BASF’s reveals 4 new active ingredients to tackle signs of ageing

The ingredients will work to improve oily skin, dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles

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Lycored wins EU patent for skincare compositions

International wellness company Lycored has been awarded an EU patent for its carotenoid compositions for skincare

Symrise, Unilever and GIZ join forces with Save the Children

to support vanilla farming communities in Madagascar

True to nature

From emulsifiers to potent actives, nature provides a wealth of cosmetic solutions. John Woodruff takes a look at some ...

Naturex discusses new generation fluid extractants

Natural deep eutectic solvents (NaDES) can be used to obtain botanical ingredients

EU scientists voice concerns about hydrolysed wheat proteins

The use of hydrolysed wheat proteins in soap could be unsafe for consumers, causing sensitisation, but has been deemed ...

Sustainability and fairtrade provide the green light

Part one, ‘Easy being green’, covered improved methods of extracting actives from plants, biotechnology and green ...

Food for skin

Liki von Oppen-Bezalel, Olga Ben-Chitrit, Fabien Havas and Eyal Kalo introduce a phytoene and phytofluene-rich tomato- ...

How ingredients suppliers are using green chemistry

Which technologies are sustainable, and non-toxic to living things and the environment?

Male grooming ingredients go beyond shaving

John Woodruff looks at anti-ageing, toning and anti-hair loss actives suitable for the men's market