Protection and Microbiome

Skin Microbiome 2021 Cosmetics Design trends webinar with Beiersdorf, Labskin, Sequential Skin and Hint Futurology

The skin microbiome brainstorm: Tech, claims and trend-driven NPD

By Kacey Culliney

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?

A closer understanding on the interplay between host defence strategies and skin microbiota will be helped by emerging research technologies [Getty Images]

Special Edition: Advances in the Skin Microbiome - Ingredients innovation and Science

Emerging tech to drive ‘new levels’ of host-microbiota interaction research

By Kacey Culliney

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.

Many of these consumers cite concerns around the safety of formulations for human health but also the impact on the environment - unfounded concerns says FEBEA [Getty Images]

FEBEA: 4 in 10 French never use or inadequately use sunscreen

By Kacey Culliney

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.

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Switching diet promotes healthy skin and joints, say scientists

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

A study, carried out by researchers at the University of California, found that simple changes in diet can have significant effects on skin disease, such as psoriasis - a chronic skin condition triggered by an overactive immune system that attacks healthy...

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The three waves of aging

By Danielle Masterson

Researchers have built a plasma-protein clock that produces an accurate snapshot of an individual's biological age.

The line of two sunscreens and after-sun lotion has been designed to withstand the 'highly active' lifestyles of military personnel but also the extreme conditions associated with outdoor sports (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Advances in sun protection - skin science and ingredients innovation

Military precision: Danish startup launches ‘extreme condition’ sunscreen brand

By Kacey Culliney

Danish startup Operators Skincare has developed a line of sun care products to withstand extreme conditions and highly active lifestyles experienced by military personnel and cater to needs in outdoor adventure sports.