Upcycled banana beauty brand Kadalys is expanding its business deeper into research, development and bioactives production – a move its founder says will create jobs, counter the climate crisis and inspire wider change amongst industry.
The peel and seeds from industrial processing of citrus fruits can be used in an array of active skin care formulations for their bioactive compounds, though circular industrial frameworks need to be further developed to scale use, say researchers.
Research and brand stories around upcycled ingredients are on the rise, but making the ingredients scalable may be a challenge. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Giorgio Dell’Acqua, current chair of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists, about the current...
UK ingredients brand Full Circle has globally launched a soothing skincare ingredient made from beer brewing byproduct. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Harry McIlwraith, Full Circle's general manager and Aneysha Wakelin, who's in marketing for the...
SPECIAL EDITION: NATURALS & NATURALLY-DERIVED – SOURCING, CHEMISTRY AND CLAIMS
The natural and organic cosmetics category will continue its growth in coming years, but broader green sustainability issues will become central for brands operating in the space, says the founder of Ecovia Intelligence.
The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists 2021 Suppliers’ Day wrapped up November 11, but trends from hundreds of suppliers who exhibited at the show can still inform what’s hot in personal care ingredients.
Polyphenolic compounds recovered from waste from the production of craft beers may boost mitochondrial activity and prevent oxidative stress in skin cells, and offer novel anti-aging ingredients for cosmetic formulations.
Finnish startup Innomost is scaling up production of its bioactive compounds from upcycled birch bark, offering a more sustainable alternative to palm, fossil and food origin ingredients for beauty and personal care, its founder says.
Tomorrow Water, a California-based water treatment company, has just received funding to optimize a new technology that uses only water, heat, and pressure to extract keratan from packing house waste and livestock carcasses.