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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, ...

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 ...

Regulatory updates for the fragrance sector

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

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 ...

Consumer beauty trade-down blocks Brazil recovery

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

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 ...

33% of women put off by confusing ingredients lists

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

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

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 ...

Croda acquires renewable surfactants company Enza Biotech

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

Evonik crowd-sources ideas for unmet needs in personal care

Company posts a crowd-sourcing page on MindSumo and encourages students to submit their concepts