Skin Anatomy + B-SILK PROTEIN Skin Barrier Protection

We talk a lot about skin….like a lot.  We also talk a lot about the importance of skin health and the skin’s barrier function.  To truly appreciate the role that skin plays in your overall health, it’s worth it to understand the structure and function…

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…

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.

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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! (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.

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.

Silk 101: Here’s Why It 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.

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