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Oct 19, 2016 | 04:22 PM CDT

Symrise Launches New Programs to Boost Hair Care

Curly, volumized hair

Symrise presented two approaches to hair care: the KeraSym family of active hair care ingredients and Beauty+ Multi-Ethnic hair care program. The launch was at in-cosmetics 2016 in SaƵ Paulo, Brazil, where the company's Global Hair Care Center will be located.

Oct 07, 2016 | 04:11 PM CDT

PCPC's Beth Jonas Defends Cosmetic Science to the U.S. Senate


It's nice to see our government liaison supporting our scientists' efforts by standing up to share with others the notion that cosmetic science is real.

Sep 23, 2016 | 04:26 PM CDT

EFfCI Brings Animal-testing Actions Before U.K. Courts

Court says EU law makes no distinction depending on where the animal testing was carried out.

Sep 23, 2016 | 10:19 AM CDT

ICMAD Urges Congress for Uniformity on Cosmetics Legislation

ICMAD urges lawmakers to pass legislation that would enhance FDA oversight, create transparency in safety decisions and promote growth and innovation.

Sep 20, 2016 | 05:32 PM CDT

Package Design Research: Your Expression Says it All


A thesis study is under way at Clemson University to develop dynamic test methods that evaluate consumer facial expressions in reaction to packaging designs in a new way: in situ.

Sep 20, 2016 | 02:55 PM CDT

Mibelle Turns Up the Heat on Cellulite


That spicy mustard you slather on your Oktoberfest pretzel has new appeal: for slimming benefits. But not by eating it. As Mibelle demonstrates, a new cosmetic active based on mustard sprouts and capsaicin can turn lipids into heat.

Sep 19, 2016 | 11:48 AM CDT

Opacify Gels and Shampoos Naturally

Squeezing out white shampoo

Imerys launched a new natural mineral solution to impart opacity and whiteness to gel and shampoo formulas. ImerCare Opaque serves as an alternative to oil-derived opacifiers.

Sep 13, 2016 | 04:29 PM CDT

Asia-Pacific to Lead the Cosmetic Ingredient Charge Through 2024


Surfactants, emollients and conditioning polymers, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, are expected to lead the charge for cosmetic ingredients to the tune of some U.S. $15.76 billion by 2024.

Sep 12, 2016 | 05:59 PM CDT

Formulate for the Hair on Their Chinny, Chin-Chins


Whether they are flavor savers, double chin cover-ups, testosterone indicators or just plain fashionable, beards have specific cleaning and conditioning needs, for which Evonik has developed novel formulas.

Sep 08, 2016 | 02:40 PM CDT

A Polymer to Dye For

Woman with dyed hair

Hair color is a fad that never dies, but the same cannot be said about the dye itself. Ashland launched ChromoHance 113 polymer to shield oxidative color-treated hair from surfactant stripping.