With no single, clear definition for the anti-pollution trend, how can brands test their ingredients and finished products for efficacy when it comes to protection claims? We get an industry expert’s perspective.
GreenTech, a French biotechnology company that makes ingredients for the personal care and cosmetics industry (as well as for pharma and nutra), is, with this latest deal, jockeying to become a prominent global supplier for beauty.
Beiersdorf research in collaboration with the Dermatological Clinic of the University of Lübeck has shown that its ingredient complex used in one of its Eucerin ranges can maintain skin health and protect it from dermatitis-related flare-ups for longer.
The EU-funded research project COSMOS got under way in The Netherlands aiming to reduce the dependence of Europe’s oleochemical industry on imported plant oils, by turning camelina and crambe into profitable, sustainable, multipurpose, non-GMO European...
With the beauty industry’s ‘free-from’ trend on the rise globally, brands are now scrambling to cater to the rise of 'gluten-free', which has made its' way into colour cosmetics and skin care counters.
UK-based cosmetics ingredients supplier Oat Cosmetics has released new clinical trial data demonstrating the rapid and sustained anti-ageing effects of its Oat COM (extruded Colloidal Oatmeal) ingredient.
Ingredients player Croda has received regulatory approval from Chinese authorities to acquire a majority stake in Sichuan Sipo Chemical, as it looks to boost its presence in Asia and other emerging markets.
Researchers at Shiseido claim they have clarified the reason for nasolabial folds, commonly known as smile lines, a discovery that has also led to a plant-based extract targeting prevention and improvement.
A US manufacturer of post-operative skin care treatments has concluded a period of study on a product containing emu oil earlier than expected because of outstanding results in the healing of inflammation and redness of scars.
A recent Euromonitor report has suggested that it is the image
conscious female consumer that is driving the recent sales surge in
beauty supplements, a surge that looks set to continue with
persisting emphasis being placed on personal...
Arla Foods Ingredients has developed an innovative cosmetic
ingredient from milk fat globule membranes. The extract has been
created using a specially developed processing technology to create
a blend of functional phospholipids.
German chemical player Cognis has completed an investment in Golden
Hope Plantations Berhad that will see the companies combine their
resources on oleochemicals, an ingredient that is proving
increasingly popular in a variety of personal...
The US arm of Croda has announced the launch of a new silicon
alternative, an emollient ester said to retain a silicone-like feel
while bringing greater functionality to make-up and sunscreen
Mothers who supplement their diet with fatty acids rich in
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) during pregnancy and lactation may be
doing their children a favour in later years, say researchers in
this month's Pediatrics journal.