Recent in Natural/Botanical (page 5 of 12)
Jan 4, 2013 | Bill Marthaler, Garden Art Innovations
This article presents the viewpoint of a “granola” chemist who proposes that removing water from formulations also resolves other issues, such as the potential for contamination and excessive use of preservatives and emulsifiers. However, recognizing that several views presented here will certainly spark debate, some opposing reactions and counter-reactions are included as well, to promote discussion and constructive debate within the industry.
Dec 4, 2012 | Art Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors
This column proposes that the current natural and organic hair conditioner market can de divided into two types—those that are effective but use technology considered suspect under most natural certifications, i.e., “greenwashed,” and those that are more compliant with natural and organic certification but are found by consumers to have performance gaps
Oct 1, 2012
As more consumers in Asia-Pacific countries learn about and seek out more natural beauty and personal care products, there is a continually greater push for beauty ingredient suppliers to debut new innovations to provide solutions for beauty products and replace synthetic ingredients.
Sep 11, 2012 | 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 4, 2012 | 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.
May 24, 2012
Crodarom has launched an ingredient based on purple ginseng root for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties to combat sebum and address skin and scalp imperfections.
May 21, 2012
Evonik Personal Care has rolled out several new product offerings in both leave-on and rinse-off categories, including nature-derived solutions, easy-to-use conditioners and more.
May 11, 2012
Dr. Straetmans was awarded the first place BSB Innovation Prize in the category of functional ingredients for its certified natural deodorant active and natural liquid antimicrobial.
May 10, 2012
Crodarom has launched an ingredient obtained from the organically farmed tubers of Cyperus esculentus that is designed to provide nutrients for protecting and maintaining skin and hair health.
May 8, 2012
Bio-Botanica will feature natural plant extracts combined with natural propanediol and manufactured via cold extraction .
May 4, 2012
The Serdex division of Bayer Santé Familiale S.A.S. will present its new Madagascan plant extract, which is targeted to sensitive and reactive skin based on its complementary activity and flavonoids content.
Apr 13, 2012 | Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
This online-only "Read the Label" reviews finished products to discuss why specific ingredients were used in the formulations. Here, Éminence's Neroli Age Corrective Eye Serum is discussed.