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Section: Cosmetic Ingredients > Natural/Sustainable
Circular beauty through upcycling
Thinking to start using upcycled ingredients but also need performance? How new innovative biobased company supports sustainability through upcycling.
Cosun Beet Company, Biobased Experts BV
Mar 14th, 2023
AQUALICIA® BIO: A Sustainable and Biomimetic Active for Deep Moisturization
Hydration is a top priority for skin care consumers who also seek natural and effective ingredients. Aqualicia® BIO, extracted from acacia seeds, is a clinically proven moisturizing ingredient from Laboratoires Expanscience that meets these demands.
Mar 13th, 2023
Broken Rice Cracks the Sustainable Sensory Modifier Code
The trend for sustainability is transforming the cosmetics market. In response, a sensory modifier derived from upcycled, non-GMO broken rice was developed as an alternative to synthetics and tested as described here for efficacy and sensory properties.
Dec 29th, 2022
Dr. Craft Debuts Body Scrub with Avocado Seed Microbead Replacement
The Dr. Craft brand Exfoliating Body Polish features Westfalia Fruit's upcycled ground avocado seeds as an alternative to plastic microbeads. Dr. Craft plans to develop more products that contain the ingredient.
Dec 6th, 2022
[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
DNA Metabarcoding Tracks Traceability of Naturals: Wild Teasel Case Study
This study authenticates
from raw material to final ingredient. It compares
in a three-step study by: barcoding the raw material, metabarcoding the two extracts and bioinformatics processing.
Oct 27th, 2022
Givaudan Active Beauty Boosts Well-aging, Launches Bakuchiol Alternative
Givaudan Active Beauty has launched Siliphos, a plant-based retinol and bakuchiol alternative. Siliphos was tested in a clinical study and was shown to reduce crow's feet wrinkles by 2x and facial wrinkles by 2.3x.
Oct 27th, 2022
Inside Ingredients: Artichoke
Aside from its name, artichoke has a lot going for it. Also known as
L., this ancient Mediterranean plant was used in folk medicine, with primary health benefits due to its rich polyphenol content. Learn more.
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Oct 7th, 2022
TEGOSOFT® LO MB – Kick Out Mineral Oil with a Natural All-rounder
Minimize your environmental footprint with TEGOSOFT® LO MB. This new and unique emollient is the natural alternative to mineral oil with a comparable sensory. At the same time, it provides ecological benefits compared to mineral oil.
Evonik Operations GmBH
Oct 4th, 2022
Arnica has bloomed as an all-around remedy for various skin ailments, from inflammation and pain, to healing effects. Its presence is a vibrant addition to the skin care landscape. Read on to learn more.
Sep 16th, 2022
Berjé’s Bulgarian Rose Water Showcases the Beauty of Upcycling
Berjé discusses the history and value behind Bulgarian rose water: an upcycled ingredient that is the byproduct of an extraordinary distillation process.
Sep 9th, 2022
Evonik Presents Tegosoft LO MB as Sustainable Alternative to Mineral Oil
Evonik's Tegosoft LO MB emollient is also suitable for pigment wetting in color cosmetics formulations.
Sep 1st, 2022
SYMPARE Methyl Ester Sulfonates (MES) Curated for Personal Care: The perfect balance between product performance and naturality
Improve your sustainability profile with KLK OLEO’s SYMPARE Methyl Ester Sulphonates (MES) - a sulphate-free anionic surfactant naturally made from plant source for the personal care categories.
KLK OLEO (KL-Kepong Industrial Holdings Sdn Bhd)
Aug 18th, 2022
How Natural Antioxidants, Iron Chelators Boost Sunscreens and Anti-aging Products
A recent article reviews the mechanisms of aging caused by excess ROS production due to UV, visible and infrared light exposure. Natural antioxidants with specific properties are proposed to strengthen sunscreens and anti-aging products.
Aug 17th, 2022
Lignopure to Launch LignoBase Line for Color, White Cast Control and More
Lignopure has developed a sustainable particle technology to fully utilize lignin, which will be featured in the company's LignoBase line, set to launch in 2023.
Aug 16th, 2022
Study Finds CO2-Extracted Dandelion Seed Offers Cosmetic Bioactivity
A recent study published in
Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy
details the use of dandelion seeds as a natural source of active cosmetic constituents including fatty acids, among others.
Aug 16th, 2022
Inside Ingredients: Bee-autiful Skin
There’s a reason we use “honey” as a term of endearment. It’s sweet, like a valentine, but also takes good care of our skin; from healing wounds, to acting as an antioxidant.
Aug 11th, 2022
DSM Presents Glowing Chameleon Sustainable Sun Care Formulas
A product’s eco footprint has become just important as the personal benefits it delivers. Sustainability and environmentalism are at the forefront of development in DSM's Glowing Chameleon line of sun care formulas.
DSM Nutritional Products Inc
Aug 3rd, 2022
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