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 in-cosmetics Korea opens this week

in-cosmetics Korea opens this week

How do I develop my formulation skills and what new technologies will help me create unique new beauty concepts? These are two questions every cosmetic chemist in Korea should be asking themselves as brands fight it out for market share in the hyper competitive global personal care industry.
Looking for the world's essences

Looking for the world's essences

After years of prioritising technology above all else, nature is still the best source of medicines, food and even cosmetic ingredients.

Launch of R&D club

The in-cosmetics Group has announced the launch of a new initiative. The all-new R&D Club will provide cosmetic chemists from the global beauty industry with yet another opportunity to network and learn.
Award for bio-ethylene oxide plant

Award for bio-ethylene oxide plant

Croda International has been awarded the ICIS Surfactants Award for Sustainability for their new pioneering bio-ethylene oxide plant.
New director for personal care business unit

New director for personal care business unit

Acme-Hardesty has announced that Caren Dres-Hajeski has joined the company as business unit director, Personal Care.

Certification announcement

CLR Chemisches Laboratorium Dr. Kurt Richter GmbH has obtained the EFfCI Certification for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Cosmetic Ingredients, Standard 2017

Lastest standard achieved

Jeen International announced that it has successfully transitioned from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015, the latest version of the standard.
App to aid formulators

App to aid formulators

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has launched their new smartphone application for cosmetic formulators. The app features technical information, sample formulations, recorded webinars and news about Zemea propanediol. Users will have the ability to create collections of their favourite documents, store them offline, and email multiple documents directly from the app. In addition, new formulation technique video clips will be released monthly providing insights to cosmetic scientists solving today’s industry challenges.
Innovation award at PCHi

Innovation award at PCHi

Coptis won the PCHi Fountain Award 2018 in the category Product/ Technology at the Personal Care and Cosmetics Innovation at PCHi exhibition in Shanghai, China. The Fountain Award rewards technology innovation in the industry.
25th anniversary celebrated

25th anniversary celebrated

Symrise introduced the cosmetic raw material Hydrolite 5 back in 1992. Hydrolite 5 is pentylene glycol, a 1,2alkanediol that had a big impact on the market of cosmetic ingredients. The versatile substance is well suited for broad use in cosmetic products.

Surfactants business sold

BASF Mexicana, S.A. de C.V . has closed the previously announced sale of a portion of its oleochemical surfactants business in Mexico to Stepan CDMX, S. de R.L. de C.V .

Award won for fourth time

Azelis has won the 2018 Fountain Award for Personal Care and Cosmetics Innovation at PCHi exhibition in Shanghai, China. Azelis was awarded this prestigious award for the fourth year in a row and was up against fierce competition, with a total of 103 product entries.

Four new actives launched

Evonik has launched four new active ingredients for skin and hair care. As a common feature, they all share verifiable effectiveness proven by clinical studies and offer the highest degree of sustainability.
New approach for microbiota

New approach for microbiota

Silab is officially unveiling its Microbiota Platform that was created over a year ago. This specialist platform boasts the expertise and technologies required to investigate, in a cross-cutting and complementary manner, the microbiota of the skin’s ecosystems on the one hand and that of plants on the other hand, making it unique worldwide.
New test reveals brightening

New test reveals brightening

Actizyme advanced botanical ingredient from Lipotec is a fungi-derived protease that mimics the activity of endogenous cathepsin D to improve cell renewal specifically in the skin surface, without irritation and barrier damage.
Natural antioxidant from chestnut

Natural antioxidant from chestnut

Robertet Health & Beauty has drawn inspiration from nature to create Casta’Néa, a chestnut pericarp extract containing powerful polyphenols. Its powerful antioxidant action has been evaluated by the European Institute of Antioxidants and awarded their highest label: the Gold PAOT.
Science for beauty and lifestyle

Science for beauty and lifestyle

Hosted by the German Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the 30th IFSCC Congress from 18–21 September, 2018 in Munich, Germany is going to be one of the highlights of the cosmetic science world this year. Some 1500 delegates from all over the world are expected to visit the event.

Inspired by clock genes

Ashland pioneered one of the first biofunctional ingredients in the cosmetics industry to be inspired by clock genes. Now Ashland is re-introducing the novel solution Chronogen YST to provide a cosmetic solution to the deleterious effect of social jetlag on the skin.

Strategic partnership on biopolymers

Seppic and Ecovia Renewables have entered into a partnership to develop and market high performing, biobased and biodegradable polymers.
Sustainability award for active

Sustainability award for active

Sederma was awarded with the PCHi Fountain Award for Green/Sustainable Active Ingredient for Apiscalp, its ecodesigned product dedicated to scalp purity and comfort.

Upcoming Events

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

15th Sun Protection Conference 2019

Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London
4-5 June 2019

in-cosmetics Korea 2019

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
26 - 28 June 19

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