researchdevelopment news

01 Jun 2023
--- Fermented beauty ingredients are a consistently expanding class of sustainable and high functional solutions. PersonalCareInsights explores new developments in the space, which showcase the skin boosting properties of... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- Beauty and personal care supplier Unilever and intelligent protein designer Arzeda have developed new enzymes with increased stability, performance and sustainability benefits for cleaning and laundry products. The... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Italian researchers have evaluated the biochemical composition of natural and cultivated microbial communities growing around hot springs known as bioglea to reveal “interesting” antimicrobial and radical... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Investigating the skin revitalizing properties in a trio of botanical active ingredients, Shiseido has succeeded in reproducing a ”thinning” phenomenon, which is characterized by a decreased thickness of the... Read More
12 May 2023
--- What soap brand and scent you choose might make you more or less attractive to mosquitos, according to a study published in the journal iScience.
11 May 2023
--- A new topical gel containing spirulina extract has shown efficacy in improving the skin’s qualities in a non-invasive way, when activated using red LED light therapy, according to a new study. This is the first study... Read More
04 May 2023
--- Certain stem cells have a unique ability to move between growth compartments in hair follicles, but get “stuck” as people age and so lose their ability to mature and maintain hair color, a new study shows. This... Read More
20 Apr 2023
--- Software service company Haut.AI has unveiled SkinGPT, making it the “first” to incorporate generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology for modeling skin conditions. Users can use the AI to create... Read More
19 Apr 2023
--- As the cosmetic industry looks toward byproducts from agri-food for upcycled ingredients rich in bioactive compounds, Portuguese researchers have found chemical and rheological benefits of a semi-solid paste (SSP) derived... Read More
18 Apr 2023
--- New research on microbes for creating bio-surfactants – natural cleaning agents – and cosmetics is increasing as the industry slowly transitions away from unsustainable chemicals. Scientists find that microbial... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- Scientists at skincare brand No7 and the University of Manchester, UK, have developed a matrix-derived “super peptide” blend. The university shares that this technology is “the biggest cosmetic science... Read More
13 Apr 2023
--- Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found that biomaterial cellulose nanocrystal (CNC) has “excellent potential” for active repellents against Aedes Aegytpi (mosquitos) and is also produced... Read More
12 Apr 2023
--- Researchers in Spain and Portugal are highlighting the potential of diatomaceous earth powder and wine lees – “underexploited winemaking waste” – as sources of bioactive extracts or ingredients for... Read More
11 Apr 2023
--- Researchers in India and Saudi Arabia have comprehensively reviewed the pharmacologically active phytoconstituents from Hedychium species (spiked ginger lily). Plants in this genus are found in the Himalayan region of India.... Read More
05 Apr 2023
--- “Biology-powered” innovator Insempra has launched its first functional ingredient, a biotechnologically produced, 100% natural alpha-Ionone flavor and fragrance ingredient for food and beauty market applications.... Read More
21 Mar 2023
--- With aims to advance the reduction of the environmental footprint of the beauty industry, L’Oréal has linked up with Unilever and Kao, undertaking a new venture to craft new sustainable beauty ingredients... Read More
20 Mar 2023
--- The study of microorganisms has revolutionized how we think about skincare and beauty. Recent studies have shown that the trillions living on and within our bodies play a vital role in the health of our skin. Scientists are... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- Biotechnology company Aldena Therapeutics has received financing worth US$30 million by Medicxi to advance siRNA-based therapies for dermatological indications, which will lead to “long-lasting therapies” for... Read More
16 Mar 2023
--- Trichloroethylene (TCE) – a colorless chemical used in aerosol cleaning products, cosmetic glues, disinfectants and perfumes – has been hypothesized as a cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD), by an... Read More
13 Mar 2023
--- A team of researchers from India has investigated the synergistic skincare properties of natural extracts based on aloe vera and wild carrot. When formulated in an herbal cream format prepared using an oil-in-water method,... Read More