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MetaShieldClean Keeps Packaging Polished

The nanotechnology-based coating repels a significant amount of the stains, dust and dirt that accumulate on consumer packaging during ordinary use. It is geared towards the cosmetics industry, where the appearance of the product post-sale helps to enhance and preserve brand value.

Shiseido, A.S. Watson Group Strengthen Strategic Partnership

The companies plan on co-creating beauty innovations that meet the demand for J-beauty.

Robertet, Klersun Announce Joint Hemp Extract Venture

Klersun will leverage Robertet’s expertise in natural raw materials and a variety of consumer products; Robertet, in turn, will expand its business, adding Klersun’s agricultural network and extraction technology to it sourcing portfolio.

Ken Marenus Named ICMAD President

“Ken brings an unbeatable combination of extensive knowledge and a passion to encourage grassroots innovation and entrepreneurship across the beauty industry,” said Sanjiv Mehra, chairman of ICMAD. “[His] expertise in issues that are relevant to regulators and legislators in the U.S. and internationally will be immensely valuable in representing and educating our members.”

Ulta Reports Strong Q1 2019, Sets Sights on Canada

The retailer’s financials for the quarter “reflect a healthy balance of traffic and ticket growth, and double-digit comparable sales growth in mass cosmetics, skin care and fragrance, tempered by continued mixed performance in prestige cosmetics,” said CEO Mary Dillon.

Solabia Technology Spans Well Aging to Microbiome Care

Scalp care, well aging and microbiome protection were prominent in the supplier's spring lineup.

Folium Looks to Bring Stable Financial Services to the CBD Industry

“With the stigmatisms cast on our customers and uncertainties levied by large financial institutions, we felt it was our responsibility, as the industry leader, to develop a stable CBD friendly financial eco-system for our customers,” said Folium Biosciences CEO, Kashif Shan.

DuPont Naantali Site Receives GMP Certification

“Our customers are required to reach the GMP certification, and we strive to make it easier for them to reach that marker,” said Johan Jansen-Storbacka, global personal care industry leader for DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences. “Not to mention, easier for the end-consumer to feel certain that their personal care products are safe and reliable from bottle to bottle.”

ChemSpec Names U.S. Distributor for GreenPhyt

Based out of Brittany, France, GreenPhyt manufactures natural exfoliants and micronized powders for skin care and cosmetic products.

Words from Wiechers: One-way Communication

Talking to our customers is a critical step. The most basic question is: What do they expect of a cosmetic product? Furthermore, educating them by communicating the science through journalists is critical.

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