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.

New biodegradable glitter range

Cornelius now delivers a biodegradable glitter to the UK beauty market. The Bishop’s Stortford based company has collaborated with Ronald Britton to distribute its Bio-glitter range, which is based on a biodegradable film that rivals its plastic counterpart

Multi-ethnic hair repair

Seppic has launched Xylishine, a new bio-inspired hair repairing agent and moisturiser designed to enhance the shine of multiethnic hair types.
Natural extract enhances the skin’s clock genes

Natural extract enhances the skin’s clock genes

The biological clock is a new target of skin care. Ichimaru Pharcos (Stand Q70 at incosmetics Asia) has developed a new natural plant extract called Chrono Chardy, which is made from chardonnay grapes, to maintain the biological clock in skin cells. Chrono Chardy has 100% guaranteed traceability, sourced from one of the best grape-growing areas in Nagano, Japan.

Alternative preservation without odour

Inolex continues to expand its alternative preservation portfolio with the addition of Lexgard OLO to its Lexgard Series.

Efficacy for scalp care

Consumers around the world are looking for products that will help protect their scalp against dehydration, while improving hair structure and shine. In response, BASF has reassessed its highly effective hydra-protect technology for skin moisturisation, PatcH2O, and found it to be suitable for hair care applications such as antiageing scalp care.

Expansion to beauty food range

Naturex has extended its ‘Beauty Food’ range of natural skin care solutions made with ingredients derived from plants found in the food chain.
High performance silicone fluid blend

High performance silicone fluid blend

A new high performance phenyl modified silicone fluid blend, BRB PB 152 (INCI: Trimethyl Pentaphenyl Trisiloxane (and) Diphenylsiloxyl Phenyl Trimethicone (and) Caprylyl Methicone), is a high performance silicone fluid blend, specially designed to achieve a high refractive and provide a pleasant and soft sensorial skin-feel.

PCHI returns to Shanghai in March

From 19 – 21 March, Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) 2018 will return to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center to provide the industry with a platform for ingredient sourcing, knowledge exchange, and networking opportunities.

Ageing skin: more than just wrinkles

Mention ageing skin and most people will think first of wrinkles, especially in the US and Western Europe. However, in Asia and in China in particular, DSM found that early signs of ageing tend to have enlarged pores and duller, more uneven skin tone.
Natural solutions against screen light ageing

Natural solutions against screen light ageing

Screens emit very strong blue light rays, also known as High Energy Visible (HEV) light, that can have negative consequences on our health.

Switzerland distribution

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie will now distribute products from its long-term partner Kao Chemicals Europe in Switzerland, expanding its offering for the personal care and cleaning industry.

Awards announced at North America event

The winners of in-cosmetics North America 2017’s Formulation Challenge and brand new initiative JPitch with Johnson & Johnson Innovation were announced at the event’s Cocktail and Awards reception

Upcoming Events

9th International Conference on Skin Challenges

Hotel Crowne Plaza Porto, Portugal
February 26-27 2018

PCHi 2018

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, China
19 - 21 March 2018

in-cosmetics Global 2018

RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 - 19 April 2018

NYSCC – Suppliers' Day 2018

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

6th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

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

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