Clariant Launches Phenoxetol SG, 100% Bio-ethanol for Antimicrobial Use
With a renewable carbon index (RCI) of 25%, it carries the same chemical properties as its fossil counterpart, helping to keep the reformulation efforts to a minimum, per the company.
Sep 20th, 2023
The Preservative Quagmire
Versatile, Nature-derived Preservation
RetiLife™, the first sustainable alternative to synthetic retinol
Givaudan unveils RetiLife™, a molecule for anti-ageing and a breakthrough evolution for the cosmetic industry. This new active ingredient is a pioneering 100% natural-origin retinol crafted through biotech.
Sep 18th, 2023
Endocrine Disruptors in the EU, SCCS Opinions and NGO Pressure to Crack Down
From November 2022–February 2023, organizations in seven European Union member states tested 121 products and found bisphenols of high concern in 47 of them, per Chemical Watch. NGOs are urging regulators to impose stricter regulation on all bisphenols.
Jun 9th, 2023
IFF-Lucas Meyer's IBR-Chill Biomimics Meditation
The company screened plants indigenous to the Israeli desert for their capacity to block the key stress receptor in the skin, which led to the development of IBR-Chill.
Nov 23rd, 2022
Vytrus Biotech Launches Quora Noni Biomics, Wins Cosmetorium Awards for Purple Rain
Vytrus presented the reversing of microbiota aging at the 2022 Cosmetorium trade show in Barcelona with Quora Noni Biomics.
Oct 10th, 2022
Determining Preservative Efficacy in W/O Formulas, Part II: Making Microbiological Safety Assessments
The relevance of microbiological tests for w/o formulas has been questioned, mandating a more holistic approach. This second article in a series examines the failure rate of PETs for w/o products but looks at why this does not mean insufficient stability.
Oct 5th, 2022
Lubrizol Life Science's Xpozuki Biotech Ingredient Offers Exposome Protection
Testing has shown Xpozuki biotech ingredient to protect the skin, scalp and hair, defend and repair from exposome damage, protect the skin barrier and improve skin appearance and more.
Sep 22nd, 2022
Bio-based 1,2-Alkanediol Blends Extend Inolex's Patent Portfolio
Comprised of 100% bio-based carbon, the patented compositions are useful for the safe and effective preservation of formulas.
Sep 16th, 2022
Which Base Ingredient Will Win the
C&T Allē Award
Which base ingredient will win the
Cosmetics & Toiletries Allē Award
? Here are the finalist profiles. Find out who wins on Sept. 28, 2022, at the exclusive Awards Dinner, co-located with
. Register now.
Aug 10th, 2022
Determining Preservative Efficacy in W/O Formulas, Part I: Test Performance and Limitations
Microbiological test methods for w/o formulas have raised questions in terms of suitability. They also require a more critical view of the results than other product types. This first article in a two-part series reviews the limitations of such methods.
Jul 20th, 2022
Phenols to Lead the Cosmetic Preservatives Charge Through 2027
Phenol derivatives are expected to grow with the highest CAGR, due in part to their gentle, non-irritating nature and the fact that they do not emit formaldehyde.
Jul 19th, 2022
Symrise Extends SymClariol to Scalp Care, Hygiene
Previously highlighted for skin protection benefits, SymClariol (INCI: Decylene Glycol) is additionally being promoted for antimicrobial and hygiene applications, including anti-dandruff scalp care.
Jul 11th, 2022