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The new facility will represent an investment of €50 million by Unilever and its ongoing commitment to the emerging markets in Asia.
Alban Muller has introduced a complex that protects against inflammation while preventing the unpleasant smell associated with perspiration.
Although Europe continues to be the largest market for men's grooming products, research from Kline & Company shows increasing use of beauty products by men in Japan and South Korea and an overall increase in grooming and personal care products by Indian and Chinese men is helping this market to surge.
Unilever has introduced what it claims to be the first packaging reduction initiative in aerosol deodorants since they were invented in the 1960s. The company has developed a compressed can technology that utilizes 50% of the propellant needed for its predecessor can, effectively reducing the can size by half.
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC has launched an Innovation Award program for companies using its Zemea Propanediol in their cosmetic and personal care ingredients or formulations.
Many dermatological diseases such as athlete’s foot occur because the feet spend long spans of time in a warm, dark and humid environment. While there are several foot diseases related to diabetes, this column will focus on the development of foot care formulae designed for cosmetic treatments.
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to antimicrobial, antiperspirant and deodorant applications.
“The first antiperspirant made entirely from ingredients from nature,” is a pretty strong claim for a product category that is well-established; but without comparing it to every other antiperspirant on the market, one cannot definitively say whether it is the “first” or not.
Dr. Straetmans was awarded the first place BSB Innovation Prize in the category of functional ingredients for its certified natural deodorant active and natural liquid antimicrobial.
The deodorant and antiperspirant industry continues to grow, with a 16% increase recorded between 2006 and 2011, according to Mintel’s latest report.