Formulation research

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Non-medicated shampoo can help promote healthy scalp: Henkel study

By Olivia DeSmit

Shampoos without antimicrobials can contribute to a healthy scalp, a study in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science found. The study showed two different commercial shampoos resulted in increased structural bacterial diversity on the scalp, showing...

The oral microbiome balance has been shown to affect physical and mental health

Oral microbiome: the key to better health?

By Kirsty Doolan

Numerous studies show that the oral microbiome impacts our systematic health, which means there may be new opportunities for personal care products designed to improve health and wellness.

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New anti-aging ingredient includes four hyaluronic acid weights

By Olivia DeSmit

Regenlab USA recently launched a new skincare line that includes the trademarked Regenskin ingredient. It includes four different molecular weight hyaluronic acids that help create anti-aging effects on skin, says the company.

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Locus Ingredients targets sustainable palm oil alternatives

By Cassandra Stern & Simon Pitman

As a 100% biobased biosurfactant ingredient provider, Locus Ingredients is gearing up to make a big splash in the beauty and personal care space by targeting the massive market for surfactants.

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Scent tech company launches AI software for fragrance reformulation

By Cassandra Stern

Moodify (Re)formulation technology enables PBC product manufacturers and formulators to adjust fragrance formulas through an algorithm-based app that suggests replacement options “based on their level of similarity to the original molecule while optimizing...

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PCP company launches novel anti-pollution hair care protein

By Cassandra Stern

Personal care product company TRI-K has released the inaugural ingredient in its EssentiaTein Line. EssentiaTein Protect utilizes sustainable ingredients like ‘Rice, Baobab, and Amaranth to provide continuous protection against daily pollution, UV damage,...

Free Webinar: Beauty from Within 2023

Free Webinar: Beauty from Within 2023

By Cassandra Stern

Beauty-from-within supplements are a growing category in the beauty and personal care industries – but what information do formulators really need to know to make the best decisions for consumers? In this webinar, our panelists dive deep into the research...

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Lubrizol Life Science announces launch of Argireline peptide verse

By Cassandra Stern

Featuring its anti-wrinkle Argireline peptide, Lubrizol’s metaverse AI platform affords PBC product manufacturers the opportunity to interact and engage ‘Inside the Future of Beauty’ to ‘showcase the power of Argireline peptide in a way that has never...

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Three takeaways from NYSCC Suppliers’ Day from CosmeticsDesign

By Cassandra Stern

During this year’s show, we saw ingredient traceability go digital, experienced multiple examples of multifunctional ingredients and finished CPGs, and the reformulation or relaunch of existing hero ingredients by manufacturers and suppliers to the cosmetics...