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Sep 09, 2015 | 10:27 AM CDT

The Answers Behind Aging Skin

Aging woman

A new breakthrough in anti-aging skin care was presented by a team of research scientists from the Avon Skincare Institute.

Sep 06, 2015 | 09:57 AM CDT

Asia Trend Watch: Beauty Standards, Natural & Organic, and Ingestible Whitening

Skin care in Asia.
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor in Chief

A complex mix of drivers is reshaping beauty and personal care in Asia.

Aug 20, 2015 | 04:38 PM CDT

FDA Issues Warnings for Cosmetics, Website Claims

The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters to companies for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.

Aug 20, 2015 | 03:33 PM CDT

New Method Developed for Nanoparticle Claims

Plasma detection of nanoparticles

The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB recently highlighted the work of scientist Gabriele Beck-Schwadorf and her team, who developed a method to identify nanoparticles in sunscreens for label claims.

Jul 01, 2015 | 03:01 PM CDT

Rainforest Alliance Reaches 1,000 Certified Copra Farmers

Open coconut

According to Cargill, as of June 17, 2015, the Rainforest Alliance reached a milestone in training more than 1,000 farmers in good agricultural practices such as the correct use of fertilizers, intercropping, replanting and Sustainable Agricultural Network (SAN) standards.

Mar 10, 2015 | 10:47 AM CDT

Explore the Future of Product Development at C&T Summit

Featuring high-level technical presentations and hands-on practical workshops, the June 2015 C&T Summit provides an experiential learning environment, aiming to transfer knowledge through participation.

Mar 04, 2015 | 05:39 PM CST

Seeking the Perfect Complexion

By: Ada S. Polla and Anne Pouillot

Understanding the cause of hyperpigmentation and the action of ingredients that address hyperpigmentation is key to developing impactful skin care products.

Feb 03, 2015 | 02:37 PM CST

The Color Essentials

By: Sara Mason

Supplier insights on creating winning color cosmetics, and an overview of color forecasting and trends.

Nov 04, 2014 | 11:10 AM CST

NAD Recommends Claim Alteration for P&G's Secret Clinical Strength

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) discontinue "100% odor protection" claims for the company’s Secret Clinical Strength Clear Gel and Invisible Solid. Claims, including those made in television, print, and social media advertising, as well as on the company website, were challenged by Unilever United States Inc.