Skin microbiome science and innovation is fast-evolving, with a plethora of tools, ingredients and research efforts spotlighting key areas of opportunity. But where exactly is the sector headed? And what might next-generation NPD look like?
Japanese beauty giant Shiseido has launched a new range of skin care products under the AQUALABEL brand that was developed in response to skin care needs and concerns that have been influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Industry will deepen understanding further on the interplay between the microbiota and its host thanks to emerging technologies like single-cell research and in vivo imaging techniques, say researchers.
UK skin health specialist SkinBioTherapeutics has developed a probiotic powder targeting psoriasis – a product that centres on exciting advances in the gut-skin axis and holds wider promise for industry, its CEO says.
The compound 2-butyloctanol shows potential prebiotic activity by promoting skin friendly bacteria in human armpits, while also inhibiting the growth of odor-causing bacteria, says a new study from Colgate-Palmolive.
International skin care major Beiersdorf has developed two products targeting post-acne marks under its derma brand Eucerin, stretching out capabilities of patented active Thiamidol and taking the company into new territory, say executives.
Extracts of Acmella oleracea formulated in an “all-natural” emulsion serum can reduce the appearance of wrinkles within two weeks, says a new study that also supports the safety and stability of the serum.
Colgate-Palmolive has partnered with research organisation Verily Life Sciences to conduct a two-year clinical trial investigating the link between oral health and systemic human health conditions, specifically cardiovascular disease and Type II diabetes.
Lycored has outlined mechanisms explaining how carotenoids and polyphenols protect the skin against ultraviolet (UV) radiation with a blend of these phytonutrients contributing to skin health and appearance.
The anti-dandruff hair care category has long focused on antibacterial formulations, but microbiome-friendly blends that promote scalp bacteria balance may be as effective, says the founder of French indie brand Gallinée.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from July 2021 shows interest in Avon predicting the end of ‘anti-ageing’, Firmenich’s AI-powered digital tool to develop scents, and Sephora’s acquisition of Feelunique and deal with Zalando.
A survey has found that 40% of French consumers either don’t apply adequate amounts of sunscreen or don’t use any at all, with a large majority citing fear of toxic ingredients and environmental pollution as concerns.