German speciality chemicals major BASF has developed a surfactant using RSPO-certified renewable resources that it says fits with market demand for sustainable, safe and free from personal care products.
A consortium of researchers in South Australia and international companies are to embark on finding ways to turn swathes of crop waste into value-added products, including chitosans from unwanted mushrooms for sunblock and anthocyanins from cherries for...
Allergies must be taken seriously, but the cosmetics industry should avoid going fragrance-free because even allergy sufferers deserve product enjoyment and contact reactions rarely occur, a medical doctor and allergist says.
A non-toxic, low-cost and easily processed foam that can mop up oil spills can be translated into cosmetics production, and may even have more uses in beauty than it could on polluted seas, says its inventor.
The agricultural processing company has completed a clinical study, recently accepted for publication in the international peer-reviewed journal Acta Dermato-Venereologica (which covers the fields of dermatology and venereology) that shows ingestible...
In recent weeks media reports of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon have put a question mark over the sustainable sourcing of ingredients there, but here we reveal how some of the biggest players are continuing to deliver on their sustainability pledges.
Food and agricultural side streams are extremely rich in components suitable for cosmetic applications, but a lack of extraction expertise, handling know-how and finance is holding back industry advances, say experts.