Search Cosmetics & Toiletries
Not finding what you're looking for?
Search the CBR.
Enter search phrase
Measuring Europe's Microplastic Response
Microplastics, and their use in cosmetics and personal care, have been a topic of discussion and regulation in recent years. Here, authors review the European personal care industry's response to microplastic research and controversy, from proactive measures to what comes next.
Nov 12th, 2018
Micro Powders Launches Biodegradable Microplastic Alternatives
These wax-based ingredients provide exfoliation and aesthetic benefits to formulations.
Micro Powders Inc.
May 31st, 2019
This Microplastic Alternative Supports Rain Forest Conservation
The vegan ingredient adds texture and exfoliating benefits to multiple applications, and reportedly avoids environmental contamination in rain forests.
Jun 20th, 2019
Innovation Distinction Goes to Bio-on's Microplastic Alternative
Created to serve as a microplastic replacement, Bio-on's microspheres were distinguished by
Frost & Sullivan
as the year's most innovative bio-based product.
Nov 16th, 2018
EMD Presents Microplastic Alternative: RonaFlair Functional Fillers
Merck KGaA’s EMD Performance Materials group has released a line of microplastic alternatives: RonaFlair Functional Fillers. The raw materials are said to wear comfortably and add a luxurious finish to both skin and cosmetic products.
EMD Chemicals Inc/Cosmetic Ingredients
Oct 16th, 2020
Biodegradable Sensory Effects via Roelmi's Microplastic Replacement
The versatile texturizer can be used in both leave-on and rinse-off formulations to create a soft-focus finish, control sebum, enhance spreadability and leave a silky feel.
Jul 23rd, 2019
Croda Unveils ChromaPur CV2 and CV7 Microplastic Replacements
The two cellulose powders offer sensory and optical benefits, including a soft-focus effect in skin care and better payoff, coverage and color intensity in color cosmetics.
Oct 19th, 2022
CFF to Showcase 4 Colored Scrubs at in-cosmetics Global 2019
The colored scrubs were created to be natural, microplastic-free alternatives with reduced irritation and no environmental impact.
Feb 25th, 2019
Clariant Reveals Plastic-free, Sensorial Plantasens OP 95 Opacifier
Plantasens OP 95 is a microplastic-free ingredient that delivers powerful opacifying performance at low concentrations and imparts a creamy white appearance.
Clariant International Ltd
Jun 30th, 2022
Evonik to Showcase Trendy Naturals at in-cosmetics Global 2019
From anti-pollution to microplastic alternatives, Evonik's new technologies and platforms highlight its sustainable mission.
Apr 1st, 2019
Eckart’s Ecofil B110 Ful’fills’ Biodegradable Soft Focus Niche
To replace microplastic fillers in cosmetics, Eckart offers its biodegradable Ecofil B110 filler and matting agent for soft focus effects.
Eckart America Corporation
Sep 15th, 2020
Microbeads Now Biodegradable with Green Science Alliance
Formulators can replace microplastic in face wash, body soap, toothpaste, etc. with Green Science Alliance’s biodegradable resin microbeads that are made from cellulose, starch and PLA-based biodegradable resins.
Apr 22nd, 2020
EU Regulatory Update on Beauty and Brexit, Plus Microplastics and Nanomaterials
As the expected date for the U.K. to exit the European Union approaches, beauty brands need to act to ensure compliance post-Brexit. This Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association update also includes insights on the EU's microplastic activity and nanomaterials catalog. Click through to read more in the digital edition.
Mar 30th, 2019
Roelmi HPC Extracts Méditerranée Naturals from the Region
Roelmi HPC’s Méditerranée Line is a selection of naturals that are sourced extracts from renewable, plants of the namesake Mediterranean region. Through a sustainable extraction process and using only biodegradable solvents, the ingredients are derived to support formulators that can create formulations for natural herbal treatments and personal care products.
Nov 11th, 2020
[video] Cruelty-free, Anti-pollution and Diverse Skin: Editor's Picks
This week's top picks include the ingredients leading anti-pollution beauty, formulation struggles for diverse skin and new cruelty-free initiatives.
Jun 28th, 2019
Ronald Britton Glitter Supplier Goes Green at in-cosmetics Global
Plastic pollution is a major issue worldwide but glitter company Ronald Britton recently launched an eco-friendly glitter that degrades naturally in the environment. It will be featured at in-cosmetics Global this month.
Apr 10th, 2018
Omya to Highlight Functional Minerals at in-cosmetics Global 2019
Omya’s lineup draws off of sensory and color cosmetic trends, including an additive that can provide visual effects along with carrier functions to fulfill marketing claims.
Feb 12th, 2019
Merck KGaA Announces Sustainability Strategy
The company is integrating sustainability as an essential component of its corporate strategy.
Dec 8th, 2020
Page 1 of 3