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New study finds sugar beet can balance skin microbiota

By Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

Italian and French researchers have identified that short-chain fructo-oligosaccharides (scFOS) in sugar beet have a positive impact on skin microbiota by restricting the opportunity for pathogen development and encouraging beneficial bacteria growth.

Read about new ingredients, trends and positioning with this week's top 5 most read articles. © Getty Images - Jonathan Knowles

Five trendy articles on CosmeticsDesign this week

By Ravyn Cullor

It's going to be a beautiful spring weekend, but you can't get enough of CosmeticsDesign. Good news! Here are five of the trendiest articles on the site to catch up on this weekend.

Several herbal extracts are documented as offering protective or healing properties around UV exposure, including rosemary, lemon balm and grapefruit [Getty Images]

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Herbals show promise in tackling UV-induced skin disorders: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Herbal ingredients show promise in the treatment of skin disorders induced by UV exposure, offering opportunity for sunscreen formulators to integrate ingredients from a preventative viewpoint, finds a review.

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.

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