Frontier of research for the skin microbiome & application for cosmetics
Hirose Kentaro, Research scientist, Ichimaru Pharcos Co., Ltd.
The importance of skin microbiome (flora) in skin health has been increasingly recognized in recent years. However, the understanding of skin flora in the field of cosmetics is still in its infancy. Our laboratory has been studying skin flora from both macroscopic (meta-analysis using next-generation sequencer) and microscopic (analysis of the properties and functions of…