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
Analyze, Optimize: Ensuring Pollution Won’t ‘Get Under Your Skin’
Securing Skin: Polysaccharides Deliver Anti-pollution Protection
MSL Solution Providers Tests Microbiological Profile with VeganSure
The VeganSure solution tests products for antimicrobial efficacy using non-animal derived culture media. These plant-derived or synthetic alternatives are registered with The Vegan Society’s Trademark and have been adopted by the likes of The Body Shop.
Aug 9th, 2021
New Anti-dandruff Efficacy Data for Symrise's Crinipan PMC Green
Current in vivo data reportedly shows Crinipan PMC green to be as effective as conventional solutions for dandruff.
Jul 6th, 2021
Introducing WellSpa 360 - A Dayspa Virtual Event on Sept 21-22, 2021
shifted its focus to become the whole health resource for wellness spa professionals, and we are taking our new wellness experts live with a brand new event:
WellSpa 360 Expo
. Pre-register for the latest updates!
Nov 8th, 2021
Spaceflight Shifts the Microbiome and Skin Condition
The effects of spaceflight on the skin microbiome and structure, and subsequent changes in skin health, sensitivity and the onset of conditions are described in a recent review published in
Skin Pharmacology and Physiology
Jun 7th, 2021
Propanediol Caprylate: Shifting the Microbiome, Sebum Levels and Classic Approach to Dandruff
Propanediol caprylate was previously shown to deactivate
for dandruff control. In parallel, its effects to shift the balance of
in the scalp microbiome, and reduce dandruff and sebum are explored here.
Jun 1st, 2021
Industry Insight: Testing the Most Efficient Color Shampoo/Conditioner Duos
In this "Industry Insight," Sabina Wizemann, senior chemist of the Health, Beauty and Environmental Sciences Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute has evaluated shampoo and conditioner pairs to identify the best performers for hair dye retention. In a recent interview, she explained how she tests these products, analyzes their efficacy and claims, and which duos exemplified the highest efficacy, compared with other products.
Jun 1st, 2021
Safe and Strategic: Hyaluronic and Retinoic Acid Derivative Allays Aging and Acne
A hyaluronic acid and retinoic acid derivative were developed to combine their individual anti-acne and anti-aging efficacies. In vitro and in vivo testing, described here, showed the conjugate penetrated skin to exert the desired biological activities—in low concentrations and without irritation.
Mar 31st, 2021
Phyla Finds its Probiotic Phage Reduces
In a clinical study, Phyla observed the effects of its Phortify Probiotic Serum, which contains probiotic live phage. Results revealed it reduced
and balanced the microbiome.
Mar 1st, 2021
Glowing Review: Monk Fruit Encourages Epigenetic Well Aging
Monk fruit extract can be used in a holistic approach to target mature skin. It improves physical and emotional well-being by balancing the skin's epigenetic signature to achieve homeostasis. In this article, the effects of a monk fruit extract are tested on dermal structure, hyaluronic acid and skin radiance. Artificial intelligence also is used to assess its emotional impact on the quality of life in mature women.
Mar 1st, 2021
Silab Develops 3D Model Mimicking Acneic Skin
, Silab's 3D in vitro model of acneic skin was recently characterized and offers a screening tool for acne treatments.
Feb 9th, 2021
Amyris’s 'Clean,' Fermented Acne Treatment Found to Outperform Industry Standards
Amyris has announced early clinical results for its “clean” and fermentation-based acne treatment, which reportedly was found to perform better than 10 standard industry treatments.
Feb 4th, 2021