Sustainability & Naturals in Cosmetics conference launches in Barcelona

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Pearliser scoops award

Pearliser scoops award

Clariant received the Henkel Best Innovation Contributor Beauty Care Award 2017. The award, presented on 29 January 2018, recognises the increase in efficiency and sustainability benefits achieved by Henkel in its production of pearlised shampoos since using Clariant’s liquid pearliser Perlogen SF 3000.
Triple protection molecule

Triple protection molecule

Lipochroman molecule from Lipotec was designed to capture both types of free radicals - RNS and ROS coming from environmental elements, thus protecting cells from damage. Recently, new assays performed on the ingredient have demonstrated a triple protective effect from the reactive species by also capturing RCS, as well as its antioxidative capacity and detox potential.

New approach to innovation

With the aim of stepping away from mainstream trends presentations, Gattefossé has unveilied Inspiration, a new tool to help formulators be one step ahead of market trends.

Natural, silicone-like feel

Cosphatec has launched Cosphaderm Feel, an ingredient suitable for natural cosmetic producers who do not want to miss out on silicone-like features.

Acquisition and new personnel

Siltech Corporation (Toronto, ON) has purchased outright the company’s Atlanta-based personal care subsidiary, Siltech LLC.
President appointed to personal care unit

President appointed to personal care unit

Royal DSM has appointed Gareth Barker as president DSM Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients.
Protecting and repairing hair naturally

Protecting and repairing hair naturally

Hair is constantly exposed to a variety of stress factors. There is physical stress, such as blow drying as well as environmental stress factors like ROS, UV and pollution.

Kit for Asian market

Dow Home & Personal Care, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Company has launched a new collection of formulations to satisfy the unique personal care market of Asia Pacific. To help brand owners deliver innovations that meet regionally-centric trends, Dow introduces Nature.Intended, a series of inspiring formulations which showcase how products with naturally-derived ingredients can be amplified with the power of chemistry.

Addition to naturals range

Natural Sourcing has introduced Chokeberry Seed Oil into its catalogue of certified organic and conventional natural ingredients for personal care product development.

Promotions to vice president

Hallstar, a global specialty chemical company, recently announced the addition of Damian Marshall and Varun Mathur to its officer team. Marshall and Mathur have 25 years of Hallstar experience between them, and have both served in general manager roles since 2016. Their promotions to vice president were made official by a vote of Hallstar’s directors at a January 2018 board meeting.

100% natural ingredients

Jeen International has developed two new 100% all natural ingredients in their Jeesperse product line, Jeesperse OptiDerm and Jeesperse OptiTress.
Australia distribution

Australia distribution

Momentive has appointed Azelis as the exclusive distributor of their silicone specialities for the personal care market in Australia, effective immediately.

Halal certification continues to grow

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit has said that following audits at its production sites in Vouvry and Aesch, over half its personal care portfolio is now certified as Halal. The Halal certification is recognised by major Islamic authorities around the world.

New naturally-derived polymers

Itaconix expands their portfolio of naturally derived polymers based on the patented polyitacontoate technology platform.

Latest Marketing Trends analysed in Amsterdam

Like most industries, the global beauty sector regularly witnesses its fair share of new, upcoming and potentially ‘faddy’ trends. While some take hold and become surprisingly popular, others come and go in a flash. Which begs the question, how can cosmetics brands separate the winners from the losers?

New collaboration for fragrances

Ashland and Robertet S.A. will offer new and existing customers access to Robertet fragrances with Ashland’s deposition and encapsulation expertise for fabric care, home cleaning and personal care applications.
New vice president to lead global R&D

New vice president to lead global R&D

Inolex has announced that Michael J Fevola, PhD will join their senior ranks as vice president leading the company’s global research and development functions.

Going deeper to discover what causes wrinkles

The prospects – and consequences – of ageing are of concern to us all, especially when considering the likelihood of developing wrinkles.

Reliable SPF testing method for naturals

Botaneco is studying new approaches to evaluate the SPF of sun care products containing natural ingredients, such as oleosomes.

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

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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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Novotel Barcelona City, Barcelona
31 may - 1 June 2018

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

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