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Triple digit growth puts indie brands in spotlight

Following significant industry growth, in-cosmetics North America is expanding its Indie brand program, by launching the Indie Trail and Tour, a hybrid of the show’s popular marketing tours and the hugely successful Indie Trail at in-cosmetics Global 2019, their sister show in Europe.

Re-branding for silicone alternative range

BioAktive has rebranded its range of plant based silicone alternatives as Natralite, part of a series of strategic changes that the company is making in the personal care and cosmetics industry.

Expansion in South Africa

Barentz International is continuing its expansion in South Africa. The company has announced its joint venture with SK Chemtrade Services, a leading supplier of high-quality raw materials to the life sciences industries in South Africa and neighbouring countries.
Defying grey hair with re-launched biofunctional

Defying grey hair with re-launched biofunctional

Ashland has re-launched its Chromafend biofunctional with new data that demonstrates how it can promote hair darkening and reduce the appearance of grey hair. Chromafend biofunctional is a golden flax seed extract designed to preserve hair’s natural colour.
New meadowfoam product released

New meadowfoam product released

Natural Plant Products has released Meadowfoam XPR, a mechanically extracted version of their Meadowfoam Seed Oil, their first new product introduction for the oil producer in eight years.

Recalibrating skin’s rhythm

We all have a master clock located in our brains. The preprogramed circadian rhythm is activated when our eyes perceive the blue light part of the light spectrum.
Summit for 'Restoring the Industry’s R&D Roots'

Summit for 'Restoring the Industry’s R&D Roots'

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), organiser of the annual Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade event, has announced the agenda of its 3rd PCHi Technology Summit. Taking place from 26-27 August 2019 at Le Méridien Shanghai Hongqiao, this year’s Summit returns to address more than 500 trade professionals on trending topics such as Green & Natural Beauty, Sustainable Development, Clean Beauty, and Precision Skincare.

Collaboration announced for South America

Univar Solutions Beauty & Personal Care Latin America and Cargill Beauty have embarked on a new partnership to deliver nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional ingredients to the personal care market in South America.
Commitment to science based targets

Commitment to science based targets

Croda International Plc has announced their commitment to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Science Based Targets initiative. Croda is one of the few companies within the speciality chemicals sector to commit to Science Based Targets (SBT), with the aim of restricting global warming to 1.5°C above the pre-industrial average.

Silicones: A Beauty Success Story

They have been around for over sixty years, and their usage is still increasing. When it comes to beauty products, silicones are everywhere. Shampoos, conditioners, styling products, sunscreens, primers, foundations, lipsticks, mascaras and more all contain them. Anita Hall investigates...

New creative centre opened

CPL Aromas has opened its new Creative Centre in Paris. The new centre, in Suresnes, is double the size of CPL France's previous centre and offers new facilities to support the division's creative perfumery team. These new facilities include a state-of-the-art evaluation suite, a new lab and flexible work space.
North America event to focus on NPD

North America event to focus on NPD

As the largest beauty market in the world, US cosmetics brands are constantly looking to create and innovate through the use of new technology and ingredients.

Business line re-organisation announced

The Lubrizol Corporation has announced a re-organisation of its Personal, Home and Health Care business lines, integrating them under a newly dedicated brand, Lubrizol Life Science.

Line up announcement and registration open

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announcde the program lineup and open registration for the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (SCC73), December 17-18, 2019 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

Focusing on the 'Conscious Consumer'

From 19-20 November, the in-cosmetics Formulation Summit will return to London, providing R&D teams with an invaluable, deep dive into one of the most important trends driving the beauty industry.
Formulators flock to Seoul show

Formulators flock to Seoul show

in-cosmetics Korea celebrated a very successful show last week, with personal care professionals from across the country seeking out inspiration for novel beauty products that will keep the K-beauty phenomenon growing around the globe.
Decoding skin sensitivity in Asia

Decoding skin sensitivity in Asia

Living with skin sensitivities is an everyday reality among most Asian consumers and brands have an opportunity to help ease the burden. In fact, research from Mintel reveals that 44% of female facial skin care users in China say that having sensitive skin causes them to change or upgrade the skin care products that they use.

Innovations lab opened

Acme-Hardesty has opened its new Innovations Lab dedicated to personal care product and formulation development. The lab will support Acme-Hardesty’s growth in the personal care market and help develop customer solutions for customers focused on color cosmetic, skin, hair, and sun care applications.
Council member appointed by SCS

Council member appointed by SCS

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists has invited XCellR8 Founder and CEO Dr Carol Treasure to join the Council. She will serve on the Publicity and Recruitment committee with a focus on building the SCS brand, engaging members and prospective members through social media and growing the membership.
Distribution partnership agreed

Distribution partnership agreed

Kerfoot has announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Cornelius Polska, which will see the company’s bespoke personal care oils available throughout Poland.

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