The Cosmetics Testing News

Follow the testing news dedicated to innovations and trends in the evaluation of active, ingredients, cosmetics and medical devices

Skinobs, New database for in human testing, free and easy is the 1st platform dedicated to in vivo efficacy cosmetics testing providing up-to-date information about the methods and the laboratories that employ them.


For more innovative effective cosmetics.

In 2 clicks and for free, Skinobs allows cosmeticians worldwide to identify the in vivo efficacy methods and the testing laboratories suitable for any product claim. It is a comprehensive and independent tool which optimizes the development of products in terms of performance, cost, speed, and innovation.


 A 360-degree vision of in vivo efficacy testing

R&D managers, formulators, marketers and regulatory authorities in charge of the products or ingredients evaluation will find Skinobs a unique support that answers all their questions about skin testing: what method, what device, what CRO’s…? Complementary topics enable them to deepen their research: method data sheet, directory, world map.


A global reach, accelerator of skin evaluation

Skinobs offers a unique vision on the skin biometrology indexing over 7200 requests methods, 60 claims, 55 devices, 45 global equipment manufacturers, 50 international testing laboratories, 25 methods, and 6 categories of product.

To help users reach their product launch requirements quickly and efficiently, whether that is the specificity of a claim or the screening of a formulation, Skinobs provides fast and in-depth information on existing methods and direct access to testing laboratories.


A platform launched in April 2016, in response to a real industrial need

The idea of this database was born from a survey of the many actors within the cosmetics industry: active ingredients and finished products manufacturers, instrumentation developers, testing laboratories and associations. After careful data analysis, based on information from the devices manufacturers, CRO and testing laboratories, Skinobs brings together key information expected by cosmetics professionals.



Skinobs News, intelligence tool for Innovative testing

Preview of the platform “in vivo efficacy testing”, Skinobs News is the 1st market and technology intelligence tool for industrial cosmetic testing (available from 2015), covering topics linking chemical analysis, toxicology, tolerance, in vitro and in vivo efficacy, use tests and sensory tests. With more than 22,000 visits since its launch and peaks of 500 daily visits, Skinobs News is the reference for cosmetic testing news.


Version 2 already in preparation

This first version of Skinobs platform is the result of a multidisciplinary team of 6 digital, technology and cosmetics-oriented people. The study of the project started in 2014 and was supported by two French entrepreneurship programs Start Business in Savoy and Innovizi in the Rhône-Alps region. With the aim to provide the best service to users, version 2 is already in preparation, building on our initial success and taking into account the feedback we have received, we will optimize and enhance the functionality of Skinobs.

SKINOBS is the trademark of the Happyway sarl founded by Anne Charpentier: chemical engineer and marketer. She has been putting her enthusiasm and joy in the international field of the testing and the cosmetic ingredients for 25 years.


SKINOBS-Communiqué de presse.04.2016



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