Aug 9, 2023

Bio breakthrough cuts price of key moisturizer ingredient

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, innovation

Take a look at the ingredients in any jar of moisturizer and it’ll almost certainly contain hyaluronic acid.

The gel-like substance helps your skin stretch and flex, and reduces lines and wrinkles. It also helps wounds to heal faster and can reduce scarring.

But hyaluronic acid, also known as hyaluron, is costly to produce and raises ethical concerns because it’s largely derived from animal tissue.

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