Croda collab wins UK, European chemical industry awards

An innovative personal care manufacturing project led by Croda has won two major chemical industry awards.

European Union to ban microplastics from cosmetics

The European Commission is to restrict microplastics intentionally added to products under the EU chemical legislation REACH.

Symrise lifts mask on ‘Secret Heroes’ product protection masterclass

German personal care ingredient maker Symrise has launched an online training series covering product protection in beauty products.

L’Oréal takes stake in Chinese firm to 'unlock full potential of raw materials'

L’Oréal has made a minority investment in Chinese biotechnology firm Shinehigh Innovation, which the French beauty giant says will help unlock the full potential of raw materials in cosmetics.

Vaseline unveils body care range for darker skin

Unilever brand Vaseline has launched a body care range, Radiant X, created to specifically address the needs and concerns of black and brown skin including moisture imbalance, dark spots and uneven skin tone.

Abstracts invited for 2024 IFSCC Congress in Brazil

The organiser of the 34th International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress is inviting abstracts for the event in Brazil on 15-17 October next year.

Society of Cosmetic Chemists reveals 2023 award winners

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announced the winners of the 2023 awards to be presented during its December annual scientific meeting in New York.

CPL Aromas cuts ribbon on Malaysia factory

Fragrance maker CPL Aromas has inaugurated a 20,000 square-meter factory at Selangor Halal Hub in Pulau Indah, Malaysia.

Inolex joins International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety

Inolex is the latest personal care ingredient manufacturer to join the International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS).

Sabinsa opens France office, appoints sales manager

Sabinsa has opened an office in Montpon-Ménéstérol in southwest France and appointed Nathalie Allaume as sales manager.

Brenntag Specialties opens personal care R&D centre in France

Brenntag Specialties has kicked off operations at its personal care innovation & application centre in Lille, France.

Pre-registration opens for PCHi 2024 in Shanghai

Pre-registration is open for the 2024 edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show in China.

Society of Cosmetic Chemists elects 2024 executive officers

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has elected its board of executive officers for 2024.

Stephenson appoints three, promotes four following growth

Solid format bases and natural ingredient manufacturer Stephenson has made a trio of new appointments together with a series of internal promotions following a period of growth.

Sophim completes €20m funding to double production capacity

French natural cosmetic ingredient maker Sophim has completed a €20m ($21.43m) funding round to double its production capacity and accelerate international sales.

APAC indie insights revealed by in-cosmetics Asia report

The organiser of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show has released a report that delves into the growing impact of indie brands, suppliers, and SMEs on the cosmetic sector in the Asia-Pacific region.

ProTec promotes Kevin Cousins to group managing director

UK personal care ingredient distributor ProTec has promoted Kevin Cousins to the role of group managing director, effective 2 October.

Brenntag to acquire South African distributor Chemgrit

Brenntag has struck a deal to acquire Chemgrit, a speciality chemical distributor headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Lignovations, The Unseen Beauty share L’Oréal-backed IFSCC award

Austrian personal care ingredient maker Lignovations and UK material science outfit The Unseen Beauty were joint winners of the Sustainability Challenge at the IFSCC 33rd Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Grant Industries unit forges partnership with Aethera Biotech

Grant Industries business BCR BioComponent Research has expanded its product offering by entering into a partnership with Aethera Biotech to bring COSMOS-approved actives to the US and Canada personal care markets.

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