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Lifetime achievement award in Paris

Lifetime achievement award in Paris

Kevin Gallagher, Croda International PLC’s recently retired president of Global Personal Care and Actives was announced as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s in-cosmetics exhibition in Paris, France.

Distribution partnership for Europe and Russia

Barentz International and Innospec have signed a long-term distribution agreement to market ingredients for Personal & Home Care. The agreement encompasses, among others, the business in Russia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Benelux.
Industry gathers in Paris

Industry gathers in Paris

Tuesday 12 April sees the opening of the in-cosmetics show which once again returns to Paris, widely regarded as the epicenter of the global cosmetics industry. Thousands of visitors are expected to travel to discover the latest technology on offer from the hundreds of exhibitors from across the globe.

Twenty years of halal manufacturing

Following the news of the plant expansion in Singapore, Croda International celebrates over 20 years of manufacturing halal certified products at the site.

Halal ingredients offered

BASF now offers 145 ingredients for personal and home care products which have been certified to the international halal standard HAS 23000.

Site re-launched

Oat Cosmetics has re-launched the company website which includes new content and a fresher and more vibrant look.

Active against pollution

Lipotec has developed Pollushield functional ingredient through Aimtec peptides and synthetic molecules, and the new ingredient has been created in response to increased concerns of consumers about pollution and its effects on the skin

Mass balance certification

Clariant has been awarded the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Mass Balance (MB) certification for its production sites in Tangerang (Indonesia) and Tarragona (Spain).

New additions showcased

Imerys Minerals will showcase two new additions to its ImerCare natural, mineral range at in-cosmetics 2016.

Turkey partnership agreed

BRB Silicones has appointed a new distributor, Azelis Turkey, for its personal care silicones portfolio in Turkey.

Halal certification for fragrance portfolio

Seven Scent has achieved halal certification for its entire portfolio following an extensive audit of its manufacturing process by The Halal Trust.

Night time skin cell activity enhanced

Naolys will launch at in-cosmetics 2016 a new and innovative active plant shell: Overnight Enhance [MJ+C], made of a whole native cell of Four O’Clock flower (Mirabilis jalapa), containing not only its own active molecules but also caffeine to get a greater effect on complexion.

Hair centre opens in UK

Lonza has celebrated the grand opening of its Global Centre of Hair Care Technology in Blackley, near Manchester. With its proximity to a number of key global and regional hair care customers and its ease of access, the established Lonza Consumer Care site at Blackley was an ideal location for this new centre.

New facility opens in China

Inolex has opened its new commercial and technical centre in Guangzhou, China. This expansion in China is a significant step for Inolex, solidifying its global presence in cosmetics and personal care ingredients. The grand opening ceremony took place on Friday 26 February 2016.

Distance learning accreditation

Formula Botanica, the online Organic Cosmetic Science School, has been accredited by the Open & Distance Learning Quality Council.

Josh Taylor

It is now a year since Josh Taylor died and Personal Care lost one of its founding publishers. In the 12 months since his death we have been overwhelmed by the support and kindness from people from throughout the cosmetics industry who knew and loved Josh.

Making Cosmetics moves to the heart of Milan

Since its launch in 2013 Making Cosmetics has been welcomed with great enthusiasm by all companies and partners involved.

Instant skin smoothing

Croda has launched Prolevis, a new high molecular weight protein hydrolysate that is able to instantly smooth the skin, visibly reducing the appearance of surface wrinkles and imperfections.

Poppy seed oil launch

Northstar Lipids is introducing English Poppy Seed Oil, a versatile skin emollient, rich in Essential Nutrients and suitable for a wide range of skin and hair care applications.

US technology appointment

Sonneborn has appointed Tyler McIntyre as Sonneborn’s first commercial technology manager - North America.

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