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July/​August 2020

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Digital Exclusives/​Features

[podcast] Vegan, Sustainable Keratin for Hair Repair

Rachel Grabenhofer with Donna Petretti

[video] Natural Extraction in Action: Traditional vs. Supercritical Fluid Techniques

Rachel Grabenhofer with Arumugam Sivakumar, Ph.D., Sami Labs/Sabinsa

No Eco-scuses: Packaging Can Conform with Natural Tenets

Robert Fichtner and Ann Francis, Focal Point Research, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario

Formulating Articles

Hydration Regulation: Hibiscus sabdariffa Osmolyte for Barrier Moisture Control

Anne Mandeau, Ph.D., IFF/Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Toulouse, France; Philippe Daigle and Estelle Loing, Ph.D., IFF/Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Quebec Marty Shortt, Southern Cross Botanicals Pty. Ltd., New South Wales, Australia

Cosmetics & Toiletries Natural and Botanical Formulary

Michele Behrens

Research Articles

Primal Protector: Piper Betel Leaf Extends Aromatic, Antibacterial and UV Benefits

Renuka Thergaonkar, Ph.D., R&D Global Consultants Pvt Ltd., Mumbai; Saiprasad Walawalkar, Walawalkar & Associates, Palghar

Second Nature: Sustainability as the Outgrowth of Naturals, A Commentary

Marc N.G. de Mul, Measured Innovation, LLC, Weston, CT USA

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate: Biosurfactant in Action

Prashant Bahadur and Saroja Narasimhan, Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson, Skillman, NJ USA

Regulatory Articles

Certified 'True': Green Virtues in Beauty, Part II

Laura Lam-Phaure and Gabriella Baki, Ph.D., University of Toledo, Toledo, OH USA

Natural Advocate: USDA BioPreferred Label Quantifies Bio-based Claims

Kate Lewis, USDA BioPreferred Program, Washington, D.C. and Haley Gershon, Beta Analytic, Miami, USA

Testing Articles

Testing Tactics in Skin: Antiviral Response

Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Labs, Inc. Denver USA

Market Data Articles

Expert Opinions: Natural vs. Synthetic

Pascal Yvon, Alban Muller International; Caren Dres-Hajeski and Rishabh Shah, Acme-Hardesty; Samuel Lin, Ph.D., Applechem, Inc.; Jakob Bredsguard, Biosynthetic Food, Drug and Personal Care; Carsten Dietz, Ph.D., Cosphatec GmbH

Editor’s Note: Natural Pressures

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries

R&D Remake and Altruistic Acts in the Face of COVID-19

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries, et al.

Industry Insight: Will Naturals Take the Back Seat to Safety?

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries and Naira Aslanian, Kline’s Consumer Products Practice