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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
SCC77 Annual Meeting to Showcase Industry Innovations in Beauty, Skin Care, Technology, AI and More
The showcase will feature more than 125 posters and tabletop exhibits from companies who drive the innovation and ingredients behind some of the most successful products in the market.
Aug 29th, 2023
Half of Black Americans Say Skin Care Falls Short
This opens a major opportunity for trusted brands to deliver expert-backed results targeted to underserved consumers.
Aug 23rd, 2023
K18 Granted Patent for Hair Fiber-penetrating Peptides
San Francisco-based indie brand K18 has been awarded a patent for peptides that can penetrate the hair fiber to improve its strength and hydrophobicity, and that have more affinity to hair keratin than previously developed peptides.
Aug 5th, 2023
The SCC Announces 2023 Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship Awardees and Finalists
Established in 2021, the scholarship awards $5,000 to two students of a specific under-represented minority of any gender identity pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a science related field with an interest in pursuing cosmetics.
Aug 1st, 2023
5 AI Skin Care Technologies Pushing the Industry
There is no question that AI is creating a new lens to look through for skin care. Skin analysis is at everyone's fingertips, as is individualized skin care products.
Jul 25th, 2023
18 Innovations Worth a Second Look
In the July/August edition of Cosmetics & Toiletries, our Product Roundup featured 18 innovative ingredients, services and products from suppliers. See our Product Roundup page for full details, as well as innovations featured in past issues.
Jul 21st, 2023
in-cosmetics Korea Kicks Off, Highlights K-Beauty and 6 Ingredients to Watch
While K-Beauty isn’t new, it is still growing rapidly — a sign that it’s a long way from being a mature sector. In fact, researchers expect it to grow at a CAGR of 9.2% until 2030 to reach US $18.32 billion.
Jul 12th, 2023
FDA Finalizes Guidance on DTC Drug, Biologicals Promotional Labeling
While cosmetics are not drugs, the industry could take inspiration from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) guidance from the Office of Prescription Drug Promotion on labeling direct-to-consumer (DTC) drugs and biological products.
Jul 12th, 2023
Melanin Insights Could Drive Ultra-protective Sunscreens
McGill's Department of Chemistry, in collaboration with Ohio State University and the University of Girona, has identified an approach to stabilize indole-5,6-quinone (IQ), an implicated biosynthetic intermediate and subunit of eumelanin.
Jul 7th, 2023
[poll results] Do You Think O/W Emulsions are Easiest to Formulate?
As of the summer of 2023, short ingredient lists are popular with consumers. They allow for the consumer to quickly learn what is in a product and feel educated on it, whether that is true or not.
Jul 3rd, 2023