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Peptides: Their role in epigenetic processes

Jelena Miladinović-Delić, founder and the director of Beauty Core, looks at the potential peptide molecules offer, in particular where fine cellular and molecular mechanisms are used to regulate gene expression

Maximising efficacy of algae extracts in skin care

Bicosome and Ultra Chemical showcase a double encapsulation system that both stabilises the active in an algae-based formulation and delivers it to the epidermis

New approach to suppressing wrinkles

Ichimaru Pharcos has developed peppermint leaf extract as a raw cosmetic ingredient that shows wrinkle improvement effects by suppressing the rise in eATP concentration in the skin

The soothing effect of a red sage active

In order to relieve sensitive skin, Silab has developed an overall natural neuro-soothing active, derived from the red sage grown in China. It shares the results here

Novel marine magnesium and trace minerals for skin

Oriel Marine outlines how its liquid Marine Magnesium Mineral extract outperform traditional minerals in terms of stability, bioavailability and biofunctionality

Resin blend emulsion for user-friendly anti-frizz

AB Specialty Silicones set out to manufacture a cosmetic ingredient that is high-performing, multi-functional, compliant with EU regulations and easy to formulate with. Can one ingredient ‘have it all’?

Silicones in personal care: The formulator’s dilemma

Industry guru Tony O’Lenick shows how formulators can employ minimally disruptive formulation and functional formulation techniques to switch rapidly between all-natural products and those containing synthetics

Sun care ingredients for a changing world

Tomorrow’s sun care formulations will be all about more function from fewer ingredients, with a strong focus on naturals, Cornelius believes

Solid emollient bases for mineral sunscreens

Penreco conducted a study to test mineral sunscreen sticks formulated with its Versastique solid emollient bases against a market-leading alternative. The results are shared here

Benefits of organic & inorganic UV filters

Croda has found that a combination of organic and inorganic can work best when it comes to protecting the skin from the effects of the Sun

Super-natural: Evolving sustainability in naturals

To increase the sustainability of naturals, the personal care industry should invest in ingredients created using new farming techniques and agricultural methods, says Lake Chemical

Naturality & biodiversity in the cosmetics industry

At Alban Muller, biodiversity preservation is a business driver, an integral part of product design and a criterion in ingredient supplier selection

The truth about natural fragrances

Misunderstandings and misconceptions abound over what ‘natural’ really means in fragrances. We spoke with four experts from Iberchem to clarify matters

Review of vitamin A in skin care

Expert analysis from Dr Cuross Bakhtiari of Harley Street Cosmetic of how vitamin A metabolites are used for the treatment of various skin conditions

Silicone Elastomer Blend with high natural content

Dow’s silicone elastomer blend ingredient helps to formulate products with superior feel and high levels of natural content.

The skin microbiome: cultivating innovation

As Sagentia illustrate, the skin microbiome offers rich opportunity for innovative players to deliver exciting product strategies.

Skin microbiota and claims substantiation

Skinobs offer advice on how to evaluate cosmetic activity on the microbiome and also collate a range of expert industry views on the topic.

Ethylhexylglycerin respects the microbiome

Ashland present Ethylhexylglycerin and show how its multifunctional qualities enable it to boost antimicrobial performance while protecting the microbiome.

Microbiome claims: to do or not to do?

This article from TRI Princeton presents an overview of the skin microbiome and also the influence of cosmetic ingredients and the claims that can be made based on their activity.

Reshaping body care with biotech microalgae

Provital’s microalgae-extracted active aims to promote positivity and reshape body care from multiple perspectives.

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Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
10 - 11 November 2021

SCS Formulate

Coventry Building Society Arena
16 – 17 November

Making Cosmetics

MiCo Milano Congressi, Milan
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