Meet Eighteen B’s Chief Science Officer, Lindsay Wray PhD

Eighteen B’s Chief Science Officer, Lindsay Wray, began her academic career studying biology and engineering and earned her PhD in biomedical engineering at Tufts University, where she worked in the world’s preeminent research lab on silk protein and its application for tissue engineering and regenerative…

This Simple Regimen is Clinically Shown to Deliver Radiant Skin

The full Eighteen B collection includes an eye cream, a serum, and two moisturizers. Here's how to build a regimen that supports the skin barrier for skin that looks healthy, hydrated, and radiant.

Here’s Why You Need an Eye Cream

The thin, delicate skin around the eyes needs a little extra love. Here's why you need an eye cream, and how Eighteen B's new Defend + Nourish Eye Cream covers all your bases.

Ask Lindsay: We Got Our INCI Name! Here’s why it matters.

B-silk™ protein, our proprietary polypeptide, finally has an official INCI name. Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, gives us the low-down on what an INCI name means, how we got ours, and why it matters.

Introducing Eighteen B Essentials. Shop sets to save 18% and experience the best of b-silk™ protein.

New Year’s Resolutions for Radiant Skin in 2020

Is your skincare regimen ready for a new decade? We've assembled a list of five new year's resolutions that promote healthy, radiant skin in 2020. They're so easy to follow you'll actually stick to them.

Eighteen B Woman: Shannon Sherrell

We asked our community to help us find our next Eighteen B Woman, and you certainly delivered. We're thrilled to introduce you to Shannon Sherrell, entrepreneur, nonprofit founder, and our newest Eighteen B Woman.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Guide: Sustainable Products on our Wish List

At Eighteen B, sustainability is close to our hearts. For our third holiday gift guide, we're highlighting the sustainable brands on our shopping list. Here's our guide to the eco-friendly products we're loving.

How to Get Your Skin Ready for Winter

Are you ready for the chilly days of winter? Even if you love the cozy months, winter calls for a little more self care. Here are seven ways to take better care of your skin (and your soul) during winter.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Guide: Leaping Bunny Certified Products on our Wish List

For our second holiday gift guide, we asked the Eighteen B team for the cruelty free products on their holiday wish list. Here's our gift guide to the Leaping Bunny certified products we're loving.

Lindsay Wray Wins ELLE’s 2019 Future of Beauty Award

Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, won ELLE's 2019 Future of Beauty Award. We talked to Lindsay about what the award means to her and how she's working to change the industry one ingredient at a time. Go Linsday!

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Eighteen B Holiday Gift Guide: Silk Products on our Wish List

To help you prepare for shopping season, we've assembled a gift guide series to highlight our favorite products, brands, and causes. Our first gift guide is dedicated to the textile we treasure most: silk.

Paying It Forward: Why We Support Nest this Giving Tuesday

In the spirit of gratitude and paying it forward, we've teamed up with The House That Lars Built, the design team behind our holiday sets, to support Nest, a nonprofit that supports the handworker economy. Here's why.

Is Your Skin Dry or Just Dehydrated? Here’s How to Tell the Difference.

Dry and dehydrated skin may sound interchangeable, but they're two different concerns. Here's the difference, how to tell if your skin is dehydrated, and how to make it glow.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Sets Are Here: A Peek Inside

Our holiday gift sets are finally here. In this post, we take a look inside each set. Here's what's inside, who it's right for, and why they make the perfect gift for skincare lovers.

Eighteen B Woman: Brittany Jepsen of The House That Lars Built

We talked to Brittany Jepsen, the creative director of The House That Lars Built and our newest Eighteen B Woman, about crafting, creativity, and the joy of paying gratitude forward.

Eighteen B Woman: Katie Jane Hughes

We talked to Katie Jane Hughes, editorial and celebrity makeup artist and our newest Eighteen B Woman, about skincare, beauty, and staying authentic in a world of over-editing.

Dermatologist Dr. Tyler Hollmig on Why the Skin Barrier is Key

We believe that healthy skin requires a healthy skin barrier. Dermatologist Dr. S. Tyler Hollmig believes it, too. We reached out to ask a few questions about the skin barrier and why it matters.

Silk 101: Here’s Why Silk Makes Better Skincare

To understand why Eighteen B formulations work, you'll have to start at the beginning: with silk. Here's how we harnessed the power of silk to create b-silk™ protein, our proprietary key ingredient.

Ask Lindsay: Why We Decided Not to Use Silicones in Our Products

We want to be confident about every ingredient that goes into our formulations. That's why we decided not to use silicones in our products. Lindsay, our Chief Science Officer, tells us why she stands by this decision.

The Magic of Fermentation: How We Make B-silk™ Protein

Our b-silk™ protein is made through a patented fermentation process. The specifics are under lock and key, but here's a peek at how we make b-silk™ protein. Call us nerdy, but we think it’s pretty cool.

