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Concepts for new men’s grooming products

Colin Sanders illustrates the range of factors formulators need to consider before embarking on new product development for modern men.

Consumers and evolving sustainability concept

Sustainability is an extremely complex concept to fully grasp, but brands are becoming more adept at communicating the messages effectively.

Improvement of preservative systems

Cosphatec discuss the importance of multifunctionals in preservative systems, helping to achieve a win-win for consumer and manufacturer.

The cosmetic preservation (r)evolution

Consumers are increasingly seeking natural and clean beauty formulations and here Barbara Olioso explains how to choose the right preservatives.

Ferment-derived HA complex aids skin health

BotanicalsPlus’s ferment-derived hyaluronic acid complex provides multifunctional benefits to the skin.

INTERVIEW: Growing demand for Halal-certified ingredients

BASF offer a wide range of Halal-certified ingredients, and BASF’s Markus Steffen details how and why they have developed this extensive portfolio.

Carrot Halal ingredients: skin care benefits

Chemland’s Halal carrot-derived enzyme- extract offers anti-wrinkle, anti-oxidant and moisturising capabilities.

Diverse skin benefits of an amphiphilic AsA derivative

Japanese company, ITO, reveal the wide range of skin care benefits of their award-winning GO-VC ingredient.

INTERVIEW: Halal and the impact on cosmetic ingredients

Expert analyst, Paul Cochrane, explains the importance of the Halal market for the cosmetic industry and we look at some ingredients serving this sector.

No more skin dryness after cleansing

Consumers are increasingly concerned about the impact of such regular skin cleansing during the pandemic. DSM’s Pentavitin ingredient has ‘moisture-magnet’ properties to alleviate these issues.

Retinyl esters are not alike: an in vitro study

This study analyses the effects of retinol and several retinyl esters on human dermal fibroblast proliferation and production of hyaluronic acid.

Superior SPF booster performance for daily wear

UV protection is no longer just for sun creams as consumers now demand that claim on more daily wear products. Solvay discuss their SPF booster that can help with these formulations.

Beauty routines get a post-pandemic makeover

The pandemic has altered many aspects of life, and beauty routines are no exception. Givaudan explores a range of options to suit the new way of life.

Azelaic acid: multifunctional active for African skin care

Different skin types have different skin care requirements and azelaic acid is a multifunctional ingredient with a range of benefits for African skin

Partnership to assist start-ups in Africa

A booming middle class and a young population is seeing a growth of start-ups in Africa, and with that comes a need for more ingredient choice.

Inclusivity: strengthening for African-textured hair

African textured hair has been under-served in terms of product ranges in the past, but we are seeing a growth in demand and products such as Croda’s novel protein can assist.

AFRICA FOCUS: Beauty and science in the spotlight

With insights from leading Nigerian and South African cosmetic scientists, we look at the huge diversity and potential within the African cosmetics market.

How technology demystifies global compliance

One of the major hurdles in this industry is achieving or even understanding the routes to global compliance. PLM technology might have the answer.

Overview of US sanitiser regulations and formulas

This sector has seen a huge spike in interest in recent months, but what are the considerations in terms of regulations and potential formulations?

Assessment of homogeneity and UV filter skin retention

Formulators are looking to increase performance of sunscreens while reducing the concentration of filters. Complife look into this challenging issue.

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Cosmetorium

Palau de Congressos, Barcelona, Spain
20 – 21 October

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
10 - 11 November 2021

SCS Formulate

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16 – 17 November

Making Cosmetics

MiCo Milano Congressi, Milan
25 - 26 November

in-cosmetics Global 2022 - Paris

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

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BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
1 - 3 November 2022

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