Ashland today confirmed the acquisition of the Zeta Fraction biofunctional technology from rival ingredients player Akzo Nobel, a move that forms part of an industry-wide investment in advanced ingredients technology that has also included big players such as IFF and Givaudan.
Swiss ingredients player Givaudan has continued its efforts to build its science-based active cosmetics ingredients business with the acquisition of Induchem.
A group of scientists in the UK have revealed new research that suggests the impact of microplastic pollution from cosmetic and personal care products may be even greater than first thought.
The mass-market perfume distributor has struck an asset-based financing deal with Bibby Financial Services for several million dollars to sustain business as usual.
Being on trend in the fast-paced business of beauty has its advantages and its challenges. We caught up with Leslie Sherr, co-author of the forthcoming book Material Innovation: Packaging, to discover the top packaging trends in beauty and personal care and find out what’s coming next.