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Biossance Makes a Clean Break Into Sephora Inside JCP

Beginning September 2018, the brand will be available at all 668 of Sephora's locations inside of JCPenney stores. This move ups Biossance’s store count from 140 locations to more than 800 across the Americas.

Pilot Chemical Shuffles Its Board

John R. Brantley, who has provided private counsel for the organization for 13 years, will serve as its new director, while longtime director Bob Cellura will transition into the role of director emeritus.

AB Silicones Triples its QA Capacity

Upping its game for the growing silicones market, AB Specialty Silicones tripled its quality assurance capabilities.

Simulations Plus Enters Research Collab to Improve Animal-free Testing

The company has entered a one-year funded research collaboration with “a large European consortium,” in an effort further develop and validate GastroPlus, its Transdermal Compartmental Absorption and Transit software model for animal-free testing.

Estée Lauder Reports Q4, Fiscal Year 2018 Results

The company saw growth in every region and product category, including double-digit gains in skin care.

Eurosafe Inks Deal to Distribute Senzagen's Animal-alternative Tests

"The GARD assay portfolio is unique with its holistic approach and contributes greatly in a modern, [animal-free] testing strategy."

EpigenCare Moves Custom Skin Care to a New IP Level

In relation to a previous step toward customizing skin care, EpigenCare has filed for a patent on a method to create an at-home test for epigenetic markers of skin quality.

Symrise Releases Financials for First Half of 2018

The company saw increases across all segments and regions.

Ones to Watch: Sienna Gerdeman

Our "Ones to Watch" series features up-and-comers in and around the cosmetics and personal care industry who have limited experience but unlimited potential. Here, meet Sienna Gerdeman, a formulation and development chemist at Wacker Chemical Corp.

Ametek Brookfield Offers Viscosity Measurement Training

The one-day course was created to help Ametek Brookfield Viscometer users comprehend the functionality of their instrument, solve the mysteries of fluid behavior and rheology and create successful, repeatable viscosity test methods for use in both R&D and QA/QC environments.

Biomimicry 3.8 and Blue Marble Announce Partnership

Blue Marble Biomaterials and Biomimicry 3.8 have entered into a partnership to share resources to improve the lifecycle of product development.

Lab Lessons with Joe Albanese

This month, Cosmetics & Toiletries revives its “Lab Lessons” series, featuring veteran members of the industry sharing practical advice from the lessons they've learned—in the lab, and life. In this installment, hear from Joe Albanese, of Sytheon.

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