New natural skin care active

Clariant Active Ingredients launches Prenylium - the first product unveiled thanks to its new partnership with French biotechnology company, Plant Advanced Technologies (PAT).

Plant cells from Egyptian blue lily for an anti-wrinkle effect

Naolys, the French company specialized in plant cell culture presents active plant cells with anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle effects from Egyptian blue lily (Nymphaea caerulea), an aquatic plant famous in Ancient Egypt, growing in the calm waters of the Nile: Inside Heart Egyptian blue lily.

Concept launched to target Generation Z consumers

Givaudan Active Beauty will unveil Sensory Crush, a collection of three naturally coloured face masks that meet the beauty expectations of Generation Z consumers. Launching at Cosmet’Agora in Paris, Sensory Crush includes powerful ingredients combining the world of naturals and innovation to address the beauty expectations of the trendsetting generation.

DSM’s sensory & visual modifier range: See it, feel it, love it!

Although reviews posted online are increasingly a trusted source of information, shoppers still like to try personal care cosmetic products in store before they buy. In 2017, the Retail Dive Consumer Survey found that: “More than half of surveyed consumers said they visit a store – at least occasionally – to see, touch and feel products before ordering them online.” This has become an important part of the purchasing experience.

Healing properties of eco-friendly clay ingredient

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) announced the launch of its newest sustainable skincare solution, Uniclay biotech ingredient, developed by Lipotec Active Ingredients. Obtained from a microorganism isolated from clay, it mimics the multiple beneficial effects of clay on the skin, helping create cleaner, smoother and healthier skin in different ethnicities.

Showcasing the Diversity of Beauty

The Croda Personal Care family which incorporates Sederma and Crodarom, is continuously investing in research and development to meet the ever-evolving needs of its customers while maintaining a commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.

Fighting ageing in sleep-deprived skin with IceAwake

A hectic lifestyle featuring long working hours is becoming more and more common in today’s society. To support the cellular response to stress caused by lack of sleep, Mibelle Biochemistry developed the novel active ingredient IceAwake, an extract of a Swiss glacier bacterium. Extensive studies showed that IceAwake rejuvenates the skin by energising skin cells and reducing the visible signs of premature ageing and tiredness.

Full range of natural ingredients

With our current busy lifestyle and the high pace at which we now live day by day, treating your skin with care sometimes seems like a major task. But why use different kinds of beauty products when easy-to-use products can make your life so easy? And what if they are full of natural ingredients, also providing a natural look?

New Alpha-gel creates low-cost, water-retaining skin creams

Mixtures called α-gels are thick, do not flow easily, and can hold a large quantity of water, and this means many skin care products are based on them. A group of scientists from Japan has made an α-gel with a compound resembling a main component of the moisture-holding layer on our skin. The characteristics of this α-gel indicate that it will make possible environmentally-friendly and effective skin care products with low energy-costs.

Stopping epidermal jetlag: new data published

We all have a master clock located in our brains. The preprogramed circadian rhythm is activated when our eyes perceive the blue light part of the light spectrum.

Black bee honey ferment to restore the skin’s natural microflora

Microbiome-friendly skin care and bee beauty are two hot trend topics in the cosmetics industry right now. Address them both with Black BeeOme, the new launch of Mibelle Biochemistry: A new active based on fermented honey of a rare Swiss black bee, that supports the microbiota recovery of the skin.

A unique plant cell complex with tuberose and betaine for eye contour

Naolys, the French company specialized in plant cell culture, presents an innovative plant cell complex: InitialE [PT+TMG], made of a whole native cell of Polianthes tuberosa (tuberose), containing not only its own active molecules but also natural betaine (trimethylglycine) to get a greater effect on eye contour.

Matrifuse S-1 dispersant: Creating high performance pigmented products that inspire confidence

Whether consumers are trying to achieve a natural make-up look or a full contoured face, they are expecting smooth, pigmented applications. Recently, brands such as Fenty Beauty with an inclusive purpose, brought back the light on the foundation segment with extensive shade ranges.

How relieving urban stress can improve skin comfort

With urban populations around the world increasing rapidly, more and more people are exposed to environmental stress. Pollution, the demands of professional and family life, a lack of sleep, and a general race against the clock can all affect the appearance and feel of our skin: an unhealthy-looking complexion, unpleasant sensations, pain, and irritation can all become a problem.

Naolys Angelica cells: from cell functions optimisation to skin rejuvenation

Naolys specialists in active plant cells for the cosmetics industry presents its new anti-ageing active ingredient, inspired by the healthy ageing trend, for comprehensive skin support: Optimum Life Angelica.

Alkane-based materials for personal care

Featuring the benefits of nature and science combined, Grant Industries’ new SiAPP elastomer series provides formulators with enhanced compatibility of organic materials such as natural oils, butters, and esters while maintaining the unique sensory characteristics, performance, and skin safety imparted by silicones.

Non animal-collagen set to disrupt market

Chinese biotech company JLand Biotech has announced the launch of large-scale production of collagen manufactured entirely without the use of animal parts.

DSM launches new guide to its natural, organic and sustainable beauty ingredients

Natural ingredients and green credentials are now a priority for many facial skincare users. According to a Mintel study, half of UK consumers who purchased beauty products in the last year sought products made with natural ingredients.

Advantages of new solubiliser for sunscreen actives

Hallstar has been focusing on UVA protection for over 20 years, long before the global regulatory push for higher UVA protection of the last half decade.

Plant cells from Rose from Damas to decrease wrinkles

Naolys, the French company specialised in plant cell culture present whole plant cells from the Rose from Damas for skin care and makeup applications to decrease wrinkles and firm skin.