Tag: May ’21

The Naturals in Cosmetics Science Conference – Saving Our Planet

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) Annual Conference is the leading cosmetic science event in the calendar in the UK.  The key platform for the exchange of new ideas and research discoveries in our industry.  The event brings together hundreds of people from all parts of the category, from formulation chemists to regulatory experts, academics... Read more »

It’s clear! Take a closer look at ZinClear® UV protection

  ZinClear® is an Ecocert-approved, reef-safe zinc oxide product offering broad spectrum UV protection which is ideal for a wide range of applications. It enables formulation of very safe mineral-based sunscreens providing high SPF, high transparency and low whiteness on the skin. Available from Blagden, ZinClear® is ideal for the following applications: Broad spectrum UV protection -... Read more »

New CEO & Director Appointments at Lecico Announced

Bradley of Kerfoot Group extends responsibilities to Avril Group company, Lecico  Sarah Bradley, CEO of Kerfoot Group, an Avril Group company, has expanded her responsibilities within the £6 Billion French agro-industrial group. Becoming Managing Director of Lecico, a leading international business in speciality lecithins and phospholipids, Bradley is appointed to drive global growth in the food, nutrition and pharmaceutical markets.  Sarah said of... Read more »

Water(less) Cosmetics

Water(less) With water demand set to outweigh supply by 40% by 2030, and set to increase by 55% by 2050, the Cosmetics industry must embrace change to counteract the consequences. What’s more, water use has grown globally at more than twice the rate of population increase in the last century - what will this look... Read more »

New Data Shows Boost to Natural Exfoliation & Cell Renewal

With age, the natural mechanism of desquamation slows down and dead cells accumulate on the surface of the skin. The complexion becomes dull and microrelief irregular. Faced with this observation, SILAB launched in 2005 Exfolactive. In 2021, additional efficacy data confirm the capacity of this active ingredient to: Boost the natural exfoliation capacity of the skin,... Read more »

Two Awards For Natural Actives

Provital's natural active ingredients Wonderage & Senseryn have been awarded with the BSB innovation prize. The jury of the German consulting agency described their well-ageing active Wonderage (1st prize winner in the "Actives/Raw Materials" category) as a "modern, creative, and promising approach addressing the growing demand for anti-aging products that support emotional wellbeing". Derived from the... Read more »

Formulating personal care products into soluble packaging

Soluble packaging is being used more and more for personal care products. So why use soluble packaging, and what challenges does it present to personal care formulators? Why use soluble packaging?   There are many advantages to using soluble packaging. It allows for unit dosing, reducing overdosing and therefore resulting in less waste. Soluble packaging... Read more »

NEW addition to Berkem Floral Range

Available in conventional & organic version Bamboo Water (INCI: Bambusa vulgaris water); Bamboo water presents soothing properties which help to reduce skin irritations. It has a remineralizing action and is ideal to give radiance back to tired skins. The regenerating properties of bamboo water provide stimulation of the skin repair process. The skin is then... Read more »