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Retinol for sensitive skins: Meet the new generation of encapsulation

Clariant’s Retinol VitiSpheres R8 is the latest new ingredient allowing for higher-efficacy products suited to a broad range of skin types

DSM and Firmenich greenlight exchange offer for merger

The acceptance period will begin 23 November and run until 31 January 2023

Ditching the filter: Why ‘blur’ ingredients are making an eco comeback

New #nofilter launches in November show how beauty is responding to the move away from filters

How to formulate an eco-friendly body scrub

Dr Sophia Boyadjieva-Newbould and Dr Kristina Hetherington reveal how waste avocado seeds are being upcycled for targeted, natural exfoliation

Evonik kickstarts full commercial-scale ceramides production

Evonik’s decision to upscale its ceramides production follows on from a strong Q3 2022 sales

Too early to tell if Symrise fire will hit fragrance ingredients production

The fire took place at Symrise’s Colonel Island, US production site on 7 November

Vegan make-up: Beauty drops beetle carmine and other animal pigments

With suppliers innovating replacements for cochineal-origin pink, formulating vegan colour cosmetics may soon be as fuss-free as it is animal-free

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

Cosmetic ingredients boost Evonik’s Q3 Nutrition & Care sales

The division’s sales increased 14% due to price increases, but its EBITDA fell by 23%

1 in 4 waste-derived materials not REACH compliant

ECHA pilot project finds 26% of substances recovered from waste to be non-compliant with the EU's chemicals regulation

Why do we need collagen III and how can the humble carnation help?

Ichimaru Pharcos' Masakazu Hashimoto explains collagen III's role in skin resilience and discusses a novel way to help prevent its decline with age

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

It’s a wrap! Cosmetics Business Live 2022 tackles the beauty industry’s big issues

The first in-person Cosmetics Business Live took place in London’s iconic Business Design Centre to help you make the best decisions for 2023 and b...

Meet this upcycled skin energy booster

Carole Gherardi, Product Manager, Personal Care at IFF Health & Biosciences, discusses an energising osmolyte that helps combat signs of skin fatigue

Discover the FULL line-up for Cosmetics Business Live 2022

The first in-person Cosmetics Business Live will take place next week in London’s iconic Business Design Centre. Discover this year’s speaker line...

Out of Africa: The continent that's home to beauty's favourite ingredients

Beauty brands cannot get enough of indigenous African ingredients. But which are the most popular, why are they so in demand and how are growers on...