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Croda highlights how texture is determining its skin and hair care development

31-Oct-2016 - During the recent in-cosmetics Latin America event Cosmetics Design caught up with Caroline Gomes de Fritas from Croda to discover how the skin and hair care solutions it was platforming...

Clariant chooses ethnically diverse Brazil as new global hair care center

31-Oct-2016 - Clariant has opted to locate its new global hair care research and development facility in Brazil, on account of the wide ranging ethnic diversity in the country’s population of 206...

Pratt design symposium highlights the creative side of packaging

31-Oct-2016 - The Pratt Institute is launching its first ever symposium. Entitled Design is the New Currency, the presentation and panel discussion aims to highlight where the ever-evolving creativity in packaging design...

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Bell Flavours & Fragrances acquires Singapore fragrance arm of Nardev Chemie

27-Oct-2016 - Bell Flavors & Fragrances, which creates and deliver flavours, fragrances, botanical extracts and specialty ingredients has acquired the fragrance arm of Singapore-based chemical ingredients distributor,  Nardev Chemie.


Two Views: Natural beauty is here to stay

27-Oct-2016 - Cosmetics made with non-synthetic or ‘clean’ ingredients sourced from nature are quite popular just now. For this installment of Two Views, Cosmetics Design asked Wendi Berger of Pour le Monde...

Cosmetic and personal care product development to benefit from tissue chips

27-Oct-2016 - In universities around the US, researchers are testing and cataloging data on tissue chips that could soon be used for toxicity and product safety assays.

in-cosmetics LATAM proves to be a big platform for the sensory trend

27-Oct-2016 - At the recent in-cosmetics Latin America event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Cosmetics Design caught up with Belinda Carli who highlighted some of the most important launches at the event, as...

Refined glycogen helps avoid harmful effects of sun exposure

26-Oct-2016 - A recent study shows that a newly-refined glycogen product supports the sun care and skin care damage prevention market by alleviating cell degradation and aging effects on the skin.

Net sales flat at P&G

26-Oct-2016 - The consumer packaged goods company release its Q1 results on Tuesday, the first such report since P&G completed its divesture of specialty beauty brands to Coty.

Sales are up double-digits at Inter Parfums

26-Oct-2016 - The fragrance company will release its official Q3 results early next month. In the meantime, it’s safe to say that new fragrances are selling big in this country.

Cosmetics, fragrance, personal care giants make The Climate A List for 2016

26-Oct-2016 - From L’Oréal to IFF and beyond, top beauty industry corporations rank well in the CDP’s annual report on corporate climate action.

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Innovative plant-based face mask enters naturals market

25-Oct-2016 - As the face mask trend continues to grow in popularity, merging this dominant sector with the naturals market leverages its appeal to skin care-conscious consumers.

CEW Achiever Awards celebrate the beauty industry’s top leaders

25-Oct-2016 - In New York City Friday, Cosmetic Executive Women hosted the 2016 edition of its annual luncheon honoring individual women for their leadership and innovation in the personal care and beauty...

Rekze Laboratories is moving scalp wipes into the hair care category

25-Oct-2016 - Until recently scalp wipes have been basically skin care for the head (like Bee Bald’s Refresh wipes for the head and face). Now the anti–hair loss collection from Rekze has...

Almost Omnichannel: QVC to launch new dedicated retail beauty network

25-Oct-2016 - The television shopping channel has evolved as media and consumer buying habits have. And at the end of October, QVC will debut a new multichannel beauty-only retail network for today’s...

in-cosmetics LATAM director discusses growth of the event

24-Oct-2016 - Despite the crushing economic crisis in Brazil, the in-cosmetics Latin America event has gone from strength to strength. Cosmetics Design caught up with the show director to find out about...

Estée Lauder is acquiring BECCA cosmetics

24-Oct-2016 - Late last week the global beauty maker announced that it is buying prestige color cosmetics and complexion product company Becca. And things are expected to wrap up quickly; Estée Lauder...

Conference program for MakeUp in Sao Paulo biggest to date

24-Oct-2016 - The organizer of the MakeUp in Sao Paulo event has revealed the conference program, which will include 18 presentations and roundtables involving 30 speakers.

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.

Japan bans 19 ingredients used in medicated soaps

20-Oct-2016 - Following the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision that antibacterial wash manufacturers must ban 19 ingredients from their products within one year, Japan has announced it has already put...

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...

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