Kimberly Shenk founded the Novi platform in 2019 and already the venture has partnered with suppliers like Inolex and retailers like Sephora to streamline clean beauty ingredient sourcing for brand leaders, R&D pros, and formulating chemists.
International beauty major Coty has filed a patent on a method to personalise perfumes by blending scent additives into existing products or building customised blends using a broad-spectrum starter formulation.
Multifunctional personal care products and ingredients are nothing new. But the products, ingredients, and functions themselves are increasingly sophisticated as ingredient technology and formulation innovation advance.
This month, the marine ingredient startup announced the opening of a production plant that uses leading-edge photobioreactor technology to produce microalgae at the scale and quality needed for industrial use.
The B2B scent development company led by Miriam Vareldzis and known for supplying 100% natural fragrance with fully transparent ingredient lists, just added 5 new perfumery blending accords to its portfolio.
Special Edition: Sustainable sourcing and waste reduction
Sustainable surfactants continue to rise in popularity and there has been plenty of innovation in recent years, but low costs and strong performance associated with conventional surfactants means an eco market transition will prove difficult, a review...