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Givaudan adds olfactive social listening to fragrance creation

By Asia Sherman

Global flavor and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan has introduced DigiPulse to sniff out consumer perceptions of fine fragrances online. The social listening tool is an enhancement of the artificial intelligence-powered Carto, an intuitive and interactive...

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TRI-K introduces niacinamide-peptides for skin glow

The multi-functional skincare active reportedly provides skin glow benefits such as enhanced skin radiance, minimizing the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation, blurring of skin imperfections, and supporting even, homogenous skin tone over time.

Nanoparticles made from fishery by-product and plant biomass could be used to make emulsions targeting skin ageing from stress and environmental pollution [Getty Images]

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Zero-waste nanoparticle innovation offers green beauty promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Nanoparticles made using natural polymers and ingredients from waste materials offer the cosmetics industry great promise in developing active beauty products for skin health that align with green economy goals, say researchers.

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Conagen scales up hydroxytyrosol fermentation production

By Stephen Daniells

Massachusetts-based Conagen has announced it has scaled-up production and commercialization of the antioxidant ingredient hydroxytyrosol, thereby expanding the health ingredient portfolio of its commercial partner Blue California.

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Emerging tech to drive ‘new levels’ of host-microbiota interaction research

By Kacey Culliney

Industry will deepen understanding further on the interplay between the microbiota and its host thanks to emerging technologies like single-cell research and in vivo imaging techniques, say researchers.

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Broccoli extract may be anti-hair loss ingredient: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Sulforaphane, an isothiocyanate from broccoli, may increase hair numbers by almost 7% in men and women with androgenic alopecia, says a new study from South Korean cosmeceutical player Gragem Co., Ltd.

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Debut Biotechnology partners with DIC on cosmetic pigment production

By Deanna Utroske

Biotech promises to be the future of chemical synthesis and is already used to manufacture numerous cosmetics and personal care ingredients. The Debut-DIC deal is on track to deliver not only a new source for cosmetics pigments but also to showcase a...

Speaking of Beauty: LanzaTech, CEO Jennifer Holmgren

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Speaking of Beauty: LanzaTech, CEO Jennifer Holmgren

By Deanna Utroske

Innovating for the circular beauty economy is expensive. And it requires cross-industry collaboration. In this episode of the Speaking of Beauty podcast, LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren talks about carbon capture technology and how beauty industry suppliers...

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