RECENT NEWS

Global Beauty Day

in-cosmetics Global returns to Paris from 2-4 April and to mark the occasion, the organisers are launching the first ever Global Beauty Day on 3 April, which will honour diversity in the industry.
New CEO appointed

New CEO appointed

Vantage Specialties, Inc., has announced that Andy Harris has joined the company as CEO. Mr Harris also joins Vantage’s board of directors and is an equity investor alongside H.I.G. Capital, LLC in the company.
A question of preservatives

A question of preservatives

Preservatives have been under increasing scrutiny and the range of permitted preservatives has dwindled in recent years. However, the need for effective preservatives in personal care products has not changed.

Distributor for Germany and Austria

Ashland has appointed Barentz as distributor for personal care ingredients in Germany and Austria. Barentz and Ashland have been working together for many years in the Netherlands, Russia, Poland, the Balkans and the Baltics, and the addition of Germany and Austria is a natural next step.
Maintaining beauty in mature skin

Maintaining beauty in mature skin

Increasing longevity has led to new challenges in the cosmetics field. Today’s population expects to live longer and in good health, a status referred to as ‘ageing well’. A second status is referred to as ‘positive ageing’, where individuals assume ageing as part of their personal identity.
Stimulating testosterone production

Stimulating testosterone production

The use of personal care products, in addition to improving our physical appearance, has a positive impact on our own perception and on the way others perceive us.

Investment increase in device company

Croda International has announced they will be increasing their minority shareholding in the multi-awardwinning technology and digital device company, Cutitronics. Following the investment, Croda will remain a minority shareholder.

Award for scientific contribution

Anthony J. O’Lenick Jr. of Siltech Inc. was presented with the Maison G. de Navarre award on 11 December 2018 at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting and Technology Showcase.
Carbon-neutral nutribooster for skin and hair

Carbon-neutral nutribooster for skin and hair

The microalga Chlorella vulgaris and the white lupin are wellknown sources of valuable nutritional building blocks such as amino acids, proteins and carbohydrates. Both superfoods are combined in Cellactive, the carbon-neutral essential cell boost factor for skin and hair from Rahn.

Joint venture for alkoxylates

Clariant has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Kayan, a Saudi joint stock company operating in the field of chemicals, polymers and specialty products.
Milan show thrives

Milan show thrives

Making Cosmetics Milano took place on 21-22 November at the MiCo exhibition centre in Milan and once again built upon the success of previous years to reveal a dynamic and thriving personal care industry in Italy
Soap-free syndet presentation to open in-cosmetics seminars

Soap-free syndet presentation to open in-cosmetics seminars

UK-based global speciality ingredients manufacturer Stephenson will showcase its new soap-free syndet called, Syndopal, at in-cosmetics Global 2019, opening the exhibition with a seminar entitled ‘Syndet: The Revolution.’

Croda assist with Panama Beauty Project

From 8 February, Croda will be helping to change the lives of women and children in Panama through its support of the Panama Beauty Project.
Alkane-based materials for personal care

Alkane-based materials for personal care

Featuring the benefits of nature and science combined, Grant Industries’ new SiAPP elastomer series provides formulators with enhanced compatibility of organic materials such as natural oils, butters, and esters while maintaining the unique sensory characteristics, performance, and skin safety imparted by silicones.
Non animal-collagen set to disrupt market

Non animal-collagen set to disrupt market

Chinese biotech company JLand Biotech has announced the launch of large-scale production of collagen manufactured entirely without the use of animal parts.

Re-branding for distributor

Connell Bros, a distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia Pacific, announced a strategic rebranding of the company under the new name, “Connell.”

US distributor appointed

Colonial Chemical has appointed Harcros Chemicals as its distributor for specialty products in select states in the U.S. Under the agreement Harcros Chemicals will also become a significant provider of service and application support in the covered regions.

Chemical Industry Association responds to Brexit vote

The chemical industry has welcomed the outcome of the House of Commons' votes on Brexit.

Partnership for personalised products

BASF and B2B Cosmetics announced an exclusive, long-term strategic partnership in the field of personalised personal care products, including a strategic investment into B2B Cosmetics by BASF.
Active supports advantageous biofilms

Active supports advantageous biofilms

Biofilms are complex habitats of microorganisms on human skin. Microbes can hide inside the protective matrix of biofilms, where they have a reduced vulnerability to antimicrobial agents.

Upcoming Events

PCHi 2019 - Guangzhou

Guanzhou Poly World Trade Center, 1000 Xingang Road E., Guangzhou, China
26 Feb - 28 Feb 2019

in-cosmetics Global 2019 - Paris

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
2 - 4 April 2019

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2019

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
7 – 8 May 2019

Sustainability & Naturals in Cosmetics 2019

Berlin, Germany
14-15 May 2019

CITE Japan 2019

Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall A-D
Wed. May 15 – Fri. May 17 2019

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