Aug 21, 2014
Coral powder has applications in cosmetics but its use has impacted the marine environment. Fossilized coral could provide a sustainable alternative for uses such as fillers, cleansing and whitening agents, astringents, sebum absorbers, or to supply trace minerals to skin. Its use as an exfoliant it particularly noteworthy as formulators seek natural alternatives to polyethylene beads.
Jul 30, 2014
Impact Colors has created a new line of candelilla bead exfoliators as alternatives to polyethylene microbeads for skin care and oral care. Nature XFol is a line of exfoliating beads in a variety of colors that are natural, biodegradable and safe for skin.
Jun 30, 2014
A&E Connock has debuted its expanded range of natural exfoliants to the personal care industry. The range was extended in response to increased interest from manufacturers seeking natural alternatives to plastic microbeads.
May 29, 2014
Micro Powders Inc. has introduced several new eco-friendly exfoliants and fine powders, addressing recent concerns over synthetic microbead particles in the environment.
Mar 11, 2014
At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Induchem will launch a natural exfoliant that is both biodegradable and non-irritating to sensitive skin. Biogomm'age is composed mostly of cellulose, to make it sustainable and biodegradable unlike plastic microbeads. In addition, the exfoliator does not scratch or tear sensitive skin like many natural exfoliants.