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Firmenich innovation sharing collection launch

28-Jun-2017 - Firmenich launched its 2017 Collection of Sharing Innovation ingredients during the SIMPPAR exhibition last week in Paris, with a focus on natural mint.

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Heat Styling Protecting Materials: the best options

23-Jun-2017 - This video article takes a look at the harmful impact heat and styling products can have on hair and the different solutions that are out there to protect it from...

Is cellulose the answer to eco-friendly microbeads?

23-Jun-2017 - Scientists at the University of Bath have developed biodegradable microbeads from a sustainable source that could be a viable alternative to plastic microbeads.

Topical treatment offers safer tanning

22-Jun-2017 - Scientists at the Harvard Medical School say they have developed a way of increasing skin pigmentation in levels using a topically applied compound.

Can we re-engineer synthetic cosmetics products into natural versions?

22-Jun-2017 - Ahead of a new Open Academy for the industry in Europe, we caught up with one of the speakers on the hunt for natural alternative, and how one new technological...

SEPAWA Congress 2017 calls for papers: final day

20-Jun-2017 - The  SEPAWA annual congress for the detergents/cleansers, cosmetics and perfumery industry in Europe has put out its final, extended call for submissions.

Tune in to our probiotics skin care webinar – June 21st

15-Jun-2017 - As part of our seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, we are bringing you a carefully curated discussion panel to shine the spotlight on the fast evolving...

Save the date for our 2017 Skincare Ingredients conference – June 21st

14-Jun-2017 - Cosmetics Design is readying its seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, a chance to keep up to date on trends, network and stay on top of this...

Eleven specialist workshops planned for Makeup in Paris

09-Jun-2017 - With Makeup in Paris’s 2017 edition fast approaching, the show organisers have released a programme featuring eleven specialist workshops across sustainability, colour trends, and packaging.

New research: ‘first ever’ mechanism for determining if skin is prone to cosmetics allergies

07-Jun-2017 - JooMo, a brand keen to be at the forefront of the potential of skin microbiota, is behind new research that proposes a mechanism for working out if skin is prone...

Fragrance ingredients made via fermentation have arrived on a commercial scale

31-May-2017 - Robertet and Ginkgo Bioworks collaborated on a production strategy, using designer yeast, that can now create fragrance notes at a scale sufficient to meet the needs of the cosmetics, perfume,...

New industry ‘Open Academy’ education event ahead

30-May-2017 - The industry association Cosmetics Consultants Europe is gearing up to launch a new event promoting knowledge sharing and discussion, with its first Open Academy this October.

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Food waste enters cosmetics formulations part I: Innovation opportunities

30-May-2017 - As organisations develop their sustainability plans, David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst for beauty and personal care at Mintel looks at how food waste is attracting both large-scale and niche companies.

SIMPPAR gearing up to welcome perfumery players to Paris

26-May-2017 - The Salon International des Matières Premières pour la Parfumerie is set to host its biennial international exhibition in Paris, 14th-15th June.

New delivery technology enables Linnea to launch unique botanical ingredients portfolio

25-May-2017 - Switzerland-based pharma solutions provider Linnea is targeting cosmetics and personal care thanks to new delivery technology that brings its botanical extracts to the skin care category for the first time.

Spotlight on Biomimetic Materials

25-May-2017 - Biomimetics now plays a key part in cosmetic formulation, but what is true biomimetic activity and what to look for when determining biomimetic efficacy? And since it is about mimicking...

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What is the skin microbiome, and why does it matter to the beauty industry?

25-May-2017 - The relationship between the microbiome and healthy skin has been described by commentators as ‘the next microbiome frontier’, with huge potential tipped for the beauty and personal care industry.

Skin supplement company’s UV protection study wins award

18-May-2017 - Lycored, a major player in the nutritional supplements industry, has been awarded for its study demonstrating how Lycopene-Rich Tomato Nutrition Complex (TNC) and lutein can protect against light radiation at...

Makeup in Paris opens next month

18-May-2017 - A month ahead of this year’s edition of the Makeup in Paris trade show, we take a look at some of the highlights planned for the event.

Covestro showcases new ways to formulate hair care, skin care, sun care, and color cosmetics with its Baycusan polymer collection

15-May-2017 - At the NYSCC Suppliers Day event earlier this month in New York City, the raw materials supplier was showing chemists and R&D pros what’s newly possible with its ethanol-based polymers...

On-site identification of botanical species: new partnership announced

10-May-2017 - With transparency and consumer trust becoming a central issue for the industry, a new partnership between Hyris and Indena looks to offer suppliers and brands greater security in the provenance...

Preservatives in focus: hunting for alternatives

09-May-2017 - We look at the efforts the organisations and companies across the industry are making to keep up with the demand for effective and safe preservative ingredients.

in-cosmetics Global: UK return proves a strong success

05-May-2017 - This year’s in-cosmetics Global personal care ingredients event hosted 8,784 industry professionals, showcasing 100s of new product launches alongside over 130 hours of educational sessions, the event’s organisers confirm.

Will new DSM data on facial hydration disrupt the skin care category?

04-May-2017 - The beauty care ingredients maker has completed a skin moisture mapping study and is taking their findings public in a big way—on The Lifetime TV Network, a move that’s sure...

New pioneer species helps create largest collection of Australian botanicals

03-May-2017 - Naturally Australian Products says its quest to bring the widest selection of Australian-sourced natural ingredients has helped create the world’s largest portfolio of pioneer species.

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