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.
German pharmaceutical major Merck will launch a powdered cornflower extract next year that reduces skin inflammation and supports ‘skin calming’ and ‘skin defence’ claims for cosmetics products in Europe.
Personalisation is here to stay; clean beauty continues to bloom; and the skin microbiota maintains its hold on formulators – all in the context of a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape and important focus on sustainability, according to this year’s...
Rising consumer concern and regulatory changes have left personal care formulators with a shrinking portfolio of acceptable preservatives but blends and naturally-derived alternatives provide industry opportunities, say Symrise and DuPont.
Cannabis beauty will soar over the next five years as major players integrate the plant’s active extracts into portfolios, and skin care will contribute to most of this growth, says Euromonitor International.