Colour Cosmetics

ISP buys into UK encapsulation

ISP buys into UK encapsulation

US hydrocolloid firm International Specialty Products (ISP)
continues to consolidate its position in the ingredients sector
announcing the acquisition of UK ingredients company Hallcrest. In
March this year the ambitious company acquired...

Ciba protection from light

Ciba protection from light

Swiss company Ciba Specialty Chemicals has designed a new
technology to protect cosmetic products from the damaging effects
of light. Working hand in hand with cosmetic ingredients, the new
technology is claimed to increase shelf...

Nailing MMA use in Canada

Nailing MMA use in Canada

Canadians are being warned by the Canadian health advisory body,
Health Canada, not to use cosmetic nail preparations containing the
ingredient methyl methacrylate (MMA) as it is considered unsafe for
use.

Makeup cocktails from IMX

Makeup cocktails from IMX

US company IMX Cosmetics has launched a custom cosmetics line that
allows customers to mix their own personalised recipes for lip
gloss and other cosmetics and retrieve them at in-store computer
kiosks.

Fatty acid cream for mobility

Fatty acid cream for mobility

A cream composed of cetylated fatty acids (CFA) can improve quality
of life and mobility in patients with osteoarthritis, claims a
study conducted in the US by Connecticut university together with
bioceutical company Imagenetix.

Peptides beat the age factor

Peptides beat the age factor

The latest topical anti-aging advancements come from a new
understanding of the importance of peptides, writes Procter &
Gamble. According to the company, the introduction of its Olay
Regenerist with Olay-exclusive Amino-Peptide...