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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.

Naturex Introduces Eutectys Collection

Naturex plans to introduce Eutectys, a new botanical extract collection consisting of six extracts.

Purdue Scientist Refines Potential Natural Paraben Replacement

Visiting scientist German Schäfer has been working at Purdue University to refine all-natural preservatives and antioxidants derived from Solanum superfruits. For use in cosmetics, these ingredients will be commercialized through his company, BioProcol.

Croda Launches Crodabond CSA to Help Split Ends

Croda launched Crodabond CSA, a cuticle smoothing ingredient, which seals split ends and provides long-lasting repair.

Soul Sunday’s Multi-task Body + Shave Oil

Multi-task Body + Shave Oil helps moisturize skin, shave legs, remove eye makeup and deep condition hair.

Earthoil Launches Petro-ethanol Alternative

Earthoil launched a sugar cane-derived, organic, fair trade ethanol, which is primarily used as a solvent for fragrance compounds.

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