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Is leadership the secret ingredient of cosmetic innovation?

Valentina Lorenzon, a London-based strategy consultant specialising in leadership and business management, and Swiss independent scientist Greta Faccio explore the deep, sector-specific relationship that exists between leadership and innovation in the cosmetic sector

INTERVIEW: Irene Cantos Gaceo, IMCD Group Director, Beauty & Personal Care

Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert talks to Irene Cantos Gaceo, IMCD Group Director, Beauty & Personal Care, about how the distributor of speciality chemicals is diversifying to stay ahead of the competition

Challenge testing of preservation systems

Preservation efficacy testing, or challenge testing, has for many been a vital tool in judging a personal care product’s safety and is a requirement for EU market access. Here, evident ingredients explains why meta analysis is a powerful tool in understanding and predicting challenge test results

Vectorised hyaluronic acid for perfect skin

Givaudan Active Beauty unveils clinical study data of its new Cristalhyal e-Perfection active ingredient featuring bentonite clay, which is said to allow high molecular weight hyaluronic acid to reach deep epidermal layers previously seemed impossible

How natural antioxidant astaxanthin can fight ageing

Behnaz Shakersain of AstaReal Sweden explains how natural antioxidant astaxanthin can fight ageing

The rise of multifunctional cosmetic ingredients

Balint Koroskenyi, global product manager for micro protection of Symrise’s cosmetic ingredients division, explains the multiple benefits of multifunctional cosmetic ingredients, which he believes are often underestimated and overlooked

Skincare: uniting clinical proof with perception

CLR Berlin shares the results of in vitro studies into an active ingredient based on an extract of the red alga Galdieria sulphuraria. The active was shown to slow down the ageing process under simulated stress conditions

The remastering of classic collagen

LipoTrue has designed an innovative plant-based collagen fragment identical to human type I collagen: Col-Frag remastered. This product is able to achieve greater and immediate anti-ageing, rejuvenating, lifting and brightening effects

Capturing regulatory chaos in a bottle

Sebastian Clifton-Welker of software provider Selerant explains why a reliable product lifecycle management platform can aid formulation of cosmetic products

European Union cosmetics regulation – 2022 update

Martin Perry, senior safety assessor at cosmetic consultancy Advanced Development and Safety Laboratories, reviews recent amendments to European cosmetics regulations, notifications to the World Trade Organisation and Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety opinions.

INTERVIEW: Scaling up for a more sustainable future

Yann d’Hervé, head of Evonik’s Care Solutions business line, discusses its under-construction rhamnolipid biosurfactants plant in Slovakia and where it fits in with the German chemical company’s long-term strategic objectives.

COVER STORY: NovoRetinTM: the natural retinol alternative

Retinol and structurally related molecules of the group of retinoids are well-known for their strong anti-aging effects and their use in the treatment of acne. However, most retinoids are not stable in formulations and the treatment with retinoids can lead to side effects, such as dry skin, photosensitivity, and redness, limiting the chronic therapeutic application and largely preventing the use in cosmetics.

Mastering mixing processes for industrial scale-up

VMI Mixing sets out how to manage the complicated process of scaling up the development of cosmetic products from the laboratory to industrial production

Cannabinoids for the prevention of ageing

Cellular Goods explains how cannabinoids such as CBG and CBD have potent anti- inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are capable of preventing skin inflammation

Fighting ‘inflammaging’: holy basil polyphenols

Laboratoires Expanscience explores how holy basil - one of the most famous and respected medicinal plants in ayurvedic medicine – can help in the struggle against ‘inflammaging’ effects on the skin

Biomimetic booster for sustainable sunscreen

Kalichem explains how explains how a SPF mineral booster based on biomimetic hydroxyapatite, used in sun care formulation, offers proven benefits in terms of multifunctionality, texture improvement, safety and low environmental impact

Delivering probiotics via just-add-water tech

BotanicalsPlus, in collaboration with partner company Jeen international, is investigating the use of the latter’s patented just-add-water powder technologies to potentially store and maintain viable probiotic cultures to be reconstituted at the point-of-use to deliver living probiotic cultures to the skin via elegant emulsions

Naturally flawless hair whatever the weather

Ashland explains how its Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride plant-based hair styling agent with conditioning properties delivers all-weather durability with a salon- and consumer-proven sensorial experience

Inspired by architecture: the hair tensegrity concept

Spanish company Vytrus Biotech takes a deep dive into its new concept of ‘tensegrity’ - a contraction of ‘tensional’ and ‘integrity’ - for hair care and its 100% natural active ingredient made using wild olive stem cells

Hydrolysed corn starch for natural hair styling

Dow explains the development and benefits of a new, novel hydrolysed corn starch polymer for leave on hair styling applications

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SCSS Suppliers Day - SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE MARRIOTT TANG PLAZA HOTEL
Thursday 25th & Friday 26th August 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
19-22 September 2022

in-cosmetics Latin America 2022

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21 - 22 September

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