Humane Society International/Europe (HSI) is urging the European Union to lead the world in research and testing as it kicks off discussions on how to spend its €80bn Horizon 2020 research funding budget; a decision which could have a big effect on the...
Oleos has carried out an eco-extraction process on waxes, vitamins, acids and unsaponifiable matter from Propolis, a resinous substance harvested by bees that contains anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle properties.
The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) will expand its international outreach program having recognised the need to drive regulatory change in those countries that still require animal testing for cosmetic and personal care products.
Scientists in Japan have shown that zinc salt of l-pyrrolidone carboxylate (zinc PCA) is a promising topical agent not only for prevention of intrinsic skin ageing but also for that of photo ageing by controlling the balance between the synthesis and...
Sun care is fast becoming a key topic this year and as consumers become more educated on the potential dangers of sun exposure, protection has emerged as a key trend to drive the market in Western Europe.
Cosmetics giant L’Oréal has redesigned the on-shelf bottles for its Pureology brand professional hair products as it looks to combine sustainable packaging with the aesthetics required of a beauty product.
Researchers at cosmetics company Kao have demonstrated that a eucalyptus extract has the ability to improve the skin function on the outer layer in dry skin by increasing ceramide levels in the stratum corneum, in the epidermis and in keratinocytes.
Following consumer reliance on eco-labels, including natural and organic logos, to identify sustainable cosmetic products, a shift is now expected in the coming years as consumers use smartphone technology to get real-time information when buying cosmetic...
A new study funded by BASF Beauty Care Solutions has found that an extract of the common yarrow plant found in the Northern hemisphere can increase epidermal thickness and improve the appearance of wrinkles and pores.
The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has issued a statement suggesting that the European Commission is likely to propose an exemption to the animal testing ban for products that contain "significant added value".