PARIS In the Big Beauty AI Research Game

PARIS In the Big Beauty AI Research Game

September 18, 2020

Big Beauty is getting into the AI research game. L’Oréal and Kering are amongst the five founding sponsors of the new Hi! Paris research centre, according to WWD.com.  The research centre has been supported by the Haute École de Commerce Paris and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris and focuses on artificial intelligence and data.

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Natural -vs- Synthetic - Uncovering the Facts Part 1

Natural -vs- Synthetic - Uncovering the Facts Part 1

September 16, 2020

Everything is a chemical. Water is a chemical (H2O), vitamins are complex chemicals, simple, one ingredient herbal extracts are volatile complex chemicals, therefore there is no such thing as chemical-free products.  Although, there can be certified natural ingredients, those from plants are considered by scientists to be extremely volatile chemicals that are known allergens, disruptors and pose issues when formulating.

When nature meets science and science defines nature, we can find a harmony with which to move forward in natural product development.

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Barrier Beauty ::: Repair On Duty

Barrier Beauty ::: Repair On Duty

August 17, 2020

The significance of the skin barrier today is relative to the amount of cleansing our skin experiences during current the Covid-19 flux in order to stay free of foreign toxicants.

Barrier damage can be caused by

  • suffocating skin tissue
  • over treating skin
  • over cleansing skin
  • scraping, pulling, stretching of the skin excessively

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Hotlist: Health Canada Updates CIH

Hotlist: Health Canada Updates CIH

July 15, 2020

Current shelved products could be impacted by the possible updates, and manufacturers will need to begin to think about the necessary changes to product formulations, distribution and sale.

Read on for the current list of CIH (Canadian Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) that will be reviewed in 2020. Your products, current and already shelved, may be affected by these changes.

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Immune Boosting Canadian Ginseng

Immune Boosting Canadian Ginseng

June 16, 2020

Longevity Serum is the serum infused with Ginseng molecules for longevity beauty effects. This is where beauty intersects with green science and nature. As a chemist and designer, Melani has carefully created the family of serums for all skin types and for many skin needs and issues.  Melani Beauty = "Intuitive Skin Care".

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Skin in Isolation

Skin in Isolation

May 22, 2020

During COVID-19 Self Isolation our skin will have experienced phases of change and some common effects such as:

- Dryness - due to indoor air circulation, dehydration, increase in use of cleansing products that strip natural oils from skin
- Acne - change in schedule affects our external and internal systems including hormones and emotional states which can lead to acne, excessive sebum or skin oil production

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