As some parts of the industry turn to removing water from formulation, others are embracing the hydration-packed hydrogel delivery format.
CosmeticsDesign spoke with Adam Levy, CEO of Nexgel, about his company's low-chemical hydrogel product and the potential of hydrogel as a skincare actives delivery system.
To start out, tell me a bit about your hydrogel product.
Hydrogels on the market are generally crosslinked using chemicals and UV light. Those chemicals are not ideal for beauty, cosmetics, dermatology and a whole bunch of applications for which skin irritants are a problem.