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Organic ingredient launches only just starting to match marketing buzz

Dispatches from suppliers’ day

Organic ingredient launches only just starting to match marketing buzz

By Katie Bird

Organic alternatives to certain synthetic ingredients have been elusive. Peter Boncelet from Earth Supplied Products explains why organic cosmetics have yet to fully live up to the marketing hype but suggests that chemistry is starting to catch up.

Cosmetics Compact: Getting to the root of grey hair

Cosmetics Compact

Cosmetics Compact: Getting to the root of grey hair

Cosmetics Compact brings you the highlights of the sites’ top science. This week we explore why hair turns grey and look at possible mechanisms to fight against the culprit hydrogen peroxide.

Bathroom energy drain sparks new product ideas

Bathroom energy drain sparks new product ideas

By Guy Montague-Jones

Above the buzz of conversation at the busy PCD Congress in Paris, CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Eric Scheid from Henkel to find out how studying the life-cycle of cosmetics can spark green product ideas into life. A shower gel starts life on the factory...

Soil Association defends anti-nanotech stance

Soil Association defends anti-nanotech stance

Soil Association has taken a stand against nanotechnology. Standards and Technical Director Francis Blake explains why the organic certifier said no to nano but is prepared to make exceptions.

Natrue head tackles natural certification

Natrue head tackles natural certification

Julie Tyrrell, the head of Natrue, explains why the Brussels-based lobby group decided to launch a natural cosmetics label onto an already crowded marketplace. Tyrrell also reveals the reasons behind Natrue’s break away from the talks on the harmonization...

Your latest Podcast from CosmeticsDesign

Your latest Podcast from CosmeticsDesign

By Katie Bird

Welcome to your latest news bulletin from CosmeticsDesign.com. In the next three minutes Katie Bird will take you through a distinctly green week in the world of cosmetics. The top stories include the new green chemistry bills in California alongside...

HBA event director discusses trade show highlights

HBA event director discusses trade show highlights

By Guy Montague-Jones

Welcome to your latest edition of PodCast News. On September 9 the cosmetics world will be descending on New York for the HBA Global Expo. In this four-minute bulletin Guy Montague-Jones from CosmeticDesign.com will interview the event director of HBA...

Latest PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

Latest PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

By Katie Bird

Welcome to your latest edition of PodCast News. In this four-minute bulletin hear why L'Oreal has been criticised for its latest hair dye advert, learn how half of all new sunscreen products fall short of full protection and unravel the mysteries...

First PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

First PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

By Guy Montague-Jones

Welcome to this first edition of PodCast News. In this four-minute bulletin, hear how cheaper brands are prospering as recessionary clouds gather, learn why a former L'Oreal USA executive believes his employers acted illegally and unwrap the challenges...

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