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L’Oréal signs licensing deal with bacterial biotech firm Micreos

By Deanna Utroske

Under the agreement announced today, the Netherlands-based bacterial technology company will give L’Oréal access to a proprietary enzyme that targets and kills staphylococcus aureus—the endolysin is already an ingredient in Micreos’ own skin care brand...

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5 top trends in microbiome skin care

By Deanna Utroske

The microbiome beauty movement is really just getting started. But for now, these 5 approaches to innovation, formulation, and benefits standout.

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Special Edition: In-Cosmetics North America

Mibelle launches anti-aging remedy for the sleep deprived

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s in-cosmetics North America trade show in New York City, the beauty biotech company is showcasing IceAwake, a biotech ingredient made available by glacial melt.

expert opinion column Two Views: Is beauty ready for bacteria?

Two Views: Is beauty ready for bacteria?

By Deanna Utroske

The microbiome, probiotics, and bacteria are buzz-worthy topics in personal care and cosmetic formulation. For this installment of Two Views, Cosmetics Design asked Kelly A. Dobos of Sun Chemical and Shaheen Majeed of Sabinsa if and how the industry is...

Dermatologists give topical probiotic skin care a nod of approval

Dermatologists give topical probiotic skin care a nod of approval

By Deanna Utroske

In a newly published review of the emerging personal care subcategory, board certified dermatologist and nationally recognized anti-aging expert Dr. Patricia K. Farris acknowledges that topical probiotics can benefit the skin and suggests that there’s...

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