The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causing the COVID-19 outbreak was found to survive on human skin for as long as nine hours, although it can be inactivated by ethanol within 15 seconds.
A study analysing Sephora and Ulta Beauty’s Twitter activity and networks has suggested cosmetic brands only have limited control over communications within their networks, opening up important points of discussion for industry, the researchers say.
Sabinsa makes specialty ingredients for the food, pharma, and beauty industries. In early 2019, the company launched LactoSporin into the realm of microbiome skin care. Now this year, the company has published data pointing too additional skin care benefits.
Plums and prunes discarded by the agri-food sector can be used to develop zero-waste emollient oils for skin care and hair care, tapping into widespread demand for sustainable, plant-based innovation, says UK supplier Kerfoot Group.
The Biological Science Research Laboratory of Kao Corporation has published new research confirming that ageing and ultraviolet exposure decreases the levels of a vital protein that leads to a loss of skin elasticity.
Cannabinoid ingredients are increasingly popular in personal care. And with its engineered yeast and fermentation process, the biotech company Amyris is now equipped to manufacture cannabigerol, or CBG, commercially.
Blue light exposure has risen in importance as consumers spend more time on laptops and mobile phones during COVID-19 lockdowns and working-from-home models, and so the beauty industry must ramp-up education on potential risks, says Unilever’s global...
Sunscreen formulations containing UV-filters such as octyl salicylate (OS) and homosalate (HS) may be breeding grounds for two pathogenic bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia cepacian, despite the presence of preservatives.