RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES

Regulation of hand sanitisers in the EU and US

Find out the latest status of sanitiser regulations in two key markets from Martin Perry of ADSL.

Asia Focus: a wealth of innovation and opportunity

How are trends and technologies developing in the vast, diverse and influential continent?

Pause and reset: Culture shifts in the pandemic

2020 has transformed day-to-day life, but how can we make sense of the cultural changes?

Interview:Gino Macalino, NYSCC Chair & Estée Lauder Innovation Manager

We discuss topics from contract manufacturing to pandemic colour cosmetics with Gino.

Next generation thinking for the ‘new normal’

The beauty industry is at the heart of the British economy. In 2018, UK consumers invested £27.2 billion in beauty products and services.

Antiviral claims as a ‘new anti-pollution

Anti-pollution has been one of the major success stories in skin care over the past five years.

Multidimensional skin protection

With increasing urbanisation, the potentially negative effects of air pollution on the skin have moved into consumers’ focus.

Ingredient focus: suncare products

Sunscreens are one of the most important products within the personal care sector. Their role in protecting skin from the sun’s harmful rays saves lives across the world, while also contributing to the rise of antiageing and skin lightening products.

Status of the suncare products market

Sun care products, once thought as musthave in summers around the globe, may have taken a beating in 2020, considering the shifting preference toward needs rather than wants.

Designing safety & claim support studies

Nothing makes an R&D director happier than providing a validated sound scientific dossier to his/her marketing team on a technology or formulation that has gone through months, if not years, of development.

Formulating for mildness by using the right preservation

The modern way of preserving a product means making a product unattractive for germs but highly attractive for consumers without any irritation.

Maintaining skin health in the age of COVID-19

In the era of COVID-19, hygienic practices for self-protection and limiting the spread of disease are currently the best defense against the pandemic

Suncare film-formers: functional formulation

Today’s formulator is faced with the development of products that not only need to provide specific consumer attributes but many times impose requirements of ‘free from’ claims. It is not unusual to have be more creative to achieve the claims.

Ingredients to create natural-looking hair styles

Hair styling products have the ability to dramatically alter a person’s look. Perhaps the epitome of this was the trend for oversized hair for both men and women during the 1980s. Since then, things have moved towards a more natural look.

Natural hair styling gel with xanthan gum

Hair can never look good if it is not styled well. But it is not enough to create a great style – you have to keep it looking good. Styling gels therefore play a huge role in personal hair care and have become a mainstay of the hair care market.

Global megatrends to impact the chemical industry

Over the next 20 years, the chemicals and materials industries will face fundamental changes, forcing them to adopt new skills and develop new goals.

Zinc oxide for a positive reef impact

Coral reefs make up some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. Over half a billion people benefit from coral reefs as a source of food supply, as coastal barrier for habitat and agriculture, and through tourism. 1

Revolutionary Disruptors and accelerating trends

The New York Society of Cosmetics Chemists (NYSCC) launched Suppliers’ Day ‘At Home Live Week Of Beauty’ featuring education, engagement, new products, awards and more for the beauty and personal care industry.

Taking a regenerative approach to hair growth

Hair loss is an issue that relates to both men and women of all ages.

Natural molecules to fight Asian hair exposome

Various hair treatments and environmental factors such as ultraviolet and pollution induce hair shaft damage. All these parameters refer to exposome.

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Upcoming Events

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Singapore - 11th SCSS Suppliers Day, August 2021

Marriott Singapore, Tang Plaza Hotel. 320 Orchard Road
Thursday 26th & Friday 27th August 2021

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
4 -5 May 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall / North / Annex Hall
19 May – 21 May 2021

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020