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'Gut' Instinct Could Defeat Atopic Dermatitis

Your gut instinct may not be all that scientific, but science is showing that its microbiome, when fed probiotics, can potentially treat atopic dermatitis.

Moving Toward Microbes: Bio-engineering a New Cosmetic Reality

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.

Integrative Medicine and Research: Cosmetics Can Lead the Way

Health care is seeing a development of more integrative approaches to employ CIM practices. People have adopted the idea of using natural products and therapies as these are perceived as safer treatments.

Garbage to Glamour: Recycling Food by-products for Skin Care

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.

Plant Oil Insight From the Skin's Perspective*

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.

Secrets of the Trees for Super Cosmetics?

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.

Green Chemistry Evolves Around Lifecycle and Necessity

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.

[podcast] Green Chemistry and Sustainability: A Discussion with James Clark, Ph.D.

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!

The Brave New World of Silicone Alternatives

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.

Manipulating Light in 3D

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.

Study: Olay Examines the Nature vs. Nurture Beauty Debate

“These findings are incredibly exciting because they show that women can actively take beauty into their own hands."

Patent Pick: Smooth Moves to Attack Tacky Cosmetics

Icky or elegant? Beauty consumers are mindful of the sensory experiences you create for them. That's why L'Oréal inventors imparted tact into a new, non-tacky cosmetic emulsion.

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