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Adaptive Measures: Translating UV Protection to Hair Claims

Most consumers are aware that exposure to UVB and UVA radiation accelerates skin aging and increases the risk of skin cancers such as melanoma. Therefore, agents for protecting the skin against UV radiation are not rare guests in consumers’ cosmetic bags; however, fewer individuals have awareness or concern that their hair is also affected by UV radiation. In the present work, Dr. Giorgiana Giancola and Dr. Ernesta Malinauskyte investigated the possibility of using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) to define a ratio between artificial and natural irradiance levels. From this data, methods were developed as described in order to substantiate desired claims for UV protection in hair. Read the full article in Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine...

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