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Read the Label: Paula's Choice 10% Azelaic Acid Booster

This product promotes a more clarified skin tone overall, making dull, sallow complexions appear brighter and balanced. Here, Katerina Steventon, Ph.D., reviews the label to see if the ingredients match these claims.

Ethical Beauty Meets Functionality in Natural Sourcing Brand

Ingredients from the large-volume wholesale brand connect fragrance, wellness and cosmetic benefits, centered around eco-ethical sourcing.

Innospec Announces Three Appointments

Paul Kretzer has been named senior account representative, Northeast personal care; Brooke Williams has joined the company as an account representative for Midwest personal care; and December pee has been appointed marketing specialist, personal care.

Using Pigmented UV Filters for Inclusive Sun Care

These pigmented filters allow formulators to create custom shades for sun protection to match a wide range of skin tones.

Tapioca Powers Talc Alternative

This powder ingredient reportedly provides the silky, smooth skin feel of talc, minus the consumer controversy.

SILAB Garners Gold from EcoVadis

The company scored 69/100 in four areas (environment, social and human rights, ethics and responsible supply), placing it among the top 5% of ranked companies for the fourth year in a row.

Klei Undergoes Eco-friendly Brand Refresh

"The shift toward using even more eco-friendly packaging is an exciting milestone for us since we’re constantly striving to reduce our carbon footprint."

Mibelle AG’s Black BeeOme Buzzes Away with Top BSB Prize

Derived from honey from the rare dark bee Apis mellifera mellifera and the bacteria Zymomonas mobilis, Black BeeOme is designed to restore the skin microflora after stress to ensure healthy and pure skin.

BASF, Estée Lauder and RSPO Partner for Sustainable Palm Oil

The companies have teamed up with civil society organization Solidaridad to support independent Indonesian smallholder farmers, offering education and technical support for implementing—and maintaining—sustainable practices.

How Does Shiseido’s Garden Grow? In Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport

Measuring at 22,000 square meters spanning four stories, the project is one of Singapore’s largest indoor gardens—including more than 900 tress and approximately 60,000 shrubs.

CBD, Square and Facebook: the Challenges of Cannabis Beauty

Access to social media marketing and credit card transactions is hampering the operations of some CBD- and hemp-infused brands.

Sunscreen Data Requests, Misperceptions and the Public Health Crisis

"The FDA is not saying 40% of sunscreens (or whatever) do not meet its rules for safety and effectiveness—not to the extent the EWG is suggesting." But the FDA also is muddying the waters, according to PASS Coalition adviser Michael Werner.

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