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July/​August 2021

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Digital Exclusives/​Features

[video] Consolidating Input for Faster Output: Digitizing Cosmetics R&D

Rachel Grabenhofer

[video] Formulating Knowledge for Modern and Future Personal Care

Rachel Grabenhofer with K.P. Ananth, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Biocatalyst for Change, Part I: The Potential for E. coli to Color Cosmetics

Jian Zha and Mattheos A.G. Koffas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY USA; and Hulya Akdemir, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY USA, and Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey

Cosmetics & Toiletries Clean and Sustainable Formulary

Michele Behrens

Formulating Articles

Vegan Roots: Siddha-inspired Botanical Extracts as Colorants for Hair Dyes*

Francesca Schumann, Annamaria Ratti and Viviana Brancato, Bregaglio srl, Biassono, Italy

Formulating Forum: Creating Waterless and Water-efficient Cosmetics

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

Startup Solutions: A Survey of Green and Sustainable Innovations

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

Research Articles

Enhancing Hair Health: Effects of Oiling, Inside and Out—Part II

Vaibhav Kaushik, Ritesh Chogale, Vaishali Gode and Sudhakar Mhaskar, Marico R&D Center, Mumbai

Shadowing Plants: Phytochemicals for Sustainable Sun Protection, A Commentary

Greta Faccio, Ph.D., Independent Scientist, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Industry Insight: Natural Therapy for Skin and Spirit—Avena sativa

Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics and Toiletries and Simarna Kaur, Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

Testing Articles

Fighting AGEs Formation: Upcycled Artichoke Inhibits Glycation, Increases Skin Firmness

Giorgio Dell’Acqua, Ph.D. and Francesca Germani, Ph.D., Akott Evolution, Milan

Market Data Articles

Expert Opinions: Reducing, Re-using and Recycling in Beauty

James Clark, Ph.D., University of York; Denise Costrini, Ashland; Luise Herrmann, Cosphatec GmbH; Pascaline Criton, Sederma; Evelyn Su, Ph.D, Sino Lion; and Marie Arzel, Solvay

Evoking Emotion: Ethnicity, Face Shape and Radiance

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

Editor’s Note: Responsible Beauty

Michele Behrens