Recent in Natural/Botanical (page 1 of 8)
Feb 21, 2017
Researchers from Tufts University in Boston had a nutty idea: What if pistachios could provide skin benefits? As it turns out, this wasn't such a tough nut to crack.
Feb 6, 2017
While fermentation is perhaps best known for its application in food production, the process has gained interest from the cosmetics industry. This article briefly reviews recent examples of fermentation ingredients in cosmetics.
Feb 6, 2017
Many choice clichés poetically describe the philosophical purpose and feel-good benefits of sustainable practices. But in any industry, the bottom line is: there is a bottom line. The good news is, the two can coexist.
Feb 3, 2017
We've made it to February and for many of us, spring is (hopefully) just around the corner. As we emerge and reconnect with nature, consider these eco-friendly formulas for your customers.
Feb 2, 2017
This free e-book, sponsored by Bio-Botanica, features an interactive PDF directory of natural and botanical ingredients for skin care, prototype formulas and even a technical article. It's everything you need to start planting the seeds for next-generation natural products.
Jan 31, 2017
Oregano has grown beyond its status as a kitchen window herb garden component. A new patent is leveraging its carvacrol content to replace triclosan in antimicrobial soaps.
Jan 3, 2017
AAK has developed three formulas—a body cream, face polish and hand cream—that meet COSMOS requirements to offer consumers more natural and ideal selections for eco-friendly products.
Dec 27, 2016
Natural Plant Products is working toward gaining speed with product development. The company's guide formulations will now come out of a newly constructed cosmetics applications lab to help formulators get their own products.
Dec 5, 2016
Raspberry is trending, not only for its impact on skin erythema and melanin, but for repair and antioxidant benefits. It's in the perfect position to ride the anti-pollution trend to the top.
Nov 30, 2016
“I believe many of us are now looking to get back to basics: a few carefully sourced, natural ingredients rather than a list of 20 unpronounceable ones."
Nov 16, 2016
'Rooted' in a new solution to extend cell longevity and delay aging are plant extracts including black cohosh, Valerian, ginkgo biloba, celery seed, white willow and passion flower, according to these inventors.
Oct 6, 2016
A new license allows Growblox to convert cannabis plants to oil, which can be used to manufacture beauty aids, cosmetics and other products.