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Sun care ingredients for a changing world

Tomorrow’s sun care formulations will be all about more function from fewer ingredients, with a strong focus on naturals, Cornelius believes

Solid emollient bases for mineral sunscreens

Penreco conducted a study to test mineral sunscreen sticks formulated with its Versastique solid emollient bases against a market-leading alternative. The results are shared here

Benefits of organic & inorganic UV filters

Croda has found that a combination of organic and inorganic can work best when it comes to protecting the skin from the effects of the Sun

Super-natural: Evolving sustainability in naturals

To increase the sustainability of naturals, the personal care industry should invest in ingredients created using new farming techniques and agricultural methods, says Lake Chemical

Naturality & biodiversity in the cosmetics industry

At Alban Muller, biodiversity preservation is a business driver, an integral part of product design and a criterion in ingredient supplier selection

The truth about natural fragrances

Misunderstandings and misconceptions abound over what ‘natural’ really means in fragrances. We spoke with four experts from Iberchem to clarify matters

Review of vitamin A in skin care

Expert analysis from Dr Cuross Bakhtiari of Harley Street Cosmetic of how vitamin A metabolites are used for the treatment of various skin conditions

Silicone Elastomer Blend with high natural content

Dow’s silicone elastomer blend ingredient helps to formulate products with superior feel and high levels of natural content.

The skin microbiome: cultivating innovation

As Sagentia illustrate, the skin microbiome offers rich opportunity for innovative players to deliver exciting product strategies.

Skin microbiota and claims substantiation

Skinobs offer advice on how to evaluate cosmetic activity on the microbiome and also collate a range of expert industry views on the topic.

Ethylhexylglycerin respects the microbiome

Ashland present Ethylhexylglycerin and show how its multifunctional qualities enable it to boost antimicrobial performance while protecting the microbiome.

Microbiome claims: to do or not to do?

This article from TRI Princeton presents an overview of the skin microbiome and also the influence of cosmetic ingredients and the claims that can be made based on their activity.

Reshaping body care with biotech microalgae

Provital’s microalgae-extracted active aims to promote positivity and reshape body care from multiple perspectives.

Marine ingredients for a sustainable blue economy

Cobiosa’s marine-derived ingredients take advantage of the valuable chemical properties while being committed to preserving the delicate ecosystems.

Minimalist ingredients for today’s hair care routine

To aid consumers seeking minimal ingredients lists, SNF has developed a range of cationic rheology modifiers that are multifunctional, vegan, and sustainable.

Tea tree oil for Demodex blepharitis

The pandemic has focused attention on anti- viral and anti-bacterial claims within the personal care industry, perhaps making the world a safer place long into the future.

Male grooming products for a new generation

Creating the right experience is so important for any new product, and men’s products are no exception. This article from Dynamic Blending analyses the psychology behind men’s products.

Because men care about their personal care

Kao offer some innovative formulation ideas for modern personal care products for men.

Products for male grooming and physiology of male skin

It is no longer enough just to re-brand an existing female focused skin care product, and understanding male skin’s physiology is vital for effective men’s products.

Clinical testing for a booming men’s sector

Princeton Consumer Research highlight testing strategies for the key product areas within male grooming

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Testing of Personal Care Formulations

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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

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19-22 September 2022

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