All news articles for April 2017

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

Anti-Pollution Special Newsletter

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

By Deanna Utroske

Pollution is a global reality and a particular concern in urban areas. Whether it’s from light, gases, particulate matter, organic compounds, or heavy metals, ingredient and personal care makers serving the region are innovating to mitigate pollution’s...

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology the beauty, fragrance, and personal care maker will present new data connecting both environmental and biological factors to skin aging and to hair aging.

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Does the move to eradicate 1,4-dioxane go far enough?

By Simon Pitman

Although pressure to ensure 1,4-dioxane is removed from cosmetic and personal formulations is supported by a leading naturals expert the question remains as to whether the move goes far enough.

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

By Deanna Utroske

The Netherlands – based specialty chemical supplier announced this week the opening of its newest facility, a laboratory equipped to deliver formulations, testing, and more to clients in the US. And this lab is just the beginning of what IMCD has planned...

Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at Esteé Lauder Companies

Estée Lauder Companies shares sustainability best practices, part 2

By Deanna Utroske

Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City this May, Cosmetics Design connected with Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at The Estée Lauder Companies, to find out how the multinational...

Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at Esteé Lauder Companies

Estée Lauder Companies shares sustainability best practices, part 1

By Deanna Utroske

Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City this May, Cosmetics Design connected with Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at The Estée Lauder Companies, to find out how the multinational...

Indie Beauty Profile Naa-Sakle Akuete Eu’Genia Shea

Indie Beauty Profile

Naa-Sakle Akuete, Eu’Genia Shea

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Naa-Sakle Akuete, CEO of Eu’Genia Shea, explains how an indie brand can deliver supply chain transparency and ingredient purity that rivals much larger corporate brands and why asking for help is never a bad idea.

Pat Schneider, CEO of BIova (image courtesy of the comapny)

Pat Schneider accepts CEO role at Biova

By Deanna Utroske

The privately held natural skin care ingredient maker announced the new appointment just this week and is looking forward to advancing its market position under her leadership.