New anti-ageing active targets cellular proteostasis

Within cells, the endoplasmic reticulum plays the key role of factory for proteins, essential molecules to ensure the body's vital mechanisms. At the cutaneous level, this optimal functioning translates into a firm and radiant skin.

Future-ready beauty 'inspired by tradition'

Clariant Active Ingredients announced the launch of “RetroFuture”, inspirational formulation ideas to bring comfort in today’s unsettled times.

NYSCC announces 2021 Executive Board

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) announced its new executive board for 2021. The announcement was made by Giorgino Macalino, Chairman, NYSCC and Manager, Makeup Innovation, The Estée Lauder Companies.

Price increase announced

Due to rapidly rising costs of oleo chemical feedstocks, Innospec has said it is obliged to pass along price increases ranging from $0.05 - $0.15 per pound.

Mild amphoacetate replacement with improved sustainability

Colonial Chemical has introduced Cola Teric CAHS (INCI: Sodium Cocoamphohydroxypropylsulfonate) to its growing offering of sustainable amphoteric products.

Making a difference for essential workers

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the world has banded together to support our essential workers on the front lines fighting the virus and Jojoba Desert has been rallying to support those at their local hospital in Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Symrise acquire Sensient's fragrance business

Symrise AG has signed a purchase agreement with Sensient Technologies Corporation (Milwaukee, US) to acquire their fragrance and aroma chemicals activities.

Chinese website launched

Gattefossé has launched a new website for its China business:

General manager for India site appointed

Eurofragance, the Spanish fragrance creation company, has appointed Mayur Kapse as general manager of its India operation.

Fragrance company Iberchem acquired by Croda

Croda has this week agreed to acquire Iberchem, which is headquartered in Spain, for €820m (c.£736m) on a debt-free, cash-free basis. Iberchem has been majority owned by French investment firm Eurazeo since 2017.

A new high stability, high oleic algae oil for hair and scalp

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) has introduced AlgaPūr High Stability High Oleic (HSHO) algae oil.

'Global Company of the Year' awarded

Based on its recent analysis of the global personal care active ingredients market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Mibelle AG Biochemistry with the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award.

Active ingredients supplier acquired

Ultra Chemical has announced the acquisition of all business operations of K3 Corporation, a supplier of active ingredients for skin and lip care, based in Baltimore, MD.

Halal fragrance products now available

With certification by Halal Quality Control (HQC), Düllberg Konzentra now ensures that selected products comply with Islamic purity laws and halal guidelines.

€500K funding for development of new plant-based skin treatments

The Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain has granted a loan of 334 thousand Euros to Vytrus Biotech, specialised in plant stem cell cultures, and a non-refundable grant of 160 thousand Euros to Gaiker Technology Centre.

Award for commitment to sustainability

Symrise has received an award recognising its commitment to sustainability from DQS. The Holzminden-based company is one of the recipients of the “Sustainability Heroes Awards 2020.”

'Outstanding Contribution' to natural cosmetics recognised

Lipoid Kosmetik has been recognised by Capital Finance International magazine as winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Natural Cosmetics Europe 2020’ Award.

Sustainable new product innovation rewarded

Clariant Active Ingredients has received the Frost & Sullivan 2020 New Product Innovation Award in the European sustainable anti-ageing active ingredient industry.

Autumn virtual exhibition launched

Following the spring virtual exhibition 2020, CLR has launched an autumn edition which includes research results obtained with CutiBiome CLR.

Novel formulations for the at-home trend

Ashland has launched 'dreamy textures', a collection of four nature-derived formulations with novel textures, as research shows that consumers are seeking to lower stress levels with at-home pampering sessions.