New research confirms additional efficacy in topical applications
Sophim has shared new research findings confirming extra efficacy on skin by Biophytosebum®, a dry vegetable emollient with active properties from olive. The low molecular weight molecules, produced by Sophim in Provence region, South of France, proved to be highly effective in skin care and decorative cosmetics.
in-cosmetics Korea dates announced
After a successful first edition, in-cosmetics Korea will be returning to Seoul from 6 to 7 July 2016.
Ethical labels boosting Nordic naturals
The Nordic market for natural cosmetics is showing healthy growth, with sales doubling between 2008 and 2014. A new study by Organic Monitor predicts sales revenues to climb to €200 million in the coming years.
Agreement for skin model development
BASF and Poietis, a specialist in 3D laserassisted bioprinting, have signed an agreement on research and development in cosmetics.
Princeton Consumer Research announced plans to expand their North American operations with a newly constructed consumer research facility opening in Florida later this year.
Safic-Alcan has announced that it has acquired the distribution business of Chimsnab BG, a Bulgarian distributor.
Infographic to change sun care attitudes
A recent survey by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has highlighted that a quarter of British adults have no idea what the labels on their sunscreen mean and thus what protection they are offering. As a result, it is perhaps of little surprise that one fifth of 18-24 year olds say they would never wear sunscreen in the UK.
Scientific symposium looks at trends
Science and skin care merged at Induchem Companies’ 3rd Scientific Symposium: The Future Omics of the Skin.
Cold weather protection for the skin
The latest in vivo study carried out by Lipotec on Antarcticine marine ingredient confirmed the active’s ability to counteract the effects of extreme weather on the skin.
Award dedicated to show supporter
The Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) is to introduce a new competition to find the year’s most Innovative Cosmetic Formulation. The challenge is to create the most innovative cosmetic formulation of 2015 and the competition is open to all exhibitors at this year’s SCS Formulate (17-18 November, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK). The winning formulation will be announced during SCS Formulate 2015.
Ingredient review panel
Croda contributed its expertise to the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) panel in Washington DC earlier this summer through its Sederma division.
Report updates on sustainability activity
Naturex’s new 2015 Pathfinder Report includes both an update on current sustainability actions and the company’s new global 2020 goals.
CSR gold award for Alban Muller
Alban Muller’s CSR performance has been awarded the highest recognition level (gold) following a recent evaluation by the independent rating platform EcoVadis.
North European distributor deal
DKSH has acquired Andreas Jennow, a specialty chemicals distributor in Northern Europe.
R&D centre officially open
The Hallstar Company has announced the official opening of its Asia Pacific R&D centre in Suzhou China.
Asian regulation changes update
CONUSBAT, a provider of internationalisation regulatory services for cosmetics, personal health care products and fine chemicals, has issued an update on recent Asian cosmetic and chemical regulations.
Using the right hydrating active is important to assure the maintenance of skin health and wellness.
Natural cosmetics masterclass
Organic Monitor is hosting its first Asian Natural Cosmetics Masterclass to help tackle the technical and marketing challenges associated with natural and organic personal care products in the region. The masterclass will be hosted in Bangkok, on 2 and 4 November, co-located alongside the in-cosmetics Asia trade show.
China show to reflect growing market
Returning to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from 1 to 3 March 2016, PCHi 2016 looks set to be the most diverse and robust edition to date, with an even larger international presence anticipated at the upcoming ninth edition.
Expansion to silicone polyether portfolio
Silicone polyethers, also known as silicone surfactants, are synthesised to incorporate both silicone and water-soluble groups within the same molecule.