October 2022

Google searches worldwide for "skin health" in relation to "blog" have exploded by 500% over the past year; searches for "skin health" relation to "nonsense" are up, too, by 180%. This sampling suggests consumers are interested in skin health and protection. This month, we align our content with these topics, including articles on: the pH of healthy skin; oxytocin release for skin, stress and self-care; a resurrection plant-inspired active to boost skin’s resilience to climate change-induced stress; formulating modern sunscreens that align with regulations and ingredient mandates; a combined approach to visualize surface changes in hand skin treated with an upcycled postbiotic ferment; and more. We hope our latest edition supports your efforts to uphold skin health and cosmetic science truths.