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Catering to skincare needs with hectorite clay

Elementis explores how a small quaternary treatment allows hectorite to bring multiple benefits to the oil phase of a formulation while remaining up to 99% naturally-derived

Bridging the gap in the textured hair care market

Partnering with internal employees and technical experts, Dow has developed a set of six unique formulations designed to provide benefits to highly textured hair

Yeast ferment extract for a healthy scalp

BASF has harnessed the power of a yeast ferment extract created by nature and from nature: rapeseed oil and sugar are fermented by the yeast Starmerella bombicola

Sustainable alternative to viscous silicones

Seppic has launched a hydrogenated polyfarnesene-based hair care ingredient as a sustainable alternative to viscous silicones

Alginates from seaweed for natural textures

Algaia, the first brown seaweed processor in France, looks at alginates from fresh laminaria seaweed harvested sustainably on the seabed in the Iroise Sea off the Breton coast

Clean beauty natural deodorant formulations

Clariant explains how the combination of Velsan CGE and CareMag D can satisfy the most important requirements of actual consumers oriented to Clean Beauty deodorants without compromising the performance and skin homeostasis

Fucoidan: Where science meets sustainability

Advanced green chemistry technologies have placed novel seaweed extracts at the forefront of science and sustainability, says Marinova

Taking care of skin microbiota with biotech

Roelmi HPC has designed specific ingredients to improve the skin ecosystem and to counteract skin discomforts through topical applications

Harnessing marine organic osmolytes for better ageing

Microalgae Solutions explains how it has harnessed an osmolyte-rich extract to create a bioactive ingredient that reduces the impact of photoageing and restores the skin’s natural well-ageing

INTERVIEW: Croda: a small glimpse at the big picture

Croda Europe is platinum sponsor of the 32nd International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London on 19-22 September. Here, in conversation with Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert, Consumer Care President at Croda, Dave Shannon, discusses the British company’s strategy

Upcycled, moisturising and skin-friendly xylitol

Piera Pericu of IFF Health & Biosciences explain what xylitol has to offer as a natural active with proven benefits for skin health

Skin microbiome claims - science versus marketing

Dr Kristin Neumann of MyMicrobiome dissects the trending topic of skin microbiome: what it is, and how the science can match the marketing claims

INTERVIEW: Keeping it in the family

The great-great granddaughter of company founder Louis Gattefossé, talks about the unique challenges of running a family firm and its wider objectives

COVER STORY: PhytoCollagen: the plant-based alternative

Collagen is a long helical biopolymer that gives structure and stability to human tissues. In cosmetics, it is one of the most popular active ingredients - it finds applications as antiageing active, moisturizer, or as film former. Yet, collagen is derived from animal or synthetic sources which does not follow current cosmetic trends that drift away from animal-derived raw materials towards plant-derived, sustainable alternatives.

Advances in lipid science for hair care

Advances in lipid science are pushing the boundaries in hair care, writes Vrushali Patil of Indian company VAV Life Sciences, which develops and manufactures lecithins and phospholipids from ​soya, egg and synthetic origin

Mineral sunscreen goes hi-tech

What happens if you fuse advanced micro encapsulation technology with SPF? The result is an innovative way to protect the skin from the sun’s powerful UVA and UVB rays, as Tagra Biotechnologies chief scientist Dr Shaher Duchi and head of R&D Dr. Danny Goldstein explain

The fullerene effect on hyaluronic acid production

Takunori Matsumoto of Vitamin C60 BioResearch in Japan outlines a study into the effect of fullerene on hyaluronic acid production and its combination effect with retinol

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

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Upcoming Events

Cosmetorium 2022

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
28 - 29 September

in-cosmetics Formulation Summit

Leonardo Royal Hotel, London
25 - 26 October

SEPAWA 2022

Estrel Congress Center, Berlin
26 - 28 October

in-cosmetics Asia 2022

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
1 - 3 November 2022

Plastic Waste Free World Europe 2022

Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
09-10 Nov 2022

The Greener Manufacturing Show Europe 2022

Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
09-10 Nov 2022

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

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