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Heavy metals can be found in water, air and soil pollutions, in some jewelry and cosmetics, or in naturally occurring deposits. © Getty Images -  Abstract Aerial Art

Zeolites show potential as an anti-heavy metal cosmetics ingredient

By Ravyn Cullor

Zeolites, a nanoporous material being tested in various other fields at this time, may absorb heavy metals in a creamy cosmetic and offer potential to formulators seeking to remove such environmental compounds, suggests preliminary data from Italy and...

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New York state makes move to ban 1,4-dioxane

By Simon Pitman

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that means cosmetics and personal care products containing 1,4-dioxane will have some restrictions pertaining to sales in the state.

Derma e skin care launch targets anti-pollution trend

Derma e skin care launch targets anti-pollution trend

By Simon Pitman

The Purifying skin care range from derma e is a new line of skin care products that incorporates some interesting ingredients, but what really makes it interesting is its focus on anti-pollution.

Opportunities lie ahead as anti-pollution trend continues

Opportunities lie ahead as anti-pollution trend continues

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Anti-pollution cosmetics have become quite the trend over the last year, with suppliers developing active ingredients to tackle this trend, and many manufacturers finding success in marketing these products around the world; and more opportunities lie...

Mintel confirms anti-pollution is dominating Asia beauty claims

Dispatches from in-cosmetics Asia

Mintel confirms anti-pollution is dominating Asia beauty claims

By Michelle Yeomans

Back in February, Cosmetics Design reported on the rise of anti-pollution products in Asia. Here at in-cosmetics Bangkok, Mintel confirms the category is the one to watch as product claims grew 63% between 2011 and 2013.

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