Rohm and Haas has selected the site for its new China research and
development center in Shanghai, as part of its move to increase the
development of specialty material products for a number of Asia
Pacific industries, including personal...
Applied NanoWorks has launched Pinnacle Zinc Oxide, a formulation
that is claimed to provide increased transparency of an ingredient
that often causes white streaking when used in topical cosmetic
applications, reports Simon Pitman.
Supplements of either natural or synthetic source vitamin E almost
double the levels of this important antioxidant on the skin's
surface, report researchers this month, providing the first strong
evidence for the role of vitamin...
Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago indicates that
stem cell technology could be used to improve a number of cosmetic
procedures, particularly treatments for wrinkles - currently one of
the fastest growth areas for the...
An increasing number of European and American consumers are
adopting functional beauty regimes, driven by a growing tendency to
adopt a preventative rather than a reactive approach to enhancing
and maintaining their appearance, new...
A medical study conducted at the University of New Mexico in the US
has concluded that exposure to sunlight might stop skin cancers.
Both industry and cancer associations have said that further
research is warranted in this area,...
Sabinsa Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of herbal
extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals,
has appointed new agents in France and Germany for its
cosmeceutical line as part of a drive to extend its...
A scientific study has shown that artificial musk fragrance can
increase sensitivity to toxins in mussels, indicating possible
implications for human health. Simon Pitman reports on the
findings and industry's reaction.
Riding the growing trend towards health and wellness in cosmetics,
global ingredients provider Cognis says that this is becoming a
growing focus for the types of ingredients its Care Chemicals
division is providing to cosmetic companies...
Chemicals specialist Orgasynth is increasing its presence in the
flavours and fragrance sector following the recent acquisition of
Floressence. The company says it now plans to sell its colourants
division and increase its focus on...
A caffeine extract has proved to be an effective ingredient in a
topical hair loss prevention shampoo treatment, research suggests.
Believed to be the only remedy to use this ingredient, the makers
claim that huge concentrations can...
Stable Micro Systems has launched a new automated texture analysis
device which is claimed to increase productivity and improve
cost-effectiveness for higher volume, repetitive quality testing
applications - an answer to growing demands...