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Caesalpinia spinosa for skin ageing protection

Cobiosa looks at Caesalpinia spinosa, also known as Tara or Peruvian carob, a native species of Peru that is widely distributed in Latin America

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

Technological innovation in Indian sandalwood oil

Indian sandalwood oil’s role as an active beauty ingredient is only scratching the surface of what it can truly offer, says Quintis Sandalwood

The benefits of recycled silicone polymers

Alexander Selig of CHT explains how the German firm was able to create and develop a process to use monomers made from silicone waste to bring them back into a high-quality polymer

Catering to skincare needs with hectorite clay

Elementis explores how a small quaternary treatment allows hectorite to bring multiple benefits to the oil phase of a formulation while remaining up to 99% naturally-derived

Bridging the gap in the textured hair care market

Partnering with internal employees and technical experts, Dow has developed a set of six unique formulations designed to provide benefits to highly textured hair

Sustainable alternative to viscous silicones

Seppic has launched a hydrogenated polyfarnesene-based hair care ingredient as a sustainable alternative to viscous silicones

Yeast ferment extract for a healthy scalp

BASF has harnessed the power of a yeast ferment extract created by nature and from nature: rapeseed oil and sugar are fermented by the yeast Starmerella bombicola

Alginates from seaweed for natural textures

Algaia, the first brown seaweed processor in France, looks at alginates from fresh laminaria seaweed harvested sustainably on the seabed in the Iroise Sea off the Breton coast

Clean beauty natural deodorant formulations

Clariant explains how the combination of Velsan CGE and CareMag D can satisfy the most important requirements of actual consumers oriented to Clean Beauty deodorants without compromising the performance and skin homeostasis

Fucoidan: Where science meets sustainability

Advanced green chemistry technologies have placed novel seaweed extracts at the forefront of science and sustainability, says Marinova

Taking care of skin microbiota with biotech

Roelmi HPC has designed specific ingredients to improve the skin ecosystem and to counteract skin discomforts through topical applications

Harnessing marine organic osmolytes for better ageing

Microalgae Solutions explains how it has harnessed an osmolyte-rich extract to create a bioactive ingredient that reduces the impact of photoageing and restores the skin’s natural well-ageing

INTERVIEW: Croda: a small glimpse at the big picture

Croda Europe is platinum sponsor of the 32nd International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London on 19-22 September. Here, in conversation with Personal Care Global editor Tim Probert, Consumer Care President at Croda, Dave Shannon, discusses the British company’s strategy

Upcycled, moisturising and skin-friendly xylitol

Piera Pericu of IFF Health & Biosciences explain what xylitol has to offer as a natural active with proven benefits for skin health

Skin microbiome claims - science versus marketing

Dr Kristin Neumann of MyMicrobiome dissects the trending topic of skin microbiome: what it is, and how the science can match the marketing claims

INTERVIEW: Keeping it in the family

The great-great granddaughter of company founder Louis Gattefossé, talks about the unique challenges of running a family firm and its wider objectives

COVER STORY: PhytoCollagen: the plant-based alternative

Collagen is a long helical biopolymer that gives structure and stability to human tissues. In cosmetics, it is one of the most popular active ingredients - it finds applications as antiageing active, moisturizer, or as film former. Yet, collagen is derived from animal or synthetic sources which does not follow current cosmetic trends that drift away from animal-derived raw materials towards plant-derived, sustainable alternatives.

Advances in lipid science for hair care

Advances in lipid science are pushing the boundaries in hair care, writes Vrushali Patil of Indian company VAV Life Sciences, which develops and manufactures lecithins and phospholipids from ​soya, egg and synthetic origin

Mineral sunscreen goes hi-tech

What happens if you fuse advanced micro encapsulation technology with SPF? The result is an innovative way to protect the skin from the sun’s powerful UVA and UVB rays, as Tagra Biotechnologies chief scientist Dr Shaher Duchi and head of R&D Dr. Danny Goldstein explain

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in-cosmetics Global

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
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Royal College of Physicians, London
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in-cosmetics Korea 2024

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