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Several herbal extracts are documented as offering protective or healing properties around UV exposure, including rosemary, lemon balm and grapefruit [Getty Images]

Special Edition: PROTECTIVE BEAUTY – SUNCARE, ENVIRONMENT AND STRESS

Herbals show promise in tackling UV-induced skin disorders: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Herbal ingredients show promise in the treatment of skin disorders induced by UV exposure, offering opportunity for sunscreen formulators to integrate ingredients from a preventative viewpoint, finds a review.

Citrus fruit waste, which represents practically half of the fresh fruit mass, can be incorporated into a range of cosmetic applications, including skin care, body lotions and sprays [Getty Images]

Citrus fruit waste offers upcycled active skin care promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

The peel and seeds from industrial processing of citrus fruits can be used in an array of active skin care formulations for their bioactive compounds, though circular industrial frameworks need to be further developed to scale use, say researchers.

The study found that the potential oral probiotic could inhibit the activity of various common pathogenic bacteria.    Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

Study identifies new oral probiotic candidate

By Stephen Daniells

A bacterial strain isolated from the mouth and throat of a healthy five-year-old child may prevent the adherence of a key oral pathogen, suggests a new study from China.

The new study suggests that micro-encapsulation of select probiotic strains may help manage acne.   Image © Obencem / Getty Images

Skin probiotic may offer anti-acne options: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Specially selected strains of lactobacilli may positively shift the skin microbiome and reduce acne lesions, says a new study from Belgium that deepens our knowledge of skin microbiome modulation.

A study has shown current sustainability focus and efforts are aimed at environmental impact and sourcing stages but a more 'holistic' approach must be taken [Getty Images]

Special Edition: ETHICAL BEAUTY – VEGANISM, CRUELTY-FREE AND PLANETARY GOOD

Beauty can drive 'holistic' sustainable action with life cycle and social focus

By Kacey Culliney

Cosmetics companies are aware and invested in sustainable action, but more can be done to drive better beauty consumption and take a more holistic approach, according to findings in Brazil that offer wider valuable learnings, say researchers.

Beo Therapeutics, Genbioma & Lactobio named as 2022 Probiota Pioneers

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Beo Therapeutics, Genbioma & Lactobio announced as 2022 Probiota Pioneers

By The NutraIngredients Team

NutraIngredients are pleased to announce Beo Therapeutics, Genbioma and Lactobio as our Probiota Pioneers for 2022 in a line-up that continues to push the boundaries of microbiome science and its applications.

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