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Green, Transparent Self-tanner Wins 'Gold' at SEPAWA

Givaudan's Vegetan Gold ingredient, produced via a green process, offers formulators a transparent, eco-friendly DHA oil for self tanners and other applications. Plus, it won "gold" at the Sepawa Congress. That's quite a few feats. And color adjectives.

VIDEO: How Antibacterial Cleansers Led to Preservatives in Cosmetics

This seventh and final video in our triclosan series with David Steinberg gives the history of how contaminated antibacterial cleansers led to safely preserved cosmetics. It also highlights how preservative-free and natural movements are unraveling product safety.

Silab Dives into Growing Derm Demand

SILAB isn't compromising when it comes to compromised skin. In fact, has dedicated a new department to focus solely on the development of dermocosmetics for an under-served market.

Mibelle Turns Up the Heat on Cellulite

That spicy mustard you slather on your Oktoberfest pretzel has new appeal: for slimming benefits. But not by eating it. As Mibelle demonstrates, a new cosmetic active based on mustard sprouts and capsaicin can turn lipids into heat.

Opacify Gels and Shampoos Naturally

Imerys launched a new natural mineral solution to impart opacity and whiteness to gel and shampoo formulas. ImerCare Opaque serves as an alternative to oil-derived opacifiers.

That's What 'Shea' Said

Sonneborn will "smooth things over" during in-cosmetics North America with the launch of its Shea XP emollient for skin care.

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.

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