Artyom Duev, Olga Dueva-Koganov*
*BioMaterials, Ashland Specialty Ingredients G.P., 23 Snowden Avenue, Ossining, NY, USA
Now more than ever, the personal care industry is looking for highly functional, yet natural, ingredients that could deliver exceptional skin care benefits to consumers. At the same time, more consumers than ever are demanding natural products containing sustainable ingredients. This propels increased demand for the use of botanical extracts in personal care products.
While academic and industry research into biologically active substances from plants and other natural sources traditionally focuses on search for desirable compounds and their pharmaceutical benefits, the conferences covering it are a useful source of information about novel technologies, approaches, and sources that could be helpful for the personal care products industry. Such conferences are also good sources of inspiration, and ... ...