Although nanotechnology is now creeping into many hair and skin
care products and improving their efficacy, a new report from
Which? finds that most people have no idea of what nanotechnology
is all about.
Brazilian cosmetic and personal care companies reported that their
sales grew by 12.3 per cent in 2006, boosted by the continued
strength of the domestic market, together with interest in
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association is asking for
comment from industry members on soon-to-be published guidelines
for specific microbiology applications aimed at making personal
care products safer, reports Simon Pitman.