Indian retail cosmetics market valued at $21 billion – report

The Indian retail cosmetics market is worth an annual $20.64 billion, according to a report by Research and Markets.

Exsymol partners with ExAdEx-Innov for adipose tissue research

Monaco cosmetic actives maker Exsymol is collaborating with ExAdEx-Innov, a University of Nice biotechnology startup, to maximize the value of its ingredients.

Provital reveals US subsidiary team members

Provital has revealed seven team members who comprise the core competency of its subsidiary for the US and Canadian markets.

BASF, Estée Lauder boost Indonesian sustainable palm oil output

An initiative by BASF, Estée Lauder, Solidaridad and The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has made progress in strengthening the sustainable palm oil supply chain and supporting smallholder farmers in Indonesia.

Record-breaking numbers attend in-cosmetics Asia 2023

The organiser of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show in Bangkok has revealed record-breaking visitor numbers for the 2023 edition.

Peptides to be ‘huge’ in 2024 – NQ Innovations

Consumer demand for beauty products containing peptides is set to soar in 2024, according to British biochemist and owner of skincare development consultancy NQ Innovations Nausheen Qureshi.

Blagden unveils brand refresh at SCS Formulate

UK speciality chemicals and ingredients distributor Blagden unveiled its new logo at the SCS Formulate trade show in Coventry.

PCPC promotes Thomas F. Myers to chief executive

US trade organisation Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has promoted Thomas F. Myers to president and CEO, effective January 2024.

Aston Chemicals wins SCS Formulate innovation prize

Aston Chemicals has won the annual Laura Marshall Memorial Award for Innovation at the SCS Formulate show in Coventry, UK.

Bionap agrees European distribution deal with DKSH

DKSH is to provide business development, marketing, sales, logistics and distribution services for Bionap’s range of active ingredients for the personal care industry in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

PCHi issues Fountain Awards 2024 call for submission

The organiser of the PCHi trade show in China has issued a call for submission for the 2024 edition of the Fountain Awards.

Lucas Meyer takes in-cosmetics Asia actives gold award

Lucas Meyer Cosmetics won gold in the Best Active Ingredient award category at the in-cosmetics Asia trade show in Bangkok for Immunight.

BASF invests in US synthetic peptide start-up 3Helix

BASF has invested in US start-up 3Helix, which has developed a proprietary collagen-hybridizing peptide (CHP) technology.

US Food and Drug Administration issues MoCRA update

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published an update related to cosmetic product facility registration/product listing mandated by the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA).

Ashland principal scientist Roger McMullen awarded SCC top gong

The US Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has awarded its highest annual honour to Ashland's principal scientist Roger McMullen for his technical contributions to the industry.

Vytrus Biotech awarded €575k Spanish funding for dermocosmetics R&D

Vytrus Biotech has secured €575,000 ($608,500) funding from the Spanish government for the development of new technologies in the field of dermocosmetics.

Croda breaks ground at Chinese facility in Guangzhou

Croda International has broken ground at a greenfield site in Guangzhou that will become its new multipurpose production facility for fragrances and beauty actives ingredients in China.

Bioingenium invests €1.5m in Barcelona production plant

Spanish contract development and manufacturing organisation Bioingenium is investing €1.5m ($1.59m) in a Barcelona production plant to extend its line of active ingredients for the cosmetic industry.

Apoena Biotech appoints Greenact to distribute ingredients in Brazil

Brazilian personal care ingredient maker Apoena Biotech has appointed Greenact to distribute its products in the domestic market.

Clariant to acquire Lucas Meyer Cosmetics for $810m

Swiss speciality chemical company Clariant has agreed to acquire personal care ingredient maker Lucas Meyer Cosmetics from IFF for $810m.

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