RECENT NEWS

MBBT officially recognised

BASF has welcomed official entry of Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol (MBBT) as a nano-sized UV filter into Annex VI of the EU Cosmetic Regulation. MBBT is an ingredient of the BASF product Tinosorb M.
Reliable sourcing

Reliable sourcing

With the BergaCare SB range, Hamburg oleo-chemical company Berg+Schmidt offers refined and unrefined shea butter for the cosmetic and food industry.
Manufacturers become carbon neutral

Manufacturers become carbon neutral

Sederma and Crodarom, part of Croda International Plc, have become carbon neutral by investing in its manufacturing operations to reduce carbon emissions and by carbon offsetting with ClimateCare through a project in Indonesia.

Pre-registration now open

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions has announced that pre-registration for the 12th edition of PCHi is now open. From 26 to 28 February , PCHi 2019 will welcome over 600 companies from more than 30 countries and regions to showcase their latest innovations and technology at the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Centre.

Deal brings nature-derived ingredients to China

Cargill is partnering with BioHope and Sanrise China, two leading distributors in cosmetic ingredients, to deliver nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional ingredients to the Chinese personal care markets.

Paris summit features new technologies and green materials

The European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will feature green materials, new technologies, and marketing developments.
New clinical tests show dark spot efficacy

New clinical tests show dark spot efficacy

There is no doubt about the negative impact of pollution on our health and skin. Irritation, allergies and premature ageing are direct consequences of the continuous contact that we have with pollutants, which even penetrate the skin.

QMS certification awarded

LipoTrue has been granted ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification in the development, production and commercialisation of active ingredients for cosmetics.
Hydration remains key to glowing skin

Hydration remains key to glowing skin

Asia remains the dominant player in global skin care sales, with consumers across the continent seeking to achieve flawless skin that is clear, luminous and seemingly transparent.
Natural-derived multifunctional raw material launched

Natural-derived multifunctional raw material launched

Twenty-five years after the launch of their pentolene glycol Hydrolite 5, Symrise is now releasing its natural-derived version, Hydrolite 5 green into the market. The company will present the multifunctional ingredient to the public at in-cosmetics Latin America in São Paulo on September 19 and 20, 2018.
Harnessing hair benefits of vinegar

Harnessing hair benefits of vinegar

Vinegar is a highly beneficial, multi-functional ingredient known for centuries. In particular our hair profits immensely from vinegar, as it is pH-balancing and naturally cleansing.
Artificial Intelligence aids New Product Development

Artificial Intelligence aids New Product Development

Inspired by the evolution of Artificial Intelligence, Givaudan Active Beauty took their digital strategy one step further by creating EVE, a new disruptive application for New Product Development (NPD).
New ingredient tackles blue light and pollution

New ingredient tackles blue light and pollution

At in-cosmetics Latin America, Lonza will feature its new Bioactive Functional ingredient, ScreenLight Block, which helps protect skin against the visible effects of blue light, UV light and pollution.

Animal-free allergy test validation

SenzaGen has submitted the official validation report for GARDpotency to the relevant regulatory authorities as a complement to the validation of GARDskin.

Products showcased in Barcelona

Tecal Quimica SA, BioAktive's distribution partner in Spain and Portugal will be exhibiting at this year's Cosmetorium on September 26 and 27 in Barcelona.

Feature-packed Technology Summit

This month, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE)’s PCHi Technology Summit is set to return for its second edition in Guangzhou from 27 – 28 August 2018 at W Hotel, with an authoritative speaker line-up comprising industry experts, medical professionals, and academics.
New experience for R&D professionals at in-cosmetics Asia

New experience for R&D professionals at in-cosmetics Asia

Beauty companies are setting their sights on the APAC region – the world’s most populous continent, in a bid to win over the rapidly growing middle classes, who use six to10 beauty products in their regimes.

Advances in Anti-Ageing for Skin

The Formulation Science and Technology Group (FSTG) will be holding a seminar programme on ‘Advances in Anti-Ageing for Skin’ on Tuesday 18 September 2018 at Burlington House in London.
Indie brands welcomed to in-cosmetics North America 2018

Indie brands welcomed to in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America will return to the Javits Center in New York from 17-18 October with a new programme designed to bring one of the fastest-growing sectors of the industry to the event.
Team created to source best essential oils

Team created to source best essential oils

CPL Aromas has created an internal group of specialists to sniff out the best essential oils around the world. The scheme ensures not only quality but authenticity, consistency, traceability and sustainability when sourcing materials.

Upcoming Events

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

SCSS 10th Suppliers Day - Singapore

Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore. 238865
30 August 2019

California SCC - Suppliers' Day 2019

Long Beach Convention Center
2 - 3 October 2019

Cosmetorium 2019

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona Hall 5, Fira de Barcelona Recinto de Montjuïc Av. Reina Maria Cristina s/n 08004 Barcelona Spain
23rd and 24th October 2019

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