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Market Watch

Euromonitor Identifies Algae for the Next Generation of Ingredients
"Certainly, the scope for development of algal ingredients for personal care applications is vast, with many algal species remaining entirely untapped," writes Euromonitor contributing analyst Cathy Boyle.
Patent Picks—Cypress Anti-aging, Theanine Anti-acne, Catmint Insect Repellent and More for Skin
Patent Picks are compiled by the editors and taken from publicly available sources and cover recent patents issued, or applied for, in the cosmetic and personal care industries and relevant peripheral markets. This edition features inventions related to skin care, health and protection.
Accessories, Innovation Help Heat Up Nail Care
From artificial nail stylings to new ways to decorate and bedazzle nails, the nail care segment of the beauty industry continues to see a boom.

Formulating/Ingredients

Berg + Schmidt Launches Lecithin Fractions for Skin Compatibility
Berg & Schmidt has introduced a range of phosphatidylcholine (PC) fractions of lecithin from either soy or sunflower that can be used to manufacture liposomes, nanoemulsions, oleogels or formulations that are physiologically related to skin.
Azelis Presents Year-long Inspiration for the Formulator
Azelis Personal Care has assembled the Cosmetic Formulators Calendar, a year’s worth of raw material and formulation ideas derived from seasonal changes, holidays, etc. to inspire the formulator and the marketing team.
Read the Label Online: Missha Time Revolution Night Repair New Science Activator Ampoule
Missha Time Revolution Night Repair New Science Activator Ampoule By: Susan Raffy, Susan Raffy Consulting
editing...“An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and in this case, an Activator Ampoule a day keeps the wrinkles away. Missha Time Revolution Night Repair New Science Activator Ampoule is loaded with probiotics and other cosmetic active ingredients and claims to smooth wrinkles, firm, energize, restore elasticity and whiten the skin.

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