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Unilever Lowers Carbon Footprint of Aerosol Deo with Compressed Can
Unilever has introduced what it claims to be the first packaging reduction initiative in aerosol deodorants since they were invented in the 1960s. The company has developed a compressed can technology that utilizes 50% of the propellant needed for its predecessor can, effectively reducing the can size by half.
Innovation Key to Ingredient Trends in Beauty, Says Euromonitor
Innovation is key for ingredient manufacturers wishing to prosper in the future, states John Madden, global head of ingredients research at Euromonitor.
Patent Picks—Anti-acne Sandalwood, Ultrasound Tissue Tightening, Berry Anti-inflammatory and More
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to skin repair, anti-aging, anti-inflammation and other benefits.

Formulating/Ingredients

Blue Agave Leaf Anti-wrinkle Active
Silab has launched an active from blue agave that fights wrinkles by promoting the synthesis of hyaluronic acid
Grapefruit Seed Extract Antimicrobial and Antioxidant
Natural Sourcing has launched a grapefruit seed extract for the preservation of natural formulations.

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