RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
Straticell, a Belgian provider of in vitro efficacy testing for dermato-cosmetic products, explains how it has developed a new 3D model to study the interactions between the skin and its flora, by colonizing reconstructed human epidermis with microorganisms of interest
Spanish company Vytrus Biotech takes a deep dive into its new concept of ‘tensegrity’ - a contraction of ‘tensional’ and ‘integrity’ - for hair care and its 100% natural active ingredient made using wild olive stem cells
British biotechnology outfit XCellR8 believes more work needs to be done to completely remove the use of animals from safety & efficacy testing, with the use of animal components raising both scientific and ethical concerns. Here, the company examines viable replacements for animal testing
Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert caught up with the chair of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists - Giorgio Dell’Acqua of Nutrafol - and chair-elect - Stacey House of kdc/one - to discuss their plans for the organisation over the next year and beyond.
Phospholipids are highly versatile materials offering both technical and physiological benefits for cosmetic formulations.
Lehvoss Italia and Odycea examine how a marine ingredient developed from Calluna vulgaris has proven efficacy in reinforcing the epidermal barrier function, antimicrobial and antioxidant protection, hydration and cellular renewal
BASF explains how its new active ingredient is proven to help improve the appearance of skin of people with atopic dermatitis, a common skin condition that causes itchiness and redness
Azeco explains how it is now possible to formulate cosmetic products for both skin and hair care with a bio-based, multi-action azelaic acid active obtained by sustainable processes without using ozone