Why the pH of Your Skin Matters

This week, we’re taking a closer look at the acid mantle, the outermost layer of the natural skin barrier. Here's how the acid mantle affects skin's pH and why it's so important.

People are Buzzing About the Skin Barrier Revolution

There’s a new trend in the skincare world, and it's not an exotic botanical. The industry is buzzing about protecting the natural skin barrier. Here's why it matters more than ever.

Why Does Our Skin Age and What Can We Do?

We’re all familiar with the signs of aging skin (or we will be soon enough!) But what exactly is happening below the surface? Here’s a look at the biology of skin aging.

5 Silk Innovations We’re Watching

Eighteen B harnesses the power of silk to create better skincare. We aren't the only ones using silk to build better products. We've assembled a list of five silk innovations we're excited about.

Why B-silk™ Protein Belongs In Your Skincare Regimen

B-silk™ protein forms a breathable barrier that keeps nourishing ingredients in and locks environmental stressors out. In short, it helps support your natural skin barrier. Here's why that matters.

5 Ingredients Your Skin Needs This Fall

We believe that protecting the skin barrier is essential to maintaining healthy skin – especially when the weather turns cold. These five ingredients work together to keep your skin barrier strong all season long.

What is Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF)?

Firm + Replenish Serum is designed to replenish skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor after cleansing and exfoliating. What is NMF and why is it so important? Here's an intro to skin's natural moisturizer.

Deep Dive: Firm + Replenish Serum

Firm + Replenish Serum is our third product made with b-silk™ protein, our proprietary ingredient. Designed to replenish skin before moisturizing, Serum is an essential step in your skincare regimen. Here's why.

Ask Lindsay: Why We Created a Serum

Why did we decide to make a serum? We asked Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, for her inspiration behind the formulation. Hint: the story goes back to the basics – protecting your skin’s natural barrier function.

Ask Lindsay: Why Eighteen B is Cruelty-Free

Eighteen B was certified by Leaping Bunny as a cruelty-free company in March 2019. We talked to Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, about why she cares about staying cruelty free and how we test our formulations.

Ask our Experts: Superfoods for Glowing Skin

We believe that healthy skin comes from the inside-out and the outside-in. We wanted to learn more about how food affects our skin, so we asked a nutritionist exactly what vitamins and nutrients we should be eating.

Eighteen B Woman: Camille Becerra

We went to New York to talk to Camille Becerra, chef, entrepreneur, and writer, about how to take care of her skin from the inside-out and the outside-in. Read on to follow Camille around NYC.

Deep Dive: Revitalizing Hydrogel Moisturizer

Our Revitalizing Hydrogel Moisturizer is a refreshing gel that delivers hydrating ingredients and a punch of b-silk™ protein. Want to learn how it works? Great – we can talk about Hydrogel all day.

Eighteen B Woman: Felicia Walker

We talked to beauty and skincare expert Felicia Walker about the science of skin, why skincare comes first, and how to get that glow with Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream. Read on to follow Felicia for a day.

Ask our Experts: Why Does Stress Damage Skin?

Do you ever notice your skin flaring up under stress? We reached out to dermatologist Dr. Marie Jhin to learn more about how stress affects skin. Read on for a few good reasons to take that vacation.

Eighteen B Woman: Natasha Lee

We went to Topanga Canyon, CA to talk to travel, food & lifestyle photographer Natasha Lee about creating rituals and keeping skin radiant on the road with Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream. See the world through Natasha’s lens.

There’s a Right Way to Apply Moisturizer

We know you know how to apply a moisturizer. You do it two times a day (we hope!) But did you know there’s a “right” way to moisturize? Here’s our guide to getting the most out of your moisturizer.

Eighteen B Woman: Wendy Euler

We went to Bozeman, Montana to talk to Wendy Euler of Goodbye Crop Top about aging, authenticity, and how she nourishes her skin with Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream. Here's a day in her boots.

Deep Dive: Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream

Our Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream is packed with nurturing ingredients that restore and maintain your skin’s barrier function. How does it work? We thought you'd never ask.

Ask Lindsay: How I Fell in Love with Silk

In our first edition of Meet Lindsay, Our Chief Science Officer tells us how she fell in love with silk, the molecule that launched Eighteen B.

What is B-silk™ Protein?

B-silk™ protein is our first proprietary ingredient, and we think it's pretty incredible. See for yourself. Here's your primer on our not-so-secret ingredient.

Get That Inside-Out Glow at These Wellness Retreats

We believe in a two-pronged approach to radiant skin: from the inside out and the outside in. Here are a few places to work on that inside-out glow.

