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Study is the first to link natural moisturizer to food allergies

24-Jul-2014 - Research conducted into natural ingredients in products targeting dry skin has demonstrated evidence of a link between the topical application and the subsequent development of food allergies.

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How the bar is being constantly raised on natural ingredients

23-Jul-2014 - New technologies and applications, greater sustainability, and more traceability are some of the key areas helping to raise the profile of natural cosmetic ingredients, according to one industry expert.

Stem cells hold key to hair regrowth

21-Jul-2014 - Stem cells could hold the key to telling hair follicles to grow after US researchers found that Transit-Amplifying Cells emit a signal that tells quiet hair follicle stem cells to...

Furthering melanoma understanding could lead to better sunscreens

16-Jul-2014 - Scientists may look to develop additives that can be included in sunscreens to ramp up the skin's ability to deal with UV damage, after a study into melanoma furthered understanding.

Genetics’ effect on skin aging is limited, finds Olay

10-Jul-2014 - Olay has conducted a study into whether cosmetics products can overcome your genetic make-up, by using pairs of identical twins to trial their ProX range.

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Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science

08-Jul-2014 - In an exclusive interview with, Horst Wenck, corporate vice president of R&D at Beiersdorf, says that it is important to carry out advanced skin science research but that it...

How to get people using sunscreen? Make them too scared not to

02-Jul-2014 - Latest research from a team of scientist at University at Buffalo in New York state shows that it is fear rather than facts that is the best means of encouraging...

Enfucell electronic cosmetics patch to increase skin permeability

01-Jul-2014 - Customized battery supplier Enfucell has teamed up with Spanish start-up, 'The Ionto team' to develop an iontophoretic cosmetics patch they claim will increase skin permeability.

Arthritis drug helps alopecia sufferer regrow hair

25-Jun-2014 - A team of researchers from Yale University have managed to regrow hair in a man suffering from alopecia, by administering a drug normally used to treat arthritis.

Joint venture for cellulose filaments could lead to more sustainable cosmetic ingredients

25-Jun-2014 - Performance BioFilaments, a leading provider of cellulose filaments used in rheology modifiers, has formed a joint venture that will ultimately target the development of more sustainable ingredients.

Study shows that using sunscreens on kids prevents melanoma in adulthood

23-Jun-2014 - Researchers at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute have published research showing in a natural animal model that the malignant melanoma in adulthood is ‘dramatically reduced’ by using sunscreen in childhood.

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“Eliminating microbeads does not compromise cosmetics quality”

20-Jun-2014 - Bulldog Skincare founder Simon Duffy says that removing plastic microbeads from cosmetics products and soaps will not compromise performance and calls for more interest to encourage more brands to follow...

PASS urging industry to support the Sunscreen Innovation Act

19-Jun-2014 - The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition, representing the sunscreen ingredients companies is urging industry to support the Sunscreen Innovation Act as it presses for passage of legislation now under consideration in...

Asia researchers look at new ways to harvest seaweed for cosmetics

12-Jun-2014 - Although seaweed farming has been in practice for 100's of years in Asia, researchers now say they are focused on a new method that isn’t as labor-intensive to harvest the...

Shin Etsu launches new film forming ingredient with sensorial emphasis

10-Jun-2014 - Japan-based Shin Etsu has launched a new film former onto the North American market, aiming to give formulators greater resistance to oil and water in a variety of formulations and...

Research lifts lid on what causes hair color and how to manipulate it

04-Jun-2014 - Researchers at Stanford University say they have discovered that a molecule crucial to stem cell function plays a major role in determining the different shades of hair color and have...

Microchip-based human organs could prove to be an animal testing alternative

04-Jun-2014 - A research team in the US say they have developed a technology using ‘organs on chips’ to mimic living cells, a step that could give way to alternatives to animal...

Amway doubles Yale research agreement as quest for targeted skin care continues

02-Jun-2014 - The research collaboration into skin pigmentation between direct seller Amway and Yale University has been doubled in length to allow further study and understanding of molecular biology.

The power of perfume – Study shows it increases attractiveness!

30-May-2014 - New research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center, funded by Unilever, reveals that women’s faces are rated as more attractive in the presence of pleasant smell, suggesting perfume can change...

Croda focuses in on pea extract for new hair care ingredient

27-May-2014 - Cosmetic and personal care ingredient giant Croda has unveiled two new hair care ingredient that have been developed on the back of a common variety of the pea.

Mexican company looks to build on nanotech TiO2 sunscreen technology

22-May-2014 - Mexican firm Nanomateriales has developed a cosmetic sunscreen based on titanium dioxide nanoparticles, which can reduce the effects of UVA/UVB rays, related to skin deterioration.

EU launches green cosmetics ingredients project

22-May-2014 - As the natural trend continues, a European consortium has been set up with the aim of establishing and demonstrating environment-friendly production processes and novel cosmetic ingredients with a lower environmental...

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Technology specialist develops 'industry first' viscosity measuring tool

20-May-2014 - TA Instruments, a supplier of thermal analysis, rheology, and microcalorimetry to the industry says it has developed a technology that, for the first time, consistently measures viscosity.

Free online training for cosmetics formulation launched

20-May-2014 - DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has just launched a website, dubbed the ‘Cosmetics Science Center’, which offers on-demand video modules on cosmetic science training. 

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Croda claims 'breathrough' active tackles senescence aging process

19-May-2014 - Scientists at Sederma & IRB have been working on ‘Senestem’, an ingredient that fades the signs of senescence (the body's natural process of deterioration with age) with a method they...

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