RECENT NEWS

Visible signs of ageing reduced with new active
May 2015

Skin ageing which is due to intrinsic ageing as well as environmental factors causes a gradual decline in skin functions: modification of the skin’s structure, loss of skin elasticity, appearance of lines and wrinkles, etc.


Formulating for China: Free e-seminar
May 2015

The spending power of the Chinese consumer extends far beyond China’s borders, and for cosmetic companies successfully catering to the unique needs of this demographic, China is proving to be an indispensable growth powerhouse.


Natural serums for range of skin types launched
May 2015

Clariant has launched a new easy-to-use set of 100% natural Plantasens Serums to support personal care formulators in providing each skin type with the treatment it needs.


Immediate relief for skin
May 2015

Indena has recently launched Quercevita, a novel Phytosome formulation of quercetin with sunflower lipids. It has been clinically tested in vitro and in vivo and validated for its soothing properties on various skin challenges


Microbead alternatives
May 2015

Worlée is launching WorléeBeads HCO, a natural alternative to plastic exfoliant particles. Based on castor oil, Worlée’s new product is biodegradable and may be used in numerous cosmetic rinseoff products for facial and body care.


Skin complexion optimiser
May 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.


New liquid shea oil
May 2015

AAK Personal Care launches Lipex SheaClear, a completely clear liquid shea oil that softens and moisturises the skin. It also improves shine and softness in hair. The new product was presented at in-cosmetics in Barcelona.


New corporate identity
May 2015

Seppic is launching its new logo and visual identity. The logo has been kept blue and orange, which highlights the long lasting development and commitment of Seppic to its customers and employees.


Eco-conscious surfactant
May 2015

Evonik has launched Tego Betain P 50 C (INCI: Cocamidopropyl Betaine), a novel concentrated surfactant based on RSPO certified sustainable palm kernel oil.


GMP certification
May 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.


Natural surfactant launch
May 2015

Naturex is launching Sapnov, a natural foaming agent extracted from quillaia in Chile, and this launch will add a new type of ingredient to Naturex’s range.


Rapid microbial screening
May 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.


Water-coated silicone technology
May 2015

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. Often when processing, excessive levels of surfactants and high shear energy is required to disperse and maintain particles to a stable state


New marine biodegradable biopolymers
May 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.


New CEO announced
May 2015

Vantage Specialty Chemicals has announced the appointment of Pat Brueggman as the new senior vice president & general manager of Vantage Personal Care.


Benefits of pure lactic acid
May 2015

Corbion Purac have launched Purac UltraPure, a unique, high-quality grade of L-lactic acid with an extremely low base odour and a water-clear appearance. 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.


Neuro-soother for comfort
May 2015

Soliance launched a new product in April: Mariliance, a marine neuro-soother. Some studies have recently shown that reduction of pain sensation extends lifetime. As a result, Soliance marine biotechnology experts have extracted the essence of the red microalgae Rhodosorus marinus to offer Mariliance, a powerful neuro-soothing active.


Oily skin addressed
May 2015

Both unsightly and uncomfortable, oily skin affects both men and women. The physical signs are shiny skin and a lack of radiance, often accompanied by dilated pores. Oily skin is also more prone to developing blemishes.


Company celebrates gold CSR rating
May 2015

Lipoid Kosmetik has achieved the Gold CSR Rating, the highest certification from Ecovadis.


Global director appointed
May 2015

Henry van den Heuvel has been appointed global creative director at Eurofragance. This position has been created to meet the company’s needs for a manager to oversee its teams of perfumers around the world. Eurofragance has creative centres in Barcelona and Mexico with a centre in Dubai to follow soon.

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