Dermatologist Dr. Tyler Hollmig on Why the Skin Barrier is Key

We believe that healthy skin requires a healthy skin barrier. Dermatologist Dr. S. Tyler Hollmig believes it, too. We reached out to ask a few questions about the skin barrier and why it matters.

Silk 101: Here’s Why Silk Makes Better Skincare

To understand why Eighteen B formulations work, you'll have to start at the beginning: with silk. Here's how we harnessed the power of silk to create b-silk™ protein, our proprietary key ingredient.

The Magic of Fermentation: How We Make B-silk™ Protein

Our b-silk™ protein is made through a patented fermentation process. The specifics are under lock and key, but here's a peek at how we make b-silk™ protein. Call us nerdy, but we think it’s pretty cool.

Why the pH of Your Skin Matters

This week, we’re taking a closer look at the acid mantle, the outermost layer of the natural skin barrier. Here's how the acid mantle affects skin's pH and why it's so important.

Why Does Our Skin Age and What Can We Do?

We’re all familiar with the signs of aging skin (or we will be soon enough!) But what exactly is happening below the surface? Here’s a look at the biology of skin aging.

5 Silk Innovations We’re Watching

Eighteen B harnesses the power of silk to create better skincare. We aren't the only ones using silk to build better products. We've assembled a list of five silk innovations we're excited about.

Why B-silk™ Protein Belongs In Your Skincare Regimen

B-silk™ protein forms a breathable barrier that keeps nourishing ingredients in and locks environmental stressors out. In short, it helps support your natural skin barrier. Here's why that matters.

What is Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF)?

Firm + Replenish Serum is designed to replenish skin's Natural Moisturizing Factor after cleansing and exfoliating. What is NMF and why is it so important? Here's an intro to skin's natural moisturizer.

Ask our Experts: Why Does Stress Damage Skin?

Do you ever notice your skin flaring up under stress? We reached out to dermatologist Dr. Marie Jhin to learn more about how stress affects skin. Read on for a few good reasons to take that vacation.

What is B-silk™ Protein?

B-silk™ protein is our first proprietary ingredient, and we think it's pretty incredible. See for yourself. Here's your primer on our not-so-secret ingredient.

Sign up for exclusive discounts, product launches, and new stories on The Lab.

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Introducing Eighteen B Essentials. Shop sets to save 18% and experience the best of b-silk™ protein.

This Simple Regimen is Clinically Shown to Deliver Radiant Skin

The full Eighteen B collection includes an eye cream, a serum, and two moisturizers. Here's how to build a regimen that supports the skin barrier for skin that looks healthy, hydrated, and radiant.

Here’s Why You Need an Eye Cream

The thin, delicate skin around the eyes needs a little extra love. Here's why you need an eye cream, and how Eighteen B's new Defend + Nourish Eye Cream covers all your bases.

New Year’s Resolutions for Radiant Skin in 2020

Is your skincare regimen ready for a new decade? We've assembled a list of five new year's resolutions that promote healthy, radiant skin in 2020. They're so easy to follow you'll actually stick to them.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Guide: Sustainable Products on our Wish List

At Eighteen B, sustainability is close to our hearts. For our third holiday gift guide, we're highlighting the sustainable brands on our shopping list. Here's our guide to the eco-friendly products we're loving.

How to Get Your Skin Ready for Winter

Are you ready for the chilly days of winter? Even if you love the cozy months, winter calls for a little more self care. Here are seven ways to take better care of your skin (and your soul) during winter.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Guide: Leaping Bunny Certified Products on our Wish List

For our second holiday gift guide, we asked the Eighteen B team for the cruelty free products on their holiday wish list. Here's our gift guide to the Leaping Bunny certified products we're loving.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Guide: Silk Products on our Wish List

To help you prepare for shopping season, we've assembled a gift guide series to highlight our favorite products, brands, and causes. Our first gift guide is dedicated to the textile we treasure most: silk.

Is Your Skin Dry or Just Dehydrated? Here’s How to Tell the Difference.

Dry and dehydrated skin may sound interchangeable, but they're two different concerns. Here's the difference, how to tell if your skin is dehydrated, and how to make it glow.

People are Buzzing About the Skin Barrier Revolution

There’s a new trend in the skincare world, and it's not an exotic botanical. The industry is buzzing about protecting the natural skin barrier. Here's why it matters more than ever.

5 Ingredients Your Skin Needs This Fall

We believe that protecting the skin barrier is essential to maintaining healthy skin – especially when the weather turns cold. These five ingredients work together to keep your skin barrier strong all season long.

Ask our Experts: Superfoods for Glowing Skin

We believe that healthy skin comes from the inside-out and the outside-in. We wanted to learn more about how food affects our skin, so we asked a nutritionist exactly what vitamins and nutrients we should be eating.

