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Naturex Brightens Skin With Natural AHAs

At in-cosmetics Asia, Naturex debuted its new line of natural alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) for the skin as part of its Natural Radiance collection of synergistic brightening ingredients.

Amyris Unveils Hemisqualane Emollient as Second Personal Care Launch

Amyris Inc. unveiled its second ingredient for the personal care market, an expansion of its Neossance Squalane product

Clariant Launches Sugar-based Surfactants for Mild Hair/Skin Cleansing

Clariant has launched a range of sugar-based surfactants that effectively cleanse the skin and hair while being mild and having pleasant sensorial effects.

Seppic Introduces Melanin-promoting active for Sunless Tanning

Seppic has introduced an active that encourages skin to produce more melanin to pigment the skin. Sepisun Flash (INCI: Not Provided) was designed to produce a bronzed effect on the skin throughout the year without sun exposure.

Induchem Launches Whitening and Correcting Beads

At in-cosmetics Asia 2014, Induchem launched spherical beads that instantly improve skin imperfections while whitening skin.

BASF Unveils African Pea Extract for Epidermal Rejuvenation

At the IFSCC Congress 2014 in Paris, BASF unveiled an extract of the bambara pea that rejuvenates the epidermis for a more youthful appearance.

Prod'hyg Debuts Cell Energizing Blackcurrant Bud Extract

At in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, Prod'hyg will be discussing its blackcurrant bud extract that was designed to energize and oxygenate the skin.

Clariant Introduces Sustainable African Oil for Hair and Skin

Clariant has introduced a multifunctional African hair oil that has benefit for both hair and skin. Plantasens Abyssinian Oil is a versatile oil that presents an opportunity for personal care formulators to combine natural product claims supporting radiant skin and lustrous, healthy hair for consumers.

Showa Denko Debuts Aqueous Stable Vitamin C Derivative

At in-cosmetics Asia, Showa Denko K.K. will introduce a vitamin C derivative for personal care that is stable in aqueous solutions.

Researchers Report Anti-acne Effects in Resveratrol

Researchers at the University of California have reported that resveratrol inhibits acne growth and boosts the antibacterial effect when combined with benzoyl peroxide.

Are Silicones Safe and Sustainable? What are the Alternatives?

Alternative hydrocarbons, esters, ethers and emollients aim to replace D5, and to a lesser extent, low viscosity silicone fluids—and many of them meet the mark. However, a second look at why silicones are being replaced is advised. Formulators may want to evaluate the data themselves for both safety and environmental aspects to make their own judgments.

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