Gabriel J. Letizia, the founder of New York cosmetic testing outfit AMA Laboratories, has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after admitting $46.2 million fraud involving fabricated results.
Consumer trend analysts Spate has launched its first ever French Skincare Trends Report that offers a comparative analysis of French and US consumers, and their skincare searches.
Six companies including personal care ingredient suppliers Croda and Seppic are backing a new initiative in Indonesia to build an enabling environment for sustainable palm oil production at scale while empowering local communities.
Colonial Chemical is set to begin operations at its new specialty chemicals manufacturing plant in Dammam, Saudi Arabia by the end of September.
Cosmetic software company Coptis Inc. has appointed Marie Renee Thadal as vice president of sales and operations.
The Society of Cosmetic Scientists has revealed the full scientific programme for the 32nd IFSCC Congress in London this September.
LG Household & Health Care has opened a new microbiome beauty products research and development (R&D) centre on Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan’s main islands.
French cosmetic chemicals developer Silab has kicked off a conservation project to track plant diversity near its Saint-Viance site.
Croda International has revealed it is a platinum sponsor of the 32nd International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress in London on 19-22 September.
Speciality chemicals distributor DKSH is to provide business development, marketing, sales, logistics, and distribution services for all EFP Biotek products for the personal care industry in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Japanese beauty company Shiseido has taken the wraps off Shape-Shifting HA Technology, which is claimed to control the volume of hyaluronic acid (HA) to increase skin moisture.
K-Beauty outfit Cosmax has claimed it has discovered an anti-ageing ‘second-generation skin microbiome’ named Rappoilot that will be trademarked and commercialised.
Research consultancy Ecovia Intelligence is hosting its first natural cosmetics masterclass covering clean beauty and veganism in London on 13 July.
Evonik is to invest more than €3 billion in ‘Next Generation Solutions’ by 2030 as the German outfit pivots to three core businesses.
Netherlands-based speciality chemicals and ingredients distributor IMCD Group has appointed Nicolas Kaufmann as Americas President effective 1 July 2022.
OQEMA Poland has entered into a partnership with global fragrance supplier Orchidia Fragrances Europe.
BASF has completed a successful pilot of a proof-of-concept blockchain platform that enables end-to-end traceability in its palm kernel oil supply chain.