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Alternative Preservative with Bonus Claims

Alternatives to conventional preservation are like cake; everyone wants it. This ingredient launch from Lincoln Manufacturing puts the icing on top, with added benefit components. Check them out at in-cos N.A.

'Feel' Your Age? This Ingredient Can Help

During in-cosmetics N.A., Gattefossé will present an ingredient targeting one of the most difficult signs of aging to hide: degraded skin texture.

Sacrè Bleu! Ashland Moves Skin Protection to New Wavelengths

While UVA and UVB are responsible for skin damage, high energy visible light, i.e., in the violet and blue range, may cause as much damage. Ashland will address this concern with its Blumilight ingredient during in-cosmetics North America.

'Extreme'-olyte Anti-pollution from bitop AG

With the various approaches to provide anti-pollution benefits, bitop AG targets particles, heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) with its 28Extremoin ingredient, featured at in-cosmetics North America.

Cosmetics Industry Driving Growth for Jojoba Oil Market

Jojoba oil is projected to reach US $254.2 million by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. The increasing penetration of jojoba oil in cosmetic products, including lipsticks, shampoos and conditioners, and skin creams and moisturizers, is expected to be a major factor in promoting growth.

Transformational Beauty Products Are the Future

New ingredient launches and emerging metamorphosing formats are enhancing the consumer experience and product efficacy.

A Relaunch with a Natural Touch

With natural products and ingredients trending for sensitive care products, schülke announced the relaunch of euxyl K 903, now with natural tocopherol. This preservative meets natural certifications and is gentle and efficient.

Fulfill Your Film Curiosity

Films impart more than just a tacky layer on skin—they've gained formulators' attention for the protection they afford and the sensory characteristics they can provide. Researchers from Imperial College London studied their behavior more closely using a film formed by the antiperspirant active aluminium chlorohydrate with water and glycerol.

AmorePacific's Aestura Brand Gets New Whitening Ingredient

AmorePacific developed the ingredient with 3D molecular modeling, which allowed the material to achieve greater stability and a stronger brightening effect compared to Kazinol F.

Is Differin Gel Changing the Anti-Acne Game?

The FDA has approved Galderma Laboratories’ Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene gel 0.1%) for OTC use, the first in a class of drugs known as retinoids to be made available OTC for the treatment of acne.

Top 3 Secret (and Sexy) Formulating Trends

Science can be sexy, we're just not used to flaunting it. But maybe the point is that good science should secretly function and go unnoticed. This column highlights my top three picks for 'secret' trends in formulation.

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