Lubrizol Personal & Home Care 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: Rebecca Chisholm
Title: R&D Scientist
Years with Lubrizol: 9
Location: Lewisville, Texas
Education: Master’s, Food Science, Louisiana State University; Bachelor’s, Horticultural Science, Texas A&M University
Years of experience: 15
Focus: Building upon her experience in food processing science with the USDA, Rebecca researches botanical active ingredients for skin care products and helps develop the most efficient and eco-friendly ways to extract them. In addition to her scientific degrees, she has a minor in floral design and does flower arrangements for friends’ and family weddings.
Recent accomplishment: She helped develop Resulook™ advanced botanical ingredient, an extract from the Myrothamnus flabellifolius resurrection plant that promotes eyelash and eyebrow growth.
Quote: “Plants have a set of chemicaI properties that animals don’t and it’s absolutely fascinating. Plants are these little chemical powerhouses and we’re just discovering some of the amazing things they can do.”