PERSONAL CARE INSIGHTS NEWS
27 Jan 2023 --- This week in personal care news, Azelis expanded its portfolio in Israel with the acquisition of specialty chemicals company Lidorr Elements. Texen and Stella McCartney partnered... Read More
27 Jan 2023 --- US-based Thinx has settled a class action lawsuit after allegations were made that its period underwear products contain potentially harmful PFAS chemicals despite being advertised... Read More
PERSONAL CARE INSIGHTS NEWS
26 Jan 2023 --- Upcycled food-grade ingredients such as coffee, tea, olives and a variety of fruit have transitioned boldly into the mainstream as cosmetic, beauty and personal care companies... Read More
26 Jan 2023 --- Royal DSM’s skincare peptide Syn-Up has been approved as a New Cosmetic Ingredient (NCI) in China under the country’s new cosmetic legislation and can now be used freely... Read More
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
26 Jan 2023 --- With increasing pursuits for novel plant ingredients in the cosmetics industry, a Poland-based study has found that the herbal flower Serratula coronata is a source of... Read More
25 Jan 2023 --- Honeywell’s global business manager for Industrial Aerosols, Joanna Minion, shares that there is an increasing market trend surrounding environmental sustainability in personal care product developments. She highlights Honeywell’s Solstice Propellent technology that is compliant to the US Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board regulations relating to ground-level smog formation.
27 Nov 2022 --- Michal Benmayor, global VP of sustainability and naturals at Firmenich, spotlights challenges posed by an “unprecedented period of instability in the last couple of years” and how the lipstick effect is causing consumers to turn toward fragrances to uplift moods and treat themselves. Moreover, the climate and ecological crisis, COVID-19 and the Ukraine-Russia war are prompting the company to move away from fossil fuel-based perfume ingredients.
11 Nov 2022 --- Ahead of the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing on November 15, Unilever’s director of science and technology of safety and environmental sustainability sciences discusses the sentiments and opinions around the science and technological developments for an animal testing-free future. He stresses that because science moves so quickly, industries need to have more dialogue on the development of safety assessments and “have a go” at bringing the advancements into action.
03 Nov 2022 --- Anthony Park, key account manager at YonWoo, says that even though the company mainly focuses on plastic items it also offers glass packaging. He explains that the company contributes to environmental sustainability through recycling and reusability while emphasizing that brands are still looking at premium solutions. This year the company is looking at a joint venture in both packaging and formula innovation.
17 Oct 2022 --- A company survey revealed that environmental sustainability is in the top interest. Predrag Ozmo, global head of sustainability, told PersonalCareInsights that reusable and recyclable products are especially popular. He explains how the infinity bottle taps into this trend as aluminum is unbreakable and keeps the materials “in the loop” while reducing waste and landfilling.
06 Sep 2022 --- Deodorants are a key part of people’s daily hygiene routine. While the routine itself is second nature, the ingredients of deodorants are widely discussed. Natural and sustainable ingredients are in demand, and minimalist formulations are preferred. Ingredients with multifunctional properties and high efficacy like Jungbunzlauer’s zinc lactate and CITROFOL® AI support formulator’s work.TECHNICAL PAPER FROM JUNGBUNZLAUER