Leading names in the natural and organic cosmetics market gathered in New York earlier this month for the Natural Beauty Summit.
DISPATCHES FROM SUPPLIERS' DAY
Oil-seed specialist Botaneco has launched an almond version of its oleosome product at this year’s Suppliers’ Day in New Jersey.
dispatches from suppliers' day
Chemicals giant Eastman is using Suppliers’ Day to promote its emollient esters platform for leave-on skin care products.
Researchers have created the first genetic blueprint of oil palms, an important step in improving the productivity and sustainability of oil palm production.
Givaudan has partnered with a Laos-based producer to secure the sustainable supply of benzoin, a raw material used in fragrances.
Manufacturers are advised against labelling their products as ‘free from’ certain ingredients by the UK cosmetics trade association (CTPA).
Cognis says the sale of its botanical extracts division to Burgundy Botanical Extracts Iberia will increase the company’s competitiveness and increase efficiencies.
Natrue is working on a mutual recognition agreement with Quality Assurance International (QAI) that the certifier hails as a step towards international harmonisation.
NSF International’s ‘made with organic’ standard for personal care products has been adopted as an American National Standard.
Improved performance and consumers' love of all things natural is pushing the trend for plant-based active ingredients, according to a recent Kline report.
Consumers will have to change their expectations before the market for organic fine fragrances can take off, says industry insider.
Salicylates & Chemicals has launched a new preservative for personal care products based on curry leaf and cinnamon leaf oils.
The modified oil of the milkweed seed may help protect the skin against UV rays, according to scientists with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Industry insiders predict that natural and organic cosmetics will hold up well in 2009 even if they do not enjoy the dramatic sales growth of previous years.
New research supports the use of a biopolymer duo in moisturising and anti-aging products.