keyboard_arrow_upTap into skin care to promote scalp health
keyboard_arrow_downTap into skin care to promote scalp health

Andrew McDougall, associate director of beauty and personal care at Mintel gave a presentation on what’s next in haircare: emerging trends’ on 3 April at the Marketing Trends Theatre, during in-cosmetics Global.

keyboard_arrow_upNext level cosmetics experience: Merck at in-cosmetics 2019
keyboard_arrow_downNext level cosmetics experience: Merck at in-cosmetics 2019

Merck, a leading science and technology company, presented its concept for this year’s in-cosmetics trade show in Paris from 2 to 4 April. A variety of experimental stations invite visitors to explore and interact with Merck’s extensive portfolio of innovative effect pigments, functional fillers, and active ingredients. New releases of novel colour effects, innovation seminars, […]

keyboard_arrow_upScents that influence mood and emotion
keyboard_arrow_downScents that influence mood and emotion

Liz Ferrett, or the Fragrance Queen as she is affectionately and professionally known says selecting a scent or fragrance has a profound impact on your day-to-day life. Speaking at the launch of the recent Shower to Shower Body Wash range, Ferrett noted that scents are a powerful factor that can affect confidence, concentration and even […]

keyboard_arrow_upGivaudan adds to its ingredients portfolio
keyboard_arrow_downGivaudan adds to its ingredients portfolio

Givaudan Active Beauty offers an extensive portfolio of innovative active cosmetics ingredients designed to bring beauty to the world. Inspired by the beauty needs of consumers worldwide, Active Beauty offers award-winning products for an expanded range of benefits.

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise innovates at in-cosmetics 2015
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise innovates at in-cosmetics 2015

Symrise is positioning its in-cosmetics 2015 showcase on the theme ‘A day in the life of…’ with formulation ideas for sensitive skin concerns.

keyboard_arrow_upGlobal Hygiene Council calls for increased awareness of harmful germs in the home
keyboard_arrow_downGlobal Hygiene Council calls for increased awareness of harmful germs in the home

A new survey from the Global Hygiene Council has revealed that 83 per cent of all people surveyed think their home poses a low risk or no risk with regards to the spread of infections and illnesses.

keyboard_arrow_upBig changes in China’s cosmetics industry
keyboard_arrow_downBig changes in China’s cosmetics industry

  The cosmetics industry in China has seen some major changes in the last couple of months; first Revlon announced that it will be exiting its operations in the country, and now L’Oréal has made a significant purchase into the market with the acquisition of a popular face mask brand.

keyboard_arrow_upVacancies: Clinical Data Analyst / Technical Report Writer
keyboard_arrow_downVacancies: Clinical Data Analyst / Technical Report Writer

Future Cosmetics CC , a leading specialty clinical testing company based in Pretoria-East is inviting applications for  the position: Clinical Data Analyst / Technical Writer. Future Cosmetics perform clinical studies for local, multi-national and international customers in the cosmetic industry.

keyboard_arrow_upMarketing authorisation application for Egrifta withdrawn
keyboard_arrow_downMarketing authorisation application for Egrifta withdrawn

The European Medicines Agency has been formally notified by Ferrer Internacional, S.A. of its decision to withdraw its application for a centralised marketing authorisation for the medicine Egrifta (tesamorelin), 2 mg, powder for solution for injection. Egrifta was intended to be used for the treatment of excess visceral adipose tissue (VAT), defined as a level greater than 130 cm² by imaging procedures, in treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients.

keyboard_arrow_upWorld’s first fluoride toothpaste with Novamin to ‘repair and protect’ against dentine hypersensitivity
keyboard_arrow_downWorld’s first fluoride toothpaste with Novamin to ‘repair and protect’ against dentine hypersensitivity

GlaxoSmithKline last night introduced South Africans to a scientific breakthrough in dental care. New Sensodyne Repair and Protect with Novamin, is a unique formula with its roots in a technology originally developed to help stimulate bone regeneration. Harnessing this technology, Sensodyne Repair and Protect acts as a reservoir to help build a new reparative layer over exposed dentine and within the tubules. This layer has a similar chemical composition to hydroxyapatite, mimicking the tooth’s natural composition and strongly binding to the collagen in dentine.