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Focusing on natural formulations

A truly natural positioning is increasingly important to consumers and naturals are also becoming more important due to their association with sustainability.
35th anniversary celebrated

35th anniversary celebrated

BRB International has celebrated its 35th anniversary by planting four trees at the newly opened Research & Development centre in Ittervoort, the Netherlands.
Milan show keeps growing

Milan show keeps growing

Making Cosmetics together with Formula Cosmetics was held in Milan on 22-23 November. The vibrant atmosphere in the exhibition and seminar rooms represented an industry ready to move to the next level by celebrating national achievements and demonstrating an ambition for international recognition of the innovation and diversity that Italy offers.

New formulation lab completed

Natural Plant Products has completed construction of a 125 square foot cosmetics applications lab at their Salem,OR headquarters. The lab will allow development of guide formulations incorporating NPP’s unique range of vegetable oils as well as facilitating further research.
Coatings business acquired

Coatings business acquired

Silab has signed the takeover of Ecomeris, a startup specialising in film technologies and natural coating solutions.
Sale enables cosmetics focus

Sale enables cosmetics focus

Inolex has announced the sale of its industrial lubricants division (the ‘Lexolube Division’) to Zschimmer & Schwarz.
Portfolio for de-stressing

Portfolio for de-stressing

In its extensive product portfolio, Evonik has identified active ingredients for cosmetic products that help combat stress-related skin problems. Experts from the Personal Care Business Line are now presenting these under the title ‘De-stress your skin’.

New UK head office opened

Brenntag UK & Ireland’s new head office was officially opened on 9 January 2017.
Cosmetorium returns to Barcelona

Cosmetorium returns to Barcelona

First devised by the SEQC and Step Exhibitions in 2016, Cosmetorium offers a two-day forum for detailed investigation and discussion on issues relating to formulation, production and delivery of personal care products.
New VP at hydrocarbon supplier

New VP at hydrocarbon supplier

Sonneborn announced the appointment of Roman Myrna as vice president of manufacturing. Roman will report directly to Jon A. Giberson, vice president & general manager - Americas.

Ivory Coast office opened

Azelis has opened a new office in Abidjan, the economic capital and largest city of Ivory Coast. Azelis has had a presence in Africa since June 2015, when Azelis founded its first subsidiary in Africa, Azelis Morocco.

HA enabled in oil-based formulations

Givaudan Active Beauty extended its hyaluronic acid range with the launch of a new active cosmetic ingredient called PrimalHyal Gold at Cosmetagora in Paris.
DSM reveals “Five Actives – Five Actions” to protect against pollution

DSM reveals “Five Actives – Five Actions” to protect against pollution

By 2050, 70% of the world’s 6.4 billion people will be living in cities and potentially exposed to greater levels of environmental pollution than ever before.
Alba Science Announces Streamlined Patch Test Service

Alba Science Announces Streamlined Patch Test Service

Alba Science has announced the implementation of significant changes to their patch test offer. The changes, which will enhance and streamline the current offer, came about after a process of customer consultation and an internal restructure.
Countdown to PCHi begins

Countdown to PCHi begins

With only weeks to the 10th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE) is raring to go for PCHi 2017.
Study shows female alopecia efficacy

Study shows female alopecia efficacy

Hair loss is often considered a male issue. However 30% to 40% of the female population is also affected. It often starts after menopause but can also be premature hair loss due to styling, dyeing, stress, or an unbalanced diet. It takes the form of a diffuse alopecia over the mid-frontal scalp.

Sustainable surfactant partnership

Sabo and Kaneka Corporation announced their partnership for the green surfactant system, Sodium Surfactin. After a successful collaboration to develop and co-patent the multifunctional ingredient, Sabo SOL RF, Sabo and Kaneka will continue to work together in the research, development and production of products based on Sodium Surfactin.
New results for skin shield

New results for skin shield

By protecting the skin against all types of natural and artificial radiations (UV, visible light, specifically blue light, and infrared rays), Soliberine from Greentech constitutes a real biological innovation
Bronze award for collagen manager

Bronze award for collagen manager

The in-cosmetics Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award honours the development of a novel active or functional ingredient that combines innovative science and product features, demonstrating benefits to manufacturers and end-users when compared with existing ingredients.
Portfolio for de-stressing

Portfolio for de-stressing

In its extensive product portfolio, Evonik has identified active ingredients for cosmetic products that help combat stress-related skin problems. Experts from the Personal Care Business Line are now presenting these under the title ‘Destress your skin’.

Upcoming Events

PCHi 2017

Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center, China
21 – 23 February 2017

in-cosmetics Global 2017

ExCeL, London
4 - 6 April 2017

NYSCC – Suppliers' Day 2017

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
2 - 3 May 2017

CITE Japan 2017

PACIFICO Yokohama
31 May - 2 June 2017

in-cosmetics Korea 2017

Coex, Seoul
20 - 22 June 2017

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