Award winners announced

in-cosmetics Global unveiled the winners of its Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Awards 2018 – a celebration of the most cutting-edge personal care ingredients that have been launched in the past six months.  

Ingredients businesses large and small battled it out for Gold, Silver and Bronze places across five categories – Best Active Ingredient, Best Functional Ingredient, Green Ingredient, Make Up Bar Award and the Sensory Award. 

This year’s winners are as follows:

Best Active Ingredient
Gold: Mibelle Biochemistry – MossCellTec No. 1
Silver: Rahn AG – Seboclear-MP
Bronze: Silab – Ecobiotys
 
Best Functional Ingredient
Gold: Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH – Rheance Glycolipids
Silver: Nikko Chemicals – Aurovisco CS
Bronze: Vantage Specialty Ingredients, Inc. – Desert Milk
 
Green Ingredient
Gold: Lessonia – Fucoreverse
Silver: IFF | LMC – BioForeXtra, Borealine Expert
Bronze: DKSH – Marine Bamboo TG

Sensory Bar Award 

Gold: Elementis – Rheoluxe Rheology – Come Play With Us

Silver: Givaudan – The Sensory Fusion

Bronze: IFF Lucas Meyer Cosmetics – SOS: Solutions Offering Sensoriality

Make Up Bar Award
Gold: Cosmetic Bioglitter Pure – Ronald Britton
Silver: Nagase Personal Care - Long Lasting Matte Concealer
Bronze: Inspired by Naturality – Miyoshi Europe
 
On winning Gold in the Functional Ingredients category, Dr Hans Henning Wenk, Head of R&D Biobased Materials at Evonik, said: “We are absolutely amazed to win. We have put so much energy into the development of this ingredients for six years – I think it is a breakthrough. We are launching this new technology for the first time and so to get this recognition is fantastic – there will be more to come from Evonik!”

Gold Actives category winner Dr Fred Zulli, Head of Business Unit Biochemistry at Mibelle Biochemistry, said: “We are so happy and surprised to have won this award. It is so difficult to succeed in this competition when there are so many great ingredients around.”
 

 

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