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Color cosmetics are cheating!

17-Dec-2014 - Consumers are more interested in skincare products that ensure the appearance of wellness and a healthy complexion, according to industry research scientist Yulia Park who devotes her energy to measuring product efficacy rather than formulating makeup.  

Z Skin Systems launches oral and topical nutricosmetics products formulated with Zeaxanthin

16-Dec-2014 - The new skin nutrition company’s first two product lines comprise supplements and serums developed and sold for use in tandem.

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Evonik exec says 2015 will be the year of sustainability for the US cosmetics industry

15-Dec-2014 - a Sustainability is likely to be the defining element for the cosmetics industry in North America, according to Evonik’s North America personal care vice president, Paul Washlock, who believes that the industry is responding to the demands of a better informed consumers.

Mintel highlights Brazil as ‘natural beauty hot spot’

11-Dec-2014 - The Brazil market for cosmetic and personal care products has exploded over the past ten years, and a new blog post from Mintel highlights how natural products have led the way.

Nestlé Skin Health to open 10 innovation hubs focused on skin research

11-Dec-2014 - Nestlé Skin Health will open a global network of 10 innovation hubs focused on developing solutions and techniques that will promote healthy skin through medical investigation, education and application of skin health technologies.

Acne-treatment launches YouTube lifestyle content videos to reach millennials

10-Dec-2014 - Proactiv ran the first episode of their #BeYouTV series this week and has scheduled out shows based on popular search terms, media personalities and lifestyle topics to run weekly in to March 2015.

Strong mass make-up sales and e-commerce boost aid strong Q3 for Ulta Beauty

08-Dec-2014 - Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty has reached new heights after a strong third quarter saw profits rise 30% thanks to a good mass make-up performance.

L’Oreal at work on bioprinted skin for cosmetics testing

08-Dec-2014 - Technology that will make this reality is advancing swiftly. The company collaborating with L’Oreal on bioprinted skin tissue has made promising progress and forged new research partnerships.

Mibelle Biochemistry peptide targets oxidative stress at cellular level

05-Dec-2014 - Mibelle Biochemistry is introducing its latest biological active hitting on the current anti-pollution trend in the industry as it targets oxidative stress at the cellular level.

ChromaDex sells pterostilbene product line in favor of ingredients business

04-Dec-2014 - The natural products company unloaded BluScience for $750,000 to refocus on ingredient technologies and sales for several industries, including cosmetics.

Communicating product benefits most important for Brazil skin care

04-Dec-2014 - Many people live busy lives so when it comes to evaluating whether a skin care product will be effective; manufacturers need to make the benefits clear to consumers straight away in Brazil.

Nobel Prize winning microscope technology revolutionizes skin ageing research

04-Dec-2014 - Nivea producer Beiersdorf is cooperating with Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, Professor Stefan Hell to develop a new microscope technology set to revolutionize skin-ageing research as it can represent cells more precisely.

New tech mixes water and oil without surfactants

03-Dec-2014 - Cosmetics formulation may be forever changed by the innovative machine developed by Korean research scientists.  

Chia seed oil coming to market in skin care formulations from MayaChia

02-Dec-2014 - Newly obtainable natural plant oils are fairly commonplace as personal care product ingredients. This small naturals brand is fanatical about the dermatological potential of chia.

It's gone through! Obama signs Sunscreen Innovation Act

01-Dec-2014 - President Obama has signed the Sunscreen Innovation Act into law, which modifies the FDA review and approval process of over-the-counter sunscreen ingredients.

New to the US naturals market - Katavi Botanicals and South African plant extracts

26-Nov-2014 - The skin care product line, developed with superfruit ingredients, is intended to address the effects of photo-aging and improve skin hydration.  

Clariant achieves Cosmetics GMP for all dedicated sites

26-Nov-2014 - Swiss supplier Clariant has completed global ISO22716 and EFfci Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for all 22 of its dedicated cosmetics ingredients sites, including core-toll manufacturers. 

Will the next innovation in men’s acne treatment be a wound care drug?

26-Nov-2014 - Specialty pharmaceutical company ViaDerm is hoping to patent a transdermal delivery technique and bring TetraStem to the skin care market.

Surgeon General Call to Action on sunscreen use in U.S.

25-Nov-2014 - While the majority of Americans know the benefits of using sunscreen, just over one in ten are wearing it all year round suggesting that more still needs to be done.

Scientists trace HIV back to shared manicure tool - but remind its a rare finding

19-Nov-2014 - Although beauty instruments used for manicures are not on the list of sources of HIV transmission, the University of São Paulo has looked into a case where the virus could have been passed on from sharing manicure tools.

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