The French Federation for Beauty Companies (FEBEA) is pushing its ‘eco-friendly’ bathroom campaign this month, designed to encourage better water use, energy consumption and recyclability of beauty products.
The beauty and personal care category must start upgrading and innovating formulas and products to empower consumers to take shorter, colder showers – drawing inspiration from hospitals, beer brands and more, says a senior futurologist.
International beauty major L’Oréal has made a minority investment in Swiss environmental tech startup Gjosa – a move set to advance its ongoing partnership and development of a smart, sustainable hair care system for salons and the home.
Consumers continue to show increased interest in sustainability and are placing more importance on individual responsibility – an aspect brands can shift into real action with the right business approach, says a senior partnership manager at the World...
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a smart hair care system with Swiss environmental innovation company Gjosa that blends and distributes product in a way that ensures water savings of up to 80%.
As worries of freshwater supplies continue to mount, the cosmetics industry must challenge itself look to more unconventional sources of H2O, such as coconuts, birch tree water and seaweed, to reduce its freshwater footprint.
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Polish beauty entrepreneur Anna Mamczur is on a mission to build a brand with the best anti-aging product in the world. She founded Phenome Organic Skincare in 2009 and D’Alchémy just 2 years ago. At Cosmoprof North America last month, Cosmetics Design...
Researchers Ingrid Guha, Sushant Anand, and Kripa Varanasi have developed a scalable water-in-oil emulsification technique that doesn’t require mixing. And they believe that the new method has ready applications for cosmetics and personal care product...
A research team in Poland has suggested that moisturising creams rather than ointments are better to carry hyaluronic acid for dermal absorption as they contain more water meaning the formulation is more stable.
What makes cosmetics exciting today for both Asia's R&D formulators and consumers alike? Well, regional expert Florence Bernardin says layering textures, particularly in skin care products has been providing inspiration as well as the sensorial...
In cosmetics and personal care, clean water is needed and used every day, whether to cleanse our skin or rinse our hair, as well as in the manufacturing of the products; and L’Oréal, Unilever, and Procter & Gamble all recognise this with campaigns...
Algae actives can play a big part in quest for sustainable natural ingredients Algae actives have been used in a wide variety of personal care products for hundreds of year, but the fact that they can be farmed as a sustainable and natural-based is fueling...
Gransil EP-9 a concentrated elastomer powder emulsion has been launched by Grant industries to enhance the aesthetics and performance of cost-effective formulas including liquid foundations, BB creams and concealers.
Specialty soap base supplier Stephenson Personal Care has utilised its appearance at the Society of Cosmetics Scientists (SCS) Formulate exhibition to launch its two new naturally derived personal care ranges.
The skin care benefits of spring water from the UK has reached new
heights, with a company now taking on the global home spa skin care
market – launching the spring water on the internet to target a
larger slice of the market.
US-based GE Energy Financial Services yesterday confirmed it would
take a majority interest in Idex Aquaservices, a France-based
supplier of purified water to the food, beverage and
Germany-based Goldschmidt Personal Care, a division of the Degussa
specialty chemicals business, is launching TEG Care CE 40, a new,
vegetable-based cationic emulsifier system for the formulation of
oil dispersed in water creams and...
German manufacturer Degussa has launched a product called Aqua
Foundation that uses a 'dry water' process, which it says converts
solutions containing water-dispersible pigments, vitamins, plant
extracts and other active...
As part of the company's ongoing effort to expand the industry's
widest selection of instant-foam mechanical dispensers, Dutch
company Airspray has just introduced its new WaterGuard
line, engineered for bath and shower...