RECENT NEWS

The power of scent to provide wellbeing

Firmenich Fine Fragrance annual trends presentation Mind, Nose + Matter focuses on the theme of RE|GENERATION, giving customers unique insights into how the power of scent can improve wellbeing globally every day.

High ranking for Sustainability

Symrise ranks among the top ten companies in terms of sustainability in the world according to the current ranking of the non-profit organisation CDP (previously known as the Carbon Disclosure Project).

New video learning platform launched

The personal care market is a challenging environment that is evolving so quickly. How do you stay ahead and meet the needs of the individual consumer? How do you ensure global regulatory compliance and accelerate time to market?

Fair for Life award for argan active

For the fourth time, BASF Beauty Care Solutions has been awarded the “Fair For Life” (FFL) label by Ecocert for its active ingredient Lipofructyl Argan.

Harnessing mycelium technology for protective hair care

COVID-19 has accelerated economic change, including a laser focus on sustainable practices. These progressive times call for sustainable innovations with consumers advocating for ethical and natural alternative technologies.

Formulating in the climate change age

The in-cosmetics Formulation Summit returned last month in a new virtual format.

Effect pigments inspired by the Aurora Lights

Croda has unveiled four effect pigments to its existing Ultra Effect series, as part of the Moonshine Effect Pigment product range.

Key findings from the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

The European and North American editions of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit were hosted on online platforms this year. The summits brought together over 200 executives from the beauty industry to discuss sustainability issues.

Borage oil ‘one to watch’ in 2021

Kerfoot Group has shared insights into Borage Oil, also known as Starflower Oil. As the ingredient continues to gather momentum in new product formulations, the business has identified Borage Oil as ‘one to watch’ for 2021.

Biodegradable complexing agent introduced

BASF Care Creations has introduced Neutrol MGDA, a highly stable, eco-friendly complexing agent (also called: chelating agent) for personal care applications. It is readily biodegradable and offers an excellent ecological and toxicological profile.

Refreshing care for sensitive skin

Yoghurt, as a probiotic food, is a success story well known to consumers – it is healthy, nutritious and tasty. Lipoid Kosmetik has rediscovered yoghurt’s beneficial properties and associations for sensitive skin.

New COSMOS-approved formulations

Manufacturer of soap bases and natural ingredients, Stephenson, has launched its first-ever range of COSMOS approved personal care base products.

Anti-ageing active targets cellular proteostasis

Within cells, the endoplasmic reticulum plays the key role of factory for proteins, essential molecules to ensure the body's vital mechanisms. At the cutaneous level, this optimal functioning translates into a firm and radiant skin.

Future-ready beauty 'inspired by tradition'

Clariant Active Ingredients announced the launch of “RetroFuture”, inspirational formulation ideas to bring comfort in today’s unsettled times.

NYSCC announces 2021 Executive Board

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) announced its new executive board for 2021. The announcement was made by Giorgino Macalino, Chairman, NYSCC and Manager, Makeup Innovation, The Estée Lauder Companies.

Price increase announced

Due to rapidly rising costs of oleo chemical feedstocks, Innospec has said it is obliged to pass along price increases ranging from $0.05 - $0.15 per pound.

Mild amphoacetate replacement with improved sustainability

Colonial Chemical has introduced Cola Teric CAHS (INCI: Sodium Cocoamphohydroxypropylsulfonate) to its growing offering of sustainable amphoteric products.

Making a difference for essential workers

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the world has banded together to support our essential workers on the front lines fighting the virus and Jojoba Desert has been rallying to support those at their local hospital in Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Symrise acquire Sensient's fragrance business

Symrise AG has signed a purchase agreement with Sensient Technologies Corporation (Milwaukee, US) to acquire their fragrance and aroma chemicals activities.

Chinese website launched

Gattefossé has launched a new website for its China business: www.gattefossechina.cn

Upcoming Events

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Singapore - 11th SCSS Suppliers Day, August 2021

Marriott Singapore, Tang Plaza Hotel. 320 Orchard Road
Thursday 26th & Friday 27th August 2021

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
4 -5 May 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall / North / Annex Hall
19 May – 21 May 2021

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020

Upcoming Events

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Singapore - 11th SCSS Suppliers Day, August 2021

Marriott Singapore, Tang Plaza Hotel. 320 Orchard Road
Thursday 26th & Friday 27th August 2021

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
4 -5 May 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall / North / Annex Hall
19 May – 21 May 2021

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020