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INTERVIEW: Growing demand for Halal-certified ingredients
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Carrot Halal ingredients: skin care benefits
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Diverse skin benefits of an amphiphilic AsA derivative
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INTERVIEW: Halal and the impact on cosmetic ingredients
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No more skin dryness after cleansing
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Retinyl esters are not alike: an in vitro study
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Superior SPF booster performance for daily wear
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Beauty routines get a post-pandemic makeover
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Azelaic acid: multifunctional active for African skin care
Different skin types have different skin care requirements and azelaic acid is a multifunctional ingredient with a range of benefits for African skin
Partnership to assist start-ups in Africa
A booming middle class and a young population is seeing a growth of start-ups in Africa, and with that comes a need for more ingredient choice.
Inclusivity: strengthening for African-textured hair
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AFRICA FOCUS: Beauty and science in the spotlight
With insights from leading Nigerian and South African cosmetic scientists, we look at the huge diversity and potential within the African cosmetics market.
How technology demystifies global compliance
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Overview of US sanitiser regulations and formulas
This sector has seen a huge spike in interest in recent months, but what are the considerations in terms of regulations and potential formulations?
Creating truly personalised beauty regimes
The rise of digital technology is at the forefront of the quest for more personalised products, but there are many aspects to consider.
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in-cosmetics Global 2023 - Barcelona
Fira Barcelona Gran Via
28 - 30 March 2023
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Javits Center, New York
2 - 3 May 2023
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17 - 19 May 2023
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Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
12 - 14 July 2023
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