How are the Innovations of the Evaluation Field Answering Today’s Challenges of the Beauty Industry? Podcast of the in-cosmetics Global Keynotes

6 May 2022

This webinar, organised in collaboration with in-cosmetics Global,  took place on April 14th 2022

If you did not have the opportunity to attend it, please follow the link below to

Watch the Vidéo

Who were the Testing & Lab Zone Exhibitors*?

(* Including the exhibitors of other zones on the show, France, Brazil, Spain…)


3 topics were developed during the webinar

Part 1: Wellbeing | Clean Beauty | Skin and Hair Friendly

Part 2: Proof & Evidence | Digital Experience | Nomad Testing

Part 3: Haircare | Inclusivity


Part 1: Wellbeing | Clean Beauty | Skin and Hair Friendly


  • Packaging: Content-Container Interaction, Biodegradability
  • Allergens
  • Nano Materials: Molecules analysis, 57 allergens by Intertek (Bio Basic, Innovapotek, Mérieux NutriSciences, QACS, Eurofins, Zurko Research, Intertek)
  • Silicone & Foundation: Smart Pore by Microfactory
  • Endocrin disruptors: Estrogenic/Androgenic/Thuroid Activities (Laboratoire Watchfrog)
  • Vegan testing: Irritation Safety, Challenge Tests (QACS)

Neurocosmetics & Sensory Analysis

  • Physiological evaluation: heart rate, conductance…
  • Psychological: unconscious perception, questionnaire, emotional…)
  • Behavioral: facial expression and gestures….
  • Multi-criteria analysis to assess the effect of the application of a product on the perception and feeling of the subjects
  • Drop Angle Meter DM 300 (Courage & Khazaka)


  • In-vitro sensitive skin models (Dermatest)
  • ex-vivo function and hydration (Syntivia)
  • Wound healing assesment CytoSmart (PK derm)
  • Oxidation cell assays (Anti Oxidant Power)


  • Photoprotective effect against Visible and Blue Light (Eurofins)
  • Live cell efficacy tests & complete antioxydant profile (Anti Oxidant Power)
  • Pollution Chamber (proderm, CIDP, Dermatest, Ellead, Laboratoire Bio-EC)


  • Proetomics, Metagenomics (Phylogene, Quima Life Science)
  • Microbial strains adhesion (Glycodiag)
  • Swabbing and Stripping assays (QACS, Dr Goya, Intertek, Eurofins)
  • MicroBIOS93 biomarkers (StratiCELL)


Part 2: Proof & Evidence | Digital Experience | Nomad Testing


  • Dynaskin-2 by Eotech: contactless (Dermatech, Intertek, Eurofins, proderm, IEC, Zurko Research)
  • Ballistometer by Dia-stron: no gravity (SGS, IEC, Ellead)
  • Skinflex by Orion Concept


Barrier Function: Hydration Imaging and TEWL Analysis

  • Epsilon Dermalyser (Biox)
  • VisioScan (Courage & Khazaka)
  • TEWL: Tewameter TM Hex: Open Chamber (Courage & Khazaka)


Skin Structure: Ultrasound & Scanner

  • Ultrasound (Cortex Technology)
  • Vivascope (Vivascope)
  • Ramanspectrometry (RiverD)
  • LC-OCT


2D – 3D Imaging: Skin Surface & Data acquisition

  • Antera 3D by Miravex
  • Photo Before & After by Validated Claim Support
  • Visia CR New generation by Validated Claim Support
  • C-Cube by Pixience
  • ColorFace by Newtone
  • EyelashCam version by Newtone
  • HeadScan Dynamic by Orion Concept (Intertek, Dermatech)

Data Analysis: Software.IA

  • Specific services
  • Data treatment
  • Images analysis
  • Scientific marketing

Nomad Testing

  • Homelab Selfie (IEC, CIDP)

In-vitro & in-vivo: some specificities

  • Skin cell metabolism
  • Collagen Network
  • In-vitro & in-vivo validation
  • Immunocytochemistry/Immunohistochemistry
  • Sweat resistance

Sun protection: in-vitro & in-vivo evaluation

  • Hybrid method to be validated 23.675
  • New in Vitro Sand-resistance method
  • Sweat resistance


Part 3: Haircare | Inclusivity

in-vitro & ex-vivo

  • Hair 3D models (Monasterium Laboratory)
  • Electron Microscopy (CTC, ISPE)

in-vivo – Stands & Locks

  • Combing by Dia-stron
  • Scalp by Pixience
  • Confocal Raman spectroscopy on Scalp by RiverD
  • Epidermis thickness: LC-OCT
  • Scalp dryness: NMF and barrier lipids
  • Hair damage: disulfid bonds


In conclusion

Skin Ecosystem and the Interconnectivity of the Testing Sector

Specific presentation of each of the Boost Your Test


PhD Trials: on demand; contact

Monasterium Laboratory: Access their presentation here

CIDP: on demand; contact

QACS: Access their presentation here

Miravex: Access their presentation here

Complife: on demand; contact

Orion Concept: Access their presentation here

Validated Claim Support: on demand; contact


Find the entire presentation here

by Anne Charpentier – on April 14th 2022

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