Dandruff active receives certification

Dandruff active receives certification

Greentech has announced that its active Dandrilys has been recently Natrue-certified. Dandrilys is the 2014 Frost & Sullivan European New Product Innovation Leadership Award winner and is a natural anti-dandruff active.
in-cosmetics 2015 Barcelona April 14-16
Northern berry oils: holistic health and beauty concepts

‘It’s about Berry Omegas’ is Aromtech’s theme at in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 to highlight the holistic health and beauty concepts based on premium CO2 extracted Northern Berry Oils.
Wide array of innovations

Croda will once again be attending the in-cosmetics trade show in Barcelona and will present their latest product launches and initiatives on Stand 6D40.
Sensing the difference

IMCD will present the first Beauty Collection, developed in response to the latest emerging trends. IMCD’s ‘sensational’ Beauty Collection for 2015 will be unveiled at in-cosmetics this April.
Plant cell complex for eye contours

At in-cosmetics 2015, Naolys, the French company specialised in plant cell culture, will launch a third innovative plant cell complex: InitialE [PT+TMG], made of a whole native cell of Polianthes tuberosa (tuberose), containing not only its own active molecules but also betaine (trimethylglycine) to get a greater effect on

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Fragrance creative centre to open

Fragrance creative centre to open

Eurofragance, an international company dedicated to the design and production of fragrances, plans to open its new creative centre in Dubai in July 2015. An investment of more than 2 million euros went into the new centre which is aimed at boosting business in the Gulf area. The new creative centre will be located in Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park, a reference business cluster in the area.
Technical service manager

Technical service manager

The Personal Care Division of BRB Silicones has strengthened its European distribution network and started sales in Latin America. Therefore, as of 1 March 2015 Clara Gil Navarro will join BRB Silicones as personal care technical service manager for Europe & Latin America.
Probiotic used in skin care

Probiotic used in skin care

LactoSpore, the proprietary Bacillus coagulans strain MTCC 5856 manufactured by Sabinsa Corporation for over 20 years, is for the first time included in cosmeceutical products with the launch of Massey Medicinals Candida Freedom Soap and Candida Freedom Bath Salts.
• New personal care division
• The UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists announce their Naturals in Cosmetic Science Conference.
• Broad-spectrum preservation
• Accountability accreditation
• Emollient base cream
• Slimming and firming activity proven


Effect of blackcurrant seed oil on atopic eczema

Effect of blackcurrant seed oil on atopic eczema

There are many reasons why eczema develops, both hereditary and from environmental exposure.1 Biochemists have found that atopic eczema can develop as a result of a deficiency, imbalance or an inability to convert essential fatty acids.2,3 These fatty acids are necessary for the body to be able to make use of other fatty acids and play a vital role in regulating inflammation and the immune system.4,5
ASCS2015: Natural wonders, reinspiring beauty?

ASCS2015: Natural wonders, reinspiring beauty?

For the first time in its 22-year history that started in Kobe, Japan in 1993, the biannual ASCS conference will be coming to Australia. From 28-30 April 2015, Cairns will play host to the 12th Biannual Conference of the Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists. Nestled between two World Heritage listed sites, the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest, Cairns offers international cosmetic enthusiasts the opportunity to converge and debate the conference theme: Natural Wonders, Reinspiring Beauty?
Claims and measurement methods for hair and scalp

Claims and measurement methods for hair and scalp

Hair diversity (style, shape, growth pattern or colour) is one of the most important features to define us physically. Therefore it is no surprise that the market of hair care products with a value of US$39 billion1 is one of the most important sectors in the complete area of cosmetic products.
Evaluation of ingredients from living tea plant

Evaluation of ingredients from living tea plant

The chemical composition of Camellia sinensis (tea plant) is complex and includes polyphenols, amino acids, organic acids, carbohydrates, alkaloids, proteins, chlorophyll, vitamins, volatile compounds, minerals, and trace elements.
• Cosmetic potential from Africa and the Indian Ocean
• Innovative applications of shikimic acid
• High-tech skin radiance from exposure to light
• Ingredients focus: hair care
• Sustainability at the heart of cosmetic innovation
• Asia’s innovations offer tailored solutions

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Family run with a global reach
Family run with a global reach
Berjé is an SQF Certified, family-owned business that has been in operation for over six decades. The company’s origins and strengths lie in a profound understanding of the supply and quality of the diverse raw materials consumed by the flavour and fragrance industries.


LC Herbasol®: standardized botanical extracts
LC Herbasol®: standardized botanical extracts
Lipoid Kosmetik launches a new series of standardized botanical extracts at in-cosmetics Barcelona (Stand N° 6K30).


无论男性还是女性,油腻的皮肤不仅难 看,而且令人不舒服。这表现为皮肤 油亮,缺少健康光泽,并常常伴有毛孔 扩大现象。油腻的皮肤还更容易产生 瑕疵。


in-cosmetics 2015 - Barcelona 2015
Halls 6 & 7, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain
14 - 16 April 2015

ASCS 2015
Cairns, Australia
28 - 30 April 2015

13th International Sun Protection Conference
The Royal College of Surgeons, London
9-10 June 2015


Lustrous Hair Color Cream, 5.7 Chocolate Brown
Lubrizol Advanced Materials Asia Pacific Limited
Category: Hair Colour
Hair color is forecasted to remain an attractive growth segment in Personal Care. Thanks to Chromapol™* 5 polymer, this hair coloring cream is free from any fatty alcohol based emulsifiers which enhances formulation flexibility and product aesthetics. Chromapol™* 5 polymer allows for the semi-cold process creation of unique product forms such as glossy and no drip creams offering pleasing hair sensory. Chromapol™* 5 polymer stabilizes this PPD (p-Phenylenediamine)-based formula. This formulation is an excellent color base to mix with the activator cream.

Natural Hair Shine Serum
Category: Hair Conditioning/Treatment
This all-natural serum can be used on all hair types. LexFeel N350 provides a brilliant shine and reduces the appearance of frizz and split ends. It glides effortlessly through the hair without leaving a heavy build up.

Clean & Clear Face Primer
BRB International BV
Category: Foundation and BB Creams
Clean & Clear Face Primer is a clear silicone-in-water emulsion. Clean & Clear Face Primer is used as a make up base to provide long lasting make up.


Ester and triglyceride gels using alkyl dimethicone
The addition of structure to organic oils results in some unique aesthetics in cosmetic formulations. The organic oils that can be structures include triglycerides and esters. The structuring agent can simply increase viscosity and improve flow or provide rigid thixotropic gels. The most interesting cosmetic aesthetics occurs when structuring agents (also called gelling agents) are added to low viscosity esters and triglycerides that are dry on the skin.