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Feb 02, 2016 | 02:44 PM CST

Vantage Introduces PFJ-S For PE Bead Alternative

Whale tail

Vantage Specialty Ingredients introduced PFJ-S Beads, a natural exfoliant to use in beauty and personal care products.

Feb 01, 2016 | 03:44 PM CST

Clariant Certified to Offer Palm-Based Ingredients

Personal care products

Clariant announced the achievement of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Mass Balance certification for a couple of its production sites.

Jan 26, 2016 | 11:02 AM CST

It Takes Two to Seek Out Firm Skin

Firm skin

BASF and CYTOO partner in conducting research on active ingredients for skin firmness.

Jan 22, 2016 | 02:28 PM CST

Ingredient Helps Boost Skin With Antioxidants

Woman in air pollution

Lipotec launched POLLUSHIELD functional ingredient, an active ingredient to help protect skin from environmental pollution.

Jan 20, 2016 | 04:10 PM CST

Looming Cosmetics Legislation: What You Need to Know

By: Pamela Jo Busiek, president and CEO, ICMAD

If passed, the Feinstein Bill will result in cosmetics being more heavily regulated by the FDA than over-the-counter drugs or dietary supplement products which have demonstrated a much higher risk profile than cosmetics which have an excellent safety record.

Jan 04, 2016 | 03:05 PM CST

Harvesting Coral for Longer Lashes

Coral reef

Maxey Cosmetics signed a five-year agreement allowing the company to harvest the tips of a locally abundant soft coral, to extract black sea rod oil for use as an ingredient in its products.

Dec 23, 2015 | 09:59 AM CST

Botanical Extracts Benefit Cosmetic Formulations

Smelling sunflower

Naturex plans to introduce Eutectys, a new botanical extract collection consisting of six extracts.

Dec 15, 2015 | 03:30 PM CST

FDA Alerts Homespun Cosmetics-makers

FDA launches a section to alert and inform the growing number of DIY and homespun cosmetics makers about adulteration and other matters.

Dec 14, 2015 | 10:03 AM CST

BASF’s Cimmanggis Site Meeting Demands

Home and personal care

BASF completed a surfactant capacity expansion project at its Cimanggis site in Indonesia to help serve the home and personal care industries.

Dec 13, 2015 | 03:42 PM CST

Beiersdorf Launches New Innovation Initiative

Open innovation program creates internal trade show for skin care.