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Sep 11, 2012 | 02:51 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
Green chemist Barbara Olioso, PhD, founder of Organatural and workshop presenter at in-cosmetics Asia 2012, addresses important aspects of organic/natural personal care product creation, including: natural ingredient trends, formulation challenges and regulation issues.
Sep 11, 2012 | 11:22 AM CDT
Inolex has launched a range of 100% natural and sustainable emollients using bio-based succinic acid from BioAmber.
Sep 04, 2012 | 04:40 PM CDT
The leading pan-Asian personal care ingredient event–in-cosmetics Asia–will make a welcome return to BITEC, Bangkok, from Nov. 6-8, 2012.
Sep 04, 2012 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Art Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors
The industry continues to seek protection from the sun without chemical reactions on the skin, in the body or in the environment.
Aug 08, 2012 | 09:28 AM CDT
A Mintel report has seen a rise in the natural hair care market in China due to recent product safety scandals associated with toxic or carcinogenic chemical ingredients.
Aug 07, 2012 | 09:46 AM CDT
Natural Sourcing has added baobab oil and vegetable-derived glycerin to its ingredient offering.
Aug 06, 2012 | 02:33 PM CDT
By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
The proliferation of “whitening,” “brightening,” “clarifying” and “evening” cosmetic products continues with the launch of Boscia’s Bright White Mask, a peel-off mask that “helps to visibly even skin tone and helps diminish the appearance of hyperpigmentation.” This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality and claims substantiation.
Jul 24, 2012 | 05:44 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to eco-friendly materials and processes.
Jul 19, 2012 | 01:50 PM CDT
A report by Freedonia Group Inc. has projected demand for cosmetic chemicals in the United States to grow 4.9% annually to reach US $9.4 billion in 2016. "Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemicals to 2016" found that botanical extracts will lead the growth and that emollients and moisturizers will be the fastest growing chemicals by function.
Jul 18, 2012 | 04:01 PM CDT
Sederma has sourced a species of grass to allow for the creation of moisturizing powder makeup.