Consumer interest is turning more towards natural and sustainable ingredients, and while plant extracts are a good potential avenue to satisfy that trend, more research is needed to effectively implement natural antioxidants.
The post-COVID new normal taking shape before our eyes is drastically altering consumer sentiment and behaviour in enigmatic ways, but the primal need for healing and renewal will drive cosmetic beauty colour selection in the approaching years, according...
An Australian firm has developed an alcohol-free disinfectant that uses native plant extracts, which it claims can help kill the COVID-19 virus within 90 seconds without damaging even the most sensitive skin.
This week, the ingredient supplier announced that its proprietary blend of β-glucogallin, cocos nucifera, and selenopeptides has been granted a patent in Mexico for the ability to protect dermal papilla cells.
Research scientists from the company’s facilities in Calgary, Alberta, and Lambertville, New Jersey, published data on their work with spectrophotometric screening in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology last year and continue efforts to build industry...
We spoke with Alessandro Mendes, research and development director at Brazilian cosmetics giant Natura to find out about how the evolution of active ingredients has impacted the company’s formulation team.
The industry has been both developing, enhancing and replicating natural ingredients for years, but what technologies are driving this area now, will it ever be possible to tinker with organic ingredients and what do consumers make of it all? We spoke...
Underlying the latest men’s grooming product trends here in the States is a longing for wellness. Be they topical skin care items, anti-aging creams, facial hair care essentials or nutraceuticals, men’s toiletries tend toward organics.
True Natural Cosmetics’ 100 percent bio-based product line of sunscreens and self tanners has received certification from the Natural Products Association which guarantees to consumers that the product is natural.
Half of consumers believe that cosmetics and personal care products containing natural ingredients are healthier than those with a higher proportion of synthetic ingredients, according to a recent Datamonitor survey.
This year's World Challenge 2007 competition, promoted by the BBC
and Newsweek, features a project initiated by Brazilian personal
care ingredient supplier Beraca that highlights the company's
With the sourcing of natural ingredients becoming more and more of
a problem as demand rockets, Germany-based supplier Cognis has
extended its naturals portfolio with the launch of an Amazonian
clay-based exfoliating ingredient.
A new report is due to be published highlighting safety issues
relating to natural ingredients. The report adds to a growth in
information stressing the potential toxic compounds that exist in
this still relatively unregulated segment.
Health & Beauty America, North America's largest health and
beauty expo, has announced the addition of three special sessions
to its educational program taking place 30 September - 2 October
2003 in New York.