RECENT NEWS

New CEO announced
June 2015

Vantage Specialty Chemicals has announced the appointment of Richard McEvoy as the new chief executive officer of Vantage Specialty Chemicals. In his new role, he will oversee all units of Vantage, including Personal Care, Performance Materials, and Oleo Chemicals.


Improved colour and hair formulation
June 2015

Momentive Performance Materials introduced SilForm INX fluid at in-cosmetics Barcelona. This versatile new additive can improve formulations for colour cosmetics and hair care products.


Neuro-soother for comfort
June 2015

Soliance recently launched a new product: Mariliance, a marine neuro-soother. Some studies have recently shown that reduction of pain sensation extends lifetime. As a result, Soliance marine biotechnology experts have extracted the essence of the red microalgae Rhodosorus marinus to offer Mariliance, a powerful active.


Encapsulated pigments
June 2015

DKSH and Tagra unveiled Tagra’s CameleonCaps, a new range of encapsulated pigments, with a launch at in-cosmetics 2015.


Added value award
June 2015

Lubrizol Corporation presented Surfachem (part of 2M Holdings) with the prestigious Added Value Award during the latest distributors’ meeting at in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona.


3D models win coveted prize
June 2015

At this year’s in-cosmetics, the Beiersdorf group honoured Silab for its innovative Silabskin biological 3D models. This prize was awarded for the second year in a row by the German maker of Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie. This programme is an extension of Beiersdorf’s Pearlfinder open innovation platform, which allows it to quickly evaluate innovative ideas with high-potential entered by manufacturers of cosmetic ingredients.


Keynotes released
June 2015

The 2015 IFSCC Conference, to be held at the Conference Center Zurich from 21-23 September, will have a series of high-level keynote speeches reflecting the theme ‘More Facts. Less Illusion’. Bruno Bernard of L'Oréal will discuss The yin yang of human hair follicle, a question of balance, while Nik Kollias of Johnson & Johnson will be Looking at the skin with a different set of eyes – in vivo microscopy and spectroscopy.


Natural surfactant launch
June 2015

Naturex is launching Sapnov, a natural foaming agent extracted from quillaia in Chile, and this launch will add a new type of ingredient to Naturex’s range.


Formulation flexibility
June 2015

At NYSCC Suppliers’ Day Gelest showcased two key silicone innovations for cosmetics that improve formulators’ flexibility.


Companycelebrates gold CSR rating
June 2015

Lipoid Kosmetik has achieved the Gold CSR Rating, the highest certification from Ecovadis.


Milan show back for 3rd edition
June 2015

After the success of the previous Making Cosmetics in Milan, the third edition of the conference (24-25 November 2015) will update visitors on current hot topics. Primary associations and Institutions such as Cosmetica Italia, EFfCI, Mapic/AISPEC will be represented among the speakers.


Award-winning presentation
June 2015

Lipotec has been recently honoured with the Lester Conrad Best Paper Award given by the Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists (ASCS) during the 12th Biannual Conference held in Cairns, Australia on 28-30 April.


New product grades and formulations highlighted
June 2015

Baycusan brand polyurethane dispersions from Bayer MaterialScience enable numerous new applications and have become established as multifunctional raw materials for the beauty industry. Bayer highlighted new product grades and formulations of Baycusan C raw materials at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Suppliers’ Day 2015.


Natural serums for range of skin types
June 2015

Clariant has launched a new easy-to-use set of 100% natural Plantasens Serums to support personal care formulators in providing each skin type with the treatment it needs.


Customised solutions
June 2015

Dow Home, Institutional and Personal Care Solutions revealed its Ethocel oil thickeners and film-formers during in-cosmetics 2015. Dow is launching this latest innovation, using the theme Adding Value to Life, to demonstrate how it uses scientific breakthroughs to help enhance the wellbeing and enjoyment of people all over the world.


New facility enables greater sustainability
June 2015

Croda International recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking on a £120 millon capital investment through to 2017 (approximately $170 million) that will solve the age-old dilemma for many companies: performance or sustainability.


3D models win coveted prize
June 2015

At this year’s in-cosmetics, the Beiersdorf group honoured Silab for its innovative Silabskin biological 3D models. This prize was awarded for the second year in a row by the German maker of Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie.


Options for sustainably-sourced palm derivatives
May 2015

Responsibly addressing the social and environmental issues associated with palm oil (PO) and palm kernel oil (PKO) is a priority for Croda, a leading global speciality chemical company. They reportedly consider the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil’s (RSPO) Mass Balance system to be an important progressive step in supporting the palm oil physical supply chain and creating momentum towards segregated sustainable PO and PKO material.


Visible signs of ageing reduced with new active
May 2015

Skin ageing which is due to intrinsic ageing as well as environmental factors causes a gradual decline in skin functions: modification of the skin’s structure, loss of skin elasticity, appearance of lines and wrinkles, etc.


Formulating for China: Free e-seminar
May 2015

The spending power of the Chinese consumer extends far beyond China’s borders, and for cosmetic companies successfully catering to the unique needs of this demographic, China is proving to be an indispensable growth powerhouse.

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