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RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES

New hair care formulations for a busy lifestyle

Water scarcity is making dry shampoos popular again. Evonik has developed Spherelix 10, a spherical hydrated silica, as a key ingredient that overcomes some of the disadvantages associated with them

Novel in-line rheology measurement technology

Stream Sensing shows how electrical resistance rheometry measurements can accurately predict in-line rheological properties across a range of products

A journey to vegan testing in a family-owned company

Dr Sara Robb describes how Melbec Microbiology turned a personal commitment to veganism into a business proposition

Efficacy testing & vegan ethics are compatible

To be vegan, a product must not have been tested on animals, nor contain any ingredients derived from animals. MSL Solution Providers have been addressing this need with new testing materials

At the limits of the sense of smell

Olfasense has developed standardised methods for the determination of odour threshold values for a great variety of compounds

Hair care with 100% plant-based ingredients

Ophélie Bourgon introduces some of the hair care products of Roquette, based on hydroxypropyl starch, xylitol, hydrogenated starch hydrolysate and others

Designing new anti-pollution cosmetics

BASF has been developing cosmetic concepts that help reduce the negative effects of particulate matter on the skin, targeting the four mechanisms of anti-adhesion, removability, anti-penetration and cleansing

Enhancing powdered hair bleaching products

Decovec is a powdered liposome that is proven to be effective in reducing and preventing damage caused to hair cuticles during the aggressive chemical process of discoloration

The next super material: Shells from algae

Swedish Algae Factory’s new product had its origins in a journey the company founder made to the Antarctic.

Vitamin C in skin care applications: An overview

Because vitamin C is unstable and difficult to deliver into the dermis in the optimum dosage, research is being directed to finding stable compounds and newer methods of delivery, says Dr Cuross Bakhtiar

Cosmetics regulatory update for the EU

Martin Perry of ADS Laboratories looks in depth at recent changes to the European Cosmetics Regulation

Astaxanthin: Red diamond amongst antioxidants

Astaxanthin can improve the overall health of the skin, providing comprehensive biological cell protection against cell damage caused by UV radiation. BDI shares some results about its AstaCos OL50

Helping the beauty industry understand ‘microbiome'

Dr Tina Meder discusses how brands offering microbiome-friendly solutions can educate beauty therapists and retail sellers in order to promote their greater use

Peptides: Their role in epigenetic processes

Jelena Miladinović-Delić, founder and the director of Beauty Core, looks at the potential peptide molecules offer, in particular where fine cellular and molecular mechanisms are used to regulate gene expression

Maximising efficacy of algae extracts in skin care

Bicosome and Ultra Chemical showcase a double encapsulation system that both stabilises the active in an algae-based formulation and delivers it to the epidermis

New approach to suppressing wrinkles

Ichimaru Pharcos has developed peppermint leaf extract as a raw cosmetic ingredient that shows wrinkle improvement effects by suppressing the rise in eATP concentration in the skin

The soothing effect of a red sage active

In order to relieve sensitive skin, Silab has developed an overall natural neuro-soothing active, derived from the red sage grown in China. It shares the results here

Novel marine magnesium and trace minerals for skin

Oriel Marine outlines how its liquid Marine Magnesium Mineral extract outperform traditional minerals in terms of stability, bioavailability and biofunctionality

Resin blend emulsion for user-friendly anti-frizz

AB Specialty Silicones set out to manufacture a cosmetic ingredient that is high-performing, multi-functional, compliant with EU regulations and easy to formulate with. Can one ingredient ‘have it all’?

Silicones in personal care: The formulator’s dilemma

Industry guru Tony O’Lenick shows how formulators can employ minimally disruptive formulation and functional formulation techniques to switch rapidly between all-natural products and those containing synthetics

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Testing of Personal Care Formulations

Burlington House, London
Thursday 17th March 2022

in-cosmetics Global 2022 - Paris

1 Pl. de la Porte de Versailles, Paris
5 - 7 April 2022

NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2022

Javits Center, New York
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in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
19-22 September 2022

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