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Extremophiles: nature’s hardiest survivors

Extremophiles: nature’s hardiest survivors

The Earth sits in what is known as the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ of the solar system. This means that our planet is at the right distance from its star to allow liquid water in most places, which is considered a key ingredient to create and support life.
Solving up-scaling issue of wax-based formulations

Solving up-scaling issue of wax-based formulations

Waxes are a class of chemical compounds that are at room temperature moldable to hard. They usually melt above 45°C giving a low viscous liquid without decomposition.
A natural approach to personal care formulation

A natural approach to personal care formulation

In today’s world, cosmetic formulators are regularly being tasked to create new and exciting products while using the same old ingredients over and over again.
New polymer for lasting colour and conditioning

New polymer for lasting colour and conditioning

Everyone loves the look and feel of their hair immediately following a trip to the salon for colour – when every strand is a beautiful display of colour, highlights, vibrancy and shine.
A natural solution for healthier hair

A natural solution for healthier hair

Active ingredients from natural sources are becoming increasingly sought after by consumers who are eager to achieve a beautiful, healthy look for their hair without the use of ingredients that are perceived to be either ‘harsh’ or ‘synthetic’.
What is stimulating the hair salon industry

What is stimulating the hair salon industry

Over 3% global growth and the strong performance of some regions, particularly North America, are proof of another good year for the salon hair care market.
Ingredients focus: hair treatment products

Ingredients focus: hair treatment products

Hair is increasingly being looked at as an equal to skin in terms of needing to be protected from environmental aggressions such as UV and pollution along with the growth of people suffering stress.
in-cosmetic Korea’s third edition expands to three days

in-cosmetic Korea’s third edition expands to three days

The cosmetics market in Korea has seen rapid growth in recent years as the East catches up with the West in demand for and innovation in personal care.
A natural solution for healthier hair

A natural solution for healthier hair

Active ingredients from natural sources are becoming increasingly sought after by consumers who are eager to achieve a beautiful, healthy look for their hair without the use of ingredients that are perceived to be either ‘harsh’ or ‘synthetic’.
Formulation considerations for a healthy scalp

Formulation considerations for a healthy scalp

The scalp is currently a hot topic in personal care, with new products and innovative approaches to scalp care and treatment.
Summit removes the haze from pollution care

Summit removes the haze from pollution care

The in-cosmetics Formulation Summit took place at the end of October 2016 in London and took as its inspiration the concept of Beauty Protection, with the first day dedicated to Protecting Skin and Hair.
Antioxidant and hair growth effects of fullerene

Antioxidant and hair growth effects of fullerene

Fullerene is a molecule with a soccer balllike structure consisting of 60 carbon atoms, and is said to be the third carbon allotrope (after graphite and diamond) (Fig 1).

Introducing the new cosmetic genome

It is quite common to hear the phrase ‘a brand’s DNA’ being used to describe the essential building blocks that enable the brand to evolve much like a living organism.
Brexit, AI and sustainability top the agenda

Brexit, AI and sustainability top the agenda

As Euromonitor International hails UK consumers among the biggest beauty and personal care spenders in Western Europe, the stage is set for in-cosmetics Global as it returns to London for the first time in 15 years.
Protecting hair and colour against sun damage

Protecting hair and colour against sun damage

Consumers around the world are increasingly demanding products which not only protect their skin against harmful UV radiation, but their hair too.

Benefits of naturally-derived ingredients in sunscreens

Naturally-derived ingredients that are as multifunctional as their synthetic counterparts are not easy to find.
Challenging the norm in sun protection

Challenging the norm in sun protection

DSM’s leading emulsifier potassium cetyl phosphate has demonstrated superior applicability in novel sun protection formulations compared to similar potassium cetyl phosphate emulsification technologies
Delicate flower promotes anti-photoageing benefits

Delicate flower promotes anti-photoageing benefits

A study published in 2011 conducted on 1,400 randomly selected residents from Queensland aged 20-54 years, reported that 83% of the participants had premature skin ageing, worsening after the age of 30. The conclusion of this study was that premature skin ageing is common. It is associated with sun exposure during leisure or work, and therefore is preventable.1
Natural anti-seborrhoea active for multi-ethnic skin

Natural anti-seborrhoea active for multi-ethnic skin

The cosmetics industry continually seeks innovation and effective molecules to treat oily skin and hair regardless of ethnicity. This cosmetic problem results from excessive sebum secretion.
Variety of whitening technologies explored

Variety of whitening technologies explored

In Eastern cultures, a light skin complexion is regarded as a sign of youth and beauty, and using a lightener is now part of the beauty routine in the Asia Pacific region.

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