Scientists from Singapore’s A*STAR’s Institute of High-Performance Computing (IHPC) have developed molecular models which have the potential to help cosmetic companies understand how products interact with skin and hair.
On this episode of Indie Pioneers, we speak to Shinji Yamasaki, the founder of skin care brand re:erth about his philosophy to skin care, the influence of fast fashion in beauty and the unique ingredients that sparked his epiphany.
Consumer halal products such as skin care and cosmetics that are imported, distributed and traded in Indonesia must now be ratified according to the country’s halal product law, which officially kicked in last month.
In the very first episode of our Indie Pioneers podcast, we chat with Marilyn Ng and Christabel Chee, the people behind Individual Collective to discuss the value of face-to-face interaction, influencer marketing and crowdfunding.
A functional fragrance formula that seeks to fight emerging bio threats such as tuberculosis is being formulated into personal care products including shampoos and soaps, with products expected to be released within a year.
Japanese cosmetics maker Kao Corporation will launch the first products based on its new ‘fine-fibre’ technology in its domestic market from December 4, with an international roll-out following in early 2020.
The Health Science Authority of Singapore has no plans to follow the lead of the European regulators and prevent cosmetic companies from making ‘free from’ claims, preferring to place emphasis on consumer education.
Speciality chemical company Lubrizol was at Society of Cosmetic Scientists Singapore’s Suppliers Day to showcase Oilkemia 5S polymer, an oil thickener developed to help formulators create innovative and visually appealing oil products.
Scalp care is set to be the next big trend in the ‘haircare revolution’, according to the Society of Cosmetic Scientists Singapore (SCSS), which will showcase new developments in this area to drive product innovation.