Hexis Lab

Suncreen products are a part of everyday life for millions of people and while it offers protection from skin cancer there are growing concerns that it is causing health problems for people with darker skins.

Skin has different shades of colour due to the presence of a protein called melanin. The melanin in the skin affects the way different skin types respond to sun damage and tanning. More…

Oceans are home to a wide range of microbial biodiversity, including many organisms with high potential

Some compounds within marine organisms are already widely used within the cosmetic industry,  More…

Blue light is all around us with sources including the sun, digital screens and fluorescent and LED lighting.​

We live in a digital age where for most of us, around 60% of our days, are spent looking at one digital device or another meaning that blue light exposure is a lot higher than it once was. More…

How Amazon is disrupting skincare, and what the beauty sector can do to fight back

The news that Amazon has launched its own range of natural, sustainable skincare products is sending shockwaves through the beauty sector. More…

Why Luxury Skincare Brands are Finally Waking up to the Existence of Black and Asian Customers​

Until recently the world of luxury skincare was overwhelmingly white. Historically, the wealthy customers who could afford high-end skincare brands were mainly Caucasians who lived in North America and Europe. More…