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Burt's Bees Presents Research on the Proven Power of Naturals at the 2019 World Congress of Dermatology

New clinical research demonstrates compelling efficacy in use of nature-based ingredients and formulations to defend, restore and improve skin health

DURHAM, N.C., June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Burt's Bees, a leading provider of personal care products committed to natural skin care solutions, today announced research supporting new findings related to the skin's composition and the role of nature-based regimens to protect the skin against common environmental stressors. The studies will be presented at the 24th World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) Meeting in Milan, Italy, June 10-15, 2019.

These latest research findings from Burt's Bees highlight:

  • The protective abilities of botanical antioxidants in photo-aging and UV protection
  • The important role that nature-based skin care products may play in improving barrier and decreasing skin sensitivity in highly polluted environments
  • Evidence pre/probiotics may dually modulate sebum and the skin microbiome
  • First-of-its-kind in vivo study examining lip barrier composition

"This promising research helps us better understand how to positively impact and modulate skin health through nature-based ingredients. These ingredient-based studies will help drive understanding of the effects of nature-based ingredients and products on skin health and environmental aggressors such as the sun and pollutants," said Raja K. Sivamani, MD MS AP, Department of Dermatology at the University of California, Davis Medical Center and study investigator.

Burt's Bees posters at WCD 2019 include:

  • Nature-Based Skin Care Regimen Improves Skin Barrier Function and Reduces Oxidative Damage in Sensitive Skin Population Exposed to High Pollution; Gunt H et al.; E-Poster #3019.
  • A Clinical Demonstration of the Antioxidant Abilities of a Botanically Based Facial Oil; Gunt H et al.; E-Poster #1889.
  • Effect of Topical Skin Care Products on the Structure and Diversity of the Human Skin Microbiome; Gunt H et al.; E-Poster #3016.
  • Assessment of the Lip Barrier: Microspectroscopic Confocal Raman Spectroscopy and Macroscopic Biophysical Measurements; Gunt H et al.; Oral Presentation during "Skin imaging other than dermatoscopy" at 9:15 a.m. (GMT+2) on June 13 in Room White 1.

"These data provide valuable information about unexplored areas such as the lip barrier function as well as help to uncover key ingredients based in nature that can reduce erythema, decrease oxidative damage and reinforce the epidermal barrier," said Hemali Gunt, Ph.D., Head of Clinical and Scientific Affairs at Burt's Bees. "Unlocking the potential of nature-based ingredients to protect skin against oxidative stress, photoaging and skin inflammation offers important insights into the benefit of nature-based regimens for patients."

Posters will be available onsite June 11-14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (GMT+2) and June 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (GMT+2).

About Burt's Bees
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