Wild plants are used extensively in beauty and personal care formulations, but the conservation status of many species remains unknown so certification programmes offer real value in securing sustainable supply, says the FairWild Foundation.
Italian cosmetics ingredient company Res Pharma Industriale has launched an ‘easy-to-manage’ emulsifier it believes has considerable potential for the Asian beauty market, after receiving initial interest from China and Thailand.
Nutri-Woods Biotech is on the cusp of global expansion but says there is a lot more education to be done to explain how traditional Chinese herbal ingredients are different from other botanical ingredients found in personal care products.
At the 2019 SCC Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase in New York City, the Pennsylvania – based materials innovation company shwocased data illustrating how CBD can be incorporated into silicone gel elastomers.
State of the Industry: Reflecting on what’s to come in 2020