Formulation & Science

An active win for Azelis

Brand Profile - Part 1

An active win for Azelis

By Natasha Spencer

Following its recent win at the PCHi awards in China — its fourth event accolade— we spoke to Jane Zhang, Head of Personal Care in China, Azelis to discuss the innovation and technology behind its active ingredient Tagra CelluCaps C.

Shiseido develops internal skin elasticity technology

Shiseido develops internal skin elasticity technology

By Natasha Spencer

To highlight the impact type III collagen has on the appearance of ageing, Japanese personal care giant has invested resources in creating the world’s first internal skin elasticity visualisation system for ageing alteration.

PCHi Shanghai 2018, in photos

PCHi Shanghai 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The recent PCHi Shanghai event had a number of additions this year, including a revamped exhibition hall layout, an updated Fountain Award, increased networking opportunities and a specific focus on suppliers to the vast China market.

Progressing the beauty and biotech conversation in 2018

Exclusive interview

Progressing the beauty and biotech conversation in 2018

By Natasha Spencer

Over the last couple of years, Genomatica has recognised the increasingly popular trend favouring sustainable and naturally-sourced ingredients in the cosmetics and personal care, moving away from synthetic chemistry.

Are neuro-soothing ingredients the new natural niche?

Part 2 Exclusive Interview

Are neuro-soothing ingredients the new natural niche?

By Natasha Spencer

With the environmental impact on the skin continuing to be a key concern for consumers, David Boudier, Scientific Communication Manager at Silab talks us through how neuro-soothing ingredients are pushing the natural segment into its next phase.

Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists celebrates its 50th Annual Conference

Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists celebrates its 50th Annual Conference

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists (ASCC) supports networking between Australian chemists and cosmetic brands – this year they celebrate their 50th Annual Conference with the latest innovations and high profile speakers leading the line-up.