All news articles for November 2016

Canada to instate personal care plastic microbead ban

Canada to instate microbead ban

By Deanna Utroske

This month the country’s government proposed regulations that will prohibit making, selling, and importing personal care products that are formulated with the plastic beads.

5 top functional ingredient launches of 2016

5 top functional ingredient launches of 2016

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

2016 was a year that saw an increased focus on fast-to-market formulations, continued growth of the natural sector and a huge explosion in interest in the sensory aspects of a formulation. So… what functional ingredients have caught formulators attention...

Facebook releases data from Beauty Buyers Survey

Facebook releases data from Beauty Buyers Survey

By Deanna Utroske

The media and social networking company sees all things digital moving from the desk top to mobile devices. And Facebook seems to hope that its newest data on beauty consumers will encourage brands to build content and campaigns accordingly.  

professional hair care maker Olaplex sues L’Oréal USA over patent

Olaplex sues L’Oréal USA

By Deanna Utroske

The California-based professional hair care maker filed suit this month, claiming L’Oréal infringed on its patent and engaged in false advertising.

Cosmetics Design launches Beauty Industry Awards!

Cosmetics Design launches Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is delighted to announce the launch of its regional and global Beauty Industry Awards, the first award of its kind to recognize achievements in the entire spectrum of formulation expertise.

Clarisonic global skin confidence survey results

Clarisonic global skin confidence survey results

By Deanna Utroske

This summer the skin care and device brand commissioned a Harris Poll to assess how people globally feel about their skin and how skin conditions influence their social choices. Now, the results are in.