A very common question when you get into cosmetic and soap industry is: should I collect Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or not?
Developing a cosmetic finished product is an extensive process that begins with the raw materials.
What are the questions you have about personal care products?
Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors (ICMAD) member alert in regards to the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010.
We all know that words are important tools, but it is easy to underestimate their incredible power. Words communicate useful ideas. This is especially true of the terminology used in the professional beauty industry.
For thousands of years, people have safely enjoyed fragrance in their daily lives. We have come a long way since the Ancient Egyptians used scents in their rituals and ceremonies.
The Organic Consumer Association’s article More on Parabens: Greenwashing With Honeysuckle Extract has caught the attention of editors and I am getting more and more questions regarding Japanese Honeysuckle Extract.
A new report just came out on parabens that I found interesting. Having read previous papers about parabens I have been skeptical of the bad press they have received supposedly because of them affecting the hormonal systems of the body which lead to cancer.
With the current high interest in all things natural many formulators do not recognize the importance of using a preservative. Preservatives are a necessary ingredient in al emulsions to prevent the growth of bacteria. Even though bacteria are completely ‘natural’ they can also cause a lot of harm to us. A colleague of mine recently shared…