FDA's Quarterly Color Additives Report: Red Alert
"Most notable in this certification report is the total absence of Red 6 Lake," Kelly Dobos reports.
Jan 5th, 2022
Researchers Develop Biodegradable Glitter from Cellulose Nanocrystals
Applechem’s Applemol PTIS Plus Combines Pigment Wetting + Dispersion
Beraca's Berashades Provide Natural Color for Cosmetics
Berashades range comprises five shades made from clays for makeup, skin care and hair care.
Nov 11th, 2021
X-Free Nail Polish: Scientific Evidence and Market Reality, A Commentary
This commentary reviews claims and scientific evidence for hazards associated with ingredients omitted from nail polishes and marketed as such. It aims to arm product developers with both the scientific evidence and market reality, and envisions a time when both sides can meet in the middle.
Nov 2nd, 2021
100% naturally derived GRANSENSE elastomers for new sensory possibilities
Patent-pending, 100% naturally derived GRANSENSE elastomers offer unique sensory and performance benefits including enhanced compatibility with polar materials such as natural oils and organic sunscreens. Ideal for natural and Cosmos formulations.
Oct 28th, 2021
Chemyunion Features Latest Innovations at CASCC
Innovations included Allinea for anti-frizz; Cellfie for anti-aging; Miracne for anti-acne; and ProShine to enhance hair's natural pigment.
Oct 26th, 2021
Mibelle Biochemistry Makes Anti-graying Active MelanoGray
MelanoGray is a sustainable active that reduces the quantity of gray hair in both men and women.
Oct 26th, 2021
Sun Chemical Launches 'Intuitive Nature' Color Forecast
Intuitive Nature focuses on seasonal trends and includes two chapters: “Bloom” for Spring/Summer 2023 as well as “Evolution” for Autumn/Winter 2023.
Oct 6th, 2021
Biolie's Rainb'oil Now NATRUE Certified
The Rainb'Oil range comprises naturally colored oils for formulating into organic cosmetic products without synthetic dyes.
Oct 4th, 2021
EU Restriction on DHA to Minimally Impact Self-tanners
Self-tanning products in the EU will now be limited to a maximum of 10% DHA. Some consumer products are not likely to be affected because they use much lower levels of DHA (1-3%) to gradually develop color.
Sep 14th, 2021
Olaplex Launches No. 4P Blonde Enhancer Toning Shampoo
No. 4P Blonde Enhancer Toning Shampoo cleanses, tones, repairs and protects while keeping hair hydrated from roots to ends.
Sep 7th, 2021
Durable Beauty: Formulating Transfer-resistant, Persistent Color Cosmetics
Interest in long-wear and transfer-resistant color cosmetics, especially lip color, has grown substantially, particularly in relation to mask wearing. This brings renewed focus to ingredient selection and formulation strategies for these products described here.
Aug 30th, 2021
Sun Chemical Launches 2 Travel Effect Pigments
Expanding the Reflecks MultiDimensions range, MD Midnight Cherry and Midnight Sapphire were created using a patent-pending technology that reportedly prevents the pigments from staining and eliminates the need for additional adsorption colorants.
Aug 4th, 2021