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ISP describes how business reorganization will affect R&D

ISP describes how business reorganization will affect R&D

ISP recently announced a reorganization of its business with the aim of making its research and development operations more efficient. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to marketing director Joël Mantelin to discuss how the changes will affect the speed to market...

Organic certification boom results in confusion and lawsuits

Organic certification boom results in confusion and lawsuits

By Guy Montague-Jones

Several new organic and natural standards have been launched over the last 18 months on both sides of the Atlantic. CosmeticsDesign.com talked to Amarjit Sahota, director of Organic Monitor, to get under the skin of the “certification wars”.

Cosmetics advertisers must get tough on regulators and sharp on data

Cosmetics advertisers must get tough on regulators and sharp on data

By Guy Montague-Jones

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has snared some of the biggest cosmetics names in regulatory traps because of their advertising claims. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Chris Gummer from Cider Solutions to discover who is to blame for...

Do nanoparticles penetrate the skin?

Do nanoparticles penetrate the skin?

By Katie Bird

According to Professor Tilman Butz who led the NANODERM project, the answer to is no, not in healthy human skin. The project looked at the dermal penetration of titanium dioxide nanoparticles and Butz concludes that as they don’t seem to cross the skin...

Video highlights from the fun side of in-cosmetics

Video highlights from the fun side of in-cosmetics

Walking, not quite talking bottles and a pigment stop were just a few of the oddities to be found at this year’s in-cosmetics show in Munich. The CosmeticsDesign.com team walked the floor among the new ingredients and product releases to put together...

Dow reveals bearing of Rohm and Haas acquisition on personal care

Dow reveals bearing of Rohm and Haas acquisition on personal care

Dow’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas has been a financial drama involving legal bickering and funding uncertainty. Now that the deal is done, CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to the head of personal care at Dow to find out how the acquisition will affect the company's...

Industry leaders gather to reward innovation at HBA Awards Dinner

Industry leaders gather to reward innovation at HBA Awards Dinner

The people behind the most innovative beauty products of the year came out of their laboratories and offices to receive the recognition they deserve at the HBA Industry Awards. NBC Today Show Style Editor Bobbie Thomas presented the awards ceremony at...

Adapting to the changing economic climate

Adapting to the changing economic climate

Volatile input prices and recessionary gloom are forcing companies to rethink their business strategies. Jim Siewertsen, vice president of Access Business Group, discusses how cosmetics companies can protect their margins from turbulent economic forces.

HBA conference organizer discusses globalization of regulation

HBA conference organizer discusses globalization of regulation

HBA Global Expo expanded its conference program this year including a broader range of talks and higher profile speakers. Meyer Rosen, the chief scientific advisor to HBA, discusses the conference highlights and the changing regulatory landscape.

Relationship between academia and industry in the spotlight

Relationship between academia and industry in the spotlight

Is industry doing enough to engage with academia in the cosmetics sector? Professor Robert Lochhead, Professor of Polymer Science at the University of Southern Mississippi, unpicks the relationship between industry and academia.

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