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Amyris joins the menopause beauty movement

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the biotech company announced plans to add yet another consumer-facing business to its portfolio of cosmetics and personal care brands.

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Amyris sells flavors and fragrance business to DSM

By Deanna Utroske

In a deal expected to close today, DSM is buying the synthetic biotechnology company’s flavor and fragrance intermediates business to augment its own aroma ingredients offerings and bring bio-based fragrance inputs to the cosmetics industry.

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Amyris to launch Clean Beauty Collaborative

By Deanna Utroske

The biotech company behind Biossance and Pipette recently announced a partnership with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and plans for a brand she’ll soon lead alongside Caroline Hadfield.

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CBD skin care to get a boost from Amyris technologies

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty ingredient maker has announced recent advances in fermentation technology and posted new research data online that shows the advantages of formulating CBD skin care with the company’s biotech Neossance Squalane.

Trend Spotting: in-cosmetics North America 2017

Trend Spotting: in-cosmetics North America 2017

By Deanna Utroske

At last week’s beauty ingredient tradeshow in New York City, industry suppliers, product developers, marketers, researchers, any other personal care pros converged. And Cosmetics Design was there to see how trends such as protection and detox, fermented...

Amyris biotech facility to produce cosmetic ingredients for Asia

Amyris biotech facility to produce cosmetic ingredients for Asia

By Deanna Utroske

The company recently announced advanced plans to build a biorefinery in conjunction with the government of Queensland Australia. As part of that state’s Biofutures Acceleration Program, Amyris is set to provide bioproducts for the Asian personal care...

Amyris and Nikkol partner up on skin care ingredient development

Amyris and Nikkol partner up on skin care ingredient development

By Deanna Utroske

The dynamic, California-based biotech firm is making beauty news again, this time for a joint venture (announced on Tuesday) with Nikkol, a specialty chemical company out of Japan, which is buying a significant portion of the Amyris Neossance business.

Contém 1G signs on to distribute Amyris skin care in Brazil

Contém 1G signs on to distribute Amyris skin care in Brazil

By Deanna Utroske

The new product line centers on an ingredient—Neossance Squalane—made from that country’s own sugar cane. And the partnership will go beyond shared distribution channels to include a manufacturing relationship.

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