Formulation & Science

New knowledge-sharing platform for human cosmetics testing

New knowledge-sharing platform for human cosmetics testing

By Lucy Whitehouse

The application of rigorous animal testing alternatives remains a focus at formulation level in the beauty industry, and a new platform has been launched that gathers data on testing methods and offers an index of testing laboratories.

Evonik

Evonik opens botanicals facility in France

By Lucy Whitehouse

The specialty chemicals player has announced the opening of its new site for its Evonik Advanced Botanicals subsidiary in France’s ‘cosmetic valley’.

Sepawa opens its doors next week!

Sepawa opens its doors next week!

By Lucy Whitehouse

The SEPAWA annual congress for the home care, cosmetics and perfumery industry in Europe is getting set for its 2017 edition in Berlin next week.

Shiseido skin care research

Shiseido research findings set to advance skin care

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese personal care heavyweight, Shiseido, succeeds in developing and applying two newly-advanced technologies: In Vivo visualisation of dermal capillaries and the involvement of vascular plexus malformation in hyperpigmentation.

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

DNA and wellness

Brand profile

Imagene Labs part I: Personalising wellness through DNA

By Natasha Spencer

As the genetics-driven wellness brand prepares to celebrate its first anniversary and attend this year’s in-cosmetics Asia, we spoke to Jia Yi Har, VP and General Manager of Imagene Labs, about how DNA profiling is transforming the personal care sector.

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

By Deanna Utroske

A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic that their noniridescent structural color solution can be useful on...