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Jul 02, 2014 | 09:57 AM CDT

Givaudan Acquires Soliance and Expands Cosmetic Actives

By: Katie Anderson

Givaudan has plans to grow its cosmetic active portfolio with the acquisition of Soliance SA and its subsidiary.

Jul 02, 2014 | 08:51 AM CDT

What Green Means For Cosmetics

By: Pawel Leja and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Poi…

The word green is a familiar term to everybody and used to describe many different things daily. From the iconic symbol of money, to the green on a golf course, as well as the world-wide signal symbolizing the right to proceed, the word green is used for various different and unrelated purposes.

Jun 30, 2014 | 01:31 PM CDT

A&E Connock Introduces Expanded Natural Exfoliant Range

By: Katie Anderson

A&E Connock has debuted its expanded range of natural exfoliants to the personal care industry. The range was extended in response to increased interest from manufacturers seeking natural alternatives to plastic microbeads.

Jun 24, 2014 | 10:57 AM CDT

Lubrizol Expands Brazilian Surfactants Plant to Meet Growing Demand

By: Katie Anderson

The Lubrizol Corp. has broken ground on a major surfactant plant expansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Strategically located in Belford Roxo, the new unit is designed to meet the growing demand for personal and home care products in the Brazilian market.

Jun 24, 2014 | 10:13 AM CDT

Clariant Expands Indonesian Site for Increased Pigments and Cosmetic Ingredients

By: Katie Anderson

Clariant has expanded its site in Tangerang, Indonesia to increase production capacity and enlarge product range and support capabilities for Indonesia and the South East Asia and Pacific (SEA&P) markets.

Jun 23, 2014 | 04:26 PM CDT

Patent Picks—Adjustable Conditioning, Antibacterial Hair Removal, NIR Hair Growth and More

By: Cosmetics & Toiletries editors

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features the latest inventions related to hair care, including adjustable conditioning, improved dyeing, infrared growth, antibacterial removal and more.

Jun 17, 2014 | 06:15 PM CDT

Natural Beauty: Global Opportunities Remain

By: GCI Editors

Despite variable economic conditions, the natural beauty and personal care market continues to see strong growth, posting a healthy 10.6% increase globally to reach $29.5 billion in sales in 2013.

Jun 17, 2014 | 06:06 PM CDT

Asia-Pacific Update: Hong Kong Regulations and ‘Green’ Awareness

By: To Yo Be, Contributing Consultant, Penang, Mal…

In Hong Kong, cosmetic safety assurance is viewed as being part of the product manufacturing process, and reasonable safety will result from all the necessary production processes being followed. This update is a short review of the rules for manufacturing and selling cosmetic products in Hong Kong.

Jun 17, 2014 | 05:45 PM CDT

Nature-derived Care for Sensitive and Difficult-to-treat Skin Types

By: Katerina Steventon, PhD, FaceWorkshops, LLC

A number of consumers can be classified as having difficult-to-treat skin types, being both dry and oily and prone to periodical inflammation in specific areas. New active ingredients derived from nature provide gentle yet efficacious solutions to address these needs. These skin types and solutions are addressed herein.

Jun 17, 2014 | 03:43 PM CDT

Testing and Developing a Sugar-derived Surfactant Blend for Delicate Skin

By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, et al., Rigano Industrial C…

Vegetable-derived, mild and sustainable skin cleansing ingredients are in demand, and this has led to the development of new detergent structures. Described here is a combination of two mild surfactants that fulfils these requirements using the concept of “interrupted soap” to impart mildness. Studies to verify the functional, sensorial and mild characteristics of the new blend are detailed.