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Editor's Note: Health and 'Swell'ness

The consumer driver for health and wellness will no doubt flow into the New Year and beyond. As such, this issue takes inspiration from the spa world.

Gone in a ‘Flash’: Night Sweats Subside with a Novel Astringent Peptide Spray

Certain peptides have been shown to reduce perspiration. Here, the authors explore their use to develop a spray to treat menopause night sweats. To complicate formulation work, salt-based astringents were desired to provide immediate sensory benefits. The authors address this formulation challenge as well.

One Over One's Free Foam Micellar Cleansing Water

Free Foam Micellar Water features a rinse-free formula that soothes the skin while fighting the effects of pollution with natural plant extracts.

Microbeads Then and Now: Polyethylene and Alternative Next-gen Abrasives

Properties of microbeads such as their particle size, density, morphology and material hardness are important for abrasive and sensory attributes. The present article highlights these and other aspects for both polyethylene-based beads and naturally derived abrasive alternates.

Mibelle Launches Double Duty Anti-pollution Ingredient

Mibelle has launched an ingredient to provide two lines of defense against urban pollution. The ingredient has various benefits including activating the detoxification system, shielding skin against particulate matter and fortifying skin’s defense mechanism.

Facial Sheet Masks on the Go: Reviving the Face

Facial sheet masks have numerous benefits, such as delivering active materials to the skin and leaving the face feeling moisturized. Innovations in sheet masks are on the rise, and formulators are searching for new materials that are safer, friendlier for the skin and environment, and sensorially pleasing.

DSM Tool Sheds Light for Sun Protection Formulators

Formulators will now have an easier time modeling formula ideas for sun protection. DSM's new free digital tool, the sunscreen optimizer, was created to make sunscreen formulation more efficient.

Scentbird’s Cucumber & Lotus Hand Cream

Cucumber & Lotus Hand Cream features a paraben- and sulfate-free formula containing cucumber fruit extract, vitamins A and E and aloe leaf

INOLEX’s LexFeel Vibrant Improves the Spread and Feel of Makeup

With color cosmetics growing in popularity, INOLEX has added a new fluid to its LexFeel ingredient portfolio, to improve color vibrancy and sensory characteristics in makeup formulas.

Givaudan Soothes the Market with Latest Sustainable Biotech

Health and wellness has been rising for some time now, opening the door for Givaudan Active Beauty's launch of a sustainable ingredient that has numerous skin care properties at a time when the utilization of eco-friendly products is high in consumers' priorities.

Patent Pick: L'Oréal Steps Up the Sunscreen Game

Pop Quiz: What does it take to achieve a high SPF, high UV-A rated sunscreen within the U.S. FDA's sunscreen filter constraints? This isn't a game; it's the focus of a new patent application from L'Oréal. Read on to learn more.

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