Tech in beauty + hair research was not chosen by accident; they demonstrate the prevalence of technology in our lives, as well as this month’s content in C&T. Described, is how AI is advancing beauty for consumers and product developers, while also presented is a programmable beauty concept for next-gen personalization; in this case, for hair conditioners. In hair care, reviewed are biological targets for neurocosmetics to stimulate the scalp, and an exploration of a natural approach to treating dandruff. As a bonus, proposed is functionalized biomimetic hydroxyapatite for antiviral skin and oral defense. We hope our latest edition empowers you to do good in the cosmetics R&D space.