INDUSTRY NEWS: What is the Microbiome?

Having Bacteria on Your Face Can Actually Make Your Skin Look Better. The word microbiome itself is pretty intimidating and can take you back to high school biology class, so we turned to two top dermatologists to break down exactly what it is, how it works, and how it affects skin conditions.
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INGREDIENT NEWS: Super oil from Africa poised to go mainstream in Asia

The demand for baobab oil has been rising in the Japanese market in recent years and one supplier believes it will soon spread to more parts of Asia.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Eco-friendly demand: Hotels demanding environmentally-friendly options for personal care amenities.

Those little bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body wash in hotels are disappearing, replaced by bulk dispensers mounted on shower walls.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Avoid These 5 Expensive Packaging Mistakes

Packaging is and always has been a key opportunity for brands to put across a strong message about their product and a chance to stand out from the competition. This fact has become even more significant with the growth of e-commerce and online shopping. Brands now have even more of a chance to reach their customers and carve out their own personality and niche.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Reinventing Surfactants For Sustainability? Croda’s New Eco Range

Croda has officially launched and certified its new ECO range of bio-based surfactants, offering ingredients designed to meet increasing market demand for sustainable, high-performance ingredient options.
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