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Video highlights from the fun side of in-cosmetics

Video highlights from the fun side of in-cosmetics

Walking, not quite talking bottles and a pigment stop were just a few of the oddities to be found at this year’s in-cosmetics show in Munich. The CosmeticsDesign.com team walked the floor among the new ingredients and product releases to put together this collection of highlights.

Published: 29-Apr-2009

Video season's greetings from Decision News Media

Video season's greetings from Decision News Media

The Decision News Media team would like to bring you its seasonal greetings in person and show you around the offices.

Published: 22-Dec-2008

Poop packaging firm underlines importance of creativity in sustainability

Poop packaging firm underlines importance of creativity in sustainability

Albe Zakes

Director of Public Relations - TerraCycle

Creative thinking is vital for companies looking to achieve sustainability without sacrificing quality and price competitiveness. Albe Zakes from TerraCycle, a company that started out making fertilizer from worm poo, challenges the idea eco-friendly trade-offs.

Published: 29-Oct-2008

HBA conference organizer discusses globalization of regulation

HBA conference organizer discusses globalization of regulation

Meyer Rosen

Chief scientific adviser - HBA Global Expo

HBA Global Expo expanded its conference program this year including a broader range of talks and higher profile speakers. Meyer Rosen, the chief scientific advisor to HBA, discusses the conference highlights and the changing regulatory landscape.

Published: 21-Oct-2008

Companies can avoid hazardous waste charges by recycling ethanol

Companies can avoid hazardous waste charges by recycling ethanol

Ken Reese

Vice President of Sales and Marketing - Parallel Products

Many companies in the personal care field are under increasing pressure to make business greener. Ken Reese, from Parallel Products, explained how his company can help, by reclaiming ethanol from discarded products.  

Published: 15-Oct-2008

Relationship between academia and industry in the spotlight

Relationship between academia and industry in the spotlight

Professor Robert Lochhead

Is industry doing enough to engage with academia in the cosmetics sector? Professor Robert Lochhead, Professor of Polymer Science at the University of Southern Mississippi, unpicks the relationship between industry and academia.

Published: 14-Oct-2008

Counterfeiting is on the rise in the fragrance industry

Counterfeiting is on the rise in the fragrance industry

Rochelle Bloom

President of the Fragrance Foundation - The Fragrance Foundation

Many industries are feeling the effects of lower consumer confidence. Rochelle Bloom, President of the Fragrance Foundation, shared her views on how the fragrance industry is faring in the current economic climate.

Published: 07-Oct-2008

LVMH puts stem cells under the microscope

LVMH puts stem cells under the microscope

Eric Perrier

Executive Vice President of R&D - LVMH Parfums et Cosmetiques

Stem cells are a much talked about topic on the frontier of cosmetic science but will they really change the face of anti-ageing? Eric Perrier, the executive vice president of R&D at LVMH Parfums et Cosmetiques, shared his views on their potential.

Published: 25-Sep-2008

Estee Lauder focuses on the 'age of longevity'

Estee Lauder focuses on the 'age of longevity'

Dr Daniel Maes

Senior Vice President - Research and Development - Estee Lauder

Sirtuins, enzymes that slow down the rate of cellular division, are the next big thing in anti-ageing research, according to Dr Daniel Maes from Estée Lauder.

Published: 24-Sep-2008

Croda discusses risks and potential of nanotechnology

Croda discusses risks and potential of nanotechnology

Julian P Hewitt

Technical Specialist - Croda

Nanotechnology has been hailed as having revolutionary potential, but as more and more nanotech cosmetics are launched, scientists remain divided over their potential health and environmental impact. Croda technical specialist Julian Hewitt evaluated the risks and benefits before discussing where nanotechnology may take the industry in the years to come.

Published: 25-Apr-2008

Angus Chemical secures global compliancy for Ultra PC range

Angus Chemical secures global compliancy for Ultra PC range

Liam Doherty

Global Marketing Manager - Angus Chemical

Global compliancy is increasingly important for suppliers of personal care ingredients and fine chemicals. Liam Doherty, global marketing manager for Angus Chemical, spoke about the importance of this for the company's Ultra PC range of amino alcohols.

Published: 24-Apr-2008

President highlights benefits of Zemea glycol ingredient

President highlights benefits of Zemea glycol ingredient

Steven J. Mirshak

President - Dupont Tate & Lyle Bioproducts

DuPont Tate and Lyle Bio Products has been focusing on the advantages of its latest ingredient launch, Zemea - a sustainable alternative to the petroleum-based glycols widely used in personal care products. Simon Pitman spoke to the company's president, Steve Mirshak, to find out about the benefits.

Published: 23-Apr-2008

Eastman unveils technology for the fast moving anti-aging market

Eastman unveils technology for the fast moving anti-aging market

Jim A.McCaulley

Global Market Development Manager - Eastman

Eastman has developed an enzymatic process for novel esters to provide manufactures with customized anti-aging ingredients. Jim McCaulley, the company's personal care marketing manager, discusses the features of the technology and the evolving demands of the market during a cruise through the canals of Amsterdam at In-Cosmetics.

Published: 23-Apr-2008

Dr Straetmans discusses the challenges of replacing synthetic preservatives

Dr Straetmans discusses the challenges of replacing synthetic preservatives

Dr. Jan Janichen

Managing Director - Dr. Straetmans

Natural preservatives are the dream of many formulators of natural and organic products. CosmeticsDesign spoke to Germany-based Dr Straetmans about the challenges faced by formulators of natural preservation systems.

Published: 22-Apr-2008

Mintel hones in on the trend for high science in cosmetics

Mintel hones in on the trend for high science in cosmetics

Nica Lewis

Head Consultant, Cosmetic Research - Mintel

Market research firm Mintel has identified Faux Genomics as one of the four key trends set to make it big in 2008. Head consultant for cosmetic research Nica Lewis explains the concept and explores the latest and most exciting developments.

Published: 22-Apr-2008

Sabinsa focuses on biostandardized active ingredients

Sabinsa focuses on biostandardized active ingredients

Shaheen Majeed

Marketing Director - Sabinsa Corporation

Sabinsa has had a busy year launching a raft of new active ingredients aimed at the fast-growing cosmeceutical markets. Simon Pitman spoke to the company's marketing director, Shaheen Majeed, to find out about the importance of having these ingredients biostandardized.

Published: 21-Apr-2008

Amsterdam - the international venue

Amsterdam - the international venue

Cathy Laporte

Marketing Manager - In-Cosmetics

This year's In-Cosmetics took place in Amsterdam with the aim of attracting international visitors; a gamble that paid off according to marketing manager Cathy Laporte.

Published: 21-Apr-2008

Lipotec launches its first skin lightening ingredient

Lipotec launches its first skin lightening ingredient

Dr Juan Cebrian Puche

Chief Scientific Officer for Development - Lipotec

Lipotec presented its new skin lightening ingredient featuring photoprotective qualities at In-Cosmetics in Amsterdam.

Published: 17-Apr-2008

Cognis discusses "green" opportunities and challenges

Cognis discusses "green" opportunities and challenges

Dr Iris Hütter

Regional Market Segment Manager - Cognis

Cognis is targeting the booming market for cosmetics that are both natural and environmentally friendly with a range of "green" launches including a pearlizing agent, and an oral care surfactant.

Published: 16-Apr-2008

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