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The skin microbiome brainstorm: Tech, claims and trend-driven NPD

By Kacey Culliney

Skin microbiome science and innovation is fast-evolving, with a plethora of tools, ingredients and research efforts spotlighting key areas of opportunity. But where exactly is the sector headed? And what might next-generation NPD look like?

Many of these consumers cite concerns around the safety of formulations for human health but also the impact on the environment - unfounded concerns says FEBEA [Getty Images]

FEBEA: 4 in 10 French never use or inadequately use sunscreen

By Kacey Culliney

A survey has found that 40% of French consumers either don’t apply adequate amounts of sunscreen or don’t use any at all, with a large majority citing fear of toxic ingredients and environmental pollution as concerns.

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Is clean beauty under attack and what can be done about it?

In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...