A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic that their noniridescent structural color solution can be useful on...
In an effort to meet the expectations of the modern consumer, at-home hair dye products, formulas, and business strategies are getting an update thanks to long-standing beauty companies like L’Oréal and Coty, contract manufacturers like Mana Products,...
The shimmering shifting hues of insects come not from pigment but from carefully arranged particles. And new scientific research, documented in an article published by the American Chemical Society, suggests that the nanotech to recreate such color is...
The colour cosmetics category has never been more dynamic or more diverse, and still underscores lots of opportunity. And the latest Cosmetics Design special newsletter focuses on what is happening worldwide
New Jersey-based Sun Chemical and parent company, DIC, have acquired Kingfisher Colours Limited, a privately-owned decorative cosmetics color manufacturer with a global footprint and based in Reading, United Kingdom.
A new study into facial attractiveness has found that skin colouration is an important factor and that carotenoid colouration through the ingestion of fruit and vegetables may give the best appearance.
Scientists at Harvard University and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) hope a new understanding of a natural nanoscale photonic device that enables a small marine animal to change its colors will also inspire cosmetic applications.
Hewlett-Packard is developing a system of mobile color matching
technology that promises to help consumers choose a foundation that
perfectly matches their skin tone; offering the services of a
mobile makeup advisor.
Unilever is building on the success of its Dove megabrand with the
launch of a series of prestige hair care products backed up with a
professional hair care hotline, a move that reinforces the brand's
positioning in the fast-growing...
Colour-changing colour cosmetics look set to become the next big
thing, as Engelhard launches a special-effect pigment that brings a
new dimension to a variety of colour cosmetic and personal care
Ampacet has unveiled the 16 colours for plastics beauty packaging
that it believes will set the trend for cosmetic and toiletry
products during the course of the next two years - and it is orange
that looks set to make it big.
German chemicals group Merck is introducing two new pigments for
cosmetics. Xirona Kiwi Rose and Xirona Volcanic Fire are said to
have high lustre and interesting colour changes, and are suitable
for all types of care and decorative...