The Society thinks it’s time to acknowledge more members more often, so we’ve decided to place a spotlight on members whose dedication to the SCC has not gone unnoticed. Get to know Marisa Plescia.
The impact that rhamnolipid (RL) and sophorolipid (SL) biosurfactants has on solution surface activity when used in conjunction with the commercially important zwitterionic surfactant cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) is highlighted for the first time through surface tension and surface rheology measurements on binary and ternary mixtures of these surfactants.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, as the recipient of the inaugural Florence Wall Women in Cosmetic Chemistry Award, the Society’s first-ever award honoring women’s scientific and leadership contributions to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Genetic testing has expanded to the cosmetics industry for evaluation of ingredients that can be optimally paired with consumers based on a gene analysis of the individual. Read this blog post to learn more about Molecular Biology, Gene Expression, and the Prospects for Personalized Cosmetics.
Application of sunscreens is one of the most efficient ways of protection; however, their efficiency and safety have remained a challenging issue. So, it seems necessary to consider the potential side effects for limiting the use and amount of sunscreens. In this study, an high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) system equipped with a UV–visible detector has been used.