Microbes Convert Biodiesel Residuals to Lactic Acid, Boost $189 B Market
Work presented at the 2022 SINAFERM bioprocesses event describes the microbial production of lactic acid based on residual glycerin from biodiesel production. It's one example of the booming microbial products market, valued at ~US $189 billion in 2021.
Dec 8th, 2022
Beauty Brands Can Lead the Way to the Metaverse
Dior and Gladyshev Aspire to Reverse Cellular Aging
AI Technology: Current and Future Applications in Cosmetics
Artificial intelligence is increasingly finding utility in beauty for recommending and personalizing products, R&D and even market predictions. This article highlights select examples of how it is advancing cosmetics and personal care products and R&D.
Jun 1st, 2022
Why are Dermatologists Recommending Azelaic Acid? It’s the Unsung Hero!
Cosmetic acids offer versatility in formulation and can provide gentle exfoliation, brightening, help fight acne, etc. Azelaic acid is a favorite of dermatologists and is gaining popularity for its effectiveness and gentleness for all skin types.
Dec 5th, 2022
Responsible R&D: Tips to Make Cosmetic Labs and Manufacturing More Sustainable
Labs and manufacturing facilities have not been as quick to find solutions; this article offers tips to make them more sustainable without sacrificing productivity.
Jan 31st, 2022
Beiersdorf Opens Innovation Center, North American HQ
The innovation center is in Florham Park, New Jersey, and its new North American headquarters is in Stamford, Connecticut.
Feb 4th, 2022
L'Oréal, Verily Partner to Advance Precision Skin Health
The first-of-its-kind partnership in the beauty space will drive two programs to elucidate and characterize skin and hair aging mechanisms, and to inform L’Oréal’s precision beauty tech strategy and product development.
Jan 20th, 2022
Croda's SenStories Selector Optimizes Sensory Formulations
The SenStories Selector tool uses a proprietary algorithm to discover o/w emulsifier systems based on the desired sensory of their target consumer.
Jan 19th, 2022
Astronaut-tested 3D Bioprinter Could 'Tape' Wounds Closed
The portable handheld bioprinter was sent to space for astronauts, isolated from medical care, to test its potential to apply tissue-forming bandages made from skin cells to injuries in real time.
Jan 18th, 2022
Upcycling Chitin for Smart Textile Delivery
When loaded with various actives, chitin materials could be bound to the surface of natural bio-fibers to make biodegradable carriers structured as non-woven tissues and films.
Dec 22nd, 2021
Solvay Leverages Blockchain Tech for Guar Sourcing Transparency
The company has partnered with BanQu, reportedly the first-ever, patented and largest end-to-end, non-crypto blockchain Supply Chain Sustainability platform, to develop the technology.
Dec 9th, 2021
L’Oréal x BreezoMeter Partnership Uncovers Environmental Effects on Skin
The partnership will uncover new insights around how the environment effects skin aging, and ultimately provide new services to consumers that can accompany their skin needs all over the world with personalized routines and lifestyle advice.
Dec 2nd, 2021
Arcaea Announces $78 Million Series A Funding
Arcaea will use the funding to develop new ingredients and beauty products through DNA sequencing, biological engineering and fermentation.
Nov 1st, 2021