What are CMRs and Endocrine Distruptors?

What we chose to put on our skin matters for our overall health. While our skin is a very good barrier, certain chemicals can still get through and impact our bodies. The chemicals to be especially wary of are termed CMRs and endocrine disruptors. Surprisingly, some chemicals suspected…

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.

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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.

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