Ingredient News

Ingredient News

Washing hands with soap kills coronavirus

One tip that has been going around from the beginning of the crisis is that of washing hands with soap. And it is for a reason that soap is the best option for personal hygiene and for killing virus including coronavirus, simply because soapy water destabilizes the virus components holding the coronavirus (or any other virus) together and removes it from your skin.

Based on soap science, soap does not need to have any antibacterial additives to be effective, it is important that the hands are washed for at least 20 seconds to kill the virus on the skin, as per this video Ted Ex video here.

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aurafirm New Data

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We were pleased to launch our brand-new microbiome-focused data to support aurafirm's ever-increasing capabilities at SCS this month. The full results of this new data can be found in the new datapack, linked below, but we have picked out some highlights:

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Effective natural solubilizers are now comparable with synthetic

As the demand for natural and sustainable personal care products continues to gather pace on a global scale, the importance of sensory, aesthetic and effectiveness aspects of product ranges need to match the increasingly high expectations of customers who want as much natural and clean ingredients as possible in their hair and skin care products they choose to buy.

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