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L Catterton backs Chinese synthetic collagen maker Trautec

The investment firm led Guangzhou-based Trautec’s $27 million series B fundraise

French natural ingredients company Sophim secures €20m funding round

Capital anticipated to double the company’s production capacity, taking it to mid-cap status

Exclusive: the top beauty trends on Caroline Hirons’ Skin Rocks App

From the most searched for ingredients and products, to users’ biggest skin care concerns, the British aesthetician and her team reveal all

Intimate care is evolving, so here are the new opportunities to tap into

With the intimate care category growing in sophistication, IFF reveals how brands can use microbiome claims, textural improvements and supplementat...

Ingredients innovation: Cosmetics Business rounds-up new beauty ingredient launches from August

This month’s selection of new cosmetic materials includes a more cost-effective HA and a ‘clean’ retinol product

Univar Solutions and DSM-Firmenich ink distribution deal for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean

The agreement builds on the companies’ existing supplier relationship covering North America and Europe

Collagen: A scientist shares what it does and how to boost it

In the first in a series of articles for Cosmetics Business, Daniel Whitby, Chief Scientist at Smink Laboratories, lays out everything you need to...

The future of anti-stress skin care

The beauty industry is working hard behind the scenes to bring scientific proof to stress-relieving skin care

UK regulator calls for data on nanomaterials and suspected endocrine disruptors in cosmetics

The country’s Office for Product Safety and Standards is asking for any scientific information relevant to both safety assessments

K-beauty’s Cosmecca to partner with Vytrus Biotech on cosmetic ingredients research

Spanish supplier Vytrus specialises in plant stem cell-derived cosmetic ingredients

Why edelweiss is the pro-ageing ingredient you need to know

With the wildflower edelweiss sprouting up in youth-boosting skin care products, Dr Nina Naidu explains why beauty is banking on this little plant

Sea moss: Why this buzzy supplement is turning heads in beauty

The skin care benefits of sea moss hang on ancedotal rather than scientific evidence – but that's not dampening its sales spike

Lawsuits mount against Givaudan, Firmenich, IFF and Symrise amid fragrance antitrust investigation

Texan business Crimson Candle Supplies leads US-based scented products companies in the latest class action filed against the fragrance giants

New retinols are avoiding using BHA and BHT as antioxidants, so what’s the problem?

With more and more suppliers launching retinol ingredients that are stabilised without traditionally-used BHA and BHT, Cosmetics Business looks int...

Ingredients innovation: This year's top launches

Each month, Cosmetics Business curates a round-up of the best cosmetic ingredient launches – here is our pick of the top new ingredients from the p...

Why prioritising regenerative beauty practices has never been more crucial

As beauty brands continue to assess their environmental impact, could regenerative beauty be the key to improving the industry’s stress on the planet?

In Brief

The opportunity for formulations worldwide: Provital's 'Rising Stars Challenge' 2nd Edition

Spotlight on a novel source of vitality for deficient skin

Sabinsa celebrates 35th anniversary

Cosmoprof India Mumbai

Cosphatec founds a subsidiary in France and now starts direct sales

Discover Poptide, the cyclic peptide that restores order to the skin

The Natural Beauty Show | part of Eco Living Scandinavia

Revitalising menopause skin through plant biotechnology

Revolutionising the beauty industry: Naolys’ biotechnology and the future of plant cell innovations

Cosmetics Business Roundtables: Mood boosting ingredients

Givaudan Active Beauty launches B-Biome Score

PhytoSpherix - Plant-based glycogen to energise the skin

"A milestone in our expanding journey" - Provital USA

Cosmoprof Asia | 14 - 17 November 2023 | Hong Kong

Vytrus showcases awarded innovations at in-cosmetics Latin America

Olive squalane vs synthetic squalane Q&A : exploring key questions

Siltech will introduce its newest specialty ingredient at the FLSCC Sunscreen Symposium

Beautyworld Middle East | 30 Oct - 01 Nov 2023 | Dubai

New cosmetic ingredient "Biobenefity conc" launched

For 20 years Inutec SL1 stabilises your emulsion when all other options let you down

What is Azelaic acid?

Professional Beauty London | 05 - 06 March 2023 | London

Inolex joins Sustainable Castor Association

New effect pigment for cosmetics: SYNCRYSTAL Soft Ivory

ICI Bioscience introduces Plantrolatum a plant-based alternative to petroleum

Paris Packaging Week (PCD) | 25 - 26 January 2023 | Paris