Knowing how to read the INCI of a cosmetic and identify suspicious and not really "green" substances is essential to be sure you are making the right choice when buying a shower gel, a cream, a perfume. Beware of preservatives Pay...
Preservatives are substances, natural or synthetic, which are added to the formulation of cosmetics but also to some foods, beverages, even drugs, to ensure their integrity and safety over time. In fact, they perform an effective action against microorganisms:...
The sun is a source of life: without it many reactions essential for maintaining the balance of ecosystems could not take place. The human body also benefits from the sun: its direct connection with well-being, also (and not only)...
Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases: it affects an average of 3 percent of the world's population. In Italy it is estimated that psoriatics are approximately two million and 400 thousand, of which 400 thousand are...
A new way of thinking about cosmetic products, lower economic availability and a different lifestyle are dictating new trends in the cosmetic market. The coronavirus emergency has, in fact, changed many things, weighing like a boulder on the cosmetic...
The consumption of natural and organic cosmetics is part of the ethical and supportive choices that the consumer makes. The choice of organic cosmetics fits into a social context that directs companies towards the production of products that first...
Italy is a country rich in historical and landscape beauties but also with plants and aromatic herbs that are used to produce natural cosmetics that respect the environment and offer pleasant pampering to tourists. It is not uncommon, in...
ENEA will be involved, in particular, in the chemical characterisation of species and bioactive molecules, through metabolomic analyses, but also in the development of cellular and above-ground cultures of kencur, ginger, cress, perilla, basil and tomato plants. "It is a...
Is it true that the sun dries out pimples improving the appearance of the skin? The issue has long been debated but unfortunately we have to dispel the old popular myth. In fact, some people are "allergic" to the...
Sweating is a natural process, it is the fundamental physiological response to the rise in body temperature due to various factors such as heat, physical activity or pyrexia (fever). Heat loss in the form of evaporation of the sweat...

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