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Aug 20, 2014 | 11:51 AM CDT

Bio-Botanica Offers Its Botanical Extracts with DuPont's Zemea Propanediol

By: Katie Anderson

Through a partnership between Bio-Botanica and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Bio-Botanica is now offering Zea Botanicals, a line of its naturally derived plant extracts that incorporate DuPont's Zemea propanedio

Aug 20, 2014 | 11:30 AM CDT

Coast Southwest Plans California Expansion for Increased Distribution

By: Katie Anderson

Coast Southwest has acquired an additional 33,107 ft2 office/warehouse at the company’s headquarters in Placentia, Calif., USA, and plans to use the space for increased distribution to meet a growing consumer demand.

Aug 20, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

BASF Micronized UV Filter Added to Annex VI of EU Cosmetics Regulation

By: Katie Anderson

BASF's Tinosorb A2B (INCI: Tris-biphenyl Triazine) has been added to Annex VI (the positive list) of the EU Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009.

Aug 20, 2014 | 09:35 AM CDT

Lonza Debuts Multifunctional Ester for Conditioning and Dry Feel

By: Katie Anderson

Lonza has launched an ester that conditions skin, has good spreadability and leaves a dry, powdery after feel.

Aug 20, 2014 | 09:02 AM CDT

Fragrance Luring Beauty Seekers to New Products

By: Abby Penning

Fragrance is becoming an added benefit in cross-category beauty products, and fragrance products themselves are offering additional benefits as well, reports Mintel.

Aug 15, 2014 | 03:14 PM CDT

Patent Picks—Cinnamon/​Lemongrass/​Lavender Cotton, Honeysuckle, Sunflower and More Preservatives

By: Cosmetics & Toiletries editors

Patent Picks are compiled by the editors from publicly available sources. This edition features inventions issued in the recent months related to preserving cosmetics and personal care formulas.

Aug 13, 2014 | 11:16 AM CDT

Clariant Recognized by EPA for Superfund Site Redevelopment

By: Katie Anderson

Clariant Corp. received a certificate of recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 for the company’s role in remediating and redeveloping a former Superfund site that it purchased in the 1980s.

Aug 13, 2014 | 10:37 AM CDT

Kao Identifies Algae Enzyme for Sustainable Surfactant Possibility

By: Katie Anderson

In researching algae at its Eco Technology Research Center, Kao Corp. has identified an enzyme that can produce a large number of medium chain fatty acids, which could lead to a non-food source of raw materials for surfactants and an alternative to palm oil and coconut oil.

Aug 13, 2014 | 10:31 AM CDT

Nano 'Vaults' Hold Potential for Delivery

By: Rachel Grabenhofer

A recent report by The Scientist describes how nano-sized "vaults" are making their way into biomedicine, which calls to mind questions of their potential for personal care applications.

Aug 13, 2014 | 09:54 AM CDT

Blurred Lines: The Growing Influence of Cosmetics in Hair Care Innovation

Illustration of woman with black and purple hair
By: Jamie Mills

Hair care is seeing a boost in the personalization of its products, a trend that is heavily influenced from the color cosmetic and skin care beauty categories.