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Oral Care Refresh: Intersecting Function with Beauty and Innovation

The present article reviews recent developments in the oral care category, including novel claims and ingredients. It also underlines where opportunities lie in this segment intersecting function with beauty and innovation.

Foaming for Formulators: Coco-glucoside

Coco-glucoside is naturally derived from plant sugars and fatty alcohols, and has become increasingly popular as a foaming and cleansing agent in formulations due to its natural properties. In this column, the creation, composition and application of coco-glucoside are examined for proper formulating in personal care products, compared with other anionic surfactants.

12 Beauty and Health Uses for CBD: Amway Reviews the Evidence

A review by Amway researchers published in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology explores tangible evidence in the literature relevant to CBD's potential topical beauty and health benefits in 12 application areas.

Vegan Gelling Agent Imparts Variable Strengths, Antimicrobial Effects

A paper published in the recent Food Chemistry describes a novel non-animal gelling agent based on citric acid and disodium 5-guanylate that imparts variable viscoelastic properties.

EpigenCare Debuts $99 Skintelli Skin Care DNA Test

This more affordable method reportedly significantly decreases expected turnaround time while still maintaining accurate results.

Comparatively Speaking: Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting and Sterilizing

Cleaning refers to the removal of organic materials while sanitizing, disinfecting and sterilizing refer to reducing viable microbes. Tony O'Lenick asks Rich Theiner for clarification, in this "Comparatively Speaking."

Ergothioneine Shown to Protect Telomeres Under Stress

Research from the Journal of Dietary Supplements suggests that under oxidative stress, ergothioneine treatment can maintain significantly longer telomere lengths.

Safely Transferring Flammable and Combustible Cosmetic Liquids During Production

Cosmetics and personal care product manufacturers must bear in mind the dangers of transferring flammable and combustible liquids during manufacturing. This article provides a brief refresh of some considerations.

Genomatica Presents Sustainability Impact Calculator and Petroleum Alternative

Genomatica has launched a sustainability impact calculator to help companies reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and replace petroleum-derived butylene glycol with the company’s Brontide natural butylene glycol.

[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Spot-on Connections Between Nerve Fibers and Pigmentation

Intracutaneous nerve fibers could be a key factor for determining age spot-prone sites on the face. Kazuki Nakayama, of POLA Chemical Industries, explains, in this Cosmetics R&D Vlog entry.

Sytheon Obtains U.S. Patent on Synoxyl AZ

Sytheon announced it has been granted a U.S. patent for the skin lightening ingredient Synoxyl AZ.

Ames Laboratory Designs Nano-catalysts to Upcycle Polyolefin Plastics

Ames Laboratory scientists have nanoengineered catalysts that can upcycle polyethylene. This can lead to the production of solvents, lubricating oils and more, replacing single-use plastic.

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