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Feb 19, 2010 | 12:01 PM CST
By: Alban Muller and Hervé Sachot
Since the companies within Cosmetic Valley are diverse, a common approach was necessary to achieve our goals: we chose eco-responsibility.
Feb 16, 2010 | 05:16 PM CST
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
According to industry expert Tony O'Lenick, polymers are compounds made from monomers that are joined together in a chemical process. There are many different types, of which biopolymers have gained increasing interest.
Jan 12, 2010 | 09:40 AM CST
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2010 as the "International Year of Biodiversity" to raise awareness for the importance of biodiversity, thus calling attention to natural ingredient sourcing practices.
Dec 09, 2009 | 10:00 AM CST
Despite the economic recession, Mintel Beauty Innovation predicts that the personal care industry will continue to innovate in 2010. To that end, the company has forecast the top beauty trends for 2010.
Nov 23, 2009 | 10:07 AM CST
Colonial Chemical Inc. has created naturally-derived, non-ethoxylated emulsifiers for natural product applications, specifically for 1,4-dioxane-free formulations.
Nov 17, 2009 | 10:03 AM CST
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
The second annual CosmeticsXchange (CTX) began Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, with an evening cocktail reception to break the ice. Held at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix, USA, attendees mingled around the pool among colleagues and peers and discussed various topics of importance within the cosmetics R&D industry.
Nov 13, 2009 | 11:35 AM CST
Alban Muller International has launched a line of oil-soluble plant complexes, all with different skin or hair benefits.
Nov 11, 2009 | 08:31 AM CST
A recent study in Skin Pharmacoloy and Physiology examined the delivery of epigallocatechin-3-gallate and quercetin from green tea and Ginkgo biloba extracts into the skin from cosmetic formulations.
Oct 20, 2009 | 05:06 PM CDT
Colonial Chemical has introduced natural surfactants to provide mild cleansing and high foaming properties in wash-off applications including sulfate-free products.
Sep 29, 2009 | 04:20 PM CDT
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd., Inc.
Since the cosmetics and personal care industry is not regulated, various organizations have offered conflicting positions on standardized guidelines for natural and organic claims. To improve communication on this topic, it will therefore become important to dissociate claims regarding the naturalness of ingredients from the perception of safety.