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Procter & Gamble says the skin microbiome in the diaper region of infants is 'unique' with 'microenvironments' that change during disease states (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Baby and Toddler Skin Care

P&G study finds microbiota may play ‘important role’ in diaper dermatitis

By Kacey Culliney

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.

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Amyris produces CBG for skin care at commercial scale

By Deanna Utroske

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.

Scientific studies on collagen have traditionally been split between beauty and medicine, but industry has now started to 'join the dots' (Getty Images)

Collagen has a ‘bold future’ in beauty as science soars

By Kacey Culliney

Research on the beauty benefits of collagen continues to gain ground, with increasing cross-over interest between topical, ingestible and medical applications sparking fresh promise, says the science and technical director of the Collagen Stewardship...

E-tongue technology is widely used for flavour analysis in food science but remains very uncommon in perfumes, despite plenty of promise (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Fragrance Trends

A 'powerful' tool: Scientists develop e-tongue for perfume analysis

By Kacey Culliney

A team of scientists has developed an electronic ‘tongue’ device that can assess and classify perfume aroma components, presenting a practical, cost-effective and green alternative for industry analysis.

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News in Brief

Lycored more than doubles lycopene production

By Nikki Hancocks

Lycored, the global natural supplements manufacturer, has expanded its tomato-based lycopene production to meet 'unprecedented demand' for beauty-from-within products.

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