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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...

Resveratrol inhibits acne bacteria growth

Grape antioxidant shown to treat acne effectively

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Research from across the pond has shown how resveratrol works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne and can also be combined with benzoyl peroxide, a common acne medicine, to enhance the drug's ability to kill the bacteria.

Cosmetics recalled after failing ACCC testing

Cosmetics recalled after failing ACCC testing

By Michelle Yeomans

Following an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission product safety survey, three cosmetic products have been recalled after showing to have contained dangerous levels of microbial contamination.

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