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New Hydrophilic Microspheres Make Stability Sensual

While beauty is in the eye of the beholder, texture and feel effects are in their hands. That's why cosmetic ingredients that impart sensory benefits, such as a new powder from Grant Industries, are impactful in formulations.

Eco-friendly Microparticles Carry Delivery Promise

Interest in cosmetic actives continues to grow, and delivery systems—especially eco-friendly ones—are a next logical market sector to follow. The timing might be right for findings in delivery such as those reported here, from the labs of Pierre Fabre and Université Paul Sabatier.

Carotenoids: In Skin’s Defense

Interest has grown in oxidation processes related to aging, especially since their intensity increases with age. As such, interest in carotenoids, some of the best-known natural antioxidants, has been renewed. This article reviews their benefits.

Brassica Breakthrough: Herbal Anti-acne Alternative Proves Clinically Effective

While there are numerous topical and systemic treatments for acne, antibiotic resistance and toxic interactions are a challenge. This article explores the clinical efficacy of a Brassica oleracea blend as an alternative topical acne treatment.

JEEN Launches Alternative Preservatives

JEEN found not one, but two solutions to help meet industry demand for alternative preservatives. The manufacturer launched two ingredients to add into formulas and challenging applications for non-traditional preservation.

An Eye for Radiance

For individuals looking to redesign their eye contour to look more youthful and radiant, GATTEFOSSÉ plans on featuring its latest ingredient to reduce wrinkles at in-cosmetics Global in April 2017.

Can't 'Beet' DuPont's Latest Ingredient

Achieve healthy and glowing skin with DuPont's newest ingredient launch. The natural active provides moisturization for balanced water levels and protection from UV. Learn more at in-cosmetics Global in April 2017.

Ashland Combines Formulations to Create Acne-Kit

Millions of people struggle with acne and treating it and Ashland wants to help. The company launched an anti-acne formulation kit to soothe irritated skin and provide various forms of solutions.

Go Gold with Givaudan Active Beauty

At the end of Givaudan Active Beauty's rainbow, you find a pot full of PrimalHyal Gold. The active cosmetic ingredient is a new technology, part of the company’s hyaluronic acid range for a variety of oil-based formulas.

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