New CEO appointed
February 2016

Cutest has announced that Stewart Long has joined as chief executive officer. Stewart has over 20 years’ experience in the beauty and healthcare industry, with particular expertise in product testing and claim substantiation.

Superfood extracts available
February 2016

Lipoid Kosmetik has launched a new series of botanical extracts with outstanding cosmetic properties.

Making Cosmetics returns in March
February 2016

The 2016 cosmetic and personal care products calendar gets into full swing from 15-16 March.

New pigment adds glamour
February 2016

Merck has introduced a new effect pigment for the cosmetics industry: Ronastar Lapis Jewel.

Instant skin smoothing
January 2016

Croda has announced the launch of 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.

Superfood extracts available
January 2016

Lipoid Kosmetik has launched a new series of botanical extracts with outstanding cosmeticproperties. Two superfoods, Saskatoon Berry and Chia Seed, will begin the new series, highlighting extraordinary botanical power from North and South America.

Anti-pollution cosmetics webinar
January 2016

In a global context consumers show an increasing awareness of air pollution and its consequences for the personal wellbeing. More and more the air pollution impact on human skin is being discussed at the same time.

Expanded site opened
January 2016

Croda International celebrated the grand opening of the expansion of alkoxylation facilities on Jurong Island, Singapore, as part of its global strategy to provide innovative solutions closer to customers in the fast growing markets of Asia Pacific.

Philippines distribution
January 2016

Euro Chemicals will serve as the new third-party distributor of the full range of DSM Personal Care products in the Philippines. The collaboration supports DSM’s aspiration to provide targeted personal care solutions in the Filipino market through a trusted local supplier.

Conference programme announced
January 2016

Reed Sinopharm Exhibition has revealed the complete line-up of conference topics for the 2016 Personal Care & Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show.

Scents for future generations
January 2016

Generation Z is a cross-category exploratory of Millennials (Generation Y – 19-36 year olds) and Generation Z (people under 18 years old), with a focus on their social media and purchasing habits, brand favorites, hopes, dreams and their fragrance preferences.

R&D facilities across globe
January 2016

Ashland has fully integrated its research and development facilities across the globe to better support true-to-life consumer and clinical evaluations of its personal care ingredient portfolio.

Share of naturals player acquired
January 2016

Clariant has closed its transaction to acquire a 30% share in Beraca Ingredientes Naturais, a leading player in natural, sustainable and innovative ingredients. Financial details of the acquisition are not being disclosed.

Polymer business sold
January 2016

Interpolymer Corporation has been sold to Zschimmer & Schwarz, Lahnstein, giving Zschimmer & Schwarz a new division with specialty polymer-based solutions.

Japan show this month
January 2016

Japan’s largest comprehensive cosmetics exhibition, Cosme Tech & Cosme Tokyo 2016 opens its gates from 20-22 January 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.

Traceability of palm oil
January 2016

GreenPalm sponsored and exhibited at RT13, the annual meeting of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), in Kuala Lumpur during November last year.

Goals for sustainability
January 2016

DuPont announced its 2020 Sustainability Goals as the next step in its more than 25-year commitment to sustainability. The centerpiece of the new DuPont 2020 Sustainability Goals is a company-wide commitment to embed sustainability into its innovation process and R&D pipeline.

Halal certification in place
January 2016

As of October 2015, 83 oleochemical and 29 silicone-based products of Evonik in Essen and Duisburg now comply with the Halal requirements in accordance with Islamic Law.

Facial contours redefined
January 2016

Inspired by the advances in regenerative medicine on bone tissue, Silab is offering Eternaline, a natural anti-ageing active ingredient.

Focusing on lineless eyes
January 2016

DSM Personal Care has announced the launch of its new multifunctional anti-ageing peptide complex, Syn-Eye.


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PCHi 2016
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, China
1 – 3 March 2016

in-cosmetics Paris 2016
Hall 1, Portes de Versailles, Paris, France
12 - 14 April 2016

Science in a Bottle – Moisturisation & Cosmetic Claims
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS
10 - 11 May 2016


Shimmering Body Cream
BRB International BV
Category: Body Care/Cleansing
Shimmering Body Cream is water-in-silicone emulsion which delivers hydration to skin. Shimmering Body Cream provides moisture and leave skin supple and smooth whilst quickly absorbing to help lock in hydration. The body shimmer’s reflecting light makes the small imperfections in the skin less noticeable.

Clear Antiperspirant Gel
BRB International BV
Category: Deodorants/Anti-Perspirants
Clear Antiperspirant Gel is a clear water-in-silicone emulsion which provides wetness protection. Clear Antiperspirant Gel provides all day protection from wetness with delightful fragrance.

Lansdowne Personal Care
Category: Hair Conditioning/Treatment


Fermented ginseng offers new skin care efficacy
Ginseng has a long history of use by humans for its health-giving properties. In fact its Genus name, Panax, means ‘all heal’, and it has a reputation across the world for its ability to induce energy, vitality and boost the immune system. However in the centuries of its use, it has largely been taken as an oral medicine and not topically.