Formulation & Science

Conference focuses on biomarine derived ingredients

Conference focuses on biomarine derived ingredients

By Simon Pitman

The BioMarine Business Convention will bring together 350 CEOS and business leaders in Cacais, Portugal, from the 2nd to the 4th of October, when the fourth annual conference will take place.

BASF and Givaudan team up on animal testing alternatives

BASF and Givaudan team up on animal testing alternatives

By Lucy Whitehouse

Working with the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), two major players in the ingredients manufacture and supply for the beauty and personal care industry are teaming up to work on animal testing alternatives.

Hair care ingredients to watch, from Mintel

Hair care ingredients to watch, from Mintel

By Lucy Whitehouse

The market research firm suggests that influences from the food industry, and major food trends, are having a big impact onto hair care ingredients.

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

Kimex on how to harness bespoke fragrances

Exclusive interview

Kimex on how to harness bespoke fragrances

By Natasha Spencer

Personalised scents and aromas capture the emotions and individual preferences of consumers. We explore with David Lee, Manager of Kimex how its plans to achieve this while also tapping into the natural trend.

Indie Beauty Profile Tina Hedges LOLI Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Tina Hedges, LOLI Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Tina Hedges, founder of LOLI Beauty, offers advice that she’s gained over the course of several entrepreneurial ventures; enumerates how LOLI takes sustainability to the far end of possibility; and explains why the seed of...

Biotech partnership & naturals focus for BASF

Biotech partnership & naturals focus for BASF

By Lucy Whitehouse

With an eye on the naturals trend and how it intersects with environmentally-friendly consumer goods, BASF is one company making strides to prove its credentials.

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