The beauty and personal care category must start upgrading and innovating formulas and products to empower consumers to take shorter, colder showers – drawing inspiration from hospitals, beer brands and more, says a senior futurologist.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a smart hair care system with Swiss environmental innovation company Gjosa that blends and distributes product in a way that ensures water savings of up to 80%.
This month the multinational beauty company expanded upon its partnership with the Nature Conservancy to support programs in Mexico, Colombia, the Solomon Islands, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and beyond.
As worries of freshwater supplies continue to mount, the cosmetics industry must challenge itself look to more unconventional sources of H2O, such as coconuts, birch tree water and seaweed, to reduce its freshwater footprint.
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Polish beauty entrepreneur Anna Mamczur is on a mission to build a brand with the best anti-aging product in the world. She founded Phenome Organic Skincare in 2009 and D’Alchémy just 2 years ago. At Cosmoprof North America last month, Cosmetics Design...
Researchers Ingrid Guha, Sushant Anand, and Kripa Varanasi have developed a scalable water-in-oil emulsification technique that doesn’t require mixing. And they believe that the new method has ready applications for cosmetics and personal care product...
East Coast Glow uses glacial water and other local ingredients in its collection of personal care products. It’s a concept, right in line with several current industry trends, that the company hopes will sustain sales beyond tourist season.
In cosmetics and personal care, clean water is needed and used every day, whether to cleanse our skin or rinse our hair, as well as in the manufacturing of the products; and L’Oréal, Unilever, and Procter & Gamble all recognise this with campaigns...
Biotechnology company Radient Technologies has opened a 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in south Edmonton, where it plans to zap plants such as flax with microwaves to extract compounds for use in cosmetics.
According to the US Attorney's office, Unilever is set to pay up a total of $4.5 million to make amends for its violations of federal environmental regulations, which took place at its now closed factory in Clinton, Connecticut.
Leading Edge Innovations has launched MicroSperse technology, which is a patent-pending process developed using physical interactions instead of chemicals to combine oil and water in cosmetic formulations.
Gransil EP-9 a concentrated elastomer powder emulsion has been launched by Grant industries to enhance the aesthetics and performance of cost-effective formulas including liquid foundations, BB creams and concealers.
The skin care benefits of spring water from the UK has reached new
heights, with a company now taking on the global home spa skin care
market – launching the spring water on the internet to target a
larger slice of the market.
US-based GE Energy Financial Services yesterday confirmed it would
take a majority interest in Idex Aquaservices, a France-based
supplier of purified water to the food, beverage and
Germany-based Goldschmidt Personal Care, a division of the Degussa
specialty chemicals business, is launching TEG Care CE 40, a new,
vegetable-based cationic emulsifier system for the formulation of
oil dispersed in water creams and...
German manufacturer Degussa has launched a product called Aqua
Foundation that uses a 'dry water' process, which it says converts
solutions containing water-dispersible pigments, vitamins, plant
extracts and other active...
As part of the company's ongoing effort to expand the industry's
widest selection of instant-foam mechanical dispensers, Dutch
company Airspray has just introduced its new WaterGuard
line, engineered for bath and shower...