Distributor looks forward to success in Brazil
After the successful trade show in Hamburg, IMCD Personal Care is moving on to São Paulo to take part in in-cosmetics Brazil from 6 to 10 September.

Plant cells from Chinese peony for anti blemish and hydrating effects
Naolys, the French company specialised in plant cell culture presents active plant cells with mattifying and hydrating activities from Chinese peony (Paeonia lactiflora).

Formulations for Brazil
BRB has launched a variety of enhanced formulations tailored to the Latin-American market, which is vital to establish BRB’s commitment to strengthen its long-term provision of services to customers in Latin-America.

Anti-pollution efficacy revealed
Lipotec’s research on anti-ageing has recently put the focus on the anti-pollution properties of the well-known antioxidant ingredient Lipochroman synthetic molecule.

Conditioning polymer launch
Lonza Personal Care announced the launch of its latest hair care innovation – Laraquat specialty conditioning polymer for hair care applications.

Supplier joins ethical union
The personal care business unit of Naturex, manufacturer of natural ingredients to the cosmetic industry, has become the newest member of the Union for Ethical BioTrade.

New initiatives for micro beads
A&E Connock has unveiled a series of new initiatives designed to assist cosmetics formulators making the transition from micro beads to natural ingredients in their exfoliant products.

BRB International appoint new European distributors
BRB International BV is appointing new distributors for its Personal Care portfolio of silicones in France, Italy and Switzerland.

Asia conference to be in Cairns
The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists will be hosting for the first time the biannual conference of the Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists, with Personal Care magazine collaborating as official media partner.

Sederma receives Frost & Sullican award
Sederma’s has been awarded European Personal Care Active Ingredient Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan. “Regulatory compatibility and targeted activity of Sederma’s products categorises them as the primary ingredient manufacturer for personal care active ingredients.

Virtual cosmetic science training centre opened
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC has launched a virtual Cosmetics Science Center offering free, video-on-demand, cosmetic science training modules.

Biodiversity partnership planned
As part of the International Day of Biological Diversity, Symrise has announced its strategic partnership with the Global Nature Fund (GNF) and the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT).

Greentech expansion continues
Continuing its quest to develop innovative active ingredients, Greentech is now working even more closely with its sister companies Greensea (marine actives) and Biovitis (microorganisms).

US show a great success
The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemist Suppliers’ Day was held 13-14 May 2014 at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center.

Fighting against ageing resulting from glycation
Elasticity loss and tissue stiffening are signs of ageing resulting from glycation.

Congress to be held in China
The 11th International Congress of the International Society of Cosmetic Dermatology will be held in Beijing, China, from 26 to 28 September this year.

Indena opens São Paulo office
Indena has announced the opening of an affiliate in São Paulo, Brazil (Indena Brasil Ltda).

Natural exfoliants range expanded
A&E Connock has unveiled its latest extended portfolio of natural exfoliants to the personal care trade in a series of new initiatives designed to assist manufacturers making the transition from microbeads to natural ingredients in their exfoliant products.

Cremer Oleo appoints new director
Germany-based Cremer Oleo has hired a new director for the Cremer Care division. With effect from 1 July 2014, Dr Fernando Ibarra is taking over the responsibility to further develop the business for Cremer Care globally.

Clariant enhances Asian production capabilities
Clariant has launched enhancements to its production capabilities and service support for its customers in Indonesia and South East Asia and Pacific at an official ceremony at its Tangerang site.