Marine-derived collagen continues to gain significant scientific attention, given its sustainable and versatile attributes, but interest for use beyond topical cosmetics is bubbling fast, say researchers.
A compilation of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from March 2020 shows interest in scientific and brand innovation, as well as the ongoing industry response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Certain Latin American plants listed in the European Commission’s cosmetic ingredient database CosIng are rich in antioxidants or have protective properties, presenting promise for beauty innovation, say researchers.
The French Federation for Beauty Companies (FEBEA) will mobilise its network to ramp up production of hygiene and hydroalcoholic products, following calls from the Ministry of Health to assist amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Beauty major L’Oréal has ramped up mass production of hydroalcoholic gels to support European health authorities amid the coronavirus outbreak and pledged €1m to associations working with those in need.
American CBD specialist Medterra will further expand presence in Europe with the launch of several beauty and skin care products this year, delving deeper into a space it sees significant opportunity in.
Conscious consumerism is here to stay and as the fast-paced clean and ethical beauty trend takes its grip, industry needs to start delivering on all fronts – overcoming lab and regulatory hurdles along the way.
Givaudan Active Beauty has developed face mask formulas that it says tap into the specific needs of Generation Z – a rising demographic that associate beauty with confidence, self-expression and naturalness.
Beauty biotechnology will gain importance in the coming years, driven by environmental concerns and limited natural resources, but industry will have to work hard at creating positive consumer perceptions, says Royal DSM.
Clean and ethical has taken the food and nutrition world by storm, and following hot on its heels is beauty. The movement has been flourishing in cosmetics and personal care for some time now and will soar in due course, propelled by the continued and...
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.
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...
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...
German chemical major Evonik is partnering with the University of California San Diego’s Center for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) to research and develop cosmetic raw materials for a healthier skin microbiome.