Can this new active protect the skin from blue light?

Millennials spend a total of 49 days a year on their smartphones. But what is this doing to their skin? And how can we minimise damage without switching off? Amélie Clairet introduces a ginseng-derived active ingredient to protect skin cells from screen-emitted artificial visible light

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Herbal Essences grows natural credibility with Kew Gardens collaboration

The hair care brand has partnered with London-based Royal Botanic Gardens Kew to authenticate its products

Delivery system patents: How to improve the efficacy of actives

From nanostructures to temperature or moisture-triggered delivery, this month's patents focus on cutting-edge delivery ...

ECHA and Cefic agree to collaborate on REACH implementation

The two organisations have signed a co-operation agreement now that the final REACH registration deadline has passed

Rheology ingredients: Complex skin care made simple

Dr Gundula Starkulla and Charlotte Stricane introduce a new multifunctional formulation partner that overcomes the ...

Cosmetics pigment company Sandream Impact signs Europe deal with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie

The US company offers more than 800 pigments to bring a splash of colour to personal care products

What is the stratum corneum and its importance in skin care?

The stratum corneum is frequently referenced, but just how important are its integrity and renewal to our overall skin ...

7 things people really believe about natural beauty brands

Cosmetics Business has exclusively partnered with Your Beauty Club to uncover consumer behaviour and attitudes to ...

Can vitamin D protect skin from the effects of sun exposure?

Sunscreen with curcumin has been proven to protect DNA against CPDs more than sunscreen alone

Firmenich partners with raw materials supplier Nelixia in Central America

Nelixia is a producer of cardamom, peru balsam and styrax essential oils that are 100% carbon neutral and traceable

New testing methods for moisture and its advantages

Gunja Springmann, Marianne Brandt, Stephan Bielfeldt and Klaus-Peter Wilhelm explore advances in moisturisation testing ...

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 biggest ethical beauty trends of 2018 in new report

Millennials and Gen Zs are looking beyond product to discover a brand's ethical value – and calling time on those who ...

A bullseye for beauty: The latest innovations in delivery systems

Whether it’s for the targeted application of skin care active ingredients or a burst of fragrance at the right moment, ...

Creators of SkinNinja app secure $1m in seed funding

The SciApps team will use the investment to develop its technology and make strategic hires

13 cosmetics companies unite to create a brand new label for sustainability

The ERI 360 ° Label assesses ingredients' environmental impact in a bid to help companies improve their eco- ...