Following the recent seminar that discussed the use of potentially
harmful ingredients in cosmetics and toiletries and their more
environmentally-friendly alternatives, Louise Sheridan explored
the organic certification process for...
Cosmetics and toiletries industry representatives and retailers,
both with and without green credentials, gathered in London for a
seminar hosted by the UK's Women's Environmental Network to discuss
the use of potentially...
At the 2004 Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards, one of the
winning products was Clinique's RepairWear Day SPF 15 Intensive
Cream, which contains Danisco's Betafin BP 20. Clinique's vice
president for global product...
Dow Corning has introduced a Silicone Quat Microemulsion that
offers multifunctional properties for hair care products, including
conditioning, thermal protection, enhanced volume and colour
retention, writes Louise Sheridan.
US-based cosmeceuticals company Inamed, the manufacturer of the
recently FDA-approved Hylaform anti-wrinkle treatment, is reported
to have filed a lawsuit against rival Medicis for patent
infringement relating to a product it distributes...
Dow Corning has launched the very first silicone carbinol fluid for
the personal care market. The product, which is intended for use in
colour cosmetic, high value skin care and other applications acts
as a suspension aid for pigments,...
German manufacturer Degussa has launched a product called Aqua
Foundation that uses a 'dry water' process, which it says converts
solutions containing water-dispersible pigments, vitamins, plant
extracts and other active...
During InCosmetics 2004 in Milan last week, Pentapharm - a Swiss
supplier of naturally derived active ingredients - presented its
new anti-ageing products. Its Pepha-nutrix and Pepha-tight actives
are claimed to help strengthen the...
One of the current needs of the personal care industry is to reduce
the damaging effects that UV exposure has on hair. Nalco Company,
in partnership with NK Chemicals Europe, thinks it may have the
answer with its new UV-absorbing...
Helix BioMedix has announced the results of a recently completed
12-week consumer product test that compared the company's
anti-wrinkle peptide, HB168, with Renova, a currently marketed FDA
approved product. The study was conducted...