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There’s a new way to make aldehydes, alcohols, olefins, and paraffins

20-Oct-2016 - This month in the scientific journal, researchers published findings that could make large-scale chemical production more efficient.

Organ-on-chip technology will be moving out of the lab and into the commercial market

20-Oct-2016 - This week, Emulate announced new funding and research partnerships that will advance the technology, which has significant potential for cosmetic and personal care development and testing.

Mary Kay skin care stands out in the global beauty marketplace

20-Oct-2016 - This week, the direct-sales beauty company celebrated being named a top skin care brand. Mary Kay believes innovative formulations and product benefits make the brand distinctive.

Ginkgo Bioworks and Prospect Bio team up to speed ingredient development

19-Oct-2016 - The biotech company will have new tech tools, thanks to this deal, and as a result be able to expand its bio-engineering capabilities for clients in fragrance, cosmetics, and beyond.

Can an olive oil waste product reduce the cost of biosurfactant production?

19-Oct-2016 - Researchers from Brazil and Europe have found a use for an oil byproduct that they believe could save cosmetic ingredient manufactures money.

New data on the financial cost of cosmetic chemical exposure in the US

19-Oct-2016 - According to newly published research, daily use of consumer goods and packages made with endocrine-disrupting chemicals results in hundreds of billions of dollars in health care expenses and lost wages every year in this country.

Green Biologics expands in Europe with distribution deal

19-Oct-2016 - The US division of Green Biologics has signed a distribution deal that will see its Personal Care Intermediates distributed throughout the EU.

Five strange habits of consumers you’re never going to change

19-Oct-2016 - We use personal care products every day, and trial new products as we need or hear about them. What you may not realise is there are some interesting consumer habits somehow hard-wired into our brains that even the most seasoned Cosmetic Chemist finds hard to break when selecting a new product.

Personal care ingredient and packaging companies among top P&G suppliers of 2016

18-Oct-2016 - This week Procter & Gamble announced its annual list of top performing supply partners and a second, longer list of companies recognized with The External Business Partner Excellence Award.

JAKKS Pacific Acquires skin care and color cosmetics brand C’est Moi

18-Oct-2016 - The toy and kids consumer product company has opted to diversify its business a bit by adding makeup to its product portfolio. For C’est Moi the deal is a chance to reach more consumers around the world.

Kiehl’s latest in-store promo gives a nod to beauty from within

18-Oct-2016 - This weekend the L’Oréal brand is running a skin hydration promotion that emphasizes the importance of healthy living and the potential of beauty from within.

This year’s SupplySide West ingredient tradeshow was the largest ever

17-Oct-2016 - Boasting a record number of attendees and high industry engagement, the event organizers are looking ahead to 2017 for another show serving a spectrum of industries from dietary supplements to sports nutrition, and from functional food to personal care.

Cosmetic Enterprises, Ltd. to open second personal care manufacturing facility

17-Oct-2016 - The California – based private label beauty maker has bought land and an existing building in a neighboring state and may begin production there as early as next summer.

Elé Corporation names new distributor for personal care ingredients in the eastern states

17-Oct-2016 - The specialty chemical maker is hosting a booth at the upcoming IFSCC and will be using the occasion to inform new and prospective Elé customers about its latest US distribution deal.

Cosmetic ingredient maker Polykon clears land for new US manufacturing facility

13-Oct-2016 - Wednesday, the company hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking at the White Oak Technology Park near Richmond, Virginia, and is on track to begin shipping ingredients to the likes of L’Oréal and Estée Lauder in 2018.  

New Avon expands into categories beyond cosmetics and personal care

13-Oct-2016 - Next year, the North American direct-sales beauty company is launching a new business unit. And just this week New Avon announced the hire of Anjana Srivastava, who will lead the initiative and identify the right new product opportunities.

Shiseido Americas gets serious about prestige beauty

12-Oct-2016 - The company is grouping related brands to gain a larger presence in the market; and this week announced it has hired an LVMH veteran as president of its new Beauty Prestige Group.

Indena's sourcing program recognized with sustainability award

12-Oct-2016 - A recent award given to botanical ingredient supplier Indena validates what the company has been striving to do for a number of years: To do good while doing well.

Biotechnology leader Ginkgo Bioworks opens enormous new foundry

11-Oct-2016 - As September came to a close, Ginkgo opened a facility that changes the scale and scope of biotech ingredient and organism production exponentially. And, it’s at sites like this where tomorrow’s genetically engineered inputs for fragrance, cosmetics, and personal care will be made.

willa skin care acquired

11-Oct-2016 - Origami Owl bought the tween, teen, and young women’s brand late last month to extend the company’s social selling business into personal care and cosmetics.

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