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Austrian outfit BDI-BioLife Science has developed its own raw material containing 5% of astaxanthin. The properties of the red diamond have been substantiated by in vivo and in vitro proof of efficacy. While its effect against blue light-induced stress has already been proven in preliminary studies, the current research takes a closer look at the issue of blue light
US firm Stepan Personal Care initiated laboratory testing for its two novel skin and hair conditioning esterquats to see if they could provide anti-pollution properties. Test results showed Stepanquat Helia and Stepanquat Soleil can build a film on the skin and hair that then protected them against the adhesion of polluting microparticles
Ivanna Olvera of Miami-based radiocarbon dating service specialists Beta Analytic explains how Carbon-14 testing can be used as an accurate method to authenticate bio-based hand sanitizers.
German active ingredient supplier bitop explains why the natural extremolyte Ectoin is suited for cosmetic formulations for all skin types, matching various consumer demands and market trends such as anti-pollution, blue light protection and whitening
Sunscreen systems are often exposed to extreme conditions yet must consistently deliver the active ingredient to provide uniform protection. With the popularity of clean beauty, mineral sunscreens are gaining more attentions as they are more sensitive skin friendly and environment friendly.
Ahead of in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, editor Tim Probert caught up with Kayla Villena – head of beauty & personal care at market research provider Euromonitor International – for some insight on the latest industry trends in the region
Ashland explains why cellulose-derived rheology modifiers can improve the sustainability profile of sanitisers while improving the moisturisation and skin feel effects
Specialty chemical group SNF has developed a sunscreen formulation that not only benefits consumers but also the environment. This high SPF index, mineral-based formulation was developed using a process with no heat
in-cosmetics Asia, the leading event in the Asia-Pacific region for personal care ingredients, returns to BITEC in Bangkok on 1-3 November. Taking place in Thailand for the first time since the pandemic, the event provides a platform to connect the regional and global personal care industry
Natural biopeptides have the capacity to act transversally on several biological targets in the fight against the cutaneous disorders induced by ageing. Silab has developed a natural anti- ageing active ingredient, purified to 95% in natural biopeptides from a co-product of the cranberry, sourced from a responsible and traceable supply
Natura-Tec demonstrates the benefits of several natural emulsifiers that offer higher moisturising effects and beautiful textures for end-products while meeting ecofriendly and sustainable expectations
Tatiana talks to Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert about how the world’s biggest seller of personal care ingredients plans to stay ahead of the chasing pack
Manufacturers of skin care products have long struggled to replace traditional synthetic ingredients. Synthetic rheology modifiers such as carbomer have traditionally been used to thicken and stabilize skin care emulsions efficiently with appealing aesthetics, while natural rheology modifiers typically have poor aesthetics, making it difficult to create the natural, sustainable formulations consumers want.