01-Apr-2015 - As the quest for youth and beauty become increasingly important and improving the visible signs of ageing become the focus for many cosmetics, L’Oreal’s Active Cosmetics Division has found an over-the-counter solution claimed to be as effective as prescription products, and safer.
01-Apr-2015 - An international research team has created a three-dimensional map of the human skin that will help the study of the relationship between molecules, microbes, and environment which could help future development of beauty products and practices, as well as for personal hygiene and health.
01-Apr-2015 - Ingredients supplier Gattefossé has obtained exclusive rights to develop and commercialize cosmetic active ingredients obtained using the NaDES technology (Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents), which fully represent green chemistry principles.
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01-Apr-2015 - Sandalwood foresting group Santanol has announced the first commercial harvest of cultivated oil from its plantation in Australia.
31-Mar-2015 - It appears cosmetics are affected by the seasons, as weather conditions and emotional changes affect consumers’ beauty habits and regimes and offer manufacturers the chance to capitalise with products for specific needs.
31-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics ingredient and drug discovery firm Sirona Biochem announces that its French partner, Biogalenys, has made an important anti-ageing discovery after one of its compounds came though testing with flying colours.
31-Mar-2015 - The European Commission sits down with stakeholders in Brussels, following 27,087 responses to a public consultation on criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in February.
31-Mar-2015 - Halal cosmetics are in increasing demand and this is attracting the attention of manufacturers and global companies such as Unilever who need to maintain their share in markets in which these products are becoming more popular.
30-Mar-2015 - We spoke to Raphael Bemporad co-founder of BBMG, a consultancy specialized in green brand strategies, who lifts the lid on the importance of tapping into 'aspirational' consumers as a means of getting the right message out effectively.
27-Mar-2015 - The trace amounts of metals found in cosmetics, shampoos and food which are eventually excreted from the human body by, well, you-know-how, could now hold value, say scientists. Value that could translate into millions.
27-Mar-2015 - Unilever Overseas Holdings B.V. has announced its intention to make an offer to increase its equity stake in Unilever Nigeria PLC as it looks to grow its business in the country and continue its long term commitment in African markets.
27-Mar-2015 - No Cosmopack event would be complete without some awards, and the 2015 show was no different, with 9 different companies picking up awards for packaging innovation.
27-Mar-2015 - Specialty chemicals company Evonik plans to invest over €4 billion in R&D over the next decade, focusing on innovation that will lead to developments in its cosmetics product portfolio among others.
26-Mar-2015 - A new report indicates that the global wet wipes market is set for significant growth, but mounting evidence that the material causes pollution may cause consumers to think twice about buying them.
26-Mar-2015 - Despite being aware of the risks of sun exposure and of developing cancer when exposed without protection, the levels of people using sunscreen and taking precautions is still quite alarming with incidences of melanoma still on the rise.
26-Mar-2015 - Sun care, hair care, regulation, and claims will all be discussed in the workshop programme at this year’s in-cosmetics event in Barcelona as researchers from consultancies, suppliers and manufacturers gather to share their expertise.
26-Mar-2015 - UK beauty retailer, Superdrug is holding an 'Open House' where it will invite up-and-coming cosmetics brands to explore launching their products on the high street.
26-Mar-2015 - The doors of the Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2015 show have closed and the organisers have announced that the show experienced record numbers, exceeding all expectations of visitors.
25-Mar-2015 - We talk to an expert about regulation in the male grooming category, throwing light on some of the specific challenges that anti-aging, hair loss and shaving products present in the U.S. and Europe.