Scientists at the University of Leeds have created the first ever
model of live skin with a full ecosystem of micro-organisms. The
development has the potential to help develop dozens of new
products and change the ingredients of...
Laboratoires Sérobiologiques aims to serve the growing men's
grooming market with its synergistic botanical complex Anasensyl,
which it claims decreases sensitivity to daily stresses, preventing
redness and stinging.
Although Europe is a world leader in chemical production, holding
28 per cent of the world market, its proportion of global trade has
dropped by 4 per cent over the past decade. The time has come to
take action, according to two industry...
79 per cent of people in Great Britain are concerned about the
build up of chemicals in the bodies of people and wildlife,
according to an opinion poll conducted by IPSOS on behalf of the
World Wildlife Fund.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert to
the public warning of a number of adverse events associated with
individuals who have undergone certain micropigmentation
procedures, a form of tattooing, used to apply...
BASF has introduced Luviset Clear, a new resin to its range of
cosmetics and personal care ingredients that is a copolymer of the
classic vinylpyrrolidone with methacrylamide and N-vinylimidazole,
suitable for hair mousses, styling...
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...
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 sunscreen is one of the
easiest ways to prevent...
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 and help eliminate dandruff.
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 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 of potentially...
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 for global product...
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.