Givaudan to acquire French biotech specialist Alderys

The takeover is said to complement the fragrance company’s Fragrance and Active Beauty businesses

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Cornelius uncovers ‘ground-breaking’ water-in-silicone emulsifier

The new ‘smarter’ ingredient is said to save on cost and formulation time

Clariant increases production capacity of mild surfactants

The firm said it had taken the decision as more brands pursue ‘milder and healthier’ solutions

EFfCI urges industry to cancel all trade events in 2020

The trade association warned organisers about the potential risks of hosting an event with hundreds of visitors and ...

How is 'natural' regulated in the US?

In the US, ‘natural’ has not been a regulated term. But with the landmark Natural Cosmetics Act announced in ...

California’s Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act gets Assembly approval

The bill aims to ban 12 ingredients from being used in cosmetic products

BASF introduces new online tool to calculate 1,4-Dioxane content

Last year, new laws banned personal care products from containing more than 2ppm of the compound

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 ...

Consumer empathy: The secret to successful skin care

From the skip-care trend to connected beauty, skin care is more linked to health and wellbeing than ever before, as ...

Coronavirus: Cornelius rallies innovation of ‘clean and simple’ products to support beauty sector

To help companies survive the pandemic, the chemicals firm is calling for personal care businesses to champion simple ...

From upcycling to Palo santo: What are the latest essential oil trends?

Sustainable sourcing is a major driver for essential oils, but so too is creativity and innovation. Emma Edwards ...

'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 ...

New peptide erases expression lines

With Lipotec introducing a new peptide to its Argireline range, Alicia Giménez, Olga Laporta, Elena Cañadas, Núria ...

Deinove appoints new CEO to lead global ambitions

Cambridge-graduate Alexis Rideau is the former Strategic Partnership Manager at technology research firm Bioaster

Natrue approves new UK certifier for natural and organic beauty

OF&G has been approved to join Natrue’s global network of approved certifiers, helping to meet the UK market’s ...