COSMOS: one of the latest software features

The Coptis R&D system allows the management of centralised databases for substances, raw materials, formulas and packaging components. In real time, formulators are informed of regulatory issues, brand blacklist and market constraints with automated alerts.

Distributor joins global sustainability initiative

Azelis has announced it has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS), global initiative for sustainable supply chains. This membership follows on Azelis’ membership to UN Global Compact and Gold rating from EcoVadis.

Natural products highlighted in Barcelona

Berg + Schmidt will demonstrate its expertise in oleochemicals at in-cosmetics 2020 (Stand No. Q80) in Barcelona. Above all, the oleo experts attach great importance to naturalness: the novel B+S product BergaCare FG Olive is a natural alternative to silicone for use in skin and hair care formulations.

Highlighter concept inspired by Asian trends

Inspired by the latest Asian beauty trends, Givaudan Active Beauty developed ‘Skin Care Highlighter’, a transforming gel dedicated for the cheekbones that can be added to your skin care routine. This microbiome friendly skin perfecter is highly concentrated in active ingredients to instantly illuminate your skin for a natural and makeup free result.

Increasing transparency with palm oil initiative

Innospec has announced the company is now a member of the collaborative initiative ‘Action for Sustainable Derivatives ’ (ASD); a new cross-industry approach to maximising transparency and sustainability throughout the supply chain for palm and palm kernel oil derivatives used in beauty, home and personal care products.

Two super cocktail actives to be unveiled in Barcelona

The wellness and natural balance of all human beings remain one of Natura-Tec’s main concerns, and therefore two super cocktail actives will be launched for in-cosmetics Global 2020.

Indie Beauty partner for in-cosmetics Global

Formula Botanica has announced they are the official Indie Beauty Partner of in-cosmetics Global 2020, which takes place in Barcelona, Spain, from 31 March to 2 April.

A natural master key for skin repair and protection

Lipoid Kosmetik will present their new product SLM Eco - an all-natural, COSMOS-approved, irritation-free and skin recovering cream matrix - at in-cosmetics Global in Barcelona.

New study reveals microbiome efficacy

Emulium Mellifera MB is a natural O/W emulsifier that allows the formulation of a wide range of textures suitable for all skin types and climates. It creates natural emulsions with white and luxurious appearance, while leaving a light and smooth afterfeel.

New dates for PCHi announced

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions, organiser of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show, has announced PCHi 2020 will be rescheduled for 2-4 June 2020 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWECC).

RSPO-certified emollient released

Gobiotics BV has released a new, RSPO certified (supply chain certificate number: CU-RSPO SCC-867024), grade of its well-known emollient Gosulin IL under the name Gosulin IL MB.

Improving natural cell hydration

Naolys, the specialist in the sustainable plant cell culture technology presents: HydraSourcing [AM+PS] made from native cells of Mexican poppy and polysaccharids inside cells to increase the natural cell moisturising process.

Figures reveal success for fragrance group

Iberchem Group announced the financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2019. Despite being amid the aftermath of the raw material crisis that shook the F&F industry in 2018, the Spanish group closed the year outperforming the initial objectives set out in its annual budget.

Hybrid makeup with results

According to recent findings from The NPD Group’s 2018 Makeup In-Depth Consumer Report, nearly all US women using makeup, or 90 percent, reported using makeup with skin care benefits.

Following green chemistry principles

Because consumers have become more concerned about health and wellness, they continue to demand ‘greener’ alternatives when it comes to beauty and personal care products.

UV filter production capacities increased

BASF performs a range of production expansion activities for UV filters to continue to support the global market demand and its global customer growth.

Recognition for silicone alternative

Inolex received the 'Sustainability Award' from Henkel Beauty Care during the Henkel Awards Reception at the 2020 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention in Orlando, Florida. The award was given for LexFeel D5, a sustainable, high-performance silicone alternative ingredient.

Microbiome collaboration announced

Royal DSM has announced a collaboration and commercialisation agreement with S-Biomedic. The collaboration aims to bring a new probiotic technology-based skin care active for the treatment of acne to market.

Group business director appointment at distributor

IMCD N.V. has appointed Tony Jaillot as group business director Personal Care, effective January 6, 2020. In his role, Tony, will lead the Global IMCD Personal Care Business Group in establishing and driving the business strategy toward new growth markets in speciality ingredients distribution and exploring new partnerships and business models.

Re-launched conditioning polymer has clear secret to superior conditioning

ClearHance C conditioning polymer from Ashland is a new, nature-derived, patent-pending chemistry that provides superior clarity and conditioning functionality to enhance clear and transparent shampoos, conditioners, body washes, and liquid soaps.