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INTERVIEW: Scaling up for a more sustainable future
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.
COVER STORY: NovoRetinTM: the natural retinol alternative
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.
Mastering mixing processes for industrial scale-up
VMI Mixing sets out how to manage the complicated process of scaling up the development of cosmetic products from the laboratory to industrial production
Cannabinoids for the prevention of ageing
Cellular Goods explains how cannabinoids such as CBG and CBD have potent anti- inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are capable of preventing skin inflammation
Fighting ‘inflammaging’: holy basil polyphenols
Laboratoires Expanscience explores how holy basil - one of the most famous and respected medicinal plants in ayurvedic medicine – can help in the struggle against ‘inflammaging’ effects on the skin
Biomimetic booster for sustainable sunscreen
Kalichem explains how explains how a SPF mineral booster based on biomimetic hydroxyapatite, used in sun care formulation, offers proven benefits in terms of multifunctionality, texture improvement, safety and low environmental impact
Delivering probiotics via just-add-water tech
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
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
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
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
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Mr. Miller served as President of Caribbean Aloe Vera, Inc. from 1998 to 2006. With a strong knowledge of the cosmetic industry and the relationships...
in-cosmetics Korea 2023
Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
12 - 14 July 2023
Barcelona International Convention Centre
4 - 7 September
in-cosmetics Latin America 2023
Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo
27 - 28 September
Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
18 - 19 October
California Chapter Suppliers’ Day 2023
Long Beach Convention Center
25 - 26 October
Estrel Congress Center, Berlin
25 - 27 October
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