Fighting cellulite via circadian rhythms gene

Fighting cellulite via circadian rhythms gene

Lipotec introduces Nocturshape blue ingredient which, especially active at night time, is directed at providing a superior anti-cellulite benefit with results in only 15 days.
SCS Formulate 2014 Coventry November 11-12
Personal Care Magazine Europe

Personal Care Magazine Europe are once again an official Media Partner with SCS Formulate and will be exhibiting on stand 606.
Statfold celebrates 20 years Serving the Health and Beauty Markets

Our Story so far Statfold Seed Oil was established 20 years ago. We began life on our own working farm based in rural Staffordshire growing arable crops. In the early 90s, farming was at a low and alternatives where being sought to add value to farms.
IMCD at SCS UK Formulate again

IMCD Personal Care shows again its lively and strong presence, not only at In cosmetics– which will be held soon in Bangkok– but also at SCS Formulate in the UK.
Innospec - integrating creativity with science

With impressive formulation and applications expertise, Innospec develop ingredients and solutions to maximise finished-product appeal. Changes within our business mean this year we are better placed than ever to provide all the elements our customers need to create in-demand products.

Other News

Business award for actives manufacturer Silab

Business award for actives manufacturer Silab

After an 11th place in 2012, then 7th in 2013, Silab, manufacturer of cosmetic natural active ingredients, has risen to third in the 2014 list of ‘150 most beautiful independent SMEs in France’, ranking conducted by the magazine L’Express - L’Entreprise, Ernst & Young and Ellisphere.
HEV light health effects tackled

HEV light health effects tackled

In response to recent scientific evidence suggesting that High Energy Visible (HEV) light is harmful to skin, Lipo Chemicals developed Liposhield, a patent pending ingredient that acts as an ‘umbrella’ to protect skin from the unhealthy effects of HEV light.
New sales director at Dr Straetmans

New sales director at Dr Straetmans

Dr Straetmans has appointed Ralf Kuschnereit as its new sales director for their global sales activities. Within this function he will be in charge of the sales team and the global distribution network.
• Multicultural hair conditioning
• Milder skin-friendly range for Bangkok show
• Trend for clear products
• Silica production capacities expanded
• GMP certification awarded
• Information portal unveiled


Anti-plaque effect of zinc citrate measured

Anti-plaque effect of zinc citrate measured

The global oral care market was estimated by Mintel at US$30.5 billion in 2013 and is estimated to grow around 5% annually over the next five years.1
Coventry show to be the largest yet

Coventry show to be the largest yet

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists has packed SCS Formulate with more content than ever before. From 11-12 November 2014 at the Ricoh Arena, visitors will be able to take advantage of 26+ hours of content.
Specialty silicones for skin lightening products

Specialty silicones for skin lightening products

Consumers want smooth, even-toned skin that expresses youth and beauty, despite their age. However, as skin ages, it can become blotchy or develop uneven, dark spots, upsetting its natural uniformity and radiance. As a result, truly effective skin lightening (also referred to as whitening) formulations continue to be in high demand. As noted by Mintel:
A multilayer skin activator with cross-talk function

A multilayer skin activator with cross-talk function

Communication between cells within a certain skin layer, but also across various skin layers and between different skin cell types, is imperative for the proper function of skin. The unique short-chain ceramide caprooyl phytosphingosine (trade name Sphingokine NP) was found to stimulate the cross-talk between different cells throughout the skin, resulting in visibly plumped and reshaped skin.
• Microalgae as sustainable source of powerful actives
• Powerful, stable antioxidant to combat pollution
• Plant-derived system boosts hydration and lipid barrier
• Good hair day: wide range of innovative hair ingredients
• Moisturisers product trail at in-cosmetics Asia
• Bangkok all set for education and innovatio

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Cutting-edge natural products
Cutting-edge natural products
With 30 years’ experience in preservation, Dr. Straetmans developed alternative concepts which are known as Dermosoft® multifunctional antimicrobials and are employed in hundreds of products throughout the cosmetic industry.


Lipids, cohesion, differentiation: the keys to successful hydration
Lipids, cohesion, differentiation: the keys to successful hydration
Optimising lipid organisation, reinforcing epidermal cohesion and activating keratinocyte differentiation are the three biological mechanisms involved in skin hydration homeostasis.


化粧の外科的処置だけでなく、このようなボツリヌス毒素A型又はヒアルロン酸(HA )の注射など、他の低侵襲性処置の需要が未だに増えている。今日では、科学的に立証された有効成分と臨床的に証明された効果を持つ進歩した塗布処置は、侵襲的な方法の補足処置、またそれに代わるものとして多くの消費者のために出てきております。


Making Cosmetics - 2015
Ricoh Arena, Coventry. UK
24 - 25 March 2015

ASCS 2015 - 28/30 April 14
Cairns, Australia
28 - 30 April 2015

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


Men's After Shave Balm J7-1A
Jeen International Corporation
Category: Shaving and Mens Products
This smooth shave balm for men is designed to leave a fresh and smooth sensation after shave.

Hydrating Shampoo Nad050-10-01B
Hallstar Italia Srl
Category: Shampoo
Conditioning shampoo moisturizes your hair as it cleans. Hydrating Shampoo nourishes hair and adds shine with a unique blend of olive-oil-derived Olivem® 400 and Olivem® 300. Gently cleanse and smooth hair without stripping away moisture. This shampoo’s extra soft and smooth formula moisturises and enhances healthy hair conditions.

Cooling Exfoliating Cleanser
Alfa Chemicals Ltd
Category: Exfoliating


Sensoriality and targeting regular sunscreen usage
Substantial progress has been made in the protection of skin from the sun since the first commercial sunscreen products were introduced in the 1930s.1 Erythema, primarily from UVB light (290 nm-320 nm), is the first negative consequence experienced as a result of excessive sun exposure.