An extract of snow algae can protect the skin against environmental stress factors and improve the barrier function and has been developed by Mibelle Biochemistry. Here, Dr Fred Zülli gives Cosmetics Design an exclusive insight.
That expert is Chris Kilham, better known as the ‘Medicine Hunter’ whose life consists of venturing into the world’s wild vegetation zones to search for botanicals that may have therapeutic, nutritional or wellness benefits for cosmetic companies like...
For a number of years France-based research company Spincontrol has been delving deeper and deeper into the subject area of wellbeing in an attempt to discover how more effective and targeted cosmetic and personal care products can be developed.
As Luxe pack New York boasted its largest ever exhibitor list, CosmeticsDesign.com USA caught up with the show organizers to discuss the key themes and trends, and how the show had progressed over the years.
Naturex will expand again in 2011 with several “€5-20m” targets, 1.5 years after completing the €110m integration of Spanish supplier Natraceutical that made the French botanical extracts supplier the biggest in the world.
Bioplastics are increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based resins; but, as with many materials, questions surround their environmental footprint. CosmeticsDesign.com USA spoke to Steve Davies of Natureworks to get some of the facts...
As polypropylene prices are close to hitting all time highs, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com spoke to packaging supplier MWV’s Barcelona plant manager Angel Fernandez-Carbonell about how the plant is keeping its costs and environmental footprint down.
Following the phenomenal success of Puig's Paco Rabanne 1 Million fragrance, Olivier Boutaud, director of the company's production facility at Chartre, France, explains how production was ramped up to meet the demand.
In a month that has seen biodiversity under the microscope, CosmeticsDesign.com USA spoke with Filipe Sabará, commercial director at Beraca, to get his views on how ingredients sourcing can help conservation and development efforts.