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.
Australia distribution

Australia distribution

Momentive has appointed Azelis as the exclusive distributor of their silicone specialities for the personal care market in Australia, effective immediately.

Halal certification continues to grow

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit has said that following audits at its production sites in Vouvry and Aesch, over half its personal care portfolio is now certified as Halal. The Halal certification is recognised by major Islamic authorities around the world.

New naturally-derived polymers

Itaconix expands their portfolio of naturally derived polymers based on the patented polyitacontoate technology platform.

Latest Marketing Trends analysed in Amsterdam

Like most industries, the global beauty sector regularly witnesses its fair share of new, upcoming and potentially ‘faddy’ trends. While some take hold and become surprisingly popular, others come and go in a flash. Which begs the question, how can cosmetics brands separate the winners from the losers?

New collaboration for fragrances

Ashland and Robertet S.A. will offer new and existing customers access to Robertet fragrances with Ashland’s deposition and encapsulation expertise for fabric care, home cleaning and personal care applications.
New vice president to lead global R&D

New vice president to lead global R&D

Inolex has announced that Michael J Fevola, PhD will join their senior ranks as vice president leading the company’s global research and development functions.

Going deeper to discover what causes wrinkles

The prospects – and consequences – of ageing are of concern to us all, especially when considering the likelihood of developing wrinkles.

Reliable SPF testing method for naturals

Botaneco is studying new approaches to evaluate the SPF of sun care products containing natural ingredients, such as oleosomes.
Specialist joins micro protection team

Specialist joins micro protection team

Symrise has added experienced specialist, Dr Sabrina Behnke, as a global product manager to the Micro Protection Category.

UK distribution for US ingredient company

ProTec Ingredia, supplier of active and speciality ingredients to the UK personal care market, will become the Innovacos distributor for the UK and Ireland from 22 February

Decoding wrinkles: A journey following the northern lights

Personal Care magazine spoke to Lipotrue about their upcoming Technical Seminar at in-cosmetics Global: Decoding wrinkles: A journey following the northern lights.

K-Beauty set for Formulation Day

K-beauty stands apart for its high quality, undying commitment to innovation, rigorous safety standards, exotic ingredients and unique textures.
Re-launched skin defender combats pollution

Re-launched skin defender combats pollution

Clariant has re-launched its skin defender against pollution and ageing, RedSnow, after skin explant and clinical tests demonstrate its efficacy to combat the significant negative effects of air pollution on skin.

New sustainable, renewable, naturally-derived alkane

Jeen International has launched Jeechem NDA, a new emollient that acts as a functional replacement to all synthetic/petrochemical derived alkanes.

Venator at in-cosmetics Global

Venator Materials PLC (Venator), the specialists in titanium dioxide and colour pigments for the cosmetics industry, will be exhibiting at in-cosmetics global in Amsterdam in April.
Mass-balanced palm certification

Mass-balanced palm certification

Inolex will now offer RSPO certified mass-balanced palm across its full product line. An active member of the Roundtable on Sustainably Sourced Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2012, Inolex obtained certification in 2017 by the RSPO to supply massbalanced palm to customers.

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