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anti aging blog
Nov 29, 2021

The Effectiveness of Anti-Aging Products Lies in the Active Ingredients

Anti-aging creams are often moisturizers that contain active ingredients that offer additional benefits such as to improve skin tone and texture and/or to fight fine lines and wrinkles—and there are only a handful of ingredients that are clinically proven to have anti-aging effects. Here is a look at some of the ingredients dermatologists recommend, and how they work.

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hydrocolloid awc blog
Nov 11, 2021

Benefits of Hydrocolloids in Advanced Wound Care

Hydrocolloid technology has been used in advanced wound care for many years due to its absorbing properties and the ability to create a protective barrier over the skin.

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Head of Scientific & Technical Services, UK & Europe
Nov 1, 2021

Scapa Healthcare Strengthens Technical & Scientific Services Team in UK to Support Innovation Strategy

Peter Hynes recently joined Scapa Healthcare as Head of Scientific & Technical Services, UK & Europe. He shared his thoughts and insights about why he is excited to be a part of the team and how he plans to help Scapa Healthcare continue to create innovative solutions for its customers.

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Clean Beauty Blog
Sep 7, 2021

Clean Beauty: Rising Consumer Demand for Safer and Non-Toxic Products

The beauty industry has continued to embrace the “clean beauty” trend, creating an increasing array of options that include organic, pure and non-toxic ingredients—products that not only make a person look or feel good, but ultimately contribute to overall health and wellness goals.

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Aug 4, 2021

Smart Hydrogels and Their Applications in Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

Outside of wound dressings, many areas have been seen to benefit from the utilisation of hydrogel technology. Here we explore some of the smart gel technologies - a class of hydrogels - available, how they respond to a changing environment and their potential applications in the medical industry.

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Hydrogel Blog 1_Image
Aug 4, 2021

An Introduction to Hydrogels and Their Benefits Within Advanced Wound Care

As components of wound dressings, the benefits of the inclusion of hydrogels has been extensively explored. When incorporated into a wound dressing, hydrogels offer many distinctive benefits over other dressing materials.

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pu gel adhesives blog
Jul 15, 2021

Benefits of Silicones and PU Gel Adhesives for Skin Fixation Applications

There are key differences between acrylic adhesives and silicone and PU gel adhesive technologies with several benefits to consider when deciding which to use for a skin adhesive dressing.

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Jul 6, 2021

How Medical Adhesives Are Used in Healthcare Applications

Medical-grade adhesives are typically coated on a variety of backings to form medical fixation materials. When creating any medical-grade adhesive, careful consideration should be taken in the selection of the proper adhesive type, backing substrate and coating technique.

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CDMO_Blog
May 17, 2021

Key Considerations When Selecting a Medical Device CDMO

OEMs should select a partner that not only adds value during the entire development and manufacturing process, but also is able to rapidly adapt to unplanned market disruptions, navigate supply chain interruptions, optimize costs and more.

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Acne Dots
Apr 1, 2021

Do Hydrocolloid Bandages Really Help to Treat Acne?

Currently there is a buzz where many TikTok users’ videos feature the “hack” of using standard forms of hydrocolloid bandages available over the counter to help treat acne. Traditionally these bandages were used to treat minor cuts and blisters.

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