04-Mar-2014 - Chinese scientists have developed a novel way of extracting musks from cosmetics through a combination of supported liquid extraction (SLE) and solid-phase extraction (SPE).
03-Mar-2014 - Fragrance and flavors giant IFF has announced a collaborative venture with Amyris Advance to bring a new generation of renewable fragrance ingredients to the market.
28-Feb-2014 - A new study claims that ordinary hair conditioner is just as effective at getting rid of hair lice as specialist nit-removal.
26-Feb-2014 - A 'Scalp Micro-Pigmentation' treatment is the latest weapon against hair loss, offering sufferers the option of less invasive and perhaps even a faster process of concealing areas of balding or thinning....
20-Feb-2014 - Ahead of the upcoming in-cosmetics event, Induchem has given Cosmetics Design a preview of its Redensyl hair growth activating molecule which will be unveiled at the show.
20-Feb-2014 - A report by US botanicals company Natural Plant Products on vegetable oil cultivation has proposed a sustainable method of production for the key cosmetics ingredient.
19-Feb-2014 - Biotech firm Nuritas’ founder, Dr Nora Khaldi, has come up with a methodology utilizing computational biology to create peptides to be used in skin care.
19-Feb-2014 - An extract of snow algae can protect the skin against environmental stress factors and improve the barrier function and has been developed by Mibelle Biochemistry. Here, Dr Fred Zülli gives...
17-Feb-2014 - Mintel has released figures which confirm the market is ripe for multifunctional fragrance as consumers seek health benefits to complement their scent.
17-Feb-2014 - Aveda, US beauty giant famed for its environmental responsibility in business, has announced the death of its founder, Horst Rechelbacher.
12-Feb-2014 - Researchers have discovered a new, surprising link between chloracne and a molecule that protects cells against stress, which could lead to further developments in skin care applications.
10-Feb-2014 - Rising consumer awareness of ingredients, fueled by the recent influx of product databases, is driving a focus on formulation right back to the industry’s research and development level.
10-Feb-2014 - Anti-glycation topical solutions are the next level of skin treatments to treat, prevent or reverse skin damage caused by releasing the sugar molecule’s bond with protein, allowing the cell to...
10-Feb-2014 - Specialty chemical distributor Koda Distribution Group (KDG) has announced its acquisition of chemical supplier The DeWolf Companies.
06-Feb-2014 - Switzerland-based ingredients player Clariant is readying the launch of the EcoTain concept for its personal care customers and its next-generation of natural ingredients.
05-Feb-2014 - Scientists at Utah State University (USU) have been perfecting the development of spider silk protein for more than 20 years so that it can be used in more commercial applications like cosmetics....
04-Feb-2014 - In a move which confirms its intent to improve sustainability, Unilever’s supplier Symrise has announced a partnership which aims to improve the livelihoods of its vanilla producers with German development...
30-Jan-2014 - Scientists at Harvard University and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) hope a new understanding of a natural nanoscale photonic device that enables a small marine animal to change its colors will also...
29-Jan-2014 - Crest, an oral hygiene brand from consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, is launching a new range of unusually-flavored toothpastes.
28-Jan-2014 - DermaTech Research Laboratories has discovered a proprietary technology that it says develops the world's first skin care line that incorporates both human adult and plant stem cells.
23-Jan-2014 - Wisconsin-based Botanic Innovations puts the Zinfandel into its newly-launched Red Grape Seed Oil - a move it claims will give cosmetic marketers more punch.
22-Jan-2014 - Dow Corning has launched a microemulsion silicone-based hair care ingredient that is said to provide an unusual combination of both volumizing and repair for a range of formulations.
22-Jan-2014 - Far from suggesting that we should expose ourselves to the sun at any given chance and not take proper precautions, a new study has suggested that having some sun exposure...
17-Jan-2014 - Procter & Gamble scientists announce a milestone having developed the first non-animal alternative method for skin allergy testing approved by European authority.
16-Jan-2014 - Americans are being exposed to significantly lower levels of some phthalates according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.