Well, that all depends on what your skin care active is intending to do and how well you can deliver it to its target site and that’s not easy.
The vast majority of cosmetic raw materials are based on hydrocarbons. Oils, polymers, waxes and more involve bonds of carbon and hydrogen. But a notable exception to this hydrocarbon dominance
The latest iteration of the EU cosmetic regulations come into force in July 2013, and they are a pretty major upgrade with lots of new provisions and innovations that will
One of the outstanding properties of many essential oils, including tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), is that they can be effective even against bacterial biofilms.
Surfactants are used in many cosmetics as foaming agents, cleansers, emulsifiers, conditioners and solubilizers or dispersants. The word surfactant comes ‘surface active agent’. They are ingredients that lower the surface
Well, things are a changing and quite frankly, I am not surprised by the move by Etsy, a fast growing online store providing a way for many small hand crafters
Making Claims To Push The Envelope I cannot even count anymore how many upstarts have come into the beauty industry game with little to zero knowledge on what they can
When you are meeting with a cosmetic raw material supplier, they often talk about how their ingredient will penetrate the skin. Even cosmetic marketers use the phrase “skin penetration” when
In many internet forums that discuss cosmetics, there is often a great deal of hostility towards “big corporations”. There is a strong tendency to attack them and accuse them of