Chemical & Engineering News senior correspondent Marc S. Reich discusses the pros and cons of the next big development in skin care – putting probiotics on your face. He shares findings from the Human Microbiome Project and balances the views of the cosmetics skeptics against those of the companies who stand to make money from a new beauty trend. Reich offers great insight into how the health and beauty industry constantly evolves.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why cosmetics companies want to target the skin’s biome,
- How probiotic products might work and
- How regulatory restrictions might limit product development.
About the Author
Marc S. Reich is a senior correspondent for Chemical & Engineering News, covering corporate activity, plastics, fibers, capital spending, and paints and coatings.