5 Key Facets of Talc Testing: FDA Paper Outlines Expert Consensus
The goal was to improve the sensitivity and consistency of analyses and inter-laboratory concurrence relevant to reporting asbestos and similar particles in talc that could potentially affect cosmetic product safety.
Jan 13th, 2022
Alfa Laval's CM Connect Leverages Digitalization, Optimizes Hygienic Processing
The Estée Lauder Cos. 'Green Score' Method Could Standardize Sustainability
MoistureMap MM 200 Measures Skin Hydration Distribution and Texture Properties
The sensor gives graphical information on the near-surface hydration distribution and micro-topography of skin and other tissues such as textiles, plants, etc.
Dec 3rd, 2021
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
Shin-Etsu’s Natural Diluent System Balances Natural Origin and Performance
Three new products: part of Shin-Etsu’s Formulation Design Toolkit; a non-emulsifying crosspolymer, a non-emulsifying elastomer gel, and a silicone acrylate film former. All formulated with a natural diluent.
Oct 20th, 2021
IFSCC Awards Transfer Resistance, Gentle Touch, Psychological Anti-aging and More
From transfer-resistant cosmetics and scent-activated skin care, to a psychological approach to anti-aging, and a novel solid lipid nanoparticle + talc-based cosmetic excipient, the IFSCC 2021 Congress recognized some of the best and latest work in cosmetics research.
Nov 4th, 2021
AI Meets Metabolic Diagnostics for Precision Skin Care at SCC National
Personalized skin care can reach precision medicine levels when AI and machine lining are combined with imaging to assess several metabolic parameters. During the SCC Annual Meeting, Liyuan Ji will explain how.
Nov 4th, 2021
Analyze, Optimize: Ensuring Pollution Won’t ‘Get Under Your Skin’
Anti-adhesion, removability, anti-penetration and cleansing properties were assessed in steps, as described here, to optimize formulas for effective anti-pollution protection. An approach was designed to test cosmetic ingredients and formulas for their abilities to suppress the negative effects of pollution in skin.
Nov 2nd, 2021
[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: How Fragrance Inspires Emotion and Wellness
Perfume can tap into deep consumer emotions to elicit happiness or tranquility and help them through today’s COVID-19 reality. Daniela Garcia, ésika Executive Brand Director for Belcorp Latin America, explains how, with this look at the company's recent research.
Sep 17th, 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 3rd, 2021
[updated] Virtual Roundtable: Inclusive Design for Universal Beauty
Gabriela Daniels of the London College of Fashion will participate in a virtual roundtable chat on inclusive design for universal beauty during
Beauty Accelerate Virtual
Aug 31st, 2021
Researchers Engineer Hydrogel-based Skin Substitute Complete with Rete Ridges
According to the authors, this work provides a simple and powerful way to mimic the structures of human skin and can contribute to skin tissue engineering and wound healing research.
Aug 26th, 2021
BASF Opens Skin and Hair Care Evaluation Salon in Nigeria
The salon will provide in-house evaluations to assist in developing products with relevance to and consumer acceptance in the sub-Saharan African market.
Aug 18th, 2021