How Eighteen B got its name!

We're often asked how Eighteen B got its name. Here's Lindsay Wray, our Chief Science Officer to answer that question.

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

Lindsay Wray, a pioneer in the field of silk protein research for over a decade. Education With a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Tufts University, Lindsay Wray worked in the world’s preeminent lab on silk materials research. She studied silk for medical applications such as…

Ask Lindsay: We Got Our INCI Name! (Polypeptide-1)

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!

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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 To Protect Your Skin Barrier

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.

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