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Indie Beauty Profile Alison Crumblehulme Veriphy Skincare Inc.

Indie Beauty Profile

Alison Crumblehulme, Veriphy Skincare Inc.

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Alison Crumblehulme, founder of Veriphy Skincare Inc., neatly explains the science and sociology behind the brand. And, she shares insight in to the reciprocal value of partnerships between indie beauty startups and manufacturers...

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Here are some of the photo highlights of a the busy in-cosmetics North America event, where there were many new ingredient launches, a strong conference program and underlying themes such as the adaption to the needs of indie beauty formulators. Click...

Inde Beauty Expo Dallas 2018, in photos

Inde Beauty Expo Dallas 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Indie Beauty Expo Dallas 2018 happened last week and here we bring you some of the highlights from this small but innovation-filled event. Exhibitors included indie beauty players from all over the country, including home-grown companies from Texas.

Biotech firm Mirexus partners with Cargill Beauty

Biotech firm Mirexus partners with Cargill Beauty

By Simon Pitman

Canada-based biotech company Mirexus has forged ties with Cargill Beauty, forming a strategic partnership to deliver Mirexus’ innovative bio-active, PhytoSpherix, to Cargill’s global personal care customer base.

New nanoscale research out of Rice University

New nanoscale research out of Rice University

By Deanna Utroske

In a paper published just this month, Sibani Lisa Biswal and Elaa Hilou share data on what they believe to be “the first study to measure the tunable interfacial stiffness of a 2D colloidal cluster by controlling particle interactions using external fields.”...

Cosmoprof NA collaborates with LA Fashion Week

Cosmoprof NA collaborates with LA Fashion Week

By Simon Pitman

Cosmoprof North America is stepping up its game by forming an exclusive collaboration with Los Angeles Fashion Week, Fall 2018, a city known as the nerve center for West Coast fashion and a growing hub for beauty.

The 2018 Beauty Industry Awards go live!

2018 Beauty Industry Awards

The 2018 Beauty Industry Awards go live!

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Beauty Industry Awards, the second edition of this prestigious competition highlighting achievements in the development of both beauty ingredients and finished products.

New nanoscale emulsification science from MIT

New nanoscale emulsification science from MIT

By Deanna Utroske

Researchers Ingrid Guha, Sushant Anand, and Kripa Varanasi have developed a scalable water-in-oil emulsification technique that doesn’t require mixing. And they believe that the new method has ready applications for cosmetics and personal care product...

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

By Deanna Utroske

A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic that their noniridescent structural color solution can be useful on...

Researchers find a cheap, new way to make structural color

Researchers find a cheap, new way to make structural color

By Deanna Utroske

The shimmering shifting hues of insects come not from pigment but from carefully arranged particles. And new scientific research, documented in an article published by the American Chemical Society, suggests that the nanotech to recreate such color is...

New cosmetics expected to come out of recent CUNY research on melanin

New cosmetics expected to come out of recent CUNY research on melanin

By Deanna Utroske

Last week in the journal Science, researchers from the City University of New York published a paper that outlines their work developing material that not only imitates melanin but that also enables scientists to pick and choose the properties expressed. 

Biossance skin care brand helps boost Amyris sales

Biossance skin care brand helps boost Amyris sales

By Simon Pitman

Biotech player Amyris says that the recent launch of its skin care brand at selected Sephora stores nationwide and online has given the company’s bottom line a significant boost.

Scientists look at hair on a nanoscale

Scientists look at hair on a nanoscale

By Deanna Utroske

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, in collaboration with a scientist out of Zurich, Switzerland, have published new data on the structure and mechanics of hair that has likely applications for hair care R&I.

cosmetic science event, IFSCC 2016 congress kicks off October 30th

IFSCC 2016 congress kicks off October 30th

By Deanna Utroske

The annual gathering of cosmetic chemists and affiliated beauty industry professionals is just weeks away and the program is packed with scientific educational sessions, technical exhibits, and lively opportunities for networking and recreation.

Croda acquires cosmetic ingredient encapsulation tech from Inventiva

Croda acquires encapsulation tech from Brazil’s Inventiva

By Deanna Utroske

The team, technology, and territory of the company founded by Renata Raffin and Candice Felippi, which specializes in nanotech encapsulation of cosmetics actives, will add to Croda’s business in and beyond personal care.

Top-hitting trend articles in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

Trends in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

Top-hitting trend articles in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

By Simon Pitman

In our final post of 2015 the Cosmetics Design team is bringing you a selection of the biggest trends that we have covered over the course of the year, as well as trend projections for 2016.

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

The low-down on sub-micron encapsulation

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

By Simon Pitman

At the recent Suppliers Day California 2015 event, Cosmetics Design caught up with the Shai Sheffer, CFO at New Jersey-based Salvona, to learn all about sub-micron encapsulation and how it is helping to take active ingredients and product efficacy to...

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