Ashland harnesses the power of flaxseed to tackle grey hair

The ingredient was selected for its pigmentation boosting properties

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Super cica swoops in to rescue skin

How the latest healing ‘wonder ingredient’ is making its mark on beauty

ClearForMe taps ingredient transparency trend with new product finder

The software-as-a-service platform allows shoppers to search and filter beauty products suited to their needs with its ...

SpecPure launches new Camellia sinensis extract

SpecPure BTS Saponins is a nonionic surfactant, 100% natural, mild and environmental friendly

Crowning glory: 4 innovative patents in hair care

From compositions for hair growth to colour depositing washes, August’s patents cover the latest innovative concepts ...

Scientists develop environmentally friendly sunscreen from cashew nut shells

Ingredients in current sunscreens are known to negatively effect the environment and contribute to the degradation of ...

US consumers look for ingredient transparency when buying skin care

More women are researching products online before purchasing in store

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 key beauty ingredient trends in new report

Confusion and mistrust about beauty ingredients is a significant issue for the industry. This report reveals how brands ...

Ukraine moves closer to animal testing ban for cosmetics

The country aims to bring ingredients testing in line with EU legislation

What is plex technology?

Plex technologies were initially introduced to combat post-dye hair breakage in salons and have since been adopted for ...

Overcoming energetic ageing

Olea VitaePLF is a cellular oil that fights energetic ageing via a new mechanism of action: the stimulation of ...

The brands leading the vegan revolution in 2018

A growing number of animal-free and cruelty-free brands are capitalising on the ethical beauty alternative

Can apples be linked to hair rejuvenation?

Daniel Schmid, Franziska Wandrey and Fred Zülli present data on apple stem cell extract, demonstrating its potential ...

Don’t flake it: Improving scalp health

Dr Katerina Steventon discusses the causes and effects of dandruff, and new C&T industry approaches to scalp health

The latest naturals for hair care

When it comes to hair care product ingredients, ‘natural’ and ‘high-tech’ need not be strangers, writes ...