Blue gold: Symrise launches 3-year lavender farming biodiversity research project

The fragrance and ingredients supplier has launched a joint project to improve crop resilience and biodiversity, and improve additional income for farmers

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Product Innovation Guide out now

The product innovation guide was printed and distributed alongside the July/August issue of SPC Magazine

Kao proves highly occlusive formula effective as lip balm

The new development, consisting of common oil and wax, was found to improve lip smoothness

Europe's microplastics phase-out: SEAC draft opinion on restrictions open for consultation

EU restriction could prevent the release of 500,000 tonnes of microplastics over the next 20 years

Well-ageing: Why is the skin matrisome important?

Amandine Werle, Julie Droux and Alexandre Lapeyre discuss a sustainable active ingredient derived from white mulberry ...

Reed Exhibitions cancels 2020 in-cosmetics Global, Latin America and North America trade shows

But the events’ organiser has no plans to postpone in-cosmetics Asia, which will run, as scheduled, in November

Nearly 100 fragrance and flavour companies sign Sustainability Charter

IFRA and IOFI’s voluntary framework takes a lifecycle-based approach to five key areas

How coronavirus has revolutionised beauty's entire hand care category

From luxury hand wash to plastic-free soaps and hand cream, products designed for hands aren't going to be the same ...

PZ Cussons says Covid-19 has impacted palm oil supply traceability

The personal care brand owner confirmed the pandemic has created ‘difficulties’ in obtaining data from all ...

Encapsulation: Making ingredients work harder

From skin and hair care actives to fragrance ingredients and pigments, the benefits of encapsulation for cosmetics are ...

CBD and transparency: Not all CBDs are the same

As the laws surrounding the use of cannabis and related products change, Barbara Brockway asks, how can cosmetics ...

'If the British government were execs, they'd be sacked': The beauty industry reflects on Brexit

As Britain leaves the EU on 31 January, beauty experts and brand owners reflect on the biggest political upheaval the ...

Good hydrations: Cosmetic ingredients to help moisturise skin

Adequate moisturisation is the cornerstone of skin health and beauty. John Woodruff gives his edit of ingredients to ...

Scientists discover essential protein for healthy skin barrier

The research could lead to treating common skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and dehydration

in-cosmetics responds to cancelled trade shows with new digital series

With trade shows on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the cosmetics industry event has launched a new site to connect ...