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Health leadership award

Innospec's UK manufacturing site in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire has won the UK Chemical Industries Association’s prestigious 2016 Health Leadership Award.

US: 'The King' of beauty

Euromonitor International has released a preview into the latest data on the beauty and personal care market ahead of its seminar at in-cosmetics North America

Substantiating claims for hair care products

The hair is a complex structure with many variations in coloration and texture, and the brittleness and susceptibility to mechanical injury which causes hair damage, is a common occurrence.
New lab facilities aid Formulators

New lab facilities aid Formulators

Basildon Chemicals, a subsidiary of KCC Corporation, has recently made large investments in new technology and facilities at their Oxfordshire (UK) headquarters.

UK and Ireland partnership

As of July 2016, Brenntag UK & Ireland has been appointed as a distribution partner of Stephenson Group for their Durosoft range of patent pending emulsifiers.
New data showcase emulsification capabilities

New data showcase emulsification capabilities

DSM Personal Care unveils new data on its emulsifier brand Amphisol K, which proves its excellent applicability in novel cosmetics formulations compared to similar potassium cetyl phosphate emulsification technologies.
Agreement for production of marine-derived actives

Agreement for production of marine-derived actives

Merck has entered into a long-term cooperation agreement with the French company Agrimer to use innovative marine active ingredients. This cooperation has now produced the first marine active ingredient from a new genetically decoded species of algae: RonaCare RenouMer is specifically designed to maintain the skin’s firmness and support collagen formation.

Korea becoming epicentre of the Asian cosmetics industry

Korea’s cosmetic industry is accelerating rapidly and continues to command the spotlight as one of the leading nations in cosmetic trends, innovation and technology. Its influence seems to be reaching fever pitch, not only domestically but internationally too.

New product launches in Seoul

Croda International will be presenting the latest product launches, formulation expertise and insights at Stand E70 at the in-cosmetics exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, from 6 to 7 July.

Sun protection conference participation

Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP), a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), will take part in the Sun Protection & Anti-ageing Skin Care Conference Asia 2016, which is slated to take place from 13 - 14 July at the Hilton Hotel, Singapore.
New aroma ingredients unveiled

New aroma ingredients unveiled

BASF exhibited its broad portfolio of aroma ingredients at the 2016 World Perfumery Congress at Fontainebleau Resort in Miami from June 13-15.

Personal Care’s Little Book of Novel Textures: Digital Issue

At this year’s in-cosmetics show in Paris, Personal Care magazine launched the Little Book of Novel Textures, a handy A5 guide to the latest innovations in texture enhancing ingredients that is full of prototype formulations for people to experiment with.

Polymer company expands portfolio with acquisition

Revolymer has acquired Itaconix Corporation. The acquisition brings together Revolymer’s technical platforms to design novel polymers, with Itaconix’s expertise in the manufacture of itaconic acid polymers.
Biosurfactants now produced on industrial scale

Biosurfactants now produced on industrial scale

Evonik has said it is now the first in the world to use biotech methods for producing industrial-scale quantities of high-quality surfactants.
Grand opening of Malaysian silicone plant

Grand opening of Malaysian silicone plant

BRB has announced that the new BRB Malaysia plant was opened on 2 June 2016. With the official grand opening of the new Silicone Synthesis plant, BRB has expanded its Malaysian industrial footprint to further back integrate in dimethicone copoyols, alkyl dimethicones and volatile dimethicones.

Distribution in India agreed

Floratech has announced Connell Bros. Company (India) as their first exclusive distributor to serve all India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Botanical extracts unveiled

Botanical extracts unveiled

At NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2016, Berkem unveiled its botanical extracts and floral waters range: Botanykem.

Perfume congress

The World Perfumery Congress (WPC) returns with a three-day conference in Miami Beach, Florida from June 13 to 15. With more than 25 speakers, over 70 exhibitors and hundreds of industry professionals in attendance, this year’s event is set to be the biggest yet.

Hair biology workshop

Under the patronage of Past President and Sectretary of the European Hair Research Society, Dr Gill Westgate, the proDERM Academy will again host a workshop dedicated to hair biology.
New products for hair and sun care

New products for hair and sun care

Hallstar featured three new beauty and personal care products — Biochemica Argan Shine, HallBrite EZ-FLO TDX and HallBrite EZ-FLO TDX Plus — at Suppliers’ Day in New Jersey.

Upcoming Events


Mandarin Orchard Hotel
19 August 2016

in-cosmetics North America 2016

Pier 36, New York City, USA
7 - 8 September 2016

Cosmetorium 2016

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona. Fira 1, Spain
28 - 29 September 2016

in-cosmetics Latin America 2016

Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brasil
5 - 6 October 2016

Sepawa 2016

Esperanto Hotel, Fulda, Germany
12 - 14 October 2016

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