RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES
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.
Encapsulated CBD and pine extract for relaxed skin
Personal care products containing cannabidiol (CBD) have become extremely popular in the last few years.
Review continuity plans to enable K-Beauty/UK trade
Korean beauty (or K-beauty as it is often dubbed) has taken the globe by storm. Its secret to ‘looking as luminous as is humanly possible’ is now sought across the world, and the rise in K-beauty trends in the West over recent years has been rapid.
Mega trends shaping future of southeast Asian consumers
Megatrends are global and influential paradigm shifts that shape long term consumer behaviour. Euromonitor’s three key megatrends – Connected Consumers, Premiumisation, and Experience More manifest and impact consumer behaviour
Effects of hydrolysed jojoba esters on textured hair
The objective was to evaluate the hair conditioning benefits provided by Floraesters K-100® Jojoba [INCI: Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters (and) Jojoba Esters (and) Water (Aqua)], within a rinse-out hair conditioner, on textured and non-textured hair.
Illipe butter and protecting the rainforests of Borneo
When asked to think of natural butters for skin care, many people will first think of shea or cocoa. Illipe butter is much less well known, but is becoming increasingly popular.
Tripeptide complex for a range of anti-ageing targets
A topically applicable new tripeptide complex shows promising in vitro results as anti-ageing cosmetic and cosmeceutical ingredients against a variety of ageing factors.
Strengthen natural skin defences to fight skin ageing
Natpure Xtra Eternity, an active derived from ethically sourced cocoa bean, is a powerful anti-ageing ingredient that acts through two distinct biological pathways to enhance skin smoothness, firmness, and hydration.
A novel hair conditioner that speaks to the consumer
Hair conditioners are used around the world to improve the feel, appearance and manageability of hair. While the performance of these products is a must, in the last few years, consumers have clamoured for more sustainable products.
Hair solution for full splits reparation
The hair care market is currently undergoing a real revolution as consumers continue clamouring for customised products that fit their own unique needs.
Analysing vitamin D and skin hydration
Over the past decade the world has gone through tremendous changes. The world’s population increasingly follows stricter and more frequent personal hygiene practices
Formulating sanitiser quickly, easily and compliantly
Hand sanitisers are designed to be an alternative to hand washing with water and surfactants — they reduce the viral and bacterial load on skin.
WE PERSONALLY CARE at CITE Japan
From makeup, fragrances, skin and hair care to beauty and nutricosmetics, KLK OLEO will be showcasing various beauty and personal care ingredients, covering functional efficacies ranging from emollient, anti-ageing, pearlescing agent, foam booster, viscosity modifier, humectant, green surfactant, opacifier,...
in-cosmetics Korea 2023
Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
12 - 14 July 2023
Barcelona International Convention Centre
4 - 7 September
in-cosmetics Latin America 2023
Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo
27 - 28 September
Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
18 - 19 October
California Chapter Suppliers’ Day 2023
Long Beach Convention Center
25 - 26 October
Estrel Congress Center, Berlin
25 - 27 October
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