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Takunori Matsumoto of Vitamin C60 BioResearch in Japan outlines a study into the effect of fullerene on hyaluronic acid production and its combination effect with retinol
Valentina Lorenzon, a London-based strategy consultant specialising in leadership and business management, and Swiss independent scientist Greta Faccio explore the deep, sector-specific relationship that exists between leadership and innovation in the cosmetic sector
Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert talks to Irene Cantos Gaceo, IMCD Group Director, Beauty & Personal Care, about how the distributor of speciality chemicals is diversifying to stay ahead of the competition
Preservation efficacy testing, or challenge testing, has for many been a vital tool in judging a personal care product’s safety and is a requirement for EU market access. Here, evident ingredients explains why meta analysis is a powerful tool in understanding and predicting challenge test results
Givaudan Active Beauty unveils clinical study data of its new Cristalhyal e-Perfection active ingredient featuring bentonite clay, which is said to allow high molecular weight hyaluronic acid to reach deep epidermal layers previously seemed impossible
Behnaz Shakersain of AstaReal Sweden explains how natural antioxidant astaxanthin can fight ageing
Martin Perry, senior safety assessor at cosmetic consultancy Advanced Development and Safety Laboratories, reviews recent amendments to European cosmetics regulations, notifications to the World Trade Organisation and Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety opinions.
Yann d’Hervé, head of Evonik’s Care Solutions business line, discusses its under-construction rhamnolipid biosurfactants plant in Slovakia and where it fits in with the German chemical company’s long-term strategic objectives.
Retinol and structurally related molecules of the group of retinoids are well-known for their strong anti-aging effects and their use in the treatment of acne. However, most retinoids are not stable in formulations and the treatment with retinoids can lead to side effects, such as dry skin, photosensitivity, and redness, limiting the chronic therapeutic application and largely preventing the use in cosmetics.
VMI Mixing sets out how to manage the complicated process of scaling up the development of cosmetic products from the laboratory to industrial production
BotanicalsPlus, in collaboration with partner company Jeen international, is investigating the use of the latter’s patented just-add-water powder technologies to potentially store and maintain viable probiotic cultures to be reconstituted at the point-of-use to deliver living probiotic cultures to the skin via elegant emulsions