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J&J says air conditioner is to blame for asbestos found in Baby Powder

The personal care giant says that the positive asbestos result that led to its recent Baby Powder recall was due to contamination from a portable a...

Future-proofing beauty: The latest research papers for the cosmetics industry

The following abstracts are recent research papers in relation to the cosmetics industry

The next step in animal-free testing: Measuring cosmetic mildness in vitro

A first-of-its-kind project is validating in vitro mildness tests through correlation with human patch test data. Carol Treasure, Alex Edwards, Fio...

La Roche-Posay unveils new thumb nail device that can protect its wearer from sun burn

The L’Oréal-owned brand has developed UV Sense, the first battery-free wearable electronic UV sensor to monitor sun exposure

Johnson & Johnson pulls plug on first UK research centre

The new site for its JLabs concept was earmarked for outside Cambridge, UK

Can this new active protect the skin from blue light?

Millennials spend a total of 49 days a year on their smartphones. But what is this doing to their skin? And how can we minimise damage without swit...

How beauty has become the most engaging category on social media

The category generates engagement at 5.5x higher than the average brand. Here's how to maximise your exposure according to Shareablee

How analysis is helping consumers get to know their skin

Jan Behrens of True North Cosmetics on how skin care analytics tools are coming into their own

Digital olfaction: How NeOse Pro is revolutionising odour identification

Fanny Turlure, Johanna Decorps and Thierry Livache provide their guide to digital olfaction and introduce a new portable device to compare and iden...

Gene analysis gains momentum in cosmetics industry

GENEU allows customers to swab their DNA on the high street

Could sensory science help improve your cosmetic products?

Originating in the food and beverage sector, sensory science is now an indispensable tool for personal care companies, says Claire Humphreys

VAESTRO Image Analysis Software for quantitative analysis of facial features

Canfield’s VAESTRO Image Analysis Toolkit is developed for objective, quantitative assessment of facial features, such as wrinkles, sun damage and...

Global sun care trends, trackers and testing

Daniel Whitby from Alba Science evaluates the directions in which the sun care sector is heading and asks: how can sun safety be guaranteed?