Nature-inspired protection for formulations

Half natural, half nature-identical, sensiva PA 30 is the perfect protection for your formulation.

Natural thickener and cold emulsifier launched

Dr.Straetmans launched two new products at in-cosmetics in Paris.

In praise of water

This year IMCD’s in-cosmetics appearance will be clearly different!

New brand identity launched

The KCC Corporation announced the launch of KCC Beauty: the new brand and identity for the products and technology currently marketed by KCC Silicones and Basildon Chemicals.

The easy way to make permanent hair colour

Vivimed has announced three new additions to the Jarocol range.

New cold emulsion technology

Jeen International (stand R37) is launching at in-cosmetics Europe this year their patented, breakthrough Jeesperse ICE-T instant cold emulsion technology.

Multifunctional and skin care launches

ProSynergen DF, Lonza Personal Care’s newest ingredient, addresses the concerns of compromised skin. This powerful active results from the fermentation of two microbes grown simultaneously, creating a competitive environment for survival.

Normalising skin surface microflora

Ashland Care Specialties, a business unit of Ashland Specialty Ingredients, has announced the launch Skin’s Ecology, an initiative in support of new products that help normalise microflora on the surface of skin.

New hair care ingredients

Soliance will be revealing new ingredients for hair care at in-cosmetics 2013: Glossyliance, the ‘ultimate’ shine ingredient; Sophogreen, the green solubiliser and Appygreen 812, the sustainable surfactant.

Lingonberry boosts hydration with anti-ageing benefits

Lingonberry seed oil produced via supercritical CO2-extraction is exceptionally high in essential -linolenic (18:3n-3) and linoleic (18:2n-6) acids, and in -tocotrienol with strong antioxidant activity.

Purified water discussed at Making Cosmetics

Making Cosmetics is becoming a key event in ELGA Process Water’s exhibition calendar and this year visitors were given a valuable insight into the importance of purified water in cosmetic manufacture.

Water solutions provider generates interest at show

Envirogen Water Technologies enjoyed much interest at the Making Cosmetics show held in March this year.

Ingredient stimulates hair growth and fights hair loss

AnaGain is based on an extract of pea sprouts. Many health benefits are attributed to pulses, including peas. Pulses belong to the family of fabaceae and are thus rich in isoflavones, a class of polyphenolic secondary plant metabolites. Isoflavones are known to act as phytoestrogens or to exert antioxidant activity.

Disinfection specialist showcases ranges at Making Cosmetics

Schulke are specialists in the disinfection of production areas in cosmetic and other hygienically sensitive environments, and at Making Cosmetics the company showcased its specialist perform disinfectant and arcana cleaner range.

Infection control specialist at Making Cosmetics

schülke has been a leading force in infection control for over 124 years, and the company philosophy is centred on one concept: hygiene.

Hair growth stimulated by pea sprout extract

Plucked hair follicles before and after treatment with a scalp product were analysed for the expression of 30 genes important in hair physiology. An extract of pea sprouts was found to strongly upregulate the FGF7 and noggin genes, two important triggers for a new hair growth phase.

Comparison of Abyssinian oil and argan oil in hair care

Oils are an essential component to provide natural lustre, lubricity and an emollient feeling to hair care products. Therefore different natural oils are commonly used in rinse-off and leave-in products for hair conditioning benefits.

IMCD presents The Saturday Beauty Ritual

Whether it's morning, afternoon, evening or night, a little luxury can make a big difference to your day.

Skin-identical ceramide for enhanced skin care

Skin is a highly complex tissue acting as a protector against physical, chemical and biological attack. It plays a crucial role in the protection against dehydration and the control of body temperature.1

Omega fatty acids restore skin health

Lipex Omega 3/6 from AAK is designed to meet the demand for healthy products in personal care applications, offering an optimised balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.