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Kao to join Unilever and Geno’s venture to scale palm alternatives

Geno’s technology also offers alternatives to fossil fuel-based ingredient sources

Givaudan and LanzaTech to develop sustainable fragrance ingredients from renewable carbon

LanzaTech’s technology converts various waste carbon sources to ethanol via a proprietary biocatalyst

With blue light pollution rising, what cosmetic solutions are out there?

Academics from the University of Exeter have tracked Europe’s transition to LED night lighting, which is linked to the suppression of melatonin

Mapping moisture: Textured facial maps for claim substantiation

To visualise the treatment effects of skin care actives, DSM Nutritional Products developed textured facial mapping, as Remo Campiche, Thibault Ver...

BASF invests in TCM with Ingredi partnership

The Chinese company specialises in botanical-based personal care ingredients from the biodiversity-rich Himalayan region

Arxada to invest in Visp facility, doubles-down on DSM collab

The sum of CHF20m has been earmarked to grow the Swiss facility and reduce the site’s carbon footprint

Cosmetics texture: The element of surprise

While texture has always been of importance to the cosmetics industry, transformational, experiential products that surprise and delight can elevat...

How plant-based and superfood ingredients are spicing up toothpaste launches

Brands are brushing up on the benefits of using botanical extracts to link oral care with whole-body health

New breakthrough in destroying ‘forever chemicals’ discovered

The chemical structure for Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is bound so tightly that scientists have struggled to find a method...

BASF taps red seaweed with new investment

BASF Venture Capital and investment fund Aqua-Spark have contributed to Sea6 Energy's Series B funding round

What's the secret behind this invisible light and pollution shield?

Igor Chernyak from EviDenS de Beauté discusses what goes into hero product The Total Shield, an 'invisible' protective formula developed for sensit...

Is this the end of the 'clean' beauty boom?

Consumer awareness surrounding ‘clean beauty’ is creating a culture war within the cosmetics industry, as Sonia Sharma finds out

Kao expands Spanish production facility for synthetic jasmine

By investing in its Olesa plant, Kao aims to boost its market share in the European market for methyl dihydrojasmonate

Why ashwagandha is the ingredient everyone's talking about

How is the adaptogenic herb ashwagandha being used in skin and hair care? Asks Sabinsa Corporation's Dr Kalyanam Nagabhushanam

in-cosmetics Asia returns to Bangkok with latest ingredient innovations

The 2022 edition of the event will feature insight from the likes of Croda, Ichimaru Pharcos, Mibelle Biochemistry and more

Beauty's best pore refiners

Many factors can contribute to enlarged pores and several ingredients on the market promise to help minimise their appearance. Rouah Al-Wakeel expl...