Mild surfactant capacity increased in Europe and US

Clariant is expanding production capacity for its isethionates derivatives - Hostapon SCI - mild surfactants to support the increasing shift by personal care formulators and brands towards using mild surfactants to differentiate applications. It also supports the growing consumer trend for hygiene products.

Live Demo Showcase online this week

Following the success of the virtual conference in April, in-cosmetics Global will run another series of free webinars next week (27-29 May 2020), enabling the personal care industry to learn about the world’s most exciting new ingredients.

International business development manager appointed

Oat Cosmetics has appointed Liz Pezzali as International business development manager. Liz will be working alongside Angus Robertson, head of sales, and Oat Cosmetics' global distributor network to take their range of oat-derived, natural ingredients out into beauty and personal care markets worldwide.

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Key workers honoured with fragrance

Nineteen Symrise fine fragrance perfumers from around the globe participated in a project to recognise and thank all the first responders who make lives better during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each perfumer added one ingredient to the fragrance to create the Hero, a unisex Eau de Cologne.

Biological deodorant launched to market

Vytrus Biotech has just launched a new biological deodorant ingredient that efficiently reduces body odour, Deobiome Noni. It consists of the first deodorant treatment that allows the axilla to perspire while avoiding the bad odour generation, while respecting the skin microbiota and the ecosystem.

1,4-Dioxane Online Calculator launched in US

BASF has launched its new 1,4-Dioxane Online Calculator, which will allow personal care formulators to determine the 1,4-Dioxane content in their formulas. The tool is accessible from both desktop and mobile devices and recommends alternative BASF ingredients to bring the total 1,4-Dioxane value of the formulation to less than 1ppm.

Water-in-silicone emulsifer saves time

Cornelius has launched Cor-Sil Avance, a new water-in-silicone emulsifier that saves on ingredients and formulation time, while retaining a sophisticated skin feel.

New dates confirmed for PCHi

Organisers of PCHi, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), has announced that the upcoming event will now be held 8-10 July 2020 in Shanghai. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption across all industries, with global exhibitions and conferences being cancelled and postponed.

New website launched with fresh, natural design

Hamburg-based company Cosphatec has launched its new website, with new content and a fresh design.

Personalisation concept for face and hair care

More and more people consider beauty and care routines as a key to individualisation and diversity. BASF is meeting the growing consumer expectation for cosmetic products that reflect the individual needs and nuances of their everyday world with a new concept for personalised cosmetics.

Singapore Society postpones 2020 events

The Society of Cosmetics Scientists (Singapore) has released an update on their events for 2020 following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strengthening skin barriers for a holistic beauty

The first active line of defence, the skin is organised into different dynamic protective barriers acting on all fronts to face many daily aggressions. Whether microbiological, physical or biological, each of them contributes to maintaining skin integrity and wellbeing.

Natural active offers more than CBD

CBD is generating increasing interest in the world of cosmetics. This major cannabinoid, which is found in hemp, is said to have numerous health benefits (like anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory, reduction of pain sensation) and also offers a diverse and very interesting spectrum of effects in the skin.

New headquarters revealed after expansion

Jeen International Corporation has unveiled its new headquarters located at 16 Law Drive in Fairfield, New Jersey. Jeen, with its strategic long-term partner, BotanicalsPlus, has committed significant investments and time to bring the site to realisation.

Japanese Beauty-inspired formulation concept

Clariant Active Ingredients’ new formulation concept invites the cosmetics industry to take inspiration from the sophisticated simplicity and science-backed ethos of Japanese beauty (J-Beauty), to support consumers searching for “less is more” through high quality, high-performing care products. “Zenspiration” is the recent recipient of a prestigious BSB Innovation Award silver prize in the category 'Applied Concept'.

New research into CO2 as raw material for personal care

Beiersdorf and Evonik have reached an agreement on a research partnership. Its aim is to develop sustainable raw materials for care products, using carbon dioxide (CO2) as the starting material. Beiersdorf is on the lookout for new sources of raw materials that will also reduce the company’s carbon footprint.

Personal care appliances market to reach US$30 Bn by 2025

According to a recent study from market research firm, Global Market Insights, the global personal care appliances market, in the years to come, will be characterised by strategic collaborations, mergers and acquisitions that would improve the profitability of the companies and expand their customer base.

New president appointed for North America business

Clariant Corporation has appointed Gene Mueller as President, North America. In his role, he will oversee the strategic objectives of the regional business units in pursuit of a company wide growth agenda. He is also responsible for ensuring the necessary infrastructure is in place to support the businesses effectively.

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