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Jul 25, 2014 | 10:04 AM CDT

Gluten-free Claims in Beauty Beginning to Rise

Already a hot claim in the food and beverage industry, “gluten-free” is making inroads as a popular beauty option now too, according to Mintel.

Jul 15, 2014 | 09:38 AM CDT

Symrise and Givaudan Acquisitions, New Appointments, and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Mid July 2014

Symrise and Givaudan gain ground in the beauty ingredient industry, Impact Colors launches new microbeads, Induchem expands and more news from the beauty ingredient marketplace.

Jul 08, 2014 | 10:37 AM CDT

L'Oreal Settles FTC Charges Alleging Deceptive Advertising

L'Oréal USA, Inc. has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges of deceptive advertising about its Lancôme Génifique and L'Oréal Paris Youth Code skin care products.

Jul 01, 2014 | 09:18 AM CDT

Responsibility in Mexico, Natural Exfoliants, and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Early July 2014

Lubrizol Mexico gets recognized with a social responsibility award, Clariant maps out its future initiatives, Shin-Etsu Silicones showcase emulsifying elastomers and much more ingredient news and innovation.

Jun 24, 2014 | 04:05 PM CDT

Resources & Development

By: Lisa Doyle

Eco-friendly suppliers fight greenwashing to deliver results.

Jun 24, 2014 | 03:43 PM CDT

Optimizing Green Packaging

By: Sara Mason

The opportunities for making a brand’s packaging more green may seem endless, which is why it is important to find something that is just right for your brand and its products.

Jun 24, 2014 | 03:19 PM CDT

The Different Faces of Natural Skin Care

By: Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor International

Despite variable economic conditions and variations in consumer behavior, the natural beauty market—and particularly skin care—continues to see strong growth.

Jun 24, 2014 | 02:48 PM CDT

The Highs and Lows of Green Certifications

By: Dr. Sundeep Gill

A beauty industry insider shares his thoughts on some of the trendiest of today’s green certifications and what makes them good—as well as what can make them difficult to achieve and sustain.

Jun 24, 2014 | 02:36 PM CDT

Make Your Green Claims Mean Something

By: Sourabh Sharma and Scott Garrison

To ensure your brand’s green claims have meaning for consumers, the claims should be authentic, clear and relevant.

Jun 20, 2014 | 02:50 PM CDT

Implementing the Principles of Sustainability in a Natural Cosmetic Ingredient

By: Oat Cosmetics

Sustainability is an issue that all businesses need to address, regardless of the nature of their business or size.