illustration of womanStucture and Function of Skin

by Gopinathan K. Menon and Roger L. McMullen
August 15, 2016

Check out the new fully revised section on The Cosmetic Chemist website about skin structure and function, packed with information about the epidermis, dermis, and basement membrane zone.

illustration of a flower treeClimate Change, Ozone, and All That

by John Staton
August 15, 2016

The question of the impact of changes to climate is relevant to the consideration of appropriate sun protection. Will we need to have more effective sunscreens in the future, or perhaps need to modify the mix of actives?

illustration of a man and woman putting together a light bulbThe Cosmetic Chemist Crossword Puzzle Mania

Win a $50 gift card!!! The subject of this month’s crossword puzzle is the epidermis. Read the new website sections on Skin Structure and Function to help complete the puzzle. We will give out a $50 gift card to the first person who sends us this month's crossword puzzle with the correct answers.

Complete the crossword puzzle.

illustration of a womanResearch Group in the Spotlight

Martina Meinke
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

This month's featured research group comes to us from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, located in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Meinke’s group is working on state-of-the-art methods to investigate free radical processes in the skin.
















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