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A new bioactive molecule from the Centella asiatica plant, irbic acid, has been discovered by researchers at Sederma’s Instituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB).
Symrise’s multifunctional stabilizer SymSave H (INCI: Hydroxyacetophenone), launched in July 2013, was awarded the SEPAWA association's Innovation Award 2013 during the group's recent event, held in Fulda, Germany.
Once California added diethanolamine to the list of regulated chemicals in personal care formulations under Proposition 65, chemists immediately sought out surfactants that were free of DEA. Here is presented a roadmap for identifying the right solution to replace DEA-containing surfactants in personal care products.
Cosmetics & Toiletries has extended the deadline for raw material nominations to its 2014 R&D Awards (to be presented at in-cosmetics in Hamburg). Recognize your team's innovation and expertise today! New deadline for entries: Dec. 10, 2013.
Essential Ingredients has created a 40% salicylic acid gel that is safe, stable, effective and meets the United States Pharmacopeia's Salicylic Acid Gel Monograph.
Innospec has introduced two new variants of its benzoate ester Finsolv TN (INCI: C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate), a more sustainable version and one that is lower in benzyl benzoate.
Areas of ethnic beauty product development, beauty devices, and fashion and other non-beauty brand partnerships are where beauty brands need to look to make revenue gains, according to Euromonitor.
At SCS Formulate in Coventry, UK, Ashland introduced a formulation collection for men's grooming. The Groom ‘n’ Go formulation kit offers men a comprehensive personal care regimen in less than 30 min.
Research from the University of Gothenburg has led to a potential method for identifying allergenic fragrance compounds in consumer products by exposing them to air.
Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. has entered personal care with Elevance Smooth, a line of plant-based multifunctional polymers, and Elevance Soft, a line of plant-based emollients.