RECENT NEWS

Senior vice president appointment

Dr Ajax Mohamed has been named senior vice president and director of Quimdis GmbH, the German division of the Quimdis SAS Group of companies.

UK and Ireland distribution agreement

ProTec Ingredia, supplier of active and speciality ingredients to the UK personal care market, have announced that, from Monday 2 April, it will become the Cosphatec distributor for the UK and Ireland.

ISO 9001:2015 certification announcement

Jeen International announced that it has successfully transitioned from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015, the latest version of the standard.
Actibiome rebalances your microbiota for healthier and more homogenous complexion

Actibiome rebalances your microbiota for healthier and more homogenous complexion

Carrier, children, family, friends…there are days when life becomes really hectic. Your complexion is more dull, redness appear. What happens exactly on the surface of your skin?
Ease the stress on urban skin with DSM’s hydration artist!

Ease the stress on urban skin with DSM’s hydration artist!

DSM’s revolutionary facial colour mapping allows consumers to see for themselves how the natural moisture magnet PENTAVITIN® directs hydration to where it is needed. Life in a metropolis can be exhilarating, so it’s no wonder that the proportion of city dwellers in the world continues to grow, from 54% in 2015 to a predicted 66% by 2055? But increasing urbanization also means more air pollution, more time spent in air-conditioned environments and often a hectic lifestyle. It’s easy to understand how skin can become dull and excessively dry.
Avant garde marketing claims for products

Avant garde marketing claims for products

Inovapotek has increased the number of services the company offers in order to reflect the latest trends as well as build trustworthy relationships with clients.
Fountain Award winner announced at PCHi

Fountain Award winner announced at PCHi

Azelis has won the 2018 Fountain Award for Personal Care and Cosmetics Innovation at PCHi exhibition in Shanghai, China.
PCHi opens its doors in Shanghai

PCHi opens its doors in Shanghai

PCHi opened its doors at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC) and welcomed trade professionals from around the world to a show floor that was buzzing with activity.

Sustainability & Naturals in Cosmetics conference launches in Barcelona

Smithers Group's conferences have a proven history of 30+ years of providing invaluable forums for learning, discussion and networking.
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.

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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