Shea bliss

Functional, stable and safe, and from renewable, natural sources, shea emollients are enormously valuable in cosmetics formulation, says Mette Skovgaard

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The 'free from' conundrum

Carmen Paun and Méabh McMahon report from 2014’s Cosmetics Europe conference, which stressed that the beauty industry needs to beware of claims which could give consumers the wrong impression

Ingredients | Regulatory | SPC

The myths and mischief undermining the cosmetics industry

The perpetuation of myths about cosmetics and commonly used ingredients risks undermining the credibility of the industry as a whole, says Chris Flower, Director General of the CTPA

Ingredients | Europe | North America | Regulatory | R and D | Manufacturing | SPC

Food for skin

Liki von Oppen-Bezalel, Olga Ben-Chitrit, Fabien Havas and Eyal Kalo introduce a phytoene and phytofluene-rich tomato-derived nutricosmetic ingredient, to protect, lighten and even skin tone

Ingredients | Skin Care | SPC

Prevention and solution

A presentation of the novel and acclaimed cosmetic ingredients for 2014, as John Woodruff reports

Ingredients | R and D | Body Care | Skin Care | SPC

Ingredients: It's easy being green

In the first part of his article on green chemistry, John Woodruff looks into products and processes that reduce the use and generation of hazardous substances

Ingredients | Sustainability | SPC

Intrexon makes farnesene from bioconverted methane

American synthetic biology specialist announces success in bioconverting methane to farnesene

Ingredients | North America | R and D | Manufacturing | Cosmetic News Weekly

Impact Colors creates Nature XFol

Pigment producer announces new line of candelilla bead exfoliators to replace polyethylene microbeads

Ingredients | Body Care | SPC

Cosmetic science faces the future

Covering biology, chemistry and physics, with a smattering of psychology, the report asks the industry to explore the realms of possibility in cosmetics

Ingredients | Packaging | Measurement and Analysis | SPC

Preserving the faith

John Woodruff addresses the problem of providing cosmetic products with adequate preservation while conforming to current marketing trends

Ingredients | R and D | SPC

Bedoukian Research and P2 Science to manufacture and market fragrance ingredients

The companies, specialists in renewable chemicals and flavour and fragrance ingredients respectively, will develop, manufacture and market flavour and fragrance ingredients

Ingredients | Fragrance | Cosmetic News Weekly

Givaudan half-year sales rise 4.5%

Fragrance revenues were driven by strong growth in Latin America

Ingredients | Europe | Finance | Cosmetic News Weekly

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