Tag: May ’22

CODIF Technologie Naturelle: Idaskin – NEW Active Ingredient

We are excited to highlight CODIF Technologie Naturelle’s NEW active ingredient, Idaskin. Idaskin is an active ingredient obtained from the microalga Emiliania Huxleyi, a force of nature. Idaskin boosts the skin’s resilience and improves the cell vitality for an infallible complexion. The microalga, Emiliania Huxleyi, is present everywhere on the planet and has the ability to protect itself from... Read more »

Enhancing the sustainability of surfactants to cater for conscious consumers

Sustainability is no longer an abstract concept. The pursuit of sustainability may have previously been viewed as a noble endeavour; however, over the last 18 months, scenes such as the visible reduction of air pollution in Delhi1 have demonstrated the incredible, restorative force of Mother Nature. Consumers are galvanised, increasingly appreciating the importance of simplicity and... Read more »

Givaudan gets active on stretch marks

Givaudan Active Beauty has launched an active cosmetic ingredient that naturally reduces the appearance of stretch marks. Centella CAST is the natural remodeling partner crafted by green fractionation from one of the most well-known medicinal plants, Centella Asiatica. Givaudan says by acting on the mechanisms responsible for the formation of stretch marks, Centella CAST acts on... Read more »

Symrise says: Zinc about it

Symrise has developed a zinc oxide-based mineral UV filter range of cosmetic ingredients to be marketed under its existing Neo Heliopan sun care portfolio. The product range consists of two surface-treated powders: Neo Heliopan ZnO 40, which provides broad-spectrum UV protection with a focus on increasing the SPF, and Neo Heliopan ZnO 300, which provides... Read more »

Towards a new approach of photoprotection

The sun is back, with its benefits but also its harmful effects. It is important to know that UV exposure (UVA and UVB) occurs all year round and leads to photoaging when the skin is left unprotected. Gattefossé has studied the effects of UVA radiation on epidermal stem cells. Towards a new approach of photoprotection... Read more »

Innovating With Purpose

Innovation is the lifeblood of the personal care industry and is fundamental to the development and improvement of the goods and services it provides consumers. However, it’s about more than simply taking a good idea to market through research, development, and investment. True innovation emerges from a complete understanding of the unmet needs within an... Read more »

Trends, Insights and Ingredients Presentation (TII) for 2022

We are pleased to announce our Lake Personal Care Trends, Insights and Ingredients Presentation (TII) for 2022.   Many of you requested our presentation last year, and shared in our future-driven insights for 2021. This year we bring you even more dedicated content, with an analysis of the five key macrotrends that are leading industry... Read more »

IFSCC 2022 early bird registration extended to 16 May

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SES) UK & Ireland has extended early bird registration rates for the 32nd International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London. SES UK & Ireland said the discounted period has been extended until Monday 16 May to make the 32nd Congress as accessible to as many people as... Read more »

Plastic Packaging Tax

A £200 per tonne plastic tax will come into effect from the 1st April 2022 in the UK, what does it mean for our industry and how can we minimise the impact of this tax? The Plastic Problem Plastic is amazing! It’s revolutionised our lives and brought convenience to many industries. If plastic disappeared overnight,... Read more »