and body differ from their scientific counterparts, while both remain vague. This column discusses challenges concerning the study of hair volume and body, including the influences of hair coloring and styling.

[video] Skin Whitening Market and Research Insights

The skin lightening market is expected to reach US $24 billion by 2027. However, the market could face limitations due a lack of clinical efficacy evidence. As such, research including that demonstrated by Amway, in this video, will be crucial to keep the momentum moving.

The New Stir in Anti-aging: Small-chain Algal Peptides to Regulate Sulfur

Sulfur regulators such as small chain peptides (SCPs) and sulfide donors are an untapped sector for cosmetic science. The present work explores a natural compound to up-regulate cellular sulfur, affect the cell cycle and reduce signs of aging.

Words from Wiechers on 'Snake Oil Sellers'

Now more than ever, "snake oil sellers" have access to consumers, which may be, in part, why the industry is consistently under attack. In this first installment of our new "Words from Wiechers" series, column editor Tony O'Lenick shares lessons for the betterment of both formulas and the industry's overall credibility.

[podcast] Author Commentary: Fabio Apone, Ph.D., on Cold Stress Skin Damage

The mechanisms of cold stress damage in skin are a new focus for cosmetics research. In his January 2018 article, Fabio Apone, Ph.D., explains these mechanisms; in relation, in this Author Commentary podcast, he shares what drove his team’s interest in this area and the next steps. Listen now!

Cold Stress Damage, Banished: Daphne odora Extract Improves Skin Moisture and Healing

Cold stress can affect the integrity of the skin. In relation, compounds synthesized by plants under environmental stress have been characterized for their protective effects; although limited data relates to cold stress. This article explores an extract from Daphne odora cell cultures to address cold stress-related damage including dryness, cutaneous micro-lesions and inflammation.

Industry Insight: Probing Deeper to Further Skin Aging Research

Johnson & Johnson can see the future—of skin aging, that is. How? Using a novel imaging technique. Tracy Wang, Ph.D., describes it here, in an adaptation from our recent podcast interview.

Oxygeskin Tested for Efficacy to Fight Blue Light

Blue light damages skin. As such, Silab sought to prove its active ingredient could fight against potential damage. Oxygeskin was proven to recover a fresh and uniform complexion while reinvigorating skin oxygenation.

Shrinking Pores at Their Core: Gallic Acid Derivate Controls ROS and Sebum Factors

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.

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