RECENT NEWS

Platinum status awarded for sustainability

Croda International Plc has been awarded the new Platinum status by EcoVadis.

New VP of Marketing appointed

Inolex has appointed Lisa Gandolfi PhD, to vice president Marketing as a standing member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Ingredient platform goes independent

Clariant announced that ingredient search platform Chemberry will spin-off from Clariant, and will be operated independently under the new name Covalo.

Former subsidiary now fully merged

Omya has announced that the former subsidiary, Kinetik Technolgies, has fully merged into the Omya Group and now operates under the name Omya Kinetik.

WEBINAR: Analysing autophagy in skin pigmentation via 3D skin model

On Tuesday 30th March at 2pm BST, NAGASE will present an exclusive, free webinar hosted by Personal Care Magazine enabling you to learn about NAGASE Personal Care's detailed studies on the role of autophagy on skin ageing and pigmentation.

Croda announce purchase of Alban Muller

Croda International Plc has announced it has agreed to acquire the worldwide business activities of Alban Muller. With an annual revenue of €18m (2020), Alban Muller is a leader in the creation and supply of natural and botanical beauty ingredients.

Upcycled bilberries for natural skin repair

Givaudan Active Beauty launches Omegablue, a cosmetic ingredient created from upcycled wild bilberries used for advanced skin repair.

Bio-based additives for personal care formulations

Scott Bader Co Ltd has launched Texique; a new range of bio-based additives for personal care formulations.

Functionalised pigments reduce stress and increase self-esteem

MS BeautiLab and Greentech have shown a foundation containing pigments treated with the C8-silk lipoamino acids (MaestraColors+ Safe) induced a significant increase in self-esteem and pleasant emotion, and a significant decrease in stress.

Celebrating 50 years and a new title

CPL Aromas is celebrating Christian Provenzano’s milestone of 50 years in the Fragrance business.

Upgraded platform for aroma molecules

Symrise has revamped its online platform for fragrance and flavour raw materials. The Ingredient Finder provides all the key information about the company’s aroma molecules in the fragrance, flavour and pharmaceutical categories.

Distribution agreement for UK and Ireland

ProTec Ingredia, a supplier of active and speciality ingredients to the UK personal care market, has announced that from Monday 1 March 2021, it will become the Gräfe Chemie distributor for UK and Ireland.

Energising hair follicles

Mibelle Biochemistry present their new launch: SantEnergy. This is a distinctive polyphenol-rich extract that is sustainably obtained by wild harvesting from the aerial parts of the Yerba Santa plant.

Scientists identify link between scent and emotion

Firmenich has proven that its three-tiered approach, based on odour-emotion scales, consumer verbalisation and implicit testing, delivers unique scents with stronger emotional benefits for consumers.

Trendy and sustainable products enabled

Sustainable consumption is no longer a trend for cosmetics consumers, it has become a movement.

Funding awarded to develop new animal-free in vitro tests

UK based animal-free testing lab, XCellR8, has been awarded £100K of funding to carry out a six-month proof-of-concept study to develop in vitro tests free from animal-derived reagents.

Keeping it green in Personal Care

Keeping it Green in Personal Care is the third meeting held by the Royal Society of Chemistry Formulation Science and Technology Group (FSTG) looking at Personal Care.

Virtual opening at new distillation plant

Toine Janssen, CEO of Isobionics, has formally opened the new Isobionics distillation plant at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, Netherlands.

Webinar focuses on personal care trends

Cornelius, an independent European manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has released a new webinar focusing on the future of this industry.

RSPO mass balance certification announced

Excessive consumption of palm (kernel) oil leads to many environomental and social issues along the supply chain, hence the importance of sustainable palm oil production increases each year.

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24 - 26 March 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

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19 May – 21 May 2021

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Singapore - 11th SCSS Suppliers Day, August 2021

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Thursday 26th & Friday 27th August 2021

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
10 - 11 November 2021

Upcoming Events

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall / North / Annex Hall
19 May – 21 May 2021

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

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
10 - 11 November 2021