Formulation & Science

Clariant on tackling the environmental impact of hair care

Clariant on tackling the environmental impact of hair care

By Lucy Whitehouse

From silicones and their low biodegradability, to the potential of aquatic toxicity of many popular ingredients, we discuss the challenges and opportunities for the hair care sector in meeting demands for sustainability.

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Here are some of the photo highlights of a the busy in-cosmetics North America event, where there were many new ingredient launches, a strong conference program and underlying themes such as the adaption to the needs of indie beauty formulators. Click...

in-cosmetics North America show director talks about what's new

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America show director talks about what's new

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics North America show director Daniel Zanetti talks about what was new at this year's event as well as how key industry trends such as color cosmetics growth and indie beauty are impacting business

Sustainable Beauty Awards: finalists announced

Sustainable Beauty Awards: finalists announced

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ecovia Intelligence has announced this year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards finalists, with Aveda, L’Oréal, Weleda, Ashland and Clariant some industry names among those shortlisted.

5 ways biotech is working for the fragrance industry

5 ways biotech is working for the fragrance industry

By Deanna Utroske

Scientists have made tremendous progress with biotechnology in recent years. Chemical ingredients and inputs produced for the cosmetics, personal care, and perfume industries are starting to come from biotech rather than petro-chemical technologies. To...

Lonza: natural surfactants having a ‘revival’

Lonza: natural surfactants having a ‘revival’

By Lucy Whitehouse

One ingredients supplier suggests that surfactants are a group of ingredients particularly benefiting from the rising demand for natural alternatives to synthetic chemicals.

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