An ancestral tree characteristic of the West African savanna, worshiped for its protective properties, the néré (Parkia biglobosa) is naturally robust and has a strong ability to resist dryness. From a traceable and controlled supply ch… Read More »
On Oct. 27-28, Mike Fevola, Ph.D., and Dr. Janet Drobits Windisch will run an introduction to polymer science course with special emphasis on the cosmetic industry. The two-day class will be held at the SCC national office in New York City.
Polymers… Read More »
A recent article, “Implementing the Use of Chemical-Free Products in a Perinatal Unit,” recommended Earth Mama Angel Baby as a safer alternative for hospitals.
The paper was published after extensive research and implementation, using An… Read More »
The Research Institute of Fragrance Materials (RIFM) will kick off its annual meeting with a new leader as James C. Romine, Ph.D has recently been elected as its new president.
Romine, who was VP-product stewardship and regulatory affairs at DuPont,… Read More »
As part of the International Sanitary Supply Association’s ongoing efforts to advance the safety, health and well-being of employees both in the workplace and beyond, ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has partnered with the Nat… Read More »
FRANCE: Chanel Research and Technology has revealed the latest winners of the Chanel-CE.R.I.E.S. Research Award: Julia Segre Ph.D (USA) received the 2014 Award and Emi Nishimura M.D., Ph.D. (Japan) is nominated as the 2015 award recipient.
The annual… Read More »
In the industrial and institutional (I&I) wipes sector, market leader Clorox Professional Products and various smaller brands like Metrex Research and Spartan Chemical are growing faster than the overall market, according to a recent report publi… Read More »
This month’s column covers a few news items from newspapers and magazines pertaining to the cosmetic industry—it is also my farewell piece. I have enjoyed writing Gleams & Notions for almost 27 years, but it is time now to retire. The… Read More »