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[with formula] EverCare's Assure+ Boosts SPF in Certain Sunscreens
Recent data shows at low concentrations, Assure+ boosts SPF and UVA-PF values in mineral only and hybrid sunscreen formulations. The high purity extract increased these properties by 20-40%.
Nov 11th, 2022
PCPC Stands Strong with Hair Straightener Science
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) released a statement in response to the recent publication associating hair straightener products with a higher incidence of uterine cancer. It underlines that association is not causation.
Nov 8th, 2022
Upcycling Nature’s Ingredients for Active Scalp Care
Givaudan Active Beauty introduces Patchoul’Up™, a new clean, sustainable, upcycled, vegan, plant-based and scientifically-proven solution to prevent white dry flakes on consumers’ scalps affected by specific issues.
Nov 7th, 2022
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Formulary: 'Feel Good' Beauty
Prototype formulas range from a calming Dead Sea mud mask and energizing deodorant stick, lotion and body milk, to relaxing body wash and a "happy head" scalp serum, among others.
Oct 24th, 2022
Foam-based Beauty to Rise Through 2026
Key growth drivers include innovation and portfolio extensions that are leading to product premiumization.
Oct 18th, 2022
Gomchwi Extract Shows Skin-brightening Potential
Recent research reveals the intracellular inhibitory effect of a
(gomchwi) ethanol extract on melanin synthesis and the expression of tyrosinase and tyrosinase-related protein 1 and 2.
Oct 17th, 2022
Urban Decay Faces Lawsuit Over Respirable TiO2 in Eyeshadow Palettes
Urban Decay is facing a lawsuit for eyeshadow palettes containing titanium dioxide with airborne, unbound particles of respirable size, in violation of California Proposition 65.
Oct 13th, 2022
Keeping Cosmetics in Check: Let's Get Personal. How Personalized Can Cosmetics Really Get?
The present column considers the industry's capacity for personalization, challenges and current and future approaches.
Oct 5th, 2022
Formulating on Trend: Reef-safe Sunscreen
This installment of "Formulating on Trend" discusses sunscreen ingredients under current scrutiny for allegedly harming coral reefs and proposes alternative options for reef-safe formulations.
Oct 3rd, 2022
Energize Beauty Innovation
Breakthrough beauty brands and multinational giants graced the stage of
on Sept. 28-29, 2022, in NYC, energizing an audience of cosmetics and personal care R&D innovators and marketers.
Sep 29th, 2022
Here They Are: Congratulations to the Winners of the 2022
Cosmetics & Toiletries (C&T) Allē Awards
bring behind-the-scenes ingenuity in cosmetics and personal care R&D into the spotlight. Here are the 2022 winners—and what the judges had to say about them.
Sep 29th, 2022