Recent in Natural/Botanical (page 1 of 10)
Apr 24, 2017
Spectrastat G2-N is a natural, patented high-performing biostatic system of multifunctional ingredients that allows formulators to use hurdle technology to create self-preserving formulations.
Mar 8, 2017
Need a blast of new flavor? Or reinforcements for your skin barrier? At ease, soldier. Microgreens are easy to access and grow, and serve as a hero for health and more, packing powerful nutrients and antioxidants.
Mar 8, 2017
Botanic Innovations is staying calm, cool and collected with its latest ingredient, which has properties to do exactly that. From hair and scalp care to skin care, this ingredient provides various benefits.
Feb 21, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
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 | Vinay Kumar Singh, Paramount Cosmetics India Ltd., Bangalore, India
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 | Rachel Grabenhofer
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.