Maintaining a safe supply chain during Covid-19

They’re the companies supplying you with the ingredients necessary to make beauty goods, but how are cosmetic ingredients companies ensuring smooth supply and staff safety during this changeable period?

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New test for argan oil authenticity developed to protect consumers from fraud

The bench top NMR machine test can detect whether the cosmetic ingredient has been mixed with cheaper oil alternatives

Hand sanitiser boom sparks demand for lemon myrtle

Australian producer says the plant is sought after for its natural antibacterial properties

in-Cosmetics Global forced to reschedule again after ‘steep escalation’ of coronavirus

The industry trade show was due to take place in Spain, one of the countries hit hardest by Covid-19, from 30 June-2 ...

How to formulate natural sunscreens

Blanca Motos-Pérez and Rocío Pérez present natural formulations based on non-nanometric mineral UV filters

Synthetic palm oil start-up raises $20m from Bill Gates-led fund

The financial backers for C16 Bioscience include also beauty investment specialists Waldencast

Scientists develop safer and more effective form of botulinum toxin for cosmetics

The drug is used for a wide range of cosmetics and health care applications such as reducing the appearance of wrinkles ...

How coronavirus has revolutionised beauty's entire hand care category

From luxury hand wash to plastic-free soaps and hand cream, products designed for hands aren't going to be the same ...

NYSCC postpones Supplier’s Day after state of emergency declared in New York

The event will now take place from 30 September to 1 October at the Javits Center in New York, US

HMRC to fast-track applications for denatured alcohol to meet hand sanitiser shortage

The decision should boost the UK manufacture of hand sanitisers which are in short supply as the coronavirus continues ...

Melted iceberg serum? How water became a luxury commodity in beauty

A wave of new launches indicates that tap water is no longer enough in beauty NPD

'If the British government were execs, they'd be sacked': The beauty industry reflects on Brexit

As Britain leaves the EU on 31 January, beauty experts and brand owners reflect on the biggest political upheaval the ...

Cannabinoids: The science behind the buzzword

CBD and other cannabinoids are finding favour in beauty. But how do they affect the mind and body? Rouah Al-Wakeel ...

Breathing new life into used goods: Innovators in by-product waste

The environmental impacts of sourcing ingredients for cosmetics is an exposed nerve for the beauty sector. This report ...

Cosmoprof Bologna postponed again as Italy placed on lockdown to due coronavirus pandemic

The March event was initially rescheduled to 11-15 June but has now been postponed again to 3-7 September