Formulation & Science

EWG expands cosmetic science and certification programs

EWG expands cosmetic science and certification programs

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is deepening its involvement in the US beauty industry with an expanded certification program, while also increasing collaborations between its scientists and leading cosmetic companies.

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Givaudan outlines three huge opportunities for biotech in 2021

By Natasha Spencer

Biotechnology offers the opportunity for a more sustainable cosmetics industry, and wider acceptance of the technology will require giving consumers access to reliable information about the benefits, according to Givaudan.

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Why hyaluronic acid is an “essential ingredient in skin care today”

By Natasha Spencer

With hyaluronic acid tipped to be a potential driving force in the upcoming beauty biotech revolution, we explore Croma Pharma’s 25-year use of the skin care ingredient and how it is still at the forefront of innovation as the brand launches its latest...

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SCC call-for-speakers deadline is May 15

By Deanna Utroske

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is developing the content program for the organization’s 75th Annual Scientific Meeting and Showcase and is currently accepting abstracts from prospective speakers.

There is great opportunity for new cosmetic uses backed by clinical efficacy when working with CBD in the beauty space (Getty Images)

Special Edition: CANNABIS BEAUTY – INNOVATION AND SCIENCE IN CBD AND CANNABINOIDS

Cannabis beauty: CBD is ‘an exciting area for innovation’, says expert

By Natasha Spencer

Interest in cannabis beauty continues to rise, fuelled by a tide of interesting cannabidiol (CBD) product launches and fast-evolving science, but there remain challenges ahead for brands operating in the space, an expert says.

Probiota 2021: A conversation with Wesley Carpentier

PROBIOTA - ONE WEEK AND COUNTING!

Probiota 2021: A conversation with Wesley Carpentier

By Will Chu

With one week to go till Probiota, NutraIngredients took the opportunity to chat with one of the panellists for the event to hear his thoughts on where the industry is heading towards in the next few years.

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INOLEX patents multifunctional preservation system

By Deanna Utroske

The natural beauty ingredient maker announced, late last month, that a US patent had been issued for its alternative product preservation system that leverages caprylhydroxamic acid.

Susanna Fernandes, 2021 Chair of the NYSCC

Susanna Fernandes to chair NYSCC executive committee in 2021

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the New York chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists announced members of the incoming executive board. Fernandes, Lead E-Sales Executive with specialty cosmetic ingredient manufacturer TRI-K, will head up the committee in the New Year.

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L’Oréal signs licensing deal with bacterial biotech firm Micreos

By Deanna Utroske

Under the agreement announced today, the Netherlands-based bacterial technology company will give L’Oréal access to a proprietary enzyme that targets and kills staphylococcus aureus—the endolysin is already an ingredient in Micreos’ own skin care brand...

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