active ingredients

08 Jun 2023
--- With the rise of multifunctional and bio-based cosmetics, new research from Poland has found that Tremella fuciformis – also known as snow mushroom – can be used as an alternative to synthetic hyaluronic acid. At... Read More
08 Jun 2023
--- Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has kicked off the second edition of its India-focused program to scale new beauty start-up businesses, called Beauty&You. The first program was introduced last year to new and... Read More
06 Jun 2023
--- B’utyQuin, a thymoquinone composition developed by TriNutra with low free fatty acids, enhanced stability and bioavailability, has been granted a patent. Cosmetic applications for B’utyQuin include creams, oils,... Read More
05 Jun 2023
--- Synthetic biology company Debut has secured US$34 million Series B in a funding round led by L’Oréal’s venture capital fund, Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development (BOLD). As the... Read More
02 Jun 2023
--- The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published its fifth report on the use of alternatives to testing on animals for the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) Regulation. It finds... Read More
02 Jun 2023
--- This week, beauty and personal care brands announced new tie-ups in moves to boost engagement with young audiences. Lush, Nickelodeon and Paramount Consumer Products collaborated on a new range of SpongeBob-inspired shower... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- Fermented beauty ingredients are a consistently expanding class of sustainable and high functional solutions. PersonalCareInsights explores new developments in the space, which showcase the skin boosting properties of... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- Smiling, talking and eating make the mimic muscles in the face contract and repeating these expressions cause lines on the forehead, nose and around the eyes and mouth as skin elasticity decreases. Roelmi HPC has created an... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- Beauty and personal care supplier Unilever and intelligent protein designer Arzeda have developed new enzymes with increased stability, performance and sustainability benefits for cleaning and laundry products. The... Read More
31 May 2023
--- Data released by the Brazilian Cosmetic, Toiletries and Perfumery Industry Association (Abihpec) reveals that the international trade surplus of the Brazilian personal hygiene, perfumery and cosmetics industry increased by... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Plant-origin and organic sourcing are in focus at the ongoing PLMA 2023 trade show. Live at the event, Allison by Nopa Nordic, Nature & Stratégie, DS Tech and Cosmewax speak with PersonalCareInsights about the... Read More
23 May 2023
--- Low pH niacinamide micellar water and plant-based ingredient synergies for treating erythema are among the latest skin care innovation highlights. Next to this, while some sun care manufacturers have begun to remove harmful... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Italian researchers have evaluated the biochemical composition of natural and cultivated microbial communities growing around hot springs known as bioglea to reveal “interesting” antimicrobial and radical... Read More
19 May 2023
--- Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition characterized by the presence of pimples that affect about 85% of Western adolescents. The condition has been shown to cause unsightly and even painful blackheads, whiteheads and... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Investigating the skin revitalizing properties in a trio of botanical active ingredients, Shiseido has succeeded in reproducing a ”thinning” phenomenon, which is characterized by a decreased thickness of the... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Researchers from the Federal Technological University of Paraná in Brazil have investigated sociodemographic factors such as education level, earning capacity, age and frequency of use as having a significant bearing... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Supplements and sports nutrition launches with women’s health claims have been rising steeply since 2017, according to Innova Market Insights. Additionally, the company highlights that beauty from within supplements... Read More
15 May 2023
--- Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, has gained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Skinvive by Juvéderm, marketed as the “first and only” hyaluronic acid intradermal... Read More
12 May 2023
--- This week in personal care news, US-based private equity firm Yellow Wood Partners completed the acquisition of the brand Suave from Unilever. Japanese technology company Kaltech introduced the “world’s first... Read More
11 May 2023
--- A new topical gel containing spirulina extract has shown efficacy in improving the skin’s qualities in a non-invasive way, when activated using red LED light therapy, according to a new study. This is the first study... Read More