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Ingredients Focus: formulating for mildness

More people are claiming to have sensitive skin and this has only been exacerbated by the ongoing pandemic. Here we select some ingredients for milder formulations.

INTERVIEW: Tony O'Lenick, Nascent Technologies

We speak to renowned expert, Tony O’Lenick, about the use of silicones and how to better educate industry and consumers.

The under-eye area: one of our greatest challenges

The area around the eye has skin which is incredibly delicate and can display dark circles, impacting appearance quite dramatically. CLR offer a powerful natural complex to ensure this area has the best possible visual aspect.

Genderless cosmetics with gender-specific efficacy

While genderless cosmetics are increasingly popular, it is still important to respect the skin needs of individuals regardless of their gender or age. Rahn explore this concept with their new active ingredient.

Sunflower wax: a powerful natural structurant

Natural waxes can deliver rich and luxurious structure to formulations, and sunflower wax can outperform many of the other popular choices, as explained by Koster Keunen.

The new cosmetic green deal

Gattefossé present the benefits of their advanced natural emulsifier which offers immediate and long-lasting moisturisation to skin.

Introducing a new hair care superhero

Hair products are increasingly needing to offer multifunctionality. To help here, Lubrizol have developed a hair colouring concept which offers styling benefits.

The beauty of living spontaneously

Hair products are increasingly needing to offer multifunctionality. To help here, Lubrizol have developed a hair colouring concept which offers styling benefits.

Ingredients that deliver natural styling at its best

The range of ingredients available to formulators looking to create natural styling products has grown considerably. Azelis discuss their choices for effective natural styling products.

Ingredients focus: natural and multifunctional styling

Modern hair styling formulations now need to deliver much more than just hold. Here we round up the latest ingredients that offer natural, sustainable and multifunctional benefits to formulators.

“Classic” biophysical methods for hair & scalp

Testing hair and scalp product efficacy needs accurate testing equipment and study design. Courage & Khazaka give an in-depth overview of the options

Sustainable surfactants set to thrive

For many years, surfactants have been a difficult area to introduce natural and sustainable ingredients, but we are seeing real developments in this sector.

INTERVIEW: Dr Fred Zülli, Managing Director, Mibelle Biochemistry

We discuss the incredible advances in the world of natural actives with the founder of Swiss ingredient company, Mibelle Biochemistry.

Analysing a well-known plant-based preservative

Alban Muller analyse the efficacy of a wintergreen-based preservative that fits the booming clean beauty trend.

Skin care solutions for the anti-pollution trend

Millennials are switching on to the negative effect a wide range of pollution sources have on skin health. Seppic has an array of ingredient solutions.

Face and neck firming care with teff natural peptides

TRI-K’s ingredient stimulates collagen production to offer structural skin support in this key anti-ageing target area.

Antimicrobial booster with skin benefits

Ashland’s raspberry ketone-based ingredient helps boost preservative performance while also providing natural skin care efficacy.

Mycelium shielding for optimal hair protection

Active Concepts demonstrate the hair protective qualities of a sustainable Lentinus Edodes Mycelium Extract.

Reishi offers hair health and growth efficacy

Ricera reveal the hair care benefits of Reishi, also known as ‘the mushroom of immortality’.

Driving positive change in ecotoxicity testing

The cosmetics industry needs to lead the way in championing alternatives to animal tests say XCellR8.

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Upcoming Events

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

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

in-cosmetics Korea 2021

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
14 - 16 July 2021

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

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

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

Access the latest issue of Personal Care Magazine on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Personal Care Magazine app from your device's App store

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