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Oct 07, 2016 | 04:11 PM CDT

PCPC's Beth Jonas Defends Cosmetic Science to the U.S. Senate

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It's nice to see our government liaison supporting our scientists' efforts by standing up to share with others the notion that cosmetic science is real.

Sep 20, 2016 | 05:32 PM CDT

Package Design Research: Your Expression Says it All

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A thesis study is under way at Clemson University to develop dynamic test methods that evaluate consumer facial expressions in reaction to packaging designs in a new way: in situ.

May 19, 2016 | 04:25 PM CDT

Marketers: Watch Your Cosmetics Claims

The FDA has issued a warning about claims that would imply certain cosmetics would be considered drugs under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Mar 15, 2016 | 02:39 PM CDT

Update: Teens Face Beauty Chemical Risk; Some Experts Skeptical

A new study says teen girls can benefit from "free-of" products since they might be at risk for exposure to possible endocrine disruptors; but another toxicologist has something to add.

Feb 17, 2016 | 12:25 PM CST

Beauty for a Troubled Planet

By: Sarah Jindal, Mintel

Anti-pollution products are evolving as global consumer awareness rises.

Feb 12, 2016 | 10:39 AM CST

Study Confirms Skin Forms Dark Spots Due to Pollution

Dark spot formation on Asian skin

A study linked the formation of dark spots on the skin with levels of traffic-related air pollution and air pollution-associated gases.

Sep 09, 2015 | 10:27 AM CDT

The Answers Behind Aging Skin

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A new breakthrough in anti-aging skin care was presented by a team of research scientists from the Avon Skincare Institute.

Sep 06, 2015 | 09:57 AM CDT

Asia Trend Watch: Beauty Standards, Natural & Organic, and Ingestible Whitening

Skin care in Asia.
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief

A complex mix of drivers is reshaping beauty and personal care in Asia.

Aug 20, 2015 | 04:38 PM CDT

FDA Issues Warnings for Cosmetics, Website Claims

The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters to companies for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.

Aug 20, 2015 | 03:33 PM CDT

New Method Developed for Nanoparticle Claims

Plasma detection of nanoparticles

The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB recently highlighted the work of scientist Gabriele Beck-Schwadorf and her team, who developed a method to identify nanoparticles in sunscreens for label claims.