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Comparatively Speaking: Lactate vs. Lactylate

Lactic esters are discussed in this installment of "Comparatively Speaking." Here, Tony O'Lenick explains how the presence of two different reactive groups on a molecule can be used to make a series of related products; but their only relationship is that raw material.

Sweat-eating Microbes Power E-skins

Electronic skins for health diagnostics and monitoring require a reliable power source. Work published in Nano Energy leverages a solution whose supply is consistent: human sweat, and the bacteria that feed on it.

Cellulose Nanocrystal, Lauric Arginate Complexation Key to Pickering Emulsion Stability

Work published in Food Chemistry shows how food-grade Pickering o/w emulsions display good stability thanks to complexation between cellulose nanocrystals and lauric arginate.

EGCG and Jamblang SPF, DHA Safety and More: Sun Care Literature Review

Eventually, we will all emerge from our coronavirus quarantines to feel the wind in our hair and sun on our faces. This brief review considers sun care-related research to ensure that once we venture out, we're protected from solar insults, among others.

Emulgels and Others Hold Actives and Delivery Potential

Recent work from Cuidad Universitaria, Argentina, and Universidad de la República, Uruguay, confirms actives can successfully be incorporated into previously-optimized bioadhesive emulgels without negatively affecting gel properties.

Carbios Enzyme Furthers Recycling, Draws Industry Giant Interest

PepsiCo., L'Oréal and Nestle have partnered with French startup company Carbios, which has developed an enzyme that could significantly advance plastics recycling.

Yemoja Opens Sustainable Microalgae Plant

Yemoja has opened its newest sustainable microalgae product plant with minimal carbon footprint in Israel. This is to produce broad-spectrum pure algae on an industrial scale.

Shiseido Puts the 'Pressure' on Anti-aging Skin Care

Shiseido has discovered that applying pressure to the skin stimulates the proliferation of stem cells stored in reservoirs that could impart anti-aging benefits.

Skin Whitening and Hyperpigmentation: Literature Review

The skin lightening market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 6.24% from 2020 to 2027. Here, we've surveyed recent research in the literature that could support product developers to help make this happen.

[video] Cosmetics R&D Vlog: Occlusion, Dysbiosis, Virome and More—Changing Skin Needs and Opportunities

No thanks to COVID-19, the skin is now cleansed, sanitized and occluded under PPE more than ever before. In our latest vlog entry, Nava Dayan, Ph.D., explains the impact of these activities on skin, which while crucial to maintain health, give rise to new needs and afford opportunities for future product development.

Lauder and Sassone-Corsi Collaborate for Epigenetic, Circadian Research

The two laboratories will collaboratively explore the interaction between a newly identified micro-signaling molecule and other skin activities, including circadian machinery.

Sabinsa’s Research Review: Curcumin’s Immune Benefits

Along with other authors, Sabinsa’s founder, Muhammed Majeed, Ph.D., has recently released a research review analyzing curcumin and its immune benefits, which can play a possible role in COVID-19 prevention.

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