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Bath and shower formulations meeting new trends

This batch of bath and shower product formulations covers a range of trends including those for free-from, certified ...

What is a bioplastic? And why do we need them?

From personal care ingredients to cosmetic packaging, traditional plastic materials are under scrutiny. So what ...

4 fragrant bath and shower patents for bathing beauties

The following bath and shower patents look at the delivery of fragrance from surfactant-based products and creating an ...

The next step in animal-free testing: Measuring cosmetic mildness in vitro

A first-of-its-kind project is validating in vitro mildness tests through correlation with human patch test data. Carol ...

What is the stratum corneum and its importance in skin care?

The stratum corneum is frequently referenced, but just how important are its integrity and renewal to our overall skin ...

Wella Professionals joins beauty smart mirror craze

The new AR mirror features hair colour try-ons with AI and AR technology, and is powered by CareOS

Exploring hair care materials past and present

R J W Hefford looks at the history of shampoos, conditioners and hair styling products, and provides his pick of the ...

Perfect Corp reveals new business solution to drive product conversion

The patent-pending programme Beauty 3.0 uses AI and AR solutions, offering experimental product trials and skin ...

IFF backs Aryballe’s ‘digital nose’ technology

The French olfaction software company develops technology for portable, universal odour detection sensors

How effective is your anti-acne product?

Christiane Uhl and Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu discuss the relative benefits and limitations of different assessments of anti- ...

Why is male skin blemish prone and how far can cosmetics brands help?

Skin care thought leader Katerina Steventon explores the causes and potential cosmetic treatments of acne in male ...

P&G welcomes digital innovations to brand line-ups

The beauty firm revealed a range of digital ventures across its brands, including SK-II, Olay, Gillette, Oral-B and ...

L’Oréal expands personalised digital ventures with new wearable skin pH sensor

An inbalance of pH levels in skin is known to cause common skin concerns such as dryness, eczema and atopic dermatitis