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Green really means green - industry calls for better classification of eco beauty for formulators

Green beauty brands need to stay true to their sustainable roots to attract new consumers

DKSH expands schulke’s specialty chemicals for the personal care industry

Under the agreement, DKSH will distribute schülke’s range of specialty chemicals in France

A future deal could boost Japan/EU trade from 2019

The personal care product sector is welcoming a proposed Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and the EU, ...

Regulatory updates for the fragrance sector

IFRA UK Director Lisa Hipgrave reviews the latest regulatory updates affecting those in the perfumery industry

ModiFace: How to create the ideal beauty app

It seems like every beauty brand and his dog has an e-commerce make-up mobile app now, but for brands just entering the ...

New patents granted to Sabinsa’s cosmetics division in US/EU

Sabinsa Cosmetics, a division of the Sami Labs–Sabinsa Group, has been granted two new patents on novel cosmetic ...

Stopping oxidation in its tracks

A new natural antioxidant that boasts the efficacy of BHT could be a game-changer for bio personal care. David Hauck ...

Consumer beauty trade-down blocks Brazil recovery

The Brazilian cosmetics sector is poised for a slow rebound, writes Charles Newbery

33% of women put off by confusing ingredients lists

Unrecognisable ingredients are a deal-breaker for shoppers and can impact feelings towards a brand

Dual dispensing: Coming out of the corner

The slowdown in packaging spend following 2008’s recession put the rise of dual dispensing technology on hold for a ...

Why premium beauty swapped bling for understated elegance

The luxury sector is redefining itself due to various different factors. Sonia Sharma finds out how consumer taste is ...

The 10 female scientists being backed by Shiseido

Japanese giant pays for babysitters and research assistants as it encourages women to pursue science at any life stage

Croda acquires renewable surfactants company Enza Biotech

Specialty chemicals company boosts commitment to sustainability with takeover of Swedish firm