RECENT FEATURE ARTICLES

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.

Ingredient data digitisation for product innovation

The lifecycle of beauty products is shorter than ever. New technologies and rapidly evolving consumer expectations have left many beauty brands unable to deliver products on the condensed timeline that the modern market demands

Mask formulations for the ‘spa at home’

In these unprecedented times with stress, anxiety and uncertainty surrounding us, we see an increased focus on our physical and mental wellbeing.

Preparing for the end of Brexit transition period

Since the infamous UK referendum in June 2016, there have been many question marks over Brexit. As deadlines came and went without agreements in place, the €78bn EU cosmetics and personal care industry were left confused.

Clinically supporting ‘antiage’ and ‘proage’ claims

Claims of personal care evolve following trends and various innovations in the field of active ingredient development, the finished product formulation and the way both are evaluated, demonstrating their performance.

The evolution of cosmetic butters: authenticity

It is important in the first instance to understand that the focus of this article is on what we classify as ‘true’, ‘authentic’ or ‘unadulterated’ butters in the personal care market.

Taking a regenerative approach to hair growth

Hair loss is an issue that relates to both men and women of all ages. Recent studies for hair growth are being conducted on dermal papilla and there have been several pathways that have been identified such as the Wnt signalling pathway.

Catering to the skin of Generation Z

Gen Z’ers range roughly between early puberty and 25 years of age, born between 1995 and 2007. They are an interesting and important demographic group, because they behave rather differently from older generations.

First Cannabis sativastem cells: nourishing microbiota

The skin microbiota and the brain are connected through an existing natural pathway where the microbiota is the first step.

Benefits of a novel collagen in skin care applications

The Biollagen suite of products designed for use in skin care and medical procedures is derived from synthetic Pichia yeast.

Connecting you to magical marine active ingredients

Seppic, along with its dedicated brand for cosmetic active ingredients WeSource™, connects formulators to the magical world of marine actives.

Innovative active fights Zombie cells for well-ageing

Senescence is a cellular response characterised by morphological changes, a stable growth arrest (in order to prevent tumoral proliferation) and a change in the cell’s secretome.

Re-building in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely dominated all aspects of global economies throughout 2020 and forced the cancellation or postponement of the majority of exhibitions and conferences.

Regulatory update for the European Union

This article looks at the amendments that have been made to the European cosmetic Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 in 2019.

Naturally-derived fullerenes as cosmetic raw materials

As the popularity of sustainability has increased worldwide, it is now desirable to switch from fossil-fuel-derived to plant derived chemicals.

Plant cell complex for a radiant new look

Naolys's objective with their new plant cell complex is to provide a comprehensive action on the three major changes that occur in the area around the eyes: dark circles, puffiness and wrinkles.

Skin protection with jojoba esters

Floraesters® 20, 30, and 60, [INCI: Jojoba Esters] and Floraesters K-100® Jojoba [INCI: Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters (and) Jojoba Esters (and) Water (Aqua)] are derived from jojoba oil (Simmondsia chinensis).

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Upcoming Events

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

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
4 -5 May 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

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

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020