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Feb 13, 2017
Researchers are at it again: outsmarting bacteria to do their "dirty" work. In fact this time, soil-inhabiting Serratia rubidaea were isolated for their naturally produced red pigment.
Feb 10, 2017
New pigment discoveries with applications for cosmetics come along once in a blue moon; or in this case, sky. Researchers in Korea and Japan have developed new inorganic sky-blue pigments with light-absorbing properties.
Feb 9, 2017
Your gut instinct may not be all that scientific, but science is showing that its microbiome, when fed probiotics, can potentially treat atopic dermatitis.
Feb 6, 2017 | Christina Agapakis, Kit McDonnell and Jason Kakoyiannis, Ginkgo Bioworks, Boston
The cosmetics industry is turning to microorganisms to find stable, sustainable ways to manufacture biologically derived molecules. This article reviews recent microbiological advances and ingredients for cosmetics and personal care products.
Feb 6, 2017 | Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Ph.D., Dell'Acqua Consulting, Jersey City, NJ
Coffee, tomato, olive and citrus waste have a negative impact on the environment and economy. Recycling this waste could lower its impact and increase the sustainability of these ingredients. Waste from food processing is rich in healthy compounds that can be recycled into cosmetic formulations for various skin benefits.
Feb 6, 2017 | Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., FaceWorkshops LLC
There is significant variability in plant oil compositions, and some oils can cause problems for impaired skin barriers. However, the right oils have been shown to benefit the right skin types, some of which are reviewed here.
Feb 3, 2017 | Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Managing Editor, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Trees are not the mute, woody giants we think them to be. They are actually quite chatty. What do talking trees have to do with cosmetics? I started to draw parallels between them our industry’s work on the microbiome, epigenetics and wellness cosmetics; even sustainability.
Feb 3, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
This guest advisor commentary is an excerpt taken from an interview with Prof. James Clark, Ph.D., of the York, UK-based Green Chemistry Centre for Excellence.
Feb 3, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
In this interview, Prof. James Clark, Ph.D., of the University of York Green Chemistry Centre for Excellence, shares his insights on how green chemistry has changed and new opportunities for sustainability. Listen now!
Jan 31, 2017
The road forward for cosmetic formulation doesn't include as many of the silicones of old, according to Tony O'Lenick, president of Siltech LLC.
Jan 30, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Researchers from the Australian National University don't take light lightly. In fact, they have mastered the art of manipulating it in what appears to be the best-yet holographic representation in three dimensions. This technology has potential for applications in imaging and augmented reality.
Jan 30, 2017
“These findings are incredibly exciting because they show that women can actively take beauty into their own hands."