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Givaudan Active Beauty podcast takes to the airwaves

Givaudan has launched a podcast, Active Beauty, which explores high-end cosmetic ingredients and market trends.

Digital technologies transforming skin care, finds Sagentia Innovation

Genomics, microbiome analysis and biomarker sensing technologies are transforming personalised skin care, according to a white paper published by Sagentia Innovation.

Grant Industries appoints Jim Palmadesso as BCR Ingredients sales VP

Grant Industries’ speciality natural actives subsidiary BCR Ingredients has appointed Jim Palmadesso to its newly created vice president of sales role.

Mibelle acquires rights to produce Mirexus phytoglycogen products

Swiss cosmetic active ingredient maker Mibelle Biochemistry has completed an asset deal with Mirexus Biotechnologies, a Canadian company that makes plant-derived glycogen (phytoglycogen) for use in personal care products.

Kao joins Genomatica venture to develop palm kernel oil alternatives

Japanese chemical and cosmetics outfit Kao Corporation has joined a $120m venture to scale and commercialise Genomatica’s plant-based alternatives to palm kernel oil, joining Unilever as a founding member.

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day named top 100 US trade show

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day has been named a top 100 trade show in the United States.

BASF renews ISO certification at personal care manufacturing site

BASF has renewed its quality (ISO 9001), environment (ISO 14001) and energy (ISO 50001) certifications for the company’s largest personal care manufacturing site at Düsseldorf-Holthausen in Germany.

Inolex appoints Neil Washburn as interim President

US speciality ingredients company Inolex has appointed Neil Washburn to its executive team as interim President after a 39-year career at DuPont.

Shiseido to acquire UK skin microbiome focused-brand Gallinée

Japanese personal care firm Shiseido has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Gallinée, a London-based beauty brand dedicated to caring for the skin’s microbiome from head-to-toe.

L'Oréal kicks off construction of $140m R&I centre in New Jersey

L'Oréal USA has kicked off construction of a $140m research and innovation (R&I) centre in Clark, New Jersey.

CP Kelco partners with Exopolymer to develop next-gen biopolymers

US firm CP Kelco is partnering with compatriot biotech outfit ExoPolymer to develop and commercialise a portfolio of functional ingredients for the personal care industry.

Unilever CEO Alan Jope to retire at end of next year

Unilever chief executive Alan Jope has informed the British company’s board that he is to retire by the end of 2023 after five years in the role.

PBL Technology scoops IFSCC Congress showcase prize

PBL Technology, in partnership with the University of East Anglia, won the Innovation in Action Technology Showcase Challenge at the 32nd IFSCC Congress in London.

Spate sees spiking interest in face tightening

Cosmetics trend analysts Spate has reported growing US interest in face tightening that reveals consumers are looking to tighten up through the use of skin products and/or procedures.

Pierre Fabre appoints Frédéric Ennabli to lead personal care unit

French firm Pierre Fabre has appointed Frédéric Ennabli to lead its Dermo-Cosmetics & Personal Care Business Unit from 1 October.

Ashland hikes prices by 15% due to inflation pressures

US speciality chemicals firm Ashland will increase prices by up to 15%, or as contracts allow, effective from 1 October.

BASF partners with RiKarbon on emollients derived from bio-waste

BASF and RiKarbon, a US-based technology start-up, have signed a partnership contract to exclusively license and commercialise the latter’s bio-waste technology for personal care ingredients.

Safic-Alcan enters South America with Brazil acquisitions

French speciality chemicals distributor Safic-Alcan has established a new Brazil business unit and acquired a pair of local companies.

BASF presents new research findings at IFSCC Congress

BASF has presented its latest personal care research findings at this year’s International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London.

Aussie fucoidan maker Marinova set to triple manufacturing capacity

Australian fucoidan maker Marinova has kicked off a A$5m ($US3.33m) expansion of its manufacturing facility in Tasmania.

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in-cosmetics Asia 2022

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