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Citrus fruit waste, which represents practically half of the fresh fruit mass, can be incorporated into a range of cosmetic applications, including skin care, body lotions and sprays [Getty Images]

Citrus fruit waste offers upcycled active skin care promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

The peel and seeds from industrial processing of citrus fruits can be used in an array of active skin care formulations for their bioactive compounds, though circular industrial frameworks need to be further developed to scale use, say researchers.

Let's revisit the top 10 articles on CosmeticsDesign in December. © Getty Images -  Elina Kovtunova

Top 10 CosmeticsDesign articles from December

By Ravyn Cullor

Despite the holiday break, plenty of things happened in cosmetics in December. Below, you can revisit some of the top articles on CosmeticsDesign in the last month of 2021.

Various bioactive compounds found in olive pomace - the main by-product of olive oil production - offer promise for skin care formulations [Getty Images]

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Olive oil waste offers active circular beauty promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Bioactive compounds extracted from olive oil production waste offer great promise for active cosmetic development, though further research and investment must be made to ensure processing was conducted sustainably, a review says.

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