Lubrizol Life Science innovation would not be possible without our brilliant scientists and researchers. This is the latest in a series of profiles of the men and women behind our products.
Scientist: Nuria Alminana Domenech
Title: Toxicology and Efficacy Manager
Years with Lubrizol: 16
Education: Ph.D., Pharmacology, Master’s in Biochemistry, University of Barcelona
Years of experience: 21
Focus: Testing ingredients in beauty and personal care products to ensure they’re effective and safe.
Recent accomplishment: The development, testing and patent approval of the next generation of the Argireline® peptide. This successor to Argireline, one of Lubrizol’s most successful and long-lasting products, will launch this spring after years of development.
Quote: “We are moving very fast to a new world in cosmetics. In this world, naturality will be a must. It’s very important to consumers and it’s one of our most important lines.”