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Section: Cosmetic Ingredients > Natural/Sustainable
Xylome Replaces Palm Oil with Fermented Yoil and Yoil-Cream
Acting as drop-in palm oil replacments, Yoil is a solid white fat at room temperature and a clear liquid at body temperature, and Yoil-Cream is composed of purified lipid bodies that naturally assemble without emulsifiers during the fermentation process.
Jan 30th, 2023
U.S. FDA, Congress to Write CBD its Own Rules for Food, Supplements
After careful review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that a regulatory pathway specific to CBD, rather than CBD foods and supplements, is needed to balance CBD product demand with the potential risks.
Jan 26th, 2023
Geltor Grows into Hair Care with NuColl Vegan Collagen Launch
Manufactured via fermentation, NuColl improves hair smoothness, controls frizz and volume and mends split ends, the company reports.
Jan 24th, 2023
[updated] Could Fungal Colorants Extend the Pigment Palette?
Jesse Adler is making headlines with her makeup collection Alchemical Mycology. The biomolecular scientist extracts pigments from mushrooms, lichens yeast and mold for her cosmetics; but one industry expert reminds us of the regulatory hurdles they face.
Jan 23rd, 2023
Lignovations Develops Multifunctional Ingredient LignoGuard
LignoGuard uses Fibenol’s Lignova raw material made from locally generated forestry and wood industry residues such as sawdust, woodchips and low-quality hardwood. The ingredient provides photoprotection and antioxidant properties.
Jan 18th, 2023
Cranberry Proanthocyanidins Empower Antimicrobial Lip Gloss
Antimicrobial A-type proanthocyanidins (PACs) in cranberry can provoke alterations in the glycoproteins of enveloped viruses, according to Ángel Serrano Aroca, Ph.D., of Universidad Católica de Valencia. His team applied this to a lip gloss.
Jan 9th, 2023
How La Mer's Max Huber Labs'
Ferment Boosts Skin Lipids, Barrier Repair
The ability of
ferment to activate skin's production of essential lipids was presented by La Mer's Max Huber Labs during the 47th meeting of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology, held in Dec. 2-4, 2022.
Jan 6th, 2023
FDA to Explore CBD, Hemp Regulations for Food and Supplements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exploring whether legal cannabis is safe in food or supplements and expects to make recommendations in the coming months for regulating such products. Could this translate to cosmetics?
Dec 30th, 2022
Avoid Deceptive Eco Claims by Helping FTC Shape the Green Guides
The commission is seeking public comment to update the guidelines. This move is based on increasing consumer interest in buying environmentally friendly products.
Dec 15th, 2022
Naturals to Lead Cosmetic Preservative Growth to US $562M Despite Their Cost
Two market analysts have projected that cosmetic preservatives will surpass $562 million - one says by 2027, the other by 2028. While natural and organic options are preferred, the costs of these solutions pose challenges.
Dec 12th, 2022
Natural Solvents Market Saturated with Demand: How Do They Impact Formulas?
Global demand for solvents is on the rise, per IMARC Group, and eco-friendly and organic solvents address growing concerns for the environment. But how do they impact the rheology of product formulations? An upcoming webcast explains.
Dec 9th, 2022
Apple Polyphenols Grow Natural Sun Protection Possibilities
Plants have evolved metabolites to face photo-oxidative stress and irradiation. Apples, for example, are ripe with antioxidant and SPF opportunity, as research published in
Dec 8th, 2022
BASF Launches Euperlan NL Pearl Wax-based Pearlizer
Euperlan NL Pearl offers opacifying and pearlizing effects without using pigments. It has quality attributes in hair care, as demonstrated by wet and dry combing tests, anti-hair breakage measurements and suppleness tests.
Dec 6th, 2022
Microphyt Presents PhycoSi for Anti-aging
PhycoSi strengthens the epidermis, restores the cutaneous barrier, improves skin exfoliation and smoothes the cutaneous microrelief.
Dec 2nd, 2022
Symrise Launches SymDiol 68 Green Multifunctional Ingredient
A green version of SymDiol 68, the mixture moisturizes the skin, stabilizes emulsions, works with the microbiome, is suitable for normal and sensitive skin and improves product protection.
Nov 29th, 2022
Symrise's Hydrolite 6 Green Makes Multifunctionality Eco-friendly
Hydrolite 6 green completes the range of sustainable 1,2-alkanediols in chain lengths from 5 to 8. The line works well with all skin types and formulation types, according to Symrise, and offers functions ranging from moisturizing to product protection.
Nov 15th, 2022
Letter Cautions: Most 'Natural' Skin Care Contains Allergens
A Research Letter published in
highlighted the prevalence of contact allergens in natural skin care in a study of 1,651 products on the U.S. market.
Nov 14th, 2022
Provital Finds Kerascalp Slows Graying, Strengthens Hair Follicles
, the green Indian gooseberry, which has a history in ayurveda. More recently, its abilities to slow graying and strengthen follicles in hair were identified.
Nov 11th, 2022
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