Croda Europe Limited
We are a global specialty ingredient supplier to the beauty and personal care industry, dedicated to meeting evolving consumer needs, along with maintaining our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. Known by our well-recognised brands, Alban Muller, Croda, Crodarom, Iberchem, Parfex and Sederma, we synergistically combine to offer a complete and total solution for manufacturers of products for beauty and personal care.
Established in 1925, Croda is the name behind sustainable, high-performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world’s most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere.
Croda is a FTSE100 company with over 4,500 passionate and innovative employees, working across manufacturing sites and offices around the world with a shared purpose to use Smart science to improve lives™.
As part of this purpose, we have made a bold Commitment to be Climate, Land and People Positive by 2030. By being the most sustainable supplier of innovative ingredients, we will provide solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges while helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals.
ChromaPur™ CV2 and CV7 These high quality 100% natural, vegan cellulose powders are developed from a patented technology and offer a sustainable and functional alternative to plastic micro-beads. They provide a healthy appearance from various cosmetic applications, including delivering a blurring effect on the skin and a luxurious appearance from make-up products.
ECO range The 100% bio-based ECO Range is the widest range of 100% renewable surfactants on the market. By using an alternate route to EO with bioethanol from biomass sources, it significantly increases the bio-based content of ethoxylated products and reduces reliance on fossil fuels. Moreover, the ingredients are manufactured with renewable energy, yet their performance is identical to petro-based options.
Solaveil MicNo Combining all the benefits of micron-sized Zinc Oxide (ZnO) with unrivalled transparency on the skin, the Solaveil MicNo range provides formulators with the best of both worlds. This innovative range is based on patented, platelet-shaped structures that the particles are large enough to be suitable for natural formulations, whilst also being transparent on the skin.
KeraMatch V KeraMatch V is a protein blend derived from plant sources that has been specifically designed to offer a viable alternative to animal-derived keratin. It replicates the performance and functional benefits provided by animal-derived keratin, to improve the overall quality of damaged and fragile hair.
Mel[o]stem™ Sederma's brand-new active ingredient Mel[o]stem is dedicated to fading both age and sun exposure pigmentation disorders (dark and flat white spots) for an even skin complexion. This smart adaptive ingredient, obtained from plant cell culture, also offers unique sustainable attributes and full transparency on its sourcing and processing.
ReVitAlide™ ReVitAlide™ is a water-soluble capsule carrying 3 % active retinol with enhanced stability and improved bioavailability. This IECIC compliant ingredient is also a sustainable ingredient: 95.5 % natural origin content, 100 % readily biodegradable in 28 days, RSPO approved, room temperature storage.
BB-Biont™ BB-Biont™ is a biomimetic peptide and a gentle alternative to aesthetic medicine allowing to smooth the appearance of pockmarks.
Matrixyl® 3000 Glyx Matrixyl 3000 Glyx offers a “greener” version of the iconic active ingredient Matrixyl 3000. Both products are part of the Matrixyl® range, a selection of active ingredients that mirror the natural process of skin regeneration. These biomimetic peptides stimulate the production of skin components like collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, resulting in scientifically proven anti-ageing effects.
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PhytAura™ PhytAura is an innovative active ingredient, based on the synergy of 4 plants and inspired by traditional Chinese medicine prescription. It provides scientifically proven results to improve skin well-being over the long term and restore the skin barrier function.
Zanthocare™ Zanthocare is a multifunctional ingredient providing proven balancing, protecting and soothing effects. It is a perfect ingredient for body care, due to its effects on various factors: reduction of bad body odour, protection against early ageing of the skin, reduction of inflammatory reactions, while respecting the skin microbiome.
Padinami™ EC Padinami EC is a marine ingredient that reinforces the skin's youth capital thanks to its proven collagen, GAG and HA booster benefits. The dermis and epidermis structure is improved, meaning that the skin is firmer and more supple.
Glucohyami™ GL Ingredient of the beauty snacking rituals, Glucohyami GL boosts hyaluronic acid synthesis, hence it's ideal for morning routine or night care.