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May 2021

Table of Contents:

Digital Exclusives/​Features

Expert Opinions: Restoring Skin’s Homeostasis

Ebru Karpuzoglu, Ph.D., AveSeena; Laurie Verzeaux, Ph.D., Silab; Fabrice Lefevre, Ph.D., Givaudan Active Beauty; Sebastien Massard, Vantage Personal Care

The Probiotic Nature of Normal Microflora

Donald S. Orth, Orth Consulting LLC

[podcast] What We Know About the Skin Microbiome

Rachel Grabenhofer with Larry Weiss, M.D., CSO and Founder, Symbiome

Formulating Articles

Cosmetics & Toiletries Skin Wellness and Anti-aging Formulary

Michele Behrens

Formulating Forum: pH Precision

Nicola Lionetti, Rigano Labs, S.r.L., Milan

Microbiome Focus: Challenges, Approaches and Future Directions

Nhien (Gina) Nguyen, Gopa Majmudar, Ph.D. and Gabriella Baki, Ph.D., University of Toledo, OH USA

Comparatively Speaking: Sun Care vs. Daily Proactive Skin Care

Tony O'Lenick, Nascent Technologies Corp., with Thomas Meyer, Ph.D., Meyer Sun & Skin Care Consulting, LLC

Research Articles

C. acnes Assist: Evolving Skin Care for Changing Needs, A Commentary*

B. Paetzold and F. Brillet S-Biomedic, Beerse, Belgium; M.C. Richardson and K. Steventon, National Biofilms Innovation Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, UK

A Look at Lipids: Profiles Across Ethnicity and Age, A Review*

Apostolos Pappas, Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ USA and Nogra Pharm, Dublin

Quality Culture Part II: Raw Materials

Yasuhiko Toshima, Ph.D. and Hiroyuki Araki, Kao Corp.; Masahiko Otani, Lion Corp.; Ruka Suzuki, KOSÉ Corp.; Jun Usukura, Mandom Corp.; Kohtaro Fujioka, Ph.D., Manda Fermentation Co., Ltd.; Masaki Ookawa, Ookawa Microbiology Research Labo.

Regulatory Articles

Microbiome Claims: Should Pre-, Pro- and Postbiotic Skin Care Be Regulated?

Olivia Santoni, Bloom Regulatory, Ltd., London

Market Data Articles

Evoking Emotion: Stress Less with Skin Care

Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., Independent Skincare Consultancy Ltd. Yorkshire, UK

Industry Insight: Understanding Skin’s Microbiome

Rachel Grabenhofer with Larry Weiss, M.D., Symbiome

Editor's Note: Simply Inspired Skin Care

Rachel Grabenhofer