A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from April 2022 shows interest in a regulatory overview of natural and organic standards in cosmetics, the biggest beauty trends spotted at in-Cosmetics Global in Paris and L’Oréal’s patent on acne...
Interest in natural and organic cosmetics continues to rise amidst a wider green beauty boom, but with little regulation around these two terms, certification schemes have taken on fresh importance - for industry and consumers alike.
International beauty major has developed a hair styling formulation for curly hair from a blend of sugar compounds and plant fibre, offering a natural and light-weight alternative to film-forming polymer and silicone products.
Cosmetic companies eyeing the booming beauty supplement segment in China have an opportunity to fulfil the increasing demand for natural products backed by strong scientific evidence, says Horphag Research.
A team of researchers from two Chinese institutes have questioned the validity of the existing research undertaken on Asian herbs for skin whitening applications, concluding that the ingredients were “too complex to obtain reliable results”.
Aboriginal Australian skin care brands are battling a lack of ingredient sources and pandemic-driven logistical issues – but the founder of Natural Cover is still optimistic about the sector’s growth potential.
Dutch supplier Forestwise has developed an odourless and colourless version of Illipe butter that it believes will be in high demand among Asian cosmetic companies seeking out sustainable and ethically sourced natural ingredients.
Singapore-based beauty brand Soul Good Project has turned to crowdfunding to fuel its plans to expand internationally as demand for skin care grows in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Consumers will increasingly seek out the safety of cosmeceuticals and the comfort of natural products in the long-term due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disruptions, says ingredients company BASF.