Naturals & Organics

Various bioactive compounds found in olive pomace - the main by-product of olive oil production - offer promise for skin care formulations [Getty Images]

Special Edition: NATURALS & NATURALLY-DERIVED – SOURCING, CHEMISTRY AND CLAIMS

Olive oil waste offers active circular beauty promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Bioactive compounds extracted from olive oil production waste offer great promise for active cosmetic development, though further research and investment must be made to ensure processing was conducted sustainably, a review says.

Samantha Kitain, tarte Chief Marketing Officer    Source: tarte cosmetics

Tarte Cosmetics introduces new marketing lead

By Asia Sherman

Tarte Cosmetics has named Samantha Kitain new Chief Marketing Officer as it continues to focus on its clean beauty heritage and expanding in a digital market.

Researchers say they demonstrated sulforaphane has the potential to become a 'highly effective functional hair cosmetic' © mraoraor / Getty Images

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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Is clean beauty under attack and what can be done about it?

In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...

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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.

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Personal care contract manufacturer SV Labs acquired by SFEP

By Deanna Utroske

Smith & Vandiver Corporation has been manufacturing beauty and personal care products for multinationals, store brands, and startups since the 1970s. Now, the California – based company is part of the San Francisco Equity Partners investment portfolio.

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Ecovia Intelligence announces 2020 Sustainable Beauty Award Winners

By Deanna Utroske

The research and consulting company publicized this year’s winners and runners-up during a virtual event this month, celebrating brands, suppliers, and corporate leaders “pushing the boundaries of sustainability” in the international cosmetics and personal...

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Sederma launches a menopause skin care ingredient

By Deanna Utroske

The latest launch from this Croda beauty ingredient brand is a new skin care active called Feminage; and it’s right in line with the wellness and pro-age movements reshaping the way personal care products get formulated, marketed, and enjoyed.

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