19-Feb-2013 - Canada-based Lucas Meyer is preparing to unveil two brand new active ingredients at the Paris in-cosmetics show, one being a natural ingredient that targets infrared-induced skin damage.
15-Feb-2013 - Cosmetics company Beiersdorf has teamed up with a German university to contribute to understanding of the skin that could lead to big developments in skin care and anti-ageing products.
14-Feb-2013 - A research team at the University of Delaware is conducting research to enhance the coacervates properties of surfactant ingredient in a bid to enhance formulation efficacy.
11-Feb-2013 - Continued reporting of health worries and perceptions of chemical dangers bring about fresh challenges for innovation that cosmetic ingredient suppliers must adapt to, according to US-based Inolex.
06-Feb-2013 - Driven by the demand for ambergris alternatives in the perfume industry, scientists have developed a new sustainable technology for producing large quantities of a substitute for the world’s most treasured...
05-Feb-2013 - Pennsylvania-based Gelest has added to its range of silicone fluids and materials with the addition of new silicone macromers that include a range of reactive fluids.
04-Feb-2013 - Red Raspberry (rubus idaeus) seed oil has gained increasing attention in cosmetics due to its rich moisturising properties, as well as its high sun protection factor.
30-Jan-2013 - Dietary supplement specialist Viviscal has launched its latest natural hair growth and nourishing product with 50 percent more fish protein extract in it than before.
30-Jan-2013 - Davlyn Industries, a subsidiary of the Shiseido Company, says it has experienced a marked improvement in its manufacturing effeciencies after implementing Valdata software.
28-Jan-2013 - Oral supplements containing extracts from green tea may help protect against sunburn and the longer-term effects of UV damage, says a new study from the UK.
24-Jan-2013 - Scientists at Radboud University Nijmegen are looking into ways a gel they have developed that claims to retain moisture a hundred times better than other gel, can be applied to...
24-Jan-2013 - Utah-based Rejuvination Labs claims it is the first ever skin care company to launch an anti-aging product line that includes the gene-activating 4-AR molecule.
22-Jan-2013 - Calysta Energy has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to support development of a production platform for a new class of modified lipids.
22-Jan-2013 - Scientists have strengthened their understanding of how skin cells sense and react to ultraviolet light and protect themselves with melanin; which has implications for skin care products and leave-on treatments...
21-Jan-2013 - Despite raising awareness and highlighting the need for proper skin care, researchers have issued a reminder that smartphone applications claiming to evaluate a user's photographs of skin lesions for the likelihood...
21-Jan-2013 - Amidst growing awareness of the environmental risk of plastic microbeads, ingredients company Impact Colors has drawn attention to its environmentally friendly alternative.
17-Jan-2013 - Research shows that 75 percent of people who carry a specific version of a gene meaning they don’t produce under-arm odor, wear deodorant anyway.
16-Jan-2013 - Researchers are urging formulators to remove two dyes from skin care products and after-shave as they pose a health risk to consumers.
15-Jan-2013 - L’Oréal has inaugurated a new Mumbai research hub at the end of last week, which is part of plans to target significant growth in the India market, the company says....
14-Jan-2013 - Researchers in Europe have developed a high-performance technology that mass produces microalgae, which now makes it possible to grow fragile species in controlled conditions - with potential applications for cosmetics.
14-Jan-2013 - Having studied dendrimer chemistry for many years, a chemist from the University of Copenhagen has vowed to heighten awareness of the macromolecules and their useful application in many industries including...
11-Jan-2013 - A Vietnamese scientist has developed a method in which to make Gamma Oryzanol from rice bran, that can then be used in cosmetics and anti-ageing supplements.
10-Jan-2013 - Receiving sweets and perfume over the holiday season is no great surprise as they are two of the period’s bestsellers, but thanks to an exclusive distribution deal for a US-Bulgaria...
04-Jan-2013 - Chemical giant BASF says it is ramping up production of 1,6-Hexanediol (HD0), a substance that is used in both cosmetic packaging and formulation.
03-Jan-2013 - A new study on the chemical BPA, which is included in a variety of cosmetics packaging, highlights the fact that previous laboratory studies could not be replicated.