A new report has been released which claims that the excessive use
of aerosols in the home - including hairsprays and deodorants - can
adversely affect the health of babies and their mothers. Tom
Blondes and redheads not only are more susceptible to skin cancer,
but the source of their skin and hair pigmentation, melanin,
actually magnifies the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays,
according to a study published online...
Human Pheromone Sciences, one of the few cosmetics fragrance
manufacturers to use synthesized human pheromones in its products,
has welcomed a scientific report, which validates the claim that
pheromones have the ability to alter...
Pioneering scientists Richard Axel and Linda Buck are rewarded for
their efforts to unravel the olfactory system, reaping a joint
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2004 from the Swedish
jury this week.
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has taken out advertising space in USA
Today in an effort to raise awareness about claims that toxic
chemicals, banned from sale in Europe, still appear on the shelves
of US stores.
Thermagen, the French manufacturer of specialist container
solutions, claim to have found an innovative storage solution for
application in the cosmetics industry, using a cooling technology
previously found only in rocket engines.
US-based Health Sciences has re-formulated Sense, its skin and
personal care product line. The product has been re-launched
containing the company's new preserving technology, which is said
to contain a number of active ingredients...
A microfluidics technology for achieving complex encapsulations and
precision morphologies in particles with minimal size variation,
has been specially developed for the cosmetics industry by
Cardiff-based company Q Chip - a development...
The International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma traders
(IFEAT) is to hold a conference in Lisbon, Portugal at the end of
October that is set to address a number of issues relevant to the
The Malaysian palm oil industry looks set to play a more active
role in cosmetics formulation after the country's Palm Oil
Promotion Council declared that it was looking to expand exports of