RECENT NEWS

General manager for India site appointed

Eurofragance, the Spanish fragrance creation company, has appointed Mayur Kapse as general manager of its India operation.

Fragrance company Iberchem acquired by Croda

Croda has this week agreed to acquire Iberchem, which is headquartered in Spain, for €820m (c.£736m) on a debt-free, cash-free basis. Iberchem has been majority owned by French investment firm Eurazeo since 2017.

A new high stability, high oleic algae oil for hair and scalp

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) has introduced AlgaPūr High Stability High Oleic (HSHO) algae oil.

'Global Company of the Year' awarded

Based on its recent analysis of the global personal care active ingredients market, Frost & Sullivan has recognised Mibelle AG Biochemistry with the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award.

Active ingredients supplier acquired

Ultra Chemical has announced the acquisition of all business operations of K3 Corporation, a supplier of active ingredients for skin and lip care, based in Baltimore, MD.

Halal fragrance products now available

With certification by Halal Quality Control (HQC), Düllberg Konzentra now ensures that selected products comply with Islamic purity laws and halal guidelines.

€500K funding for development of new plant-based skin treatments

The Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain has granted a loan of 334 thousand Euros to Vytrus Biotech, specialised in plant stem cell cultures, and a non-refundable grant of 160 thousand Euros to Gaiker Technology Centre.

Award for commitment to sustainability

Symrise has received an award recognising its commitment to sustainability from DQS. The Holzminden-based company is one of the recipients of the “Sustainability Heroes Awards 2020.”

'Outstanding Contribution' to natural cosmetics recognised

Lipoid Kosmetik has been recognised by Capital Finance International magazine as winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Natural Cosmetics Europe 2020’ Award.

Sustainable new product innovation rewarded

Clariant Active Ingredients has received the Frost & Sullivan 2020 New Product Innovation Award in the European sustainable anti-ageing active ingredient industry.

Autumn virtual exhibition launched

Following the spring virtual exhibition 2020, CLR has launched an autumn edition which includes research results obtained with CutiBiome CLR.

Novel formulations for the at-home trend

Ashland has launched 'dreamy textures', a collection of four nature-derived formulations with novel textures, as research shows that consumers are seeking to lower stress levels with at-home pampering sessions.

Award for sustainability leadership

AAK has been recognized with a 2020 Sustainable Beauty Award and named a joint winner in the Sustainability Leadership Category.

Virucidal activity of lactic acid investigated

The coronavirus pandemic has brought attention to hygiene and disinfection. The virucidal activity of L(+)-lactic acid against enveloped viruses, including coronavirus was investigated with the European standard test method EN 14476.

Sustainability award for cosmetic esters

ROELMI HPC has been awarded in the category "Sustainable project" thanks to their EMotion Line at the ceremony for the Responsible Care Award 2020.

in-cosmetics Global postponed to October

Reed Exhibitions has annouced that in-cosmetics Global will now take place in Fira Barcelona, on the 5-7 October 2021, moving from the original April dates due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has seen a second surge in Europe.

New ingredient for the uncovering of luminous skin

Mibelle Biochemistry have uveiled their new launch: GlowAGE. The ingredient is based on the extract of the leaves of Ziziphus spina-christi.

Sustainable Beauty Award Winners Revealed

The winners of the 2020 Sustainable Beauty Awards have been announced at a virtual awards ceremony. The aim of the Awards is to give recognition to beauty operators who are pushing the boundaries of sustainability.

Natural performance mica with full traceability

The Colors & Effects brand has launched Mearlmica FF, a soft, creamy textured performance mineral made from 100% ethically and sustainably sourced natural mica from Hartwell, GA, US.

Nigerian Society Formally Joins IFSCC

The International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) has welcomed the Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Nigeria (NICOS) as its 50th Member Society.

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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