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     Oleo-Therapy

    Oleo-Therapy

    April 27 - 30, 2021

    Essential Oils Target Various Wellness Concerns
    Consumer demand for natural ingredients is propelling the market for these ingredients which have topical and aromatic uses.
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    Jojoba Oil Rebalances the Skin Microbiome
    There are myriad reasons why natural oils are omnipresent in today’s personal care.
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    Moisturizing & Cleansing Benefits of Anti-Aging Facial Oils
    Oil-based products are one of the best ways to add moisture to the skin. These natural materials may provide other benefits as well.
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    Oils in Beauty
    This versatile component works in anything from moisturizing skin to smoothing hair. 
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    Oils on Point
    Founder Linda Thompson discusses the formation, formulation strategy and future of her facial oil brand, Olie Biologique.
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    Natural Butters, Oils & Waxes for Topical Skin Care
    Key criteria for formulating with natural oils, waxes and butters.
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    Oil-based Beauty Care
    Here are several novel formulas developed by VantageTM
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    The Microbiome

    The Microbiome

    12.18.19 - 12.18.20

    Status and Interventions of the Skin Microbiome
    Topically-applied nutrients favor the growth of beneficial microorganisms so that harmful ones are outgrown and eliminated.
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    Formulary
    A trio of new beauty products from DSM.
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    Legal Considerations for Marketing Skin Microbiome Products
    Microscopic organisms on the skin could hold the next secret to good skin health—but with them come evolving regulatory and legal considerations.
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    Overcoming Production Hurdles In Microbiome Formulations
    Good-for-your microbiome skin care formulas often require special considerations during the manufacturing process to maintain their efficacy
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    The Scalp Microbiome Moves To the Head of the Class
    While much attention has been focused on the skin and gut microbiomes, the unique issues surrounding the scalp are only now being explored.
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    Microbiome Update
    Work inside the lab is paying off as there is growing consumer interest in skin care products designed to benefit the microbiome.
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    Makeup for Your Microbiome
    Setting the foundation for a clean and healthy face.
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    Microbe Management

    Microbe Management

    10.25.19 - 10.25.20

    Claim Support for Microbiome Skin Care
    Here’s how to prove the microbiotic benefits of your formulations.
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    Skin and Gut Microbiomes
    Healthy microbiomes have broad implications for internal and external well-being.
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    Microbe Management
    R&D, investment and shelf space devoted to the skin microbiome continues to grow.
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    The Microbiome’s Impact On Skin Care Formulations
    A review of what formulators should know about the uppermost layer of skin when developing personal care products.
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    Digestive Health:The Microbiome Goes Mainstream
    Younger consumers in particular are very interested in how gut bacteria influence overall health.
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    Stress & Skin

    Stress & Skin

    September 1 - 30, 2020

    Stress and Skin Aging
    It’s as clear as the dark circles around your eyes— stress accelerates the visible signs of aging.
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    Cannabidiol and Skin Care
    Interest has never been higher for this natural derivative of hemp. It shows promise as an anti-inflammatory, but some companies are promoting CBD as a moisturizer and wrinkle-reducer, too.
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    Eat This, Not That!
    More personal care brands are stepping into the wellness from within category to improve the appearance of hair, skin and nails.
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    Pretty Smart
    An update on the convergence of technology and beauty.
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    Bounce Back Skin Recovery Serum with Bel-Even
    This serum helps to rebalance skin from the visible effects of daily stress. Its “memory form” texture instantly engages the senses by quickly recovering when pressed, for a true“anti-stress”effect.
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    Formulating with Hyaluronic Acid
    Replenishing depleted levels of HA helps restore healthy, vibrant and youthful looking skin. Here’s what to look for in these materials.
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    Happi Summer 2019 Launches

    Happi Summer 2019 Launches

    06.01.19 - 06.01.20

    Sunscreen Regulations in the US
    The US Food and Drug Administration's goal to finalize the Sunscreen Monograph by November 26, 2019 is totally unrealistic—here's why.
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    Skin Damage Caused by UV
    An in-depth look at how ultraviolet radiation affects skin health and how it can be repaired.
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    The Ultimate Protection for Sun Protection
    Sunscreens are more effective than ever, but today's ultra-high SPF systems can be a challenge to preserve.
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    What Lies Beneath: Reef-Safe Sunscreen Formulas
    With new laws impacting what sunscreen formulators can be sold at retail in places like Hawaii and Key West FL, "reef safe" products are gaining more attention in the US marketplace.
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    New Product Review
    Here's a look at some of the newest sun care offerings that are reaching store shelves now, well ahead of beach season.
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    Head Toward the Light
    The Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' biannual Sunscreen Symposium is set for September 12-14, 2019 in Orlando.
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