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in-cosmetics Asia review
The 2013 in-cosmetics Asia show closed on 31 October with a palpable sense of success for exhibitors and attendees alike. The aisles seemed constantly busy with visitors eager to discover more about the latest ingredients and technology, while the educational programme also appeared to hit just the right note with formulators.
Success for anti-ageing peptide
Lipotec achieved silver at the Innovation Zone Best Ingredient award for Juvefoxo peptide. The award recognises active ingredients developments with scientific prowess and the decision of the jury, all international industry experts, took place in the ceremony of October 29, at in-cosmetics Asia.
Milan show opens next week
Taking place on 26-27 November at the Centro Congressi Milanofiori (opposite NH Milanofiori Hotel), Making Cosmetics is all set for its first event in Milan. With 670 visitors already pre-registered (excluding exhibitors), the signs are promising for a highly successful two days.
Milan show this month
The online registration has now opened for Making Cosmetics, Milan (26-27 November 2013). Attendees can register free of charge to enter the exhibition and attend all seminars (limited seating) at the first edition of Making Cosmetics in Italy and third of its series.
New anti-ageing products
Merck has expanded its portfolio of products for the cosmetics industry to include two new technologically sophisticated active ingredients in the RonaCare range.
Sunflower gives high-purity phosphatidylcholine
Phosphatidylcholine (PC) is a fraction of the multifunctional near-natural raw material lecithin, and thereby a fundamental component of all cell membranes.
Addition to popular sun care range
Ashland Specialty Ingredients is now offering Escalol HMS ultraviolet (UV) filter technology to sun care product manufacturers throughout the world.
Antimicrobial stabiliser launch
Like the wings on maple seeds that boost seed dispersal, natural evolution produces organisms uniquely suited to their environment or function.
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC announced that the latest additions to Schülke & Mayr’s sensiva line, sensiva PA 30 and sensiva PA 40, both feature the natural, preservativeboosting ingredient, Zemea propanediol. Zemea is a natural, 100 per cent biobased ingredient made from corn starch through fermentation and developed for use in the cosmetics and personal care market.
Stabilising vitamin C
Australian botanical extract manufacturer, Native Extracts announces what they describe as a ‘world breakthrough’ in that their advanced ‘cellular’ extraction process stabilises vitamin C for extended periods in an aqueous matrix, redefining expectations in cosmetic product performance.
Silicones firm and distributor added
Innospec Inc. has announced that it has acquired Chemsil Silicones Inc and the Chemtec Chemical Co., from its private owners.
Two new patents
Presperse was recently granted US Patents for two of their products: SiClone SR-5 and SiClone TD 150.
Natural slimming ingredient
Drawing on research advances concerning the hypodermis and, more specifically, adipocyte stem cells, Silab proposes Stemsvelt, a slimming and anti-cellulite active ingredient, rich in silybin, a polyphenol derived from the milk thistle plant.
Alternative preservative introduced
Jeen International Corporation has announced the introduction of an alternative preservative product, Jeecide MCA-1.
One of the megatrends in the field of personal care and cosmetics is sustainability. Simultaneously, protection against UV rays is a major topic as well in the cosmetic market.
Madagascar gets expertise
After South America with Peru and West Africa with Burkina Faso, Greentech begins a new convention with Madagascar.
Ingredient offers infrared protection
New studies performed in 2013 on Venuceane, Sederma’s anti-ageing active that offers ultraviolet (UV) protection, demonstrate it to be also highly efficient against infrared (IR)-ageing. Both UV and IR induce skin damage but in different ways.
CDP has just announced that global specialty chemical company Croda International Plc is featured on their ‘Climate Disclosure Leadership Index’ for leading on climate change transparency, which is an integral part of the company’s continued commitment to sustainability.
Guide for damaged hair
To help its customers better understand hair damage, Croda has launched an updated, iPad-friendly version of its interactive, electronic Hair Damage Guide that explores the various types of hair damage, how each occurs and how these can be duplicated in a laboratory setting to test the efficacy of new product technologies.
New premises for distributor
Aston Chemicals has recently invested in new premises in Aylesbury, UK. The new building provides 30% more office, warehousing, sample storage and laboratory space, and has been built to the latest environmental building standards.
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