Sustainability awards open for entries

This year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards is now open to entries. Organised by Ecovia Intelligence, the aim of the Sustainable Beauty Awards is to give recognition to operators who are pushing the boundaries of sustainability in the beauty industry.

Re-leaunch for UK cosmetics association

Cosmetics Cluster UK has announced that it is now an independent registered charitable company - Cosmetics Cluster UK Ltd (CCUK), beginning a new phase in the evolution of the Cluster in its aim to be a ‘network of networks’.

World of Chemistry: At Home Live with Personal Care magazine

As part of NYSCC's At Home Live 2.0, 'The World of Chemistry' will launch on Monday 20 July with on demand programmes that will deliver a global perspective on solutions, formulation and regulations from Europe, Asia and South America.

Ingredients for wellness and beauty

Natura-Tec has been highlighting their ingredients to help consumers return to a more normal existence after a long lockdown.

Protection from the sun while respecting the planet

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) has introduced Sunhancer Eco SPF booster. It is a patent-pending, naturally-derived technology that increases SPF and is compatible with both organic and inorganic sunscreen actives.

New alternative for animal-derived collagen

Collagen has always been a trusted traditional ingredient to maintain strength and elasticity of skin, hair and nails. However, consumers are increasingly moving away from animal derived ingredients to more natural and/or vegetable-based ingredients.

Skin tech firm make first international hire

Skin tech company, Cutitronics, has appointed Virginie Darteyre as country sales manager in Paris to meet growing market demand in France.

Digital sustainability conference to take place

Croda will host a two-day, global, digital experience, bringing together specialists, pioneers and professional market references to present and discuss how to create a more climate, land and people positive world.

New partner for personalisation project

CPI, an independent technology innovation centre and founding member of the UK Government’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult, has announced that it is a partner in a collaborative project working to benefit European fast-moving consumer goods.

Natural colour range treats hair kindly

Lubrizol Life Science Beauty has announced the launch of its first sustainable hair colour solution. Naturange, a range of hybrid permanent hair color formulations, is made with up to 88% natural-derived ingredients for gentle, lasting colour.

Partnership for wax distribution extended

Azelis has announced an extension of its distribution agreement with Micro Powders, Inc. (MPI), an international leader in the wax technology industry. Effective immediately, Azelis distributes in India all MPI's range for the personal care industry.

New active to help firm sagging skin

There are almost a billion women over 50 worldwide with specific personal care needs. A consumer study identified skin sagging as one of the major signs of ageing being accentuated by menopause.

The 10 most sought-after Men's Grooming Ingredients

The male grooming industry is big business, exploding into a multi-billion global enterprise according to Statista. For modern men, skin care and grooming are increasingly important. Gone are the days of reaching for any cream or shampoo available.

New branding campaign to highlight diversity

Cosmetic Ingredients, a division of Symrise, has presented a new branding campaign to communicate changing beauty ideals.

in-cosmetics Global & NA postponed, in-cosmetics Asia goes ahead

Reed Exhibitions have announced the postponement of in-cosmetics Global, in-cosmetics North America, and in-cosmetics Latin America. In more positive news, in-cosmetics Asia is due to go ahead as planned.

Calabash Oil for skin and hair protection

Praan Naturals has introduced Calabash Oil (Lagenaria Sphaerica (Calabash) Seed Oil) to its range of more than 500 certified organic and conventional natural ingredients for personal care product development.

Lab and innovation centre opens in Hamburg

Biesterfeld is expanding its facilities in Hamburg with the opening of the Biesterfeld Lab and Innovation Centre. Covering a total area of 800 m² the premises will be used with immediate effect for application-related laboratory activities.

Botanicals collection inspired by J-Beauty

Givaudan Active Beauty has sought to capture the essence of the Japanese Beauty (J-Beauty) ritual in a selection of 8 botanical extracts, combining efficacy and inspiring sourcing to create a complete skin care routine.

Marine biotech company appoints co-founder as CEO

Algaia, SA, has appointed Frederic Faure, one of the co-founders of the company, as its new Chief Executive Officer for the entire group as of 1 June 2020.

Joint research project to benefit lavender farming

Symrise is launching a joint research project with CRIEPPAM on lavender farming aimed at crop resilience, improved biodiversity and additional income for farmers starting in June 2020.