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Demand for microalgae ingredients tipped for strong growth

Global sales revenue for microalgae in personal care and cosmetics will rise 150% in the next decade, according to a new report by Future Market Insights (FMI).

Oqema, Uute Scientific forge France, Benelux distribution partnership

German chemical distributor Oqema has formed a supply partnership with Uute Scientific in France and Benelux.

Merck relaunching $1bn sale of Surface Solutions business – report

Merck will relaunch an around $1 billion sale of its Surface Solutions next year after previous attempts to offload the pigments division fell through during the pandemic, according to Reuters.

Cosmet'in Lyon confirms dates for 2023 Skin Science Days

French cosmetics professional association Cosmet'in Lyon has confirmed its next Skin Science Days event will take place on 2-3 February 2023.

in-cosmetics Asia organiser reveals 2022 attendance figure

The organiser of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show in Thailand has revealed the attendance figure for the 2022 renewal, the first event for three years.

Tide of cosmetic regulation offers opportunities - TSG Consulting

A new tide of regulation coupled with public expectation for safe and sustainable chemicals and products will create both substantial opportunities and new risks for the cosmetics and personal care industries, according to TSG Consulting.

Stockmeier Quimica to distribute Scott Bader range in Spain, Portugal

Scott Bader has agreed a personal care distribution partnership in Spain and Portugal with Stockmeier Quimica.

Next year to mark ‘death of acids’ in skincare products - British biochemist

Next year could see the “death of acids” as consumers turn to milder products, according to British skincare biochemist and owner of NQ Innovations Nausheen Qureshi.

Evonik begins commercial-scale ceramides production

Evonik has started manufacturing commercial quantities of ceramides at its Dossenheim site near Heidelberg in Germany.

Innospec wins Laura Marshall Award at SCS Formulate

Innospec has won the annual Laura Marshall Memorial Award for Innovation at the SCS Formulate show in Coventry, UK for Paper Pocket Cleanser.

Symrise scoops 2022 CEW Ingredients & Formulation Award

German active ingredient supplier Symrise has won the 2022 Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Supplier’s Award: Ingredients & Formulation for its SymHair Thermo product.

Dynamic Blending to boost Utah production capacity footprint by 60%

US-based personal care contract manufacturer Dynamic Blending is to expand its production capacity footprint at its Utah base by 60%.

Mintel sees APAC growth potential for skin microbiome products

Prebiotics and probiotics are among the top five growing skincare claims in the Asia-Pacific region product launches but consumers need to be educated about their efficacy, according to market analysts Mintel.

Croda International appoints Louisa Burdett group finance director

Croda International has appointed Louisa Burdett to succeed Jez Maiden as group finance director when the latter retires next year.

Evonik, Intercos China agree cosmetic raw materials supply deal

Evonik has agreed to supply Intercos China with raw materials such as active ingredients, emulsifiers and cosmetic oils through a direct sales channel.

Clariant circular packaging concept wins sustainability award

A circular personal care packaging concept co-developed by Clariant has won the Sustainable Packaging Award at the 2022 Sustainable Beauty Awards in Paris organised by Ecovia Intelligence.

Barentz appointed exclusive Groupe Berkem distributor in US, Canada

French bio-based chemicals outfit Groupe Berkem has appointed Barentz as the exclusive North American channel partner to distribute its sustainable personal care ingredients.

Kensing completes surfactants, esters acquisitions from Evonik

US chemicals outfit Kensing has completed the acquisition of the Hopewell, Virginia amphoteric surfactants and speciality esters manufacturing operations from Evonik.

DKSH pops cork at sustainable distribution centre in Thailand

DKSH, a distributor of speciality chemicals and ingredients, has opened a 11,000 square-metre distribution centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

Zschimmer & Schwarz appoints Felix Grimm as COO

German supplier of chemical specialities Zschimmer & Schwarz has appointed Dr Felix Grimm to the role of chief operating officer as of 1 November.

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8th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Royal College of Physicians, London
29 - 30 November 2022

76th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase

JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles, California
12 - 14 December 2022

PCHi China 2023

The China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou
15-17 February 2023

in-cosmetics Global 2023 - Barcelona

Fira Barcelona Gran Via
28 - 30 March 2023

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