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Oct 03, 2014 | 04:59 PM CDT
Mineral ingredients such as talc, kaolin and mica can provide tactile qualities and structure in a formula. Mica can also be a key ingredient in pigments that provide brilliant sparkle and pearlescence in color cosmetics, and BASF has a nearly 50 year history of innovation using mica as a key component in effect pigments.
Oct 02, 2014 | 04:04 PM CDT
According to Kline, natural product brand owners capitalizing on broader market trends, while function and efficacy are now as important as the ingredient source by many consumers. Non-GMO labeling trend that is now prevalent in food products is in the nascent stages in beauty but expected to grow stronger.
Oct 02, 2014 | 12:07 PM CDT
Trends include the return of oud, the enduring popularity of rose and a focus on leather notes in next year’s fragrance collections.
Sep 30, 2014 | 04:01 PM CDT
By: Denise Herich
An inside look at the 2014 PinkReport, “Nailed: The Allure of Color.”
Sep 30, 2014 | 11:08 AM CDT
New research from Mintel reveals that 42% of black consumers have tried or would be interested in trying anti-aging hair products, a higher percentage of those interested in anti-aging skin care; many companies missing the mark and missing culturally relevant messaging.
Sep 25, 2014 | 04:34 PM CDT
Sensitive skin is a global reality, creating a sizable demand for products designed to minimize skin sensitivity. Pacifeel™ is a natural plant extract that offers a holistic approach to treat both the symptoms and causes of sensitive skin
Sep 25, 2014 | 02:21 PM CDT
schülke has built a family of related preservative blends around ethylhexylglycerin—which reliably inhibits the growth and multiplication of odor-causing bacteria, leaves beneficial skin flora unaffected and has been shown to improve the efficacy of many traditional preservatives, including parabens.
Sep 18, 2014 | 11:55 AM CDT
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141) on Sept. 17, 2014, which the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauded. This Act aims to streamline the process for approving new sunscreen ingredients.
Sep 17, 2014 | 01:21 PM CDT
Lubricants among the products that offer opportunities for personal care brands; retailers respond to growing consumer expectations of these products with larger intimate health sections.
Sep 17, 2014 | 12:57 PM CDT
The Freedonia Group's new report on the wipes market predicts increased consumer spending will promote the use of higher value, more task-specific wipes; products such as personal hygiene and pre-moistened facial cleansing wipes will see rapid gains.