Collaboration announced for South America

Univar Solutions Beauty & Personal Care Latin America and Cargill Beauty have embarked on a new partnership to deliver nature-derived, label-friendly and highly functional ingredients to the personal care market in South America.

Commitment to science based targets

Croda International Plc has announced their commitment to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Science Based Targets initiative. Croda is one of the few companies within the speciality chemicals sector to commit to Science Based Targets (SBT), with the aim of restricting global warming to 1.5°C above the pre-industrial average.

Silicones: A Beauty Success Story

They have been around for over sixty years, and their usage is still increasing. When it comes to beauty products, silicones are everywhere. Shampoos, conditioners, styling products, sunscreens, primers, foundations, lipsticks, mascaras and more all contain them. Anita Hall investigates...

New creative centre opened

CPL Aromas has opened its new Creative Centre in Paris. The new centre, in Suresnes, is double the size of CPL France's previous centre and offers new facilities to support the division's creative perfumery team. These new facilities include a state-of-the-art evaluation suite, a new lab and flexible work space.

North America event to focus on NPD

As the largest beauty market in the world, US cosmetics brands are constantly looking to create and innovate through the use of new technology and ingredients.

Business line re-organisation announced

The Lubrizol Corporation has announced a re-organisation of its Personal, Home and Health Care business lines, integrating them under a newly dedicated brand, Lubrizol Life Science.

Line up announcement and registration open

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announcde the program lineup and open registration for the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (SCC73), December 17-18, 2019 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

Focusing on the 'Conscious Consumer'

From 19-20 November, the in-cosmetics Formulation Summit will return to London, providing R&D teams with an invaluable, deep dive into one of the most important trends driving the beauty industry.

Formulators flock to Seoul show

in-cosmetics Korea celebrated a very successful show last week, with personal care professionals from across the country seeking out inspiration for novel beauty products that will keep the K-beauty phenomenon growing around the globe.

Decoding skin sensitivity in Asia

Living with skin sensitivities is an everyday reality among most Asian consumers and brands have an opportunity to help ease the burden. In fact, research from Mintel reveals that 44% of female facial skin care users in China say that having sensitive skin causes them to change or upgrade the skin care products that they use.

Innovations lab opened

Acme-Hardesty has opened its new Innovations Lab dedicated to personal care product and formulation development. The lab will support Acme-Hardesty’s growth in the personal care market and help develop customer solutions for customers focused on color cosmetic, skin, hair, and sun care applications.

Council member appointed by SCS

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists has invited XCellR8 Founder and CEO Dr Carol Treasure to join the Council. She will serve on the Publicity and Recruitment committee with a focus on building the SCS brand, engaging members and prospective members through social media and growing the membership.

Distribution partnership agreed

Kerfoot has announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Cornelius Polska, which will see the company’s bespoke personal care oils available throughout Poland.

Best presentation awards for two young scientists

Two Lubrizol scientists, Subhashree Mahapatra and Xia Jiang, were among the winners of the Young Scientist Support Scheme that took place at the 14th Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists (ASCS) Conference in Hong Kong, for their presentations on Dawnergy peptide and Avalure Flex-6CC polymer respectively.

Awards now open

Entries are now open for this year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards. Organised by