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Naturally flawless hair whatever the weather

Ashland explains how its Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride plant-based hair styling agent with conditioning properties delivers all-weather durability with a salon- and consumer-proven sensorial experience

Hydrolysed corn starch for natural hair styling

Dow explains the development and benefits of a new, novel hydrolysed corn starch polymer for leave on hair styling applications

3D skin model to study bacteria-host interactions

Straticell, a Belgian provider of in vitro efficacy testing for dermato-cosmetic products, explains how it has developed a new 3D model to study the interactions between the skin and its flora, by colonizing reconstructed human epidermis with microorganisms of interest

Inspired by architecture: the hair tensegrity concept

Spanish company Vytrus Biotech takes a deep dive into its new concept of ‘tensegrity’ - a contraction of ‘tensional’ and ‘integrity’ - for hair care and its 100% natural active ingredient made using wild olive stem cells

Truly animal-free approach to safety testing

British biotechnology outfit XCellR8 believes more work needs to be done to completely remove the use of animals from safety & efficacy testing, with the use of animal components raising both scientific and ethical concerns. Here, the company examines viable replacements for animal testing

How testing innovation is meeting beauty trends

Anne Charpentier of Skinobs explores the evolution of active ingredient testing in the personal care sector, and takes a close look at current trends

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day back to its buzzing best

A wrap-up of product launches and showcases at the 43rd Annual NYSCC Suppliers’ Day at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre in New York City

INTERVIEW: Education programmes to stay top of the class for NYSCC

Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert caught up with the chair of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists - Giorgio Dell’Acqua of Nutrafol - and chair-elect - Stacey House of kdc/one - to discuss their plans for the organisation over the next year and beyond.

COVER STORY: Phospholipids - nature’s skin care all-rounders

Phospholipids are highly versatile materials offering both technical and physiological benefits for cosmetic formulations.

Skin renewal and barrier boost from seashore flower

Lehvoss Italia and Odycea examine how a marine ingredient developed from Calluna vulgaris has proven efficacy in reinforcing the epidermal barrier function, antimicrobial and antioxidant protection, hydration and cellular renewal

Soothing atopic-prone skin with chestnut leaf extract

BASF explains how its new active ingredient is proven to help improve the appearance of skin of people with atopic dermatitis, a common skin condition that causes itchiness and redness

Why solid shampoo? What’s next for haircare?

Stephenson takes a look at the latest innovations in solid haircare products and the opportunities for waterless formulations

Feeling peachy: resin extract for the skin

Shanghai Jaka Biotech presents the findings of a clinical evaluation of the wrinkle-removing functionality of a resin secreted from the bark of peaches

A new olfactive expression for wood

Eurofragance has launched L’Âme du Bois, a new ingredient that provides olfactive expression to woody notes while offering interesting properties to fragrance compositions

To dye for! - A natural colouration booster

Rahn presents the hair dye performance benefits of Radicare-Eco, an antioxidant based on rosmarinic acid from lemon balm, barley grass and α-glucosyl hesperidin

Esters: Twisting towards ultimate sensoriality

Roelmi HPC article presents a range of sensorial emollient agents developed by circular economy and upcycling methods through different Mediterranean-based supply chains

Benefits of azelaic acid from high oleic sunflower oil

Azeco explains how it is now possible to formulate cosmetic products for both skin and hair care with a bio-based, multi-action azelaic acid active obtained by sustainable processes without using ozone

Sun care: skin microbiota surprises once more

Gobiotics describes a pioneer study that follows the evolution of the skin microbiota during sun exposure

Cyclic-free resin blend emulsion for skin care

AB Specialty Silicones evaluates the longwear performance of its resin blend and resin blend emulsions in skin care applications by testing their transfer resistance

Working with TiO2 UV filters in powder form

Croda Europe reveals the findings of a study of emollients mixed with different titanium dioxide powders, each optimised to provide a different sun care-relevant claim

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Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
18 - 19 October

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Estrel Congress Center, Berlin
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California Chapter Suppliers’ Day 2023

Long Beach Convention Center
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