Natural/Botanical

New Ranges Leverage Botanical/Microorganism Synergy

Jun 6, 2014

Greentech has developed new actives from the synergies between botanicals and microorganisms. At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, the company introduced two ranges of actives: Probiophytes and Ferment’Actives.

Organic Monitor Addressing the Challenges That Come with Green Active Opportunities

May 7, 2014Organic Monitor

According to Organic Monitor, the growing array of green actives is spurring innovation in the beauty and cosmetics industry, and the organization is finding that novel green ingredients also are bringing fresh technical challenges with them.

Challenges in Creating NPA- and WFM-compliant Natural Formulations

Jan 14, 2014Victoria Cherepanov and Nava Dayan, PhD, Innovation KDC and Dr. Nava Dayan LLC

Where does the formulation chemist begin when facing a marketing request for a product stamped with a “natural” label claim? The first step is to identify the certifying organization or government under which the formulation is to be sold, followed by the choice of preservatives. The basic approach to composing natural products is outlined here.

Sabinsa Introduces Dermaceutical Composites for Personal Care

Dec 17, 2013

Sabinsa Corp. has introduced a line of dermaceutical composites that have a broad range of effects in personal care formulations.

Sustainability Push from Consumers Required for Manufacturers to Respond

Dec 3, 2013

At recent European and Asia-Pacific events, a number of speakers suggested that consumer behavior was becoming a major barrier to sustainable development in the beauty industry.

Challenges Persist in Working with Green Materials in Beauty Product Development

Oct 1, 2013

Organic Monitor tracks the continuing issues in green ingredients and product development techniques for the beauty industry.