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Niacinamide and the ‘Fountain of Youth’

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Niacinamide and the ‘Fountain of Youth’

By Natasha Spencer

As Olay releases scientific findings on the effect niacinamide has on skin care, we spoke to P&G and Dr John Oblong, Principal Scientist at P&G about the impact that this has on the cosmetics industry.

What’s urban living doing to our hair and scalp?

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What’s urban living doing to our hair and scalp?

By Natasha Spencer

At this year’s in-cosmetics Korea 2018, Xin Qu, R&D Lab Manager at Ashland’s Shanghai Technical Centre examined how cosmetics actives and pollution shielding technologies can impact the hair and scalp.

Will label waste soon be non-existent?

Will label waste soon be non-existent?

By Natasha Spencer

The Australian arm of leading cosmetics player, L’Oréal, global materials science and manufacturing firm, Avery Dennison, and waste management name, Wasteflex, collaborate to remove label waste from cosmetics packaging.

Digital payment apps to increase in APAC

Digital payment apps to increase in APAC

By Natasha Spencer

Growing in adoption in both established and emerging beauty and personal care markets, digital wallets and contactless card-based payments are on the rise.

Why autophagy is essential for cells and cosmetics applications

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Why autophagy is essential for cells and cosmetics applications

By Natasha Spencer

Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2016, for his finding of essential genes relating to autophagy almost 30 years ago.

image courtesy of Bell Flavors & Fragrances

Bell Flavors & Fragrances opens in Indonesia and Thailand

By Deanna Utroske

At the end of June, the personal care and fine fragrance ingredient supplier announced the opening of two new facilities in Asia. Bell has confidence that the additional presence in these countries and access to local market intelligence will enrich the...

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