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Section: Cosmetic Ingredients
[podcast] The Bigger Issue Behind Microbial Contamination
Many cosmetic recalls in the U.S. relate to microbial contamination but not for the reason you might think. Here, experts from the Univ. of Cincinnati and PCPC explain why it's more than alternative preservatives to blame. Listen now. It's free.
University of Cincinnati
Jun 13th, 2023
[podcast] Where the Microbiome Will Take Beauty and Personal Care
The microbiome has captivated the health and beauty industries, enabling next-gen products. How did this emerge and where will it take us? Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., of the University of Cincinnati, speculates in this sponsored podcast. Listen now.
University of Cincinnati
Mar 6th, 2023
[videocast] Plant-powered Answers to Sensorial Performance
Naturally derived and truly sensorial were once mutually exclusive but Grant Industries has leveraged its sensory expertise to unite them in several plant-powered solutions. Tania Viana explains, in this sponsored videocast.
Apr 22nd, 2022
[podcast] How Silicones Support Sustainability and Optimize Effects
In this free podcast, sponsored by Siltech, Brian Allen, global marketing/sales director, explains how silicone chemistries enable the thoughtful design of products, maximizing their sustainability and efficiency. Listen now to learn more.
Apr 15th, 2022
[podcast] Zemea Propanediol: A Bio-based Alternative to Volatile Silicones
In this podcast, sponsored by DuPont Tate & Lyle BioProducts, Michele Behrens, of
Cosmetics & Toiletries
, connects with Mark Chandler, president of ACT Solutions Corp., about finding alternatives to volatile silicones. Listen now.
CovationBio PDO (formerly Dupont Tate & Lyle)
Dec 20th, 2021
[podcast] Power Plants: Chicory, Sugarcane and Safflower Barrier Booster
Hydration is one of the most basic skin care benefits, according to Hemali Gunt, Ph.D., of Burt's Bees, in this interview. Here, she describes research on three naturals, which are shown to provide both hydration and barrier protection. Listen now; it's free.
Jul 14th, 2021
[podcast] 'Natural' Redirect and Green Tea X Lotus Blue Light Protection
Consumers are demanding more from naturals, according to Hemali Gunt, Ph.D., of Burt's Bees—safety, efficacy and esthetics are just as important. In this podcast, Gunt describes this new direction and related work on green tea plus lotus for blue light protection. Listen now.
Jun 29th, 2021
[podcast] Transcendent Skin Care: Eco and Ethical Well Aging
In this podcast interview, sponsored by Provital, Michele Behrens, of
Cosmetics & Toiletries
, talks with Emilio Rubio and Clara Vigo, both of Provital, about an eco-friendly and eco-ethical well-aging active, Ethicskin. Listen now; it's free.
Jun 21st, 2021
for Gentle Acne Care
The virtues of
for skin are a recent discovery but the key is to balance acneic and non-acneic strains within a population. The following podcast, sponsored by Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, describes an anti-acne active based on this principle. Listen now.
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics
May 7th, 2021
[podcast] Making Sunscreens Cleaner and Clearer
In this interview, sponsored by Siltech, Brian Allen explains how the company combined its silicone technology with zinc oxide to create a reef-safe ingredient and prototype formula with a good EWG rating, USDA Biopreferred certification and whitecast rubout time reduction.
Apr 30th, 2021
[podcast] Weak Points in Preservation
Where, in a formula's lifecycle, is it most vulnerable to microbial contamination? Steve Schnittger, Ph.D., of The Estée Lauder Companies, tackles this in the following podcast. Listen now; it's free.
Mar 26th, 2021
[podcast] Textured Hair Repair with Vegan, Gluten-free Keratin
Research exploring the benefits of a gluten-free and vegan ingredient showed it successfully strengthened and softened textured hair without protein build-up. Learn more from this product podcast, sponsored by Croda.
Feb 19th, 2021
[podcast] Has Disease Prevention Reached Hair Care?
In this exclusive interview, Lisa Marie Garcia, president of innovation, and Roy Joseph, Ph.D., chief scientific officer and vice president of R&D, both of Farouk Systems, discuss antibacterial hair care in the context of a recent product launch.
Farouk Systems USA
Jan 15th, 2021
[podcast] What it Means to Be 'Clean' in Beauty
What facets of "clean" beauty are must-haves to consumers? And how do you translate those into formulations? Tina Hedges, CEO and Founder of LOLI Beauty Inc., explains in the following podcast. Listen now; it's free.
Univar Solutions USA Inc.
Nov 23rd, 2020
[podcast] Ethically Sourced, Renewable Jojoba for Beauty Benefits
From seed to finished oil, Jojoba Desert controls the entire cultivation and production process of its namesake jojoba oil. Learn more about this traceable, ethical, renewable natural for beauty from this free podcast, sponsored by Jojoba Desert.
Jul 14th, 2020
[podcast] Vegan, Sustainable Keratin for Hair Repair
Vegan and sustainable are top-sought claims for today's personal care products—not to mention efficacy. This product podcast, sponsored by Croda Inc., introduces the latest hair repair ingredient, KeraMatch V, which checks all these boxes. Listen now.
May 25th, 2020
[podcast] Microbiome Dynamics and Modulating Skin Health
There is still much to learn about the skin microbiome, especially to support microbiome-friendly claims with solid science. In this podcast, sponsored by CLR, Harald van der Hoeven explains the knowns, unknowns and opportunities in the skin microbiome. He also presents two innovations to address the knowns. Listen now.
CLR-Chemisches Laboratorium Dr. Kurt Richter GmbH
Apr 23rd, 2020
[podcast] Vibrant Vegan Magenta Pigment by BASF Colors & Effects
To craft a bold, vegan and carmine-free pigment in the red color space, BASF Colors & Effects scientists leveraged their expertise to layer sustainably sourced mica. Learn more from this free podcast.
BASF Colors & Effects
Apr 15th, 2020
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