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How to Incorporate Acetyl Zingerone (Synoxyl® AZ) Into Your Sun Care Product Line

February 8, 2024

Most consumers are aware of the dangers of sun exposure and have incorporated sunscreen into their routine as a result. However, sun exposure continues to do damage even after the initial exposure. To protect against these lingering effects,...


Hexylresorcinol vs. Resorcinol: What’s the Difference?

January 24, 2024

Some beauty brands avoid using hexylresorcinol in their skin care products due to a misconception that it is closely related to — and just as harmful as — resorcinol. In this blog post, we set the record straight...


Top 5 Skin Care Ingredient Trends for 2024

December 15, 2023

What are your customers asking for in skin care products, and how can you respond to those demands? In this blog post, we explore the top skin care ingredient trends that forward-thinking brands should capitalize on in 2024....


Top 6 Safe & High-Performing Skin Lightening Ingredients

November 14, 2023

Consumers are always looking for new ways to promote the health and appearance of their skin. For those asking for skin lightening, brightening, or even toning benefits, consider these six safe and high-performing ingredients.   Lightening agents have been...


Hexylresorcinol in Skin Care: Short Guide to Synovea® HR

October 24, 2023

Hexylresorcinol has a 95-year history of use in food and pharmaceuticals, but its benefits as an active ingredient for skin care applications have only begun to be realized. In 2007, Sytheon introduced hexylresorcinol to the cosmetic market as...


Science Meets Beauty: 10 Active Ingredients that Will Enhance Your Skincare Formulation

September 8, 2023

Today’s personal care consumers are vigilant about the ingredients used in their favorite skincare products. They want to know exactly what’s in the product and how well it will work. To meet these needs, beauty brands must use...


4 Cosmetic Effects of Synoxyl® AZ (Acetyl Zingerone)

July 20, 2023

Everyone is exposed to environmental pollutants and ultraviolet (UV) rays, which can lead to oxidative stress and skin damage. That’s why beauty brands aim to incorporate ingredients that can prevent and repair these negative effects on the skin....


What Is Sytenol® A (Bakuchiol)? Your Guide to the Retinol Alternative

June 12, 2023

For decades, beauty brands have used retinol in their skincare products to combat acne and reduce signs of aging. Unfortunately, retinol can also cause scaling, irritation and stinging. That’s why brands and consumers alike have sought a retinol...