Personal care major Procter & Gamble (P&G) has shown that the skin microbiome in the diaper area among infants differs naturally but also changes according to disease states, suggesting microbiota may play an important role in diaper dermatitis.
Almonds, wheat and soy are among a raft of food allergens widely used in skin care formulations marketed for children that should carry warning labels, particularly in products destined for infants who are yet to develop an oral tolerance or have an impaired...
The research arm of Kao Corporation has developed a non-invasive method that can quantitatively analyse physiological changes in blood vessels and capillaries in deep skin tissue, which it said was crucial in studying skin health.
Unilever has communicated promising preliminary findings on research it commissioned for the use of Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) mouthwash as a preventative measure against viral transmission of COVID-19.
Use of white biotechnology to improve essential oils and natural extracts in fragrances continues to evolve as industry looks to plug increasing demand for sustainable ingredients, finds a mini review.
Degradability is increasingly important in the cosmetics and personal care industry. And whether per- and poly-fluorinated compounds are in beauty formulations as an ingredient or a trace contaminant, they persist in the environment and are (as a result)...
Special Edition: Personalised beauty in a digital revolution
The beauty industry must stretch towards futuristic business models that merge smart labs, digital clinical trials and rich data collection if personalised cosmetics is to truly take off, say researchers.