Green Cosmetics

Tea is stirring up the skin care market

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Tea is stirring up the skin care market

By Natasha Spencer

As tea-based skin care products provide “an excellent source of antioxidants, and for its anti-ageing and skin-soothing benefits when ingested”, we explored the trend sweeping through China with Laurie Du, Senior Beauty & Personal Care Analyst, China,...

An active win for Azelis

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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.

The shift to waterless cosmetics

The shift to waterless cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

In our sustainability focus, we delve into the metamorphosis of water in beauty and personal care by looking at the demand for waterless product R&D efforts and releases.

Genomatica on building its brand in Asia-Pacific

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Genomatica on building its brand in Asia-Pacific

By Natasha Spencer

As the bioengineering company pursues its focus and relationship with Asia-Pacific (APAC) consumers, we talk to Damien Perriman, Senior Vice President of Specialty Chemicals at Genomatica about the company’s achievements and experiences in the market...

Progressing the beauty and biotech conversation in 2018

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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.

PCHi 2018 Fountain Awards celebrate innovation

PCHi 2018 Fountain Awards celebrate innovation

By Natasha Spencer

As Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) closes its doors for another year, we bring you the winners of this year’s Fountain Awards which praise fresh and cutting-edge technologies and progressive developments.