Welcome to February! As many of you emerge from the last few frigid days, Cosmetics & Toiletries is here to reconnect you with the latest news and insights in cosmetics R&D. Here's Rachel Grabenhofer with your weekly video recap, including:
- Symrise unveiled SymOcide BHO, the company’s first benzyl alcohol-based preservative;
- BASF chemists have identified two trendy uses for special effect pigments;
- Katerina Steventon, PhD., reviewed Trilogy's Rosehip Transformation Cleansing Oil;
- Tony O’Lenick explained how hydrophilic-lipophilic balance and phase inversion temperature are helpful for making emulsions;
- We saw a L’Oréal patent using Satureja montana as a deodorant active;
- The Green Chemistry and Commerce Council is seeking applications for the Annual Technology Showcase;
- BASF announced a partnership with B2B Cosmetics to create personalized cosmetics;
- The Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) group celebrated 65 years;
- Silab was recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project for combatting climate change;
- Scientists at the European Commission's Joint Research Center have compiled nine principles for animal-alternative safety assessment methods; and
- Cosmetics & Toiletries proudly announced it is co-producing a new event this October with sister brand Global Cosmetics Industry: Beauty Accelerate.
Plus, our Product Pick of the week. Watch now!