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Patent Picks—Natural Genipin Dye, Stopping Grays, Boosting Suds and More in Hair
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources and review recent patents and patent applications in cosmetics, personal care and peripheral markets. This edition features technologies related to hair care and growth.
UEBT Reflects on Ethical Beauty Sourcing for International Day for Biodiversity
To commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity, May 22, 2013, the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) has published the report of this year’s Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference, which focused on how biodiversity is reshaping the beauty industry.

Formulating/Ingredients

Naturex Introduces Extracts Sourced from Africa
At NYSCC's Suppliers' Day 2013, Naturex introduced Magic of Africa, its new line of extracts sourced from the continent with efficacy, eco-responsibility and sustainability in mind.
Momentive Debuts Multifunctional Silicone Blends
At Suppliers' Day, Momentive Performance Materials debuted two new silicone blends that offer multifunctionality to personal care formulators.

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