There’s a Right Way to Apply Moisturizer

We know you know how to apply a moisturizer. You do it two times a day (we hope!) But did you know there’s a “right” way to moisturize? Here’s our guide to getting the most out of your moisturizer.

Get That Inside-Out Glow at These Wellness Retreats

We believe in a two-pronged approach to radiant skin: from the inside out and the outside in. Here are a few places to work on that inside-out glow.

Sign up for exclusive discounts, product launches, and new stories on The Lab.

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Introducing Eighteen B Essentials. Shop sets to save 18% and experience the best of b-silk™ protein.

Eighteen B Woman: Shannon Sherrell

We asked our community to help us find our next Eighteen B Woman, and you certainly delivered. We're thrilled to introduce you to Shannon Sherrell, entrepreneur, nonprofit founder, and our newest Eighteen B Woman.

Eighteen B Woman: Brittany Jepsen of The House That Lars Built

We talked to Brittany Jepsen, the creative director of The House That Lars Built and our newest Eighteen B Woman, about crafting, creativity, and the joy of paying gratitude forward.

Eighteen B Woman: Katie Jane Hughes

We talked to Katie Jane Hughes, editorial and celebrity makeup artist and our newest Eighteen B Woman, about skincare, beauty, and staying authentic in a world of over-editing.

Eighteen B Woman: Camille Becerra

We went to New York to talk to Camille Becerra, chef, entrepreneur, and writer, about how to take care of her skin from the inside-out and the outside-in. Read on to follow Camille around NYC.

Eighteen B Woman: Felicia Walker

We talked to beauty and skincare expert Felicia Walker about the science of skin, why skincare comes first, and how to get that glow with Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream. Read on to follow Felicia for a day.

Eighteen B Woman: Natasha Lee

We went to Topanga Canyon, CA to talk to travel, food & lifestyle photographer Natasha Lee about creating rituals and keeping skin radiant on the road with Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream. See the world through Natasha’s lens.

Eighteen B Woman: Wendy Euler

We went to Bozeman, Montana to talk to Wendy Euler of Goodbye Crop Top about aging, authenticity, and how she nourishes her skin with Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream. Here's a day in her boots.

Sign up for exclusive discounts, product launches, and new stories on The Lab.

You're on the list!
Please enter valid email address

Introducing Eighteen B Essentials. Shop sets to save 18% and experience the best of b-silk™ protein.

Ask Lindsay: We Got Our INCI Name! Here’s why it matters.

B-silk™ protein, our proprietary polypeptide, finally has an official INCI name. Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, gives us the low-down on what an INCI name means, how we got ours, and why it matters.

Lindsay Wray Wins ELLE’s 2019 Future of Beauty Award

Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, won ELLE's 2019 Future of Beauty Award. We talked to Lindsay about what the award means to her and how she's working to change the industry one ingredient at a time. Go Linsday!

Paying It Forward: Why We Support Nest this Giving Tuesday

In the spirit of gratitude and paying it forward, we've teamed up with The House That Lars Built, the design team behind our holiday sets, to support Nest, a nonprofit that supports the handworker economy. Here's why.

Eighteen B Holiday Gift Sets Are Here: A Peek Inside

Our holiday gift sets are finally here. In this post, we take a look inside each set. Here's what's inside, who it's right for, and why they make the perfect gift for skincare lovers.

Ask Lindsay: Why We Decided Not to Use Silicones in Our Products

We want to be confident about every ingredient that goes into our formulations. That's why we decided not to use silicones in our products. Lindsay, our Chief Science Officer, tells us why she stands by this decision.

Deep Dive: Firm + Replenish Serum

Firm + Replenish Serum is our third product made with b-silk™ protein, our proprietary ingredient. Designed to replenish skin before moisturizing, Serum is an essential step in your skincare regimen. Here's why.

Ask Lindsay: Why We Created a Serum

Why did we decide to make a serum? We asked Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, for her inspiration behind the formulation. Hint: the story goes back to the basics – protecting your skin’s natural barrier function.

Ask Lindsay: Why Eighteen B is Cruelty-Free

Eighteen B was certified by Leaping Bunny as a cruelty-free company in March 2019. We talked to Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer, about why she cares about staying cruelty free and how we test our formulations.

Deep Dive: Revitalizing Hydrogel Moisturizer

Our Revitalizing Hydrogel Moisturizer is a refreshing gel that delivers hydrating ingredients and a punch of b-silk™ protein. Want to learn how it works? Great – we can talk about Hydrogel all day.

Deep Dive: Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream

Our Hydrate + Restore Rich Cream is packed with nurturing ingredients that restore and maintain your skin’s barrier function. How does it work? We thought you'd never ask.

Ask Lindsay: How I Fell in Love with Silk

In our first edition of Meet Lindsay, Our Chief Science Officer tells us how she fell in love with silk, the molecule that launched Eighteen B.

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