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Nanotechnology

Nano particles are increasingly used to enhance cosmetics, especially sun care and anti-aging products but debate still rages over their safety.

New nanoscience suspends oil in clay, expanding the possibilities for cosmetic and personal care emulsions

30-Nov-2016 - Last week, the open access journal Scientific Reports published the latest work of physicist Jon Otto Fossum, and his findings “may lead to new emulsion or encapsulation technologies.”

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Anti-pollution product launches Part II: APAC popularity influences global industry

30-Nov-2016 - As APAC is home to over a third of all anti-pollution product launches in 2016, in the second part of this article we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal...

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 names first Innovation Circle Award winners

28-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 saw 650 new companies attend its two-venue event and inaugural Innovation Circle Awards.

Amorepacific ramps up support for technological innovation

23-Nov-2016 - South Korean cosmetics leader, Amorepacific, demonstrates the importance of ongoing R&D through technology and innovation.

Korean National Assembly Forum highlights alternative testing methods

23-Nov-2016 - Humane Society International is holding an Assembly Forum in Korea to emphasise the importance of “supporting advancing science without suffering”.

Korea to inspire at International Beauty Expo 2016

23-Nov-2016 - The 14th International Beauty Expo Korea will take place between 25th -27th November 2016 at COEX complex, Seoul, South Korea.

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Seppic’s Emogreen wins functional ingredients award

22-Nov-2016 - As Seppic Asia’s Emogreen won the best prize in the functional ingredients category of the Best Ingredient Awards Innovation at in-cosmetics Asia 2016, we spoke to Marty Lumain, Asia Pacific...

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How brands can evolve in personal care market part III

17-Nov-2016 - Part III: Using science and nature to launch productsIn the final part of our interview, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about how Ashland...

Shiseido expands global R&D at China Innovation Centre

15-Nov-2016 - Shiseido, the leading Japanese multinational personal care producer, has opened a new office building for the Shanghai branch of its China Innovation Centre, to strengthen its R&D capabilities in China....

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 to opens its doors with education and innovation insights

15-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 will open its doors to over 60,000 visitors and approximately 2,700 exhibitors from 46 countries and regions to introduce its new World Asia Forum and Innovation Circle Awards.

LG Household & Health Care subsidiary introduces dermo-cosmetic label Dr. Belmeur

10-Nov-2016 - The Face Shop, a subsidiary of leading cosmetics and personal care producer, LG Household & Health Care, pairs dermatology with cosmetics to launch a new brand called Dr. Belmeur.

Croda invests in three new laboratories in APAC

10-Nov-2016 - Croda International, the British speciality chemicals company, has furthered its plans to open three new laboratories in Greater China, Republic of Korea and Indonesia.

Shiseido wins poster award at 29th IFSCC congress

10-Nov-2016 - The leading Japanese personal care producer wins the poster award for its research on dermal cavitation as a skin aging mechanism.

Major trends for in-cosmetics Korea revealed

30-May-2016 - Industry hot topics of anti-ageing, anti-pollution, halal cosmetics and dominant marketing trends are all top of the agenda for the upcoming in-cosmetics Korea event.

L'Oreal backs global tech and innovation competition

03-May-2016 - L’Oréal has announced it's taking part in an international competition to dig out ‘world-changing’ new technologies, looking to promote innovation within beauty and to profit from startup models.

Award-winning oils and fats innovation makes skin care ‘more effective’

22-Jan-2015 - University lecturer Dr Mahiran Basri has been recognised for her work in successfully diversifying the use of oils and fats which resulted in an innovation formulated through nanotechnology that is...

Entering the age of the ‘super sunscreen’: Study highlights protection against cancer

10-Oct-2013 - A study carried out by researchers in Australia has opened the doors for the development of ‘super sunscreens’ to assist in the repair of sun damaged skin and protect the...

Scientists encourage ‘safer’ rutile form of TiO2 in cosmetics

26-Sep-2013 - Research originating in Torino, Italy is encouraging sunscreen and cosmetics formulators to use the rutile form of titanium dioxide rather than anatase as tests have suggested it is safer.

Aussie body to consult proposed changes to sunscreen standards

18-Dec-2012 - The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) is consulting on the regulatory impacts of the proposed adoption of the revised Australian and New Zealand Sunscreen Standard.

Australian scientists call for longer skin tests in sunscreen

27-Nov-2012 - According to a team of scientists at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, despite previous research finding that nanoparticles do not penetrate the skin, it remains debatable as to...

Panasonic aims new beauty grooming range at Southeast Asian market

08-Nov-2012 - After much success in the Japanese beauty product market, Panasonic is now extending its reach into Southeast Asia with a new range of ‘nanoe care’ beauty and grooming products, based...

EC report reviews measuring methods for nanoparticle sizing

26-Sep-2012 - The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published its recommendation on a common definition of the term ‘nanomaterial’ for regulatory purposes.

Australian sunscreen ingredient maker attacked over nano-free claims

30-Aug-2012 - Australia-based sunscreen ingredient maker Antaria has been challenged by environmental group Friends of the Earth over the company’s claims that its products are free of nano materials.

Nanotech trend focus sees Cosmoprof Asia anticipate big success

28-Aug-2012 - The organisers of beauty show Cosmoprof Asia expect it to be a big success following a nine per cent growth in exhibition space, and a focus on the key trends,...

FDA publishes report on recent cosmetics regulation meeting

25-Jul-2012 - In a recent report, the FDA has revealed that issues relating to cosmetics and cosmetic-like drug products were amongst those discussed at a recent Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR) meeting.

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