Ancestral traditions

argan oilLiquid gold in Morocco, argan oil is harvested from Argania Spinosa, which grows exclusively in the south-western parts of the country on the Souss Plain. Here 21 million trees can be found covering almost 800 000 hectares.

New offerings from Ashland Care

Ashland Care Specialties recently introduced various new ingredient offerings, advanced skincare solutions, and an initiative to guide ingredient formulators into meeting consumer expectations.

Safeguarding cosmetics

Safeguarding cosmeticsTo control microbial growth and to stabilise any cosmetic product, some form of preservative needs to be used. Parabens are the most common preservatives, although they have become one of the most controversial topics in beauty. Fact remains, they are essential to preserving formulations.

Johnson & Johnson commits to chemical-free products

One of the world’s largest producers of personal care products, Johnson & Johnson recently pledged to remove various chemicals from its baby products.

Ayurvedic formulations from Lipo

Ayurvedic formulations from Lipo - Vedaplex rangeThe Vedaplex products, offered exclusively by Lipo, are a high purity line of botanicals based on the traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda. Ayurveda teaches that nature holds the answer for maintaining balance and harmony of mind, life, body and spirit. This unique line provides endless opportunities to treat and prevent skin disorders. The specific blends capture the time honoured recipes of Ayurveda and work to improve the skin's overall function, balance and vitality.

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