Blue light exposure has risen in importance as consumers spend more time on laptops and mobile phones during COVID-19 lockdowns and working-from-home models, and so the beauty industry must ramp-up education on potential risks, says Unilever’s global...
The EU Commission Working Group on Cosmetics has voted in favour of approving zinc oxide as a UV filter in cosmetics in Europe, which has undoubtedly pleased a number of ingredient suppliers and cosmetics companies in this space.
The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety has published its opinions on the risks posed by nano titanium dioxide, and an addendum to its previous opinion on nano zinc oxide used as UV filters in cosmetics.
Scientists in the United States have conducted a study to gauge how nanoparticles found in personal care formulations can end up in agricultural soil and the effects this may have on crops such as soybean.
Nanophase Technologies Corporation, a company specializing in nanomaterials and advanced nano-engineered products, has furthered its expansion into the cosmetics realm with the development of a new, larger size Zinc Oxide product (LSA).
Applied NanoWorks has launched Pinnacle Zinc Oxide, a formulation
that is claimed to provide increased transparency of an ingredient
that often causes white streaking when used in topical cosmetic
applications, reports Simon Pitman.