RECENT NEWS

Award for soothing ingredient aimed at sensitive skin

Evonik Rovisome Sensitive NG has won the 2020 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for Personal Care in China, beating 184 other entries submitted by 108 companies.

Beauty an important concept for Gen Z

According to research from Kantar Monitor, 57% of Gen Z consumers, regardless of gender, consider beauty an extremely or very important personal value, outpacing their counterparts in other age groups (47% of all ages).

Clean Beauty London postponed

Clean Beauty in London was announced at the beginning of 2020, and aimed to be the first event gathering experts, scientists, suppliers, brands, influencers and journalists to build the future of Clean Beauty all together.

Plant-derived silica for cosmetics

Aprinnova, Inc., an Amyris, Inc. joint venture, is commercialising a plant-derived silica made from sugarcane ashes. Silica is used widely in personal care and cosmetics. It is traditionally sourced from non-renewable sand dredging.

Addition to sales team

TRI-K has announced that Michael Boller has joined TRI-K Industries as an E-Sales Executive. Michael previously worked with Dimensional Merchandising, as as a process engineer.

Discover beauty food from the sea

In 2 years, Vegan claims have increased by +44%. Healthy ingredients are also popular since 54% of consumers are interested in ingredients from the Health category with demonstrated benefits for beauty applications.

Suppliers' Day moved to May 2021

This year's NYSCC Suppliers' Day in New York has been moved to May 2021 as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, the NYSCC has been heavily focusing on its online educational programme, which will continue.

Exhibitions capitalise on renewed appreciation for human contact

The natural, clean beauty trend has been steadily growing for a while; however, acquiring mass resonance and becoming deeply relevant to millions of people in a matter of months, takes it from a trend to a mass lifestyle shift.

New discoveries on compromised skin microbiota

In 2019, SILAB established a research partnership with Dr Richard Gallo, an expert on skin microbiota in San Diego (UCSD), to improve understanding of the role of skin microbiota in the inflammatory process characteristic of compromised skin.

Platinum sustainability award for natural actives company

Lipoid Kosmetik has been awarded the highest EcoVadis Platinum medal for their sustainable business practises and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) achievements.

New alternative to sandalwood launched

BASF Nutrition & Health and Isobionics are launching their first joint product, Isobionics Santalol. Thanks to its woody odour profile, the new fragrance in BASF's portfolio is a convincing alternative to sandalwood oil.

Sustainability awards open for entries

This year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards is now open to entries. Organised by Ecovia Intelligence, the aim of the Sustainable Beauty Awards is to give recognition to operators who are pushing the boundaries of sustainability in the beauty industry.

Re-launch for UK cosmetics association

Cosmetics Cluster UK has announced that it is now an independent registered charitable company - Cosmetics Cluster UK Ltd (CCUK), beginning a new phase in the evolution of the Cluster in its aim to be a ‘network of networks’.

World of Chemistry: At Home Live with Personal Care magazine

As part of NYSCC's At Home Live 2.0, 'The World of Chemistry' launched this week with on demand programmes that will deliver a global perspective on solutions, formulation and regulations from Europe, Asia and South America.

Ingredients for wellness and beauty

Natura-Tec has been highlighting their ingredients to help consumers return to a more normal existence after a long lockdown.

Protection from the sun while respecting the planet

Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) has introduced Sunhancer Eco SPF booster. It is a patent-pending, naturally-derived technology that increases SPF and is compatible with both organic and inorganic sunscreen actives.

New alternative for animal-derived collagen

Collagen has always been a trusted traditional ingredient to maintain strength and elasticity of skin, hair and nails. However, consumers are increasingly moving away from animal derived ingredients to more natural and/or vegetable-based ingredients.

Skin tech firm make first international hire

Skin tech company, Cutitronics, has appointed Virginie Darteyre as country sales manager in Paris to meet growing market demand in France.

Digital sustainability conference to take place

Croda will host a two-day, global, digital experience, bringing together specialists, pioneers and professional market references to present and discuss how to create a more climate, land and people positive world.

New partner for personalisation project

CPI, an independent technology innovation centre and founding member of the UK Government’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult, has announced that it is a partner in a collaborative project working to benefit European fast-moving consumer goods.

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