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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
05 Oct
Should You Replace Retinol with Bakuchiol?
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Should You Replace Retinol with Bakuchiol?

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There is no getting around the fact that the cosmetic industry is driven by marketing. As a cosmetic chemist, that means you’ll be asked to incorporate ingredients in your formula that help tell a better marketing story. When I first … Continued

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21 Sep
Formulating Natural Personal Care Products – An Update
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Formulating Natural Personal Care Products – An Update

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Since the earlier version of this article was published in 2014, the US Natural Personal Care market has grown exponentially and is forecast to continue its growth in the coming years. The projection is that the US market size will … Continued

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07 Sep
Oral Skin Care, Inner Outer Beauty
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Oral Skin Care, Inner Outer Beauty

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Skin is the largest organ in the body and one that mirrors our aging the most. There is considerable scientific literature that diet and certain supplements can significantly improve the appearance and health of skin. It is estimated that over … Continued

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