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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.

Dow unveils massive formulation pipeline following merger

02-May-2017 - Following the merger of Dow Chemical and Dow Corning the companies have now combined their research and development capabilities to highlight its "innovation powerhouse'. In this video interview Stephanie Sandrock-Benaud...

J&J releases skin care and microbiome research

02-May-2017 - At the recent annual meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, Johnson & Johnson showcased new data in three separate poster displays. Most notably, Kimberly Capone and her team from...

Safic-Alcan expands footprint in Poland with acquisition

02-May-2017 - France-based specialty chemicals provider Safic-Alcan has acquired Poland-based Cosmetics Partner, through its subsidiary Safic-Alcan Poland.

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

28-Apr-2017 - Pollution is a global reality and a particular concern in urban areas. Whether it’s from light, gases, particulate matter, organic compounds, or heavy metals, ingredient and personal care makers serving...

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

27-Apr-2017 - At this week’s Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology the beauty, fragrance, and personal care maker will present new data connecting both environmental and biological factors to skin...

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

26-Apr-2017 - The Netherlands – based specialty chemical supplier announced this week the opening of its newest facility, a laboratory equipped to deliver formulations, testing, and more to clients in the US....

CIDP pursues anti-pollution and sun care substantiation claims

24-Apr-2017 - The Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP), a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), focuses on blue light study protocol and its personal care developments after obtaining ISO-certification....

DSM launches focus on different aspects of skin care

21-Apr-2017 - Cosmetics Design caught up with DSM's new head of marketing and innovation to find out about the company's new skin care launches, which focus on taking UV filters to the...

New DNA-based technology ensures formulation integrity

20-Apr-2017 - At the recent in-cosmetics Global, we caught up with Barbara Brockway, who explained about how the latest technology from Applied DNA Sciences can be used to ensure formulation integrity throughout...

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