[video] Connecting the Value Chain for Next-level Sustainability
Moving sustainability to the next level will take reconnecting each link in the value chain to this greater purpose. In this sponsored video, Wolfgang Goertz, Ph.D., of Evonik, explains how; and how a new ingredient platform can help. Register to watch.
Sep 8th, 2023
Nuwen to Debut 3 Powder Forms to Reduce Water Footprint During in-cos 2023
Unilever, J&J, Olaplex and L'Oreal Still Treading Legal Waters Over Lilial, Benzene
Glycolipids and Challenges Ahead for the Growing $1.2 M Biosurfactants Market
Personal care is projected to be the fastest-growing application in the US $1.2 billion biosurfactants market. There are challenges ahead, however, including finding vigorous production strains, cheaper substrates and nominal bioreactor technologies.
Feb 28th, 2023
Microbes Convert Biodiesel Residuals to Lactic Acid, Boost $189 B Market
Work presented at the 2022 SINAFERM bioprocesses event describes the microbial production of lactic acid based on residual glycerin from biodiesel production. It's one example of the booming microbial products market, valued at ~US $189 billion in 2021.
Dec 8th, 2022
Why are Dermatologists Recommending Azelaic Acid? It’s the Unsung Hero!
Cosmetic acids offer versatility in formulation and can provide gentle exfoliation, brightening, help fight acne, etc. Azelaic acid is a favorite of dermatologists and is gaining popularity for its effectiveness and gentleness for all skin types.
Dec 5th, 2022
Is It the Best Bakuchiol? 5 Ways to Tell You Have the Best Ingredient - Get a Free Sample Today!
Bakuchiol is a multifunctional ingredient that targets acne-affected skin and reduces wrinkles. However, not all Bakuchiol is created equal. To source the best Bakuchiol for your formulations, choose an ingredient with these five characteristics.
Nov 16th, 2023
[with formula] SC Group Debuts
-derived SpecPure BTS Saponins
As a natural anionic surfactant, the product applies in hair and skin rinse-off and leave-on products; oral care; feminine hygiene; fruit and vegetable cleasing; and more. Read on for a sample oral care formula.
Oct 27th, 2022
Expert Opinions: Compromised Skin Care—Imperfections, Resilience, Natural and Vegan, Skin Defense, Biology and More
Considering the dynamics of today’s market for compromised skin care, we asked industry experts to weigh in on current and future drivers and trends. Following are their insights.
Oct 3rd, 2022
Green & Sustainable Deo: sweat control formulations with 0% aluminum salts
Roll-on & sticks formulations developed with Olivoil—vegetable derived emulsifier sourced through food upcycling—and DEOHAP (Biomimetic HAP mineral)
Sep 23rd, 2022
Malin + Goetz Rolls Out Jojoba Face Scrub
The product's biodegradable jojoba microbeads are blended with natural rice powders to physically exfoliate the skin.
Sep 6th, 2022
Patent Pick: Conopco Soap Bar Enhances Active Delivery, Fragrance Impact
A recent patent disclosure from Conopco reveals oleate and ricinoleate are key to enhancing the delivery of actives and fragrance bloom from bar soap.
Aug 23rd, 2022
SYMPARE Methyl Ester Sulfonates (MES) Curated for Personal Care: The perfect balance between product performance and naturality
Improve your sustainability profile with KLK OLEO’s SYMPARE Methyl Ester Sulphonates (MES) - a sulphate-free anionic surfactant naturally made from plant source for the personal care categories.
Aug 18th, 2022
Westfalia Refines Avocado Waste for Soaps, Wax and Biofuel
Three projects at Westfalia's fruit processing plant in South Africa’s Kwa Zulu Natal province to refine avocado waste for industrial applications support sustainability efforts while helping local communities.
Jul 11th, 2022