Alleged to cut cholesterol, tastes pleasant, and is commonly used as a red pigment in beauty products, Amaranth seed oil is also an increasingly valued commodity
Now that consumers are looking for natural ingredients, Japanese makers are building brands with natural credentials
Japanese chemicals producer KAO says it has discovered a species of algae that could significantly accelerate the development of algae culture
With microplastics, in the form of plastic exfoliant microbeads, being so harmful for the environment and our whole ecosystem, the availability of natural alternatives is a welcome advancement
Ready-to-use strains make complex and time-consuming challenge tests easy, avoiding retests and extra costs
Health concerns about titanium dioxide, or TiO2, have driven new settlements in the California Superior Court between several personal care players
Mantrose-Haeuser, a Connecticut based speciality film coatings company, has launched a new natural biopolymer for spray sunscreen applications
Toothpaste giant Colgate is attracting increasing negative attention for its use of the active man-made ingredient triclosan
India's fatty alcohol duty plans are sparking arguments between suppliers and users, says Raghavendra Verma
ECHA is launching an investigation into cosmetics additives.
Clariant is addressing the increasing consumer demand for milder, skin-friendly personal care products.
The use of hydrolysed wheat proteins in soap could be unsafe for consumers, causing sensitisation, but has been deemed safe for use in other personal care products, reports Keith Nuthall
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