[updated] Could Fungal Colorants Extend the Pigment Palette?
Jesse Adler is making headlines with her makeup collection Alchemical Mycology. The biomolecular scientist extracts pigments from mushrooms, lichens yeast and mold for her cosmetics; but one industry expert reminds us of the regulatory hurdles they face.
Jan 23rd, 2023
Sun Chemical Expands Natural Colorants for Cosmetics and Personal Care
P2 Science Launches 10 Bio-based Citrosperse Pigment Dispersions
U.S. FDA Proposes Fee Increase to Certify Color Additives
If finalized, the proposed rule will implement a 10 cent per pound increase in color certification fees.
Nov 1st, 2022
Sun Chemical Launches Effects Pigments Flamenco Summit Orange, Reflecks Dimensions Metallic Orange
Flamenco Summit Orange and Reflecks Dimensions Metallic Orange complete the Flamenco Summit line of effect pigments, which are all made with mica sourced from Sun Chemical’s mine in Hartwell, Ga.
Oct 13th, 2022
[video] 2022-2023 Trends: Cleaning up ‘Clean’ Beauty, Revenge Glamour and More
Grant Industries introduces its 2022-2023 trends report, themed “Cleaning up Clean Beauty,” which rallies the industry to align under clean beauty tenets. It also unfolds future trends and formulation possibilities. Watch now; it's free.
Sep 26th, 2022
The Depigmenting Potential of Sulfur-containing Peptides
SILAB presents LIGHTSKIN®, its newest biotechnology-based depigmenting active ingredient. Its sulfur-containing peptides limit melanogenesis and attenuate the visibility of pigment spots for a more even and radiant complexion.
Dec 2nd, 2022
Read the Label: Depixym's Cosmetic Emulsion
This "Read the Label" looks at color and care with a focus on inclusive beauty products. The product under review is Depixym’s Cosmetic Emulsion Range, featuring key ingredients such as a color blend, synthetic fluorphlogopite and others.
Jul 14th, 2022
Miyoshi America Launches MiyoHAZE White, TiO2-like Opacifying Powder
MiyoHAZE White’s properties display both wet and dry color fidelity with high opacity, resulting in a soft-focus effect in the end formulation.
May 16th, 2022
Sandream Showcases 6 SilikMira Pastels
Showcased at NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2022, this collection comprises superfine silica flake, titanium dioxide and iron oxides, or ferric ferrocyanide.
May 5th, 2022
P2 Science Creates 9 CitroSperse Pigment Dispersions
Each cosmetic-grade pigment dispersion is a patented silicone alternative emollient.
May 4th, 2022
Sun Chemical Debuts Glitter Pigments and Natural Mica Pigment
Sun Chemical debuted these pigment releases at in-cosmetics Global 2022.
Apr 14th, 2022
Wool Powder and Pigments for Pollution Protection—A Proposal
Air pollution induces oxidative stress that can cause skin damage. Keratin powder from wool can bind and neutralize pollutant species. This material was utilized to create a color pigment and tested, as described here, in vitro and ex vivo for its NO2-abs
Apr 1st, 2022
Grant's Gransense+ Adds Sensory and Multifunctional Benefits Naturally
Gransense+ offers natural sensory and multifunctional capabilities such as SPF, blurring, long wear and/or color possibilities.
Mar 31st, 2022