The News of FCE Cosmetique and Colamiqc

The union of multiple areas with exhibitors of ingredients, packaging and specialized services in the cosmetic area is what makes FCE Cosmetique one of the main events in the sector. Núcleo Vitro participated in the 3 days of the fair to bring the news of product launches. We also participated in the Latin American Congress…

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What consumers seek in desmocosmetics

Article published in the Global Cosmetic Industry brings a report by Euromonitor Internacional and in-cosmetics Global on what consumers focus on when it comes to skin care products. The report pointed out that the concept of skin beauty is increasingly being perceived by the public related to skin health than just the external appearance. This…

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The microbiome that inhabits our skin

Infotech Day Microbioma was an event organized by the Brazilian Cosmetology Association (ABC) and, of course, Núcleo Vitro was there! We will share the main news and information discussed during the event! It is increasingly understood that the balance between the human body and the microorganisms that inhabit its surface & # 8211; whether bacteria,…

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Citotoxi – What is it?

During the development of new products, one of the main tests in vitro to be performed is cytotoxicity. However, there are still many doubts about what this test actually accomplishes and that is what we want to explain in the next few lines! The cytotoxicity test is performed in cell culture and there are specific regulations in…

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Regenerating Organs from tissue Engineering

Tissue engineering applies knowledge of biology, engineering and materials to be able to recreate tissues and organs that are similar to what we have in living organisms. For that, materials with the capacity to mimic the tissues of our body, specific tissue cells or stem cells and growth factors are needed to be able to…

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What is artificial skin?

The artificial skin made and used in the Núcleo Vitro laboratory uses tissue engineering techniques to mimic a skin very similar to that found in humans. Often also called laboratory skin or reconstructed tissue, this skin is made from the culture of cells present in the skin. However, instead of using the cells on the…

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What are the alternative methods?

The principles of the 3Rs established by Russel and Burch in 1959 aim to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in research worldwide. Since then, it has become important to think of methodologies that can bring the same results that tests on live animals bring, but obviously without using them. Therefore, alternative methods…

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Alternative methods established by CONCEA become mandatory from 2019

In 2014, the National Council for Animal Experimentation Control (CONCEA) recognized, through Normative Resolution 18, the use of validated alternative methodologies with the aim of replacing, reducing and refining the use of animals in research. RN established a five-year limit for methodologies to become mandatory by research institutes. Therefore, as of September 2019, these alternative…

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