RECENT NEWS

Partnership provides COVID-19 support for Indonesian farmers

BASF and The Estée Lauder Companies have partnered with the civil society organisation Solidaridad Network to provide COVID-19 hygiene kits to more than 1,000 smallholder farmers and their families in the Way Kanan District in Lampung, Indonesia.

New virtual event launched to connect industry

The in-cosmetics Group has announced the launch of in-cosmetics Virtual - a new online meeting place for the personal care ingredients community. With many shows postponed for this year there are limited opportunities to meet face to face.

Temporary colour with built-in styling properties

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) has introduced Go with the Flow Hair Makeup & Style. The temporary hair colour with built-in style-boosting properties is formulated to achieve an immediate, natural finished look that rinses out.

Five natural oils resonating with consumers in the new normal

Kerfoot Group has revealed five of the natural oils that are currently resonating are currently resonating with consumers in personal care and cosmetic applications in the post-covid environment.

New brand identity for fragrance company

CPL Aromas has renewed their Brand Identity to better reflect the company’s strategy and their sustainability objectives.

Stabilising rinse-off formulations naturally

With Lamesoft Balance, BASF launches a product for the stabilisation of ingredients in skin and hair cleansing formulations that is derived from 100 percent natural feedstock.

Service launched to assist with regulatory compliance

SGS has launched a dedicated service to help manufacturers and suppliers of cosmetics, personal care and household products remain compliant in a fast-changing regulatory environment.

A fine fragrance oasis in the heart of Paris

Symrise created L’Appartement Etoile to re-conceptualise fragrance development as a collaborative creation process.

Innovation award for research on anti-acne ingredient

Azelis won the Ringier Technology Innovation Awards 2020 for Personal Care, for the sixth time in a row. Competing with 105 companies, the award was handed out for the advanced research and analysis Azelis did on Zinc Sebum by Novachem.

Work starts on new distribution centre for pigments

BASF's Colors & Effects brand focused on the global pigment business, will use a new finished goods warehouse and distribution centre. The new building will be located in the industrial area of Ladenburg.

Launch of biodegradable fragrances set

CPL Aromas has launched its Biodegradable Fragrances set to assist with the creation of more sustainable products.

Construction on new HQ underway

Croda International Plc has announced that construction is underway for their North American Headquarters and Innovation Centre, scheduled for completion before the end of 2020.

Creating sustainability in personal care requires positive impact

Climate change and population growth are putting increasing demand on the Earth’s natural resources.

Organic kalahari melon oil introduced

Praan Naturals has introduced Organic Kalahari Melon Oil (Citrullus Lanatus (Kalahari Melon) Seed Oil) to its range of more than 500 certified organic and conventional natural ingredients for personal care product development.

10,000 students for online school

Formula Botanica, the online organic cosmetic formulation school, celebrated reaching the milestone of enrolling its 10,000th student when it opened its courses for summer term enrolment in early July.

Chemical industry needs to prepare for climate change disruption

Climate change could seriously disrupt the chemicals industry and have already caused hundreds of millions in damage, according to Lux Research's new report: 'In the Path of Destruction: Preparing for Climate Change in the Chemical Industry'.

How the fragrance industry is adapting to the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on every aspect of the beauty and personal care industry. Perfumes were one of the sectors touted as being hardest hit during lockdown.

Launch of new biosurfactant company

Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS) is expanding its green technology into the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) market with the launch of a new operating company that will replace toxic and palm-based chemicals and maximise product sustainability.

SEPAWA goes 'hybrid' to enable onsite and online participation

SEPAWA has been one of the few major industry events to keep its original dates and continue to hold a physical event.

The right balance between sustainability and skincarisation

Hair care is a dynamic market with a global forecasted value growth of 5,5% by 2023 and is looking for more naturality and eco-consciousness while still keeping the key performance on hair.

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Thursday 26th & Friday 27th August 2021

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24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

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

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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