RECENT NEWS

Heptapeptide wins Innovation Prize at in-cosmetics
April 2015

Mibelle Biochemistry won the BSB Innovation Prize at in-cosmetics 2015 with its PerfectionPeptide P7 ingredient. PerfectionPeptide P7 is a biologically active heptapeptide that stimulates the skin’s own self-defense mechanisms against oxidative stress at the cellular level.


Added value award for distribution
April 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.


Staying ahead of the game
April 2015

Dow Corning launched their Trends Lab 2015, the company’s new portfolio of innovative formulation concepts that anticipate upcoming consumer preferences in skin care and hair care.


Two silver award wins
April 2015

Lucas Meyer Cosmetics won the Silver Award of the Innovation Zone Best Active Ingredient with its SWT-7 and also the Silver Award of the Innovation Zone Best Functional Ingredient with Lecigel and its Happiness in a Jar concept at the 2015 in-cosmetics in Barcelona.


Active receives 25 Years of Innnovation Award
April 2015

This 25th edition of in-cosmetics will be a memorable one for Sederma. Its anti-wrinkle active ingredient Matrixyl has received the 25 Years of Innovation Award which recognises the product that has had the greatest impact on the personal care market in the last quarter-century.


INOLEX acquires ieS LABO
April 2015

Affiliates of INOLEX, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have signed a definitive agreement to purchase ieS LABO, of Oraison, France.


Water-coated Silicone Technology featuring GRANSIL SiW ELASTOMER GELS
April 2015

The challenges of dispersing standard silicone elastomers in water are well known. Standard silicone elastomers can be very difficult to disperse uniformly in external water phase emulsions or aqueous gels due to their inability to fit into o/w micelles and general hydrophobic incompatibility with water.


Active targets self-regenerative stem cell technology
April 2015

Lucas Meyer Cosmetics will unveil its latest release: SWT-7, at the in-cosmetics trade show in April 2015. SWT-7 is an ultra-high tech active designed to rapidly give a smoother looking skin, blur the appearance of vertical wrinkles, skin texture, lip contour wrinkles and roughness, and reduce migration of lipstick.


Rapid microbial screening
April 2015

Celsis has introduced the Celsis Accel system, a robust and easy-to-use rapid microbial screening system for small and medium-size manufacturing companies.


New personal care division
April 2015

UK manufacturer and distributor, Lansdowne Chemicals, is now operating in the personal care market. With well-established aroma and nutrition divisions, it was a natural step for the business to expand into personal care. The new division is able to take advantage of the current distribution network with warehousing and staff in Dubai, The Netherlands, New Jersey and Shanghai.


GMP certification
April 2015

The Lubrizol Corporation was awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification according to the European Federation for Cosmetics Ingredients (EFfCI). EFfCI is a European trade association that brings together manufacturers of synthetic and natural ingredients for the cosmetics and personal care industry.


Summit focus on green alternatives
April 2015

Green alternatives to some of the most contentious chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products will be featured in the upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summit. Taking place in New York City on 14-16 May, the summit focuses on sustainable ingredients, marketing, social and consumer impacts.


Transfer of peptide manufacturing
April 2015

DSM Personal Care has announced the transfer of the manufacturing process of its SYNPeptides portfolio from DSM’s multipurpose plant in Aesch, Switzerland to its larger manufacturing facility at Village-Neuf (France).


Ingredient offers immediate moisturising
April 2015

TRI-K Industries has announced the arrival of a new product that provides immediate and intense long-term moisturisation. Fision Hydrate is a solution containing specific ingredients targeting long-lasting hydration and overall skin wellness.


Polish distribution agreed
April 2015

AAK Personal Care has appointed Nordmann, Rassmann Polska as sole distributor in Poland.


Marine biodegradable bioploymers
April 2015

Metabolix, an advanced biomaterials company, has announced it has entered into a global, exclusive commercial and technology alliance with Honeywell to offer new marine biodegradable biopolymers for use in cosmetics and personal care products.


RSPO certification
April 2015

Surfachem has announced the company has been certified by the RSPO Supply Chain Certification System for Purchasing, Storage, Distribution and Processing of Certified Palm Oil and Palm Oil derived Oleochemicals.


Moisturising benefits of pure lactic acid
April 2015

Corbion Purac will launch Purac UltraPure, a unique, high-quality grade of L-lactic acid with an extremely low base odour and a waterclear appearance, at in-cosmetics. Purac claim UltraPure is the purest natural lactic acid available and brings powerful moisturisation and anti-ageing properties to formulations where an exceptionally low base odour is required.


Skin complexion optimiser
April 2015

Induchem’s Brightenyl is the first cosmetic active ingredient that is activated by a new functional layer of the human skin: the stratum microbium. This new layer acts as an active living veil converting Brightenyl in two molecules, which act on seven biological targets to obtain a perfect skin complexion.


Skin complexion optimiser
April 2015

Induchem’s Brightenyl is the first cosmetic active ingredient that is activated by a new functional layer of the human skin: the stratum microbium. This new layer acts as an active living veil converting Brightenyl in two molecules, which act on seven biological targets to obtain a perfect skin complexion.

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