RECENT NEWS

Sustainability recognition

Lipotec’s Actiguard advanced botanical ingredient was a finalist at the first ever Best Ingredient Made from Recycled Materials Award presented at the recent inaugural in-cosmetics North America event in New York City.

Ten years of bio-based performance

It was ten years ago this month that DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products announced the first commercial shipments of a breakthrough biomaterial, bio-based 1,3-propanediol.
Fat fighting active

Fat fighting active

ShapePerfection from Mibelle Biochemistry has been designed to burn fat and fight cellulite without the need to exercise and it works because it instructs fat cells to transform the lipids into heat.
CSR rating and ranking

CSR rating and ranking

For the second year in a row, Lipoid Kosmetik has obtained a Gold Status Rating by EcoVadis for it’s responsible corporate business operations.

Daring to be different

DSM is daring consumers to change their hair routine with a new range of Tilamar polymers. The company is further expanding into the global synthetic polyquaternium market with the launch of three new conditioning polymer members in its Tilamar range: Polyquaternium-7, Polyquaternium-6 and Polyquaternium-22.

Vitamin A plant in progress

BASF has started planning for the construction of a new worldscale plant for vitamin A in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The new facility will increase BASF’s total annual production capacity of vitamin A by 1,500 metric tonnes. Reference value for this amount is vitamin A acetate with 2.8 million International Units.

UK and Ireland distribution

Brenntag UK & Ireland is now distributing the specialty precipitated calcium carbonate range of Specialty Minerals Lifford throughout the UK and Ireland (North & South).
Smart bead tackles grey and white hairs

Smart bead tackles grey and white hairs

Givaudan Active Beauty has launched a new ‘smart bead’ for hair care applications to cover white and grey hairs in hair styling and combing products.

UK business manager appointed

Brenntag UK & Ireland has appointed Tamara Durak to the position of pharma & cosmetics business manager.
Pioneers in cosmetic cutaneous autophagy

Pioneers in cosmetic cutaneous autophagy

In October the Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for having elucidated the biological mechanism of autophagy.
in-cosmetics Asia an international success

in-cosmetics Asia an international success

Asia Pacific cosmetic manufacturers flocked to Bangkok as show attracted a record high of 8,782 unique visitors and 18% more international attendees.
BRB Silicones expanding its R&D facility in Europe

BRB Silicones expanding its R&D facility in Europe

BRB Silicones recently expanded its R&D center in the Netherlands. Further to R&D synthesis equipment, the new laboratory will also host a new European Technical Service Center for Personal Care, the main market of BRB Silicones.
New  global head of sales

New global head of sales

Art Knox is to join Inolex as vice president and global head of Personal Care Sales. In this role, Art will have responsibility for leadership of Inolex’s global sales team, developing new business opportunities, and creating customised solutions.

Natural approach to compromised skin

Silab has created a new department to specifically tackle compromised skin. The Silab softcare department is dedicated to the research, production and marketing of innovative natural active ingredients specifically designed to care for dermatological disorders by restoring the homeostasis of healthy skin.

Asia Pacific distribution agreement

Azelis has announced its appointment as exclusive distributor by Tagra Biotechnologies, to offer their range of RND microencapsulated actives and pigments in India, Australia and New Zealand for all personal care applications. This new partnership builds on agreements between the two companies in Europe and Canada

New products revealed in Bangkok

Innovative cosmetic ingredients are the key to success for creating personal care products. Lipoid Kosmetik will showcase new products at this year’s incosmetics in Asia, Booth C70.

Innovative sun care active

Ichimaru Pharcos has developed a new product called Izayoi, as a new sun care active ingredient through the newly revealed anti-inflammation pathway.
New active to be unveiled

New active to be unveiled

Greentech will launch a new global photoprotector at incosmetics Asia stand G11 called Soliberine, a real innovation in protection against light radiation (UV, IR, blue light).
Performance-enhancing pigment

Performance-enhancing pigment

Merck has launched Ronastar Royal Sparkle. This new, refined premium pearl lustre pigment enhances the Ronastar range with excellent optical and haptic effects.

New clinical testing lab

Lipotec has opened a new clinical testing laboratory within their Barcelona facility. The new facility will serve as a point of reference for research in the advancement of active ingredients and will focus on in vivoassays. The 116 m2 of new laboratories complete the already existing 196 m2 of in vitrofacilities.

Upcoming Events

9th International Conference on Skin Challenges

Hotel Crowne Plaza Porto, Portugal
February 26-27 2018

PCHi 2018

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

in-cosmetics Global 2018

RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 - 19 April 2018

NYSCC – Suppliers' Day 2018

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
15 - 16 May 2018

6th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

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

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