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Market Watch

Anti-aging Helping Mature Hair Care Markets
The U.S. and Japanese hair care markets are being bolstered by anti-aging ingredients and sunscreens.
Time-strained U.S. Consumers Increasingly Turn to Multi-Purpose Products
A new report from Canadean shows that facial care will remain the largest skin care category in the U.S. to 2017, and multi-purpose products will increase in popularity with time-constrained consumers.
Rimmel Sources Invista for Lycra Technology in Mascara, Nail Polish
Rimmel London Scandaleyes Lycra Flex Mascara Rimmel London has partnered with Invista to incorporate its Lycra technology into mascara and nail polish.

Formulating/Ingredients

Induchem Activates Opioid Receptors for Anti-aging
Induchem has created an anti-aging active that maintains and activates opioid receptors in the skin to regulate cell differentiation, migration and proliferation.
Xiameter Introduces Paraben-free Silicone Hair Conditioner
Dow Corning has added a paraben-free silicone emulsion for hair conditioning to its Xiameter brand offerings.
Enhancing Shine and Gloss in Sticks
Sensient Technologies Corp. has launched two ingredients that improve the shine and gloss of lipsticks, glosses and more due to their refractive indices.

Industry Updates