UK ingredients provider Treatt says it has invested in organic oils
manufacturer Earthoil, in a deal that will enable the company to
meet growing demands from cosmetic manufacturers for natural and
US-based GE Energy Financial Services yesterday confirmed it would
take a majority interest in Idex Aquaservices, a France-based
supplier of purified water to the food, beverage and
Allergic reactions to hair dyes are reaching new heights as more
and more young people become preoccupied with altering their
outward appearance, according to a recent study by the British
Medical Journal this week.
In line with huge growth in the market for cosmetics and toiletries
and the recent scare of the P&G SK-II skin care line, China
authorities have more than doubled the number of banned substances
Preventative health care trends are driving the US vitamin B
market, but niche areas like nutricosmetics and anti-ageing skin
creams could form part of a successful differentiation strategy for
the future, according to a new report...
A new clinical trial has unveiled an ingredient combination that
could send anti-ageing skin care manufacturers into a spin, with
the claim it reduces facial wrinkles in Asian consumers by nearly
50 per cent.
A UK based couple has been fined for selling skin whitening
products that contain banned ingredients which are harmful to
consumer health, in a failed bid to capitalise on the ever growing
consumer desire for lightened skin.
Manufacturers of cellulose ether should be gearing up towards the
demands of European personal care manufacturers as new applications
within the sector broaden the scope for this innovative and
Maryland authorities have set a precedent in the US after
succeeding in their attempts to ban the distribution of lead-based
eye cosmetics in the State on the grounds that it could caus lead
A new source of gamma glutamyl cysteine, a precursor of powerful
antioxidant glutathione for anti-ageing supplements and skin care
products, is expected to become available in 2007, after nine years
of research at Australia's...
Proctor & Gamble is back on the road to redemption in China
after its SK-II range re-appeared on store shelves this week
following a ban brought about by a scare relating to traces of
heavy metals that were found in formulations.
Demand for both natural and milder cosmetic formulations is driving
demand for specialty surfactants. And a new market report
highlights the fact that it is Chinese producers who are poised to
tap into this growth.
Tapping into the big trend for natural-based cosmetic and health
products, two contract research organizations - US-based Santerra
Pharmaceuticals and India-based Vedic Lifesciences - have formed an
alliance to expand into the growing...
Rice based cosmetics are again making an impact on the beauty
industry, with the Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA)
in Malaysia having agreed a proposal to embark on a joint venture
with a local company in Kedah.