Formula protection and development: how to surf the microbiota-ingredients wave
Have you ever wondered if introducing probiotic-derived ingredients could interfere with the sensoriality of your formula? And what if it unbalances the preservative system? Today, we are here to share our formulation tips for well-studied cosmetic ingredients combinations that will take care about your Skin Microbiota.
Skin microbiota: 50 different shades
Healthy skin starts with healthy microbiota, but how can we achieve a 360-degree microbiota care? The choice of the specific active ingredients and simultaneously the inclusion of a preservation system that won’t interfere negatively with our little skin inhabitants: that’s the perfect combination!
Microbiota world: How to swim in a sea of definitions
The micro-world focus has carried with itself a cloudy situation regarding definitions. The most common uncertainty is about the meaning of Microbiota and Microbiome. Could they be easily interchanged? Do they relate to the same concept?
PERSONAL CARE PRESERVATIVES AND SKIN MICROBIOTA: ANY CORRELATION?
Do preservatives affect skin microbiota? And if they do, to what extent? Or do they act selectively on pathogens?
MICROBIOTA-FRIENDS AND PRESERVATIVE SYSTEM: IS IT A LOVE STORY?
We know that a preservative system is absolutely required to perform a stable and safe formula, cosmetic formulations need to be protected from spoilage, both on shelf and when used by end-users. At the same time, we cannot forget safety for the skin and their inhabitants either.
Cosmetics microbial safety: a milestone
The Microbiological Safety of finished Personal Care products is a key aspect and walks through the use of specific substances, packaging and pH adjustment.