Quebec Cosmetopea Database : the online market place

January 24th, 2018|News|

This database is a powerful tool for cosmetic companies all over the world who are looking for innovative ingredients with a solid scientific basis. This project has been set up specifically between Quebec and France and this database can be questioned for a specific claim (eg anti-oxidant, healing, bleaching, etc.) in order to obtain information [...]

Kick off meeting of Cosmetics4Wellbeing (C4W) European Project

January 24th, 2018|News|

Last 8th and 9th of January, C4W kick off meeting took place in Chartres (France), at the headquarter of Cosmetic Valley, coordinator of the projet. Those two days were conducive for the 5 partners to agree on the first working bases and to meet cosmetics SMEs from Cosmetic Valley network at the occasion of a [...]

New Digital Ecosystem for Hair Care

January 24th, 2018|News|

Henkel has taken another step forward in Hair Care with the Schwarzkopf Professional SalonLab, described as “a digital ecosystem for quantifying and customizing the hair care experience.” SalonLab was a two-time recipient of this year’s CES 2018 Innovation Awards. From near-infrared hair diagnostics and augmented reality color consultation, to creating personalized on-demand hair care products, Henkel says it [...]


January 24th, 2018|News|

Discover the world beauty ancestral secrets Did you know that Amazonian people use make up from Genipa Americana fruit ? They used to coat their whole body not only for esthetic purpose but also to protect themselves from mosquitos. Many studies showed the interest to study this fruit, especially for its anti bacterial effects, medical [...]

Sustainable beauty

December 20th, 2017|News|

Did you know that an estimated 1 billion lipstick tubes are thrown out each year? Now there is an attempt to curb such contamination with the launch of a luxurious refillable lipstick line called La Bouche Rouge, made from the same natural leather instead of plastic. The goal is “to incite people to buy less [...]

Invitation to the opening conference of Cosmetics4Wellbeing projet (C4W)

December 19th, 2017|News|

Cosmetic Valley (France) and its partners, Beauty Cluster Barcelona (Spain), Transylvanian Lifestyle Cluster (Romania) and AEBB (Portugal), invite you to the opening conference & press release of the C4W European project, the 8th of January in Chartres (France),  from 6:45 PM Discover the 2018 internationalization action program of Cosmetic Valley with a special focus on C4W European project, [...]

UESS co-published a scientific article on Whitening Agents from Reseda luteola

December 19th, 2017|News|

Skin whitening agents occupy an important part of the dermo-cosmetic market nowadays. The use of traditional skin bleachers (e.g., hydroquinone, corticoids) is now strictly regulated due to their side effects. When considering this and the growing consumers’ interest for more natural ingredients, plant extracts can be seen as safe and natural alternatives. In this perspective, [...]

ZOOM on Bletilla formosana and Citrus depressa Hayata from Taiwan

December 18th, 2017|News|

Bletilla formosana, a Taiwan native plant similar to Bletilla striata recorded in Chinese pharmacopoeia, possesses activities of anti-microbes, anti-oxidation, anti-ulcer and wound healing. Researchers had established the GAP (Good Agricultural Practice) cultivation of B. formosana, and developed B. formosana alone or combination with other natural materials in whitening and skin care cosmetics. Recently, ITRI’s researchers [...]

The Cosmetic Victories

November 28th, 2017|News|

The Cosmetic Victories is a competition which aims to reward and promote students, researchers, start-ups and SMEs in charge of innovative projects, related to the perfume and cosmetic industry. The applications will be reviewed by a prestigious jury consisting of innovation and scientific experts and members of leading cosmetic companies. The Cosmetic Victories awards 2 [...]

BEAUTY INNOVATION DAY, a successful event about the beauty future

November 27th, 2017|News|

In the third edition, the Beauty Innovation Day consolidates its position as a referent event about the innovation in the beauty sector. Epigenetics, Digitalization, Photonics and Advanced Materials will be the four guidelines determining the future of the beauty products. The natural, sustainable, and personalized products will lead the sector trends. The novelty of that [...]