All news articles for May 2016

Indian brand launches campaign against skin whitening

Indian brand launches campaign against skin whitening

By Lucy Whitehouse

Banjara’s, a herbal skin care brand in India, has launched a marketing campaign that makes a point of rejecting the traditional focus on skin lightening, a trend which dominates across Asia.

Colombia’s undiscovered natural cosmetics ingredients

Colombia’s undiscovered natural cosmetics ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

Areas of the South American country are largely uncharted when it comes to plant species because of the danger researchers face from decades of war and criminal gang activity. Now the prospect of peace could change all that.

Cosmetics with self-healing polymers possible, Penn State research

Cosmetic formulations may soon include self-healing polymers

By Deanna Utroske

Researchers at Penn State University have discovered that synthetic imitations of the sort polypeptides found in squid ring teeth have uniquely desirable qualities and have filed a patent for the new technology.