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Benefits of astaxanthin for anti-pollution

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

Anti-pollution benefits of multi-tasking esterquats

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

Carbon-14 testing to authenticate bio-based hand sanitizers

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.

Natural molecule offering anti-pollution benefits

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

COVER STORY: Going the extra mile with hectorite clay

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.

INTERVIEW: Kayla Villena, Euromonitor International head of beauty & personal care

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

Improving the efficacy and skin feel of hand sanitisers

Ashland explains why cellulose-derived rheology modifiers can improve the sustainability profile of sanitisers while improving the moisturisation and skin feel effects

Postbiotics for hair and scalp microbiome balance

Kalichem presents its Kalibiome postbiotic ingredients, which due to their powdery and preservative-free nature, their hydro-solubility and lack of interaction with cosmetics preservatives, are said to be suitable for several applications

The green future of dandruff control

Symrise explains why Propanediol caprylate (Crinipan PMC green) is a major technology for a greener future of dandruff control, effective like conventional actives with clear additional advantages

Protecting keratinocytes stem cells from UVA harm

Gattefossé presents Solastemis, a sun care active ingredient that acts at the heart of the epidermis mechanics by protecting the DNA of keratinocytes from lesions induced by UVA radiation and by boosting endogenous DNA repair capacity

Using spherical silica gels to improve sunscreen

AGC Chemicals Americas explains how recent advances in silica gel technology mean W/O (water-in-oil) sun care formulations can now be created that rival the appeal and processing ease of O/W (oil-in-water) formulations

Developing a ‘cold process’ mineral UV filter sunscreen

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

Uncovering Asia-Pacific beauty secrets in Bangkok

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

Vitamin B12 – more than just a colourant

Royal DSM outlines three studies involving its cosmetic form of vitamin B12 - Vitamin B12 Cryst - which is produced through a biotech process involving non-GMO bacterial fermentation

The anti-ageing efficacy of cranberry biopeptides

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

Using natural emulsifiers for innovative cosmetics

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

Restoring skin with a novel Ca2+ delivery system

Mibelle Biochemistry presents the use of a calcium ion vector system as a new and superior approach to treat a damaged barrier present in diabetic, aged, or atopic skin

Interview: Tatiana Kalman, head of BASF Personal Care Europe

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

COVER STORY: Making formulations more natural with Natrathix

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.

Benefits of biotechnically fermented ingredients

As the skin microbiome has become more prevalent, so too has the use of fermented products, probiotics and yeast as skin care ingredients, as Kim Cervino of Opia Nova LLC explains

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Shanghai World Expo Exhibition And Convention Center(SWEECC)
20th-22nd March 2024

in-cosmetics Global

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
16th – 18th April 2024

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Royal College of Physicians, London
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in-cosmetics Korea 2024

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