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Market Watch

Shampoo to Lead Hair Care Sector Growth in Japan
According to market researcher Canadean, shampoo is set to record the fastest growth in the Japanese hair care sector, while styling agents and hair colorants are also expected to climb.
Researchers Add Nanoneedle to AFM Probe for Greater Corneocyte Detail
Researchers from the University of Bath has constructed a "nanoneedle" at the end of an atomic force microscopy (AFM) probe to study the stratum corneum (SC) in detail, which may lead to better skin treatments and a greater understanding of skin aging.
Kline Announces Report Addressing Multicultural Beauty Product Needs and Expectations
The new report will differentiate cultures’ needs and desires, the brands they choose, and how and where they buy these products to address this quickly growing market for beauty and grooming.

Formulating/Ingredients

Natural Sourcing Debuts Mutifunctional Rose Hip Seed Oils
Natural Sourcing has introduced a range of rose hip seed oils for anti-aging, moisturizing, anti-acne and skin healing benefits.
Evonik Debuts Emollient Selection Tool
Evonik has debuted an emollient selection booklet to simplify emollient selection for formulators. Senses considers different parameters and characteristics, with a special focus on sensory aspects of emollients.
Dow Combines HA with Polyquaternium-67 For Longer Moisturization
Dow Consumer & Industrial Solutions has introduced a moisturizing complex comprised of hyaluronic acid and polyquaternium-67.

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