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May 22, 2013 | 10:11 AM CDT
To commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity, May 22, 2013, the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) has published the report of this year’s Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference, which focused on how biodiversity is reshaping the beauty industry.
May 21, 2013 | 09:12 PM CDT
At NYSCC's Suppliers' Day 2013, Naturex introduced Magic of Africa, its new line of extracts sourced from the continent with efficacy, eco-responsibility and sustainability in mind.
May 10, 2013 | 02:29 PM CDT
At NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2013, Beraca will introduce two new products to the U.S. personal care market: a anti-inflammatory active and a moisturizing oil with high oleic acid content.
May 08, 2013 | 10:23 AM CDT
Botanic Innovations has launched a watermelon seed oil from Africa that has antioxidant and skin moisturizing benefits.
May 07, 2013 | 04:49 PM CDT
As human's age, skin renewal slows, leading to an uneven surface and the formation of scales. This has a negative influence on skin complexion and makes the skin look dull and grey. Instead of using irritating peeling procedures, Mibelle Biochemistry Group proposes an extract of comfrey stems cells, PhytoCellTec Symphytum, to address the root of the trouble.
May 06, 2013 | 12:04 PM CDT
By: Art Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors
To provide consumers an anti-aging benefit, finished products and ingredients must ameliorate both firmness and lines and wrinkles. The loss of firmness, attributed primarily to the loss of underlying dermal support, is both a sign of skin aging and a cause of most lines and wrinkles. Thus, improving this underlying matrix to enhance skin’s appearance should be a key feature of anti-aging product performance.
Apr 15, 2013 | 08:44 AM CDT
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has announced its acquisition of Southern Cross Botanicals, a leading supplier of Australian botanical ingredients.
Apr 03, 2013 | 09:23 AM CDT
Organic Monitor's Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, taking place in New York City May 16–18, 2013, will explore how the environmental impact of cosmetic and personal care products, juggling environmental and social issues in sustainability programs, and green ingredient alternatives.
Apr 02, 2013 | 12:52 PM CDT
Rahn has combined black currant seed oil with balloon vine extract and sunflower oil concentrate to create a complex that reduces inflammation.
Apr 01, 2013 | 10:22 AM CDT
By: Giorgio Dell'Acqua, PhD, Freedom Actives Corp.
Sea-harvested brown algae is known to have skin benefits and previously has been associated with an increase in skin elasticity. Fucoidan, found in brown macroalgae such as Undaria pinnatifida, is a unique marine ingredient. It is a sulfated, fucose-rich polymer that in nature, protects the seaweed against a range of external stresses, including UV radiation and environmental contaminants such as marine-borne pathogens and viruses.