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A Range of Wonder from Down Under

G'day, mate! Formulators who are looking for an alcohol-free version of active ingredients can look no further than Southern Cross Botanicals' Australian range.

Men: Exfoliate Skin Troubles Away Prior to Shaving

Have an easier shave with Arbonne’s RE9 Advanced for Men Micro-Exfoliating Cleanser. Holding multiple benefits, this cleanser removes dead skin cells, reduces ingrown hairs, deeply smooths skin and exfoliates prior to shaving.

Data Shows a New Day for Sun Care

The global sun care market is among the smallest personal care segments, according to Euromonitor figures. However, the business intelligence firm has forecast the global market to grow 6.4% to about $10 billion by 2018, with results roughly split between emerging and mature markets.

Heal Skin with a Moisturizing Glow

Alitura's Moisturizer helps leave skin glowing and feeling refreshed with its formulation of organic botanicals including seabuckthorn and German blue chamomile, and organic extracts including Wilelaiki raw honey and bee propolis, garnered from organically managed bees.

Solubilizer Formulating Oils and Water

Evonik has launched TEGO Solve 55, a PEG-free solubilizer for essential and perfume oils in water-based cosmetic formulations. The ingredient is completely based on renewable raw materials, which makes it most suitable for natural cosmetics.

Ronastar Lapis Jewel Brings a Twinkle to Cosmetics

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, introduced Ronastar Lapis Jewel, a new effect pigment for the cosmetics industry.

Wish Facial Imperfections Good Night

Marie d'Argan Paris’s Night Cream is a facial repair treatment, formulated to rejuvenate skin overnight.

Oil-Free Moisturizer Combats Toxins and Hydrates Skin

The derma e Purifying Oil-Free Moisturizer detoxifies skin, replenishes nutrients and defends against micropollutants.

Preservative Predicaments in Facial Skin Care

Preserving skin care products has become challenging because of attacks by special interest groups, which often lead to negative consumer perceptions. As these assaults on preservatives—some scientifically sound, some not—continue, the industry must look for new preservation methods to gain acceptance.

Vantage Adds New Exfoliant As Alternative to PE Beads

Vantage Specialty Ingredients introduced PFJ-S Beads, a natural exfoliant to use in beauty and personal care products.

Ingredient Proven Effective Against Urban Pollution

Lipotec launched Pollushield functional ingredient, an active ingredient to help protect skin from environmental pollution.

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