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CTFA requests public comments on microbiology guidelines

23-Jun-2004 - The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is requesting public comments by 2 August 2004 on three revised microbiology guidelines that provide manufacturers with guidance regarding the establishment and maintenance...

Dow Corning silicones boost performance, improve feel of sunscreens

18-Jun-2004 - Despite a recent UK Meteorological Office warning that harmful UV levels are set to rise to "very high risk" many people do not use sunscreens, but as the temperatures soar...

P&G achieves scientific breakthrough against dandruff-causing fungus

18-Jun-2004 - Procter and Gamble scientists have found that additional zinc can potentiate the pyrithione zinc formula and create a more bio-active and extremely efficacious treatment that can kill the causative fungus...

Organic certification for cosmetics and toiletries manufacturers

16-Jun-2004 - Following the recent seminar that discussed the use of potentially harmful ingredients in cosmetics and toiletries and their more environmentally-friendly alternatives, Louise Sheridan explored the organic certification process for cosmetics...

Cosmetics and toiletries manufacturers urged to go green

16-Jun-2004 - Cosmetics and toiletries industry representatives and retailers, both with and without green credentials, gathered in London for a seminar hosted by the UK's Women's Environmental Network to discuss the use...

Clinique and Danisco make a winning combination

14-Jun-2004 - At the 2004 Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards, one of the winning products was Clinique's RepairWear Day SPF 15 Intensive Cream, which contains Danisco's Betafin BP 20. Clinique's vice president...

Dow Corning launches Silicone Quat Microemulsion for hair care products

10-Jun-2004 - Dow Corning has introduced a Silicone Quat Microemulsion that offers multifunctional properties for hair care products, including conditioning, thermal protection, enhanced volume and colour retention, writes Louise Sheridan.

Inamed files anti-wrinkle treatment patent infringement suit against Medicis

02-Jun-2004 - US-based cosmeceuticals company Inamed, the manufacturer of the recently FDA-approved Hylaform anti-wrinkle treatment, is reported to have filed a lawsuit against rival Medicis for patent infringement relating to a product...

Artdeco uses patented technology in liquid silk skin care product

01-Jun-2004 - German cosmetics company Artdeco has launched a new skin care product called Liquid Silk Base containing silk proteins and plant extracts designed to intensively moisturise and protect the skin.

Croda launches protective protein for hair and polymer for styling products

24-May-2004 - The days when it was enough for a shampoo to cleanse and a conditioner to soften are gone, said Croda's Nick Challoner, announcing the company's new active ingredients for hair...

Rohm and Haas launches dual function hair care polymer

14-May-2004 - Chemicals company Rohm and Haas has identified the personal care market as a growth area and has launched a new hair care polymer, writes Louise Sheridan.

Kolb announces a success story for its surfactants products

14-May-2004 - Swiss chemicals producer Kolb has produced a range of surfactants that act as emulsifiers, dispersing agents and solubilisers for personal care and galenical preparations.

German Dr Suwelack Skin and Health Care company presents new mask and gel products

12-May-2004 - Billerbeck-based Dr Suwelack Skin and Health Care company presented two skin care product groups to the In-Cosmetics exhibition in Milan.

Dow Corning launches silicone carbinol fluid for personal care products

12-May-2004 - Dow Corning has launched the very first silicone carbinol fluid for the personal care market. The product, which is intended for use in colour cosmetic, high value skin care and...

Eckart presents new range of pearl and metallic pigments for cosmetics

07-May-2004 - German manufacturer Eckart presented its latest range of pearl and metallic pigments for the cosmetics and personal care industry at In-Cosmetics 2004, writes Louise Sheridan.

Degussa launches 'dry water' Aqua Foundation

05-May-2004 - German manufacturer Degussa has launched a product called Aqua Foundation that uses a 'dry water' process, which it says converts solutions containing water-dispersible pigments, vitamins, plant extracts and other active...

Pentapharm introduces new actives at InCosmetics 2004

03-May-2004 - During InCosmetics 2004 in Milan last week, Pentapharm - a Swiss supplier of naturally derived active ingredients - presented its new anti-ageing products. Its Pepha-nutrix and Pepha-tight actives are claimed...

Nalco's UV-absorbing polymer for hair care

03-May-2004 - One of the current needs of the personal care industry is to reduce the damaging effects that UV exposure has on hair. Nalco Company, in partnership with NK Chemicals Europe,...

Helix BioMedix announces anti-wrinkle study results

03-May-2004 - Helix BioMedix has announced the results of a recently completed 12-week consumer product test that compared the company's anti-wrinkle peptide, HB168, with Renova, a currently marketed FDA approved product. The...

ISP presents new ingredient line-up

29-Apr-2004 - International Specialty Products (ISP), a global supplier of speciality chemicals, has presented a new range of products this week at the In-Cosmetics 2004 exhibition in Milan. New preservatives, esters and...

Estee Lauder looks to the future

29-Apr-2004 - Anti-ageing, cellulite and skin whitening are the words on everyone's lips this year at InCosmetics 2004 in Italy. As Estee Lauder reports double digit sales for its third quarter, the...

New silicone quat for hair care

29-Apr-2004 - Dow Corning has added a new silicone quaternary microemulsion for hair care to its silicon-based product list. Debuting at InCosmetics in Milan today, the new ingredient is claimed to be...

FDA approves new aesthetic filler

23-Apr-2004 - Inamed and Genzyme Corporations have announced the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Hylaform, a new aesthetic filler claimed to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds....

Rising demands for palm oil

21-Apr-2004 - Having announced strong half-yearly results, Malaysian Palm Oil producer Golden Hope says that it will be looking to markets such as China to exploit its growing oleochemicals division in an...

Suncream causes vitamin D deficiency

16-Apr-2004 - Exposing unprotected skin to the sun several times a week is necessary to prevent vitamin D deficiency, claims a new US study. The report has been criticised by SPF suncream...

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