DNA Metabarcoding Tracks Traceability of Naturals: Wild Teasel Case Study
This study authenticates
from raw material to final ingredient. It compares
in a three-step study by: barcoding the raw material, metabarcoding the two extracts and bioinformatics processing.
Oct 27th, 2022
Next-generation Sequencing for Personal Care Product Development
Which Claims Test/Tool Will Win the
C&T Allē Award
Upcycling Nature’s Ingredients for Active Scalp Care
Givaudan Active Beauty introduces Patchoul’Up™, a new clean, sustainable, upcycled, vegan, plant-based and scientifically-proven solution to prevent white dry flakes on consumers’ scalps affected by specific issues.
Nov 7th, 2022
2022: Tech x Beauty to Accelerate R&D Innovation
The session will inspire attendees by considering the ways emerging technologies can make innovation more efficient while rendering brands nimble enough to respond to shifting consumer and supply chain realities.
Jul 19th, 2022
Friction Dynamics Characterize Cosmetic Dispersion Function, Utility
Research published in the
Journal of Oleo Science
describes a sinusoidal motion friction evaluation system applied to artificial skin to evaluate cosmetic dispersions.
Jul 19th, 2022
Test Model Developed to Predict Skin Permeability of Compounds
A test model published in the
Journal of Chromatography A
uses retention on octadecyl, cholesterol-bonded and immobilized artificial membrane columns to accurately predict the skin permeability of compounds.
Jul 7th, 2022
DSM Testing World's First Fully Bio-based Vitamin A
Application testing is now underway with the first selected customers and representative material is available for sampling ahead of a commercial-scale production and a full launch in early 2023.
Jun 29th, 2022
Color Electron Microscopy to Blaze a New Trail in Cellular Imaging
A thesis paper from the University of Groningen describes a technique to collect additional data from electron microscopy to create a false color overlay that visualizes and identifies how human cells degrade, organize cargo and more.
Jun 22nd, 2022
Patent Pick: Unilever Standardizes Pollution Protection Factor for Cosmetics
Unilever discloses a method to standardize the measurement of a pollution protection factor (PPF) for cosmetic compositions in a recent European patent.
Jun 14th, 2022
Citizen Science for Skin Microbiome Research—A 'Microbiome-friendly' Case Study
To assess the potential of citizen science for skin microbiome research, the work described here used a consumer test kit deployed in a pilot study of 59 participants to collect data. The results of a case study and more are outlined.
May 1st, 2022
Shiseido to Launch Skin Bacteria Measuring Service Based on Novel PCR Method
Shiseido has co-developed a method and device to measure the amount and balance of a consumer's indigenous skin bacteria simply and quickly. The company will use the approach to provide a high value-added, in-store experience and new beauty service.
May 6th, 2022
Cosmetic Claims Put to the Test at NYSCC Suppliers' Day
A full day of conferences and conversations at NY SCC Suppliers' Day reiterated recent trends in cosmetics R&D, e.g., sustainability, transparency, efficacy, etc., but also underlined the critical need to substantiate such claims with solid science.
May 3rd, 2022
Testing the Safety and Efficacy of Multifunctional Personal Care Products, A Primer
Multifunctional products may offer solutions to consumer challenges but as the needs of consumers grow more complex, so do their safety and efficacy testing. This article provides a primer on these considerations.
Apr 21st, 2022