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Oct 13, 2014 | 02:55 PM CDT

Clariant Expands Production at Tangerang, Indonesia Site for More Personal Care

By: Katie Anderson

Clariant has announced plans to build a new production facility at its Tangerang, Indonesia site to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry.

Oct 13, 2014 | 02:05 PM CDT

Chinese Market Missing Out On Natural/Organic Beauty Market

By: Katie Anderson

China is losing market share in the Asian natural and organic cosmetics market due to animal testing and formulation challenges, according to a report by Organic Monitor.

Oct 13, 2014 | 09:56 AM CDT

Opportunities in the Vietnamese Cosmetics Market: Q&A with Le Chau Giang

By: Katie Anderson

The Vietnamese cosmetic market is a emerging market with huge potential, according to Le Chau Giang, special adviser to the president of the ASEAN Cosmetic Association and senior director and head of regulatory and medical affairs at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Asia Pacific. Here, she engages in an exclusive Q&A on the Vietnamese cosmetics market with Cosmetics & Toiletries. Hear more of Giang's expertise at in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok.

Oct 10, 2014 | 10:00 AM CDT

Cosmetic Regulation in Laos

By: To Yo Be, Contributing Consultant

In 1997, Laos (known officially as the Lao People's Democratic Republic) joined the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) trade community, which governs cosmetics as part of the ASEAN Cosmetics Regulation.

Oct 09, 2014 | 09:26 AM CDT

Researchers Report Anti-acne Effects in Resveratrol

By: Katie Anderson

Researchers at the University of California have reported that resveratrol inhibits acne growth and boosts the antibacterial effect when combined with benzoyl peroxide.

Oct 08, 2014 | 10:58 AM CDT

Silab Awarded as SME for Performance in France

By: Katie Anderson

Silab is the third most beautiful independent small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) in France, as ranked by by the magazine L’Express-L’Entreprise, Ernst & Young and Ellisphere.

Oct 08, 2014 | 10:35 AM CDT

Natural Segment Continues to Outpace the Overall Beauty Market

By: Carrie Mellage

According to Kline, natural product brand owners capitalizing on broader market trends, while function and efficacy are now as important as the ingredient source by many consumers. Non-GMO labeling trend that is now prevalent in food products is in the nascent stages in beauty but expected to grow stronger.

Oct 08, 2014 | 09:56 AM CDT

Ni'Kita Wilson Joins Aware Products and Returns as C&T Columnist

By: Katie Anderson

Ni'Kita Wilson is joining Aware Products as VP of sales and innovation. Wilson is also coming back to the Cosmetics & Toiletries team as a regular columnist, having previously written the Read the Label column.

Oct 08, 2014 | 09:16 AM CDT

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

By: Katie Anderson

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.

Oct 07, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

Are Silicones Safe and Sustainable? What are the Alternatives?

By: Arthur Georgalas, Georgalas Endeavors LLC, War…

Alternative hydrocarbons, esters, ethers and emollients aim to replace D5, and to a lesser extent, low viscosity silicone fluids—and many of them meet the mark. However, a second look at why silicones are being replaced is advised. Formulators may want to evaluate the data themselves for both safety and environmental aspects to make their own judgments.