RECENT NEWS

Seoul innovation centre opened

DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials has opened an innovation centre in Seoul, Korea. The centre is DKSH’s first to specialise in colour cosmetics, catering for face, eye, lip and nail makeup applications.

Moisturising and repairing hair

Seppic has launched Xylishine, a new hair repairing and moisturising active ingredient.
Novel pollution protection

Novel pollution protection

Depolluphane from Mibelle is a novel and powerful protection for the skin against urban pollution. It not only protects against environmental aggressors but also strengthens the skin to easily face the daily stress of urban life style.
Test shows digital efficacy

Test shows digital efficacy

In 2010, Silab developed Oxygeskin to overcome the lack of oxygen in the skin occurring during the ageing process. In the era of digital overconsumption, Silab brings today new efficacy data highlighting the capacity of Oxygeskin to fight the damages induced by blue light at the skin level.

Planned merger terminated

Clariant and Huntsman Corporation jointly announced that they have mutually terminated their proposed merger of equals.
Nature-derived concepts showcased

Nature-derived concepts showcased

Cargill Beauty presented its latest bio-polymer innovation at in-cosmetics Asia, a universal texturiser called Actigum VSX 20. This ingredient has an INCI name of Sclerotium Gum (and) Xanthan Gum and is manufactured through biofermentation, ensuring it is sustainable (certified by Cosmos), safe, simple, versatile and affordable.
New line of natural exfoliants

New line of natural exfoliants

Natural Sourcing has announced the availability of its line of natural exfoliants into its growing catalogue of more than 500 certified organic and conventional natural ingredients for personal care product development.
New CEO at fragrance company

New CEO at fragrance company

Eurofragance has started 2018 with some significant organisational changes. In early January, Laurent Mercier took over as the company’s general manager and chief executive officer, also becoming a member of the Board of Directors.

Distribution partnership announced

Univar Personal Care EMEA and Cargill Beauty have embarked on a new partnership to deliver nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional ingredients to the EMEA personal care markets.
Molecule's new test reveals antioxidant protection

Molecule's new test reveals antioxidant protection

One of the most serious threats for human health nowadays comes from the exposure to a great amount of different chemical substances.

New data on autophagy

Citystem, the eco-designed pollution-defence active ingredient from Sederma is again on the radar.
New regional head appointement

New regional head appointement

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit announced the appointment of Mrs Yanhong Fu as Greater China Regional Head for Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients, with effect from 1 January 2018.
Digital beauty challenge launched

Digital beauty challenge launched

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., announced the launch of the Digital Beauty QuickFire Challenge.

Amsterdam show to home in on R&D

The ever-evolving personal care industry changes radically from one year to the next. With 2017 witnessing the rise of colour cosmetics, facial masks and ramped up hai rcare products, what can we expect to hit the market in 2018?

Production doubled for innovative surfactant

Production capacity for Iselux (Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate) is set to double at Innospec’s North Carolina plant in the US, as sales and product launches continue to grow.

Surfactants business sold

Elementis plc has entered into an agreement to sell its surfactants business located in Delden, The Netherlands, to Kolb Distribution AG for a cash consideration of EUR 39 million, subject to working capital adjustments.

Major outcomes from Sustainable Cosmetics Summit outlined

About 140 senior executives from the beauty industry convened in Paris for the European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit last month. Discussions over the three days centered on green formulations, sustainable sourcing, social impacts, and sustainable fragrances.
Highlights of show revealed

Highlights of show revealed

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions has shared new details of show highlights for the next edition of Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi).

Management changes for in-cosmetics

The in-cosmetics Group has announced a series of senior management promotions and new appointments.
Technical centre opens to aid local development

Technical centre opens to aid local development

Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its range of services in Turkey with today’s official opening of a technical centre for construction, textile and consumer-care applications in Istanbul.

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February 26-27 2018

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Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, China
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RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 - 19 April 2018

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Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
15 - 16 May 2018

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30 Euston Square, London, UK
5-6 June 2018

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