Bioprocessed algal cells can break down some hazardous and persistent cosmetic chemical pollutants, including parabens, phthalates and sulphates, but more research is required to fully understand this activity and upscale application, a review finds.
Exposure to urban pollution can increase skin pigmentation over time – likely a protective response mechanism triggered by oxidative stress – but certain topicals can partly prevent this, finds a study.
International skin care major Beiersdorf has developed a method to profile skin based on moisture levels and geographical location, providing an accurate picture of overall skin condition and enabling personalised product recommendations.
This year’s edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe industry summit took place in Paris in November, and its organisers have released a roundup of its major outcomes, from insights on green values to a paper from H&M on key sustainability...
CIDP, Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique, a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), has announced a new study protocol for substantiating anti-pollution claims.
Having looked at the different opportunities in the North American and European markets in the previous article, here we consider the different types of products that are available and how the category is likely to look in the future.
At our recent anti-pollution forum, we gathered industry experts to discuss the global rising trend. Here, we look back at some of the top questions submitted by listeners on the subject of the current state of the market.
Anti-pollution is a key rising trend: in this three part mini-series, Cosmetics Design sits down with formulation expert Gabrielle Sore, scientific communication director for skin care at L’Oréal, to find out more. Here, we take a look at the her predictions...
The anti-pollution trend has continued to grow this year and is now a global issue, meaning that there is big demand for cleansers, moisturisers and sun protection products that can help target this issue.
Anti-pollution cosmetics have become quite the trend over the last year, with suppliers developing active ingredients to tackle this trend, and many manufacturers finding success in marketing these products around the world; and more opportunities lie...
Back in February, Cosmetics Design reported on the rise of anti-pollution products in Asia. Here at in-cosmetics Bangkok, Mintel confirms the category is the one to watch as product claims grew 63% between 2011 and 2013.
Personal care pollution should be on your radarA rash of highly publicised scientific studies has served to underline growing awareness of pollution from personal care products. Justified or not, it will become an increasingly important issue for the...
Eros Laboratories, a contract cosmetics manufacturer based in the
Midlands, UK, has been fined for polluting a 2 kilometre stretch of
river with pink shower gel, causing extensive damage to water life
in the affected area.
By using ESA-provided pollution maps along with ultraviolet
radiation data, cosmetics firm L'Oreal plans to investigate the
future possibility of producing skincare products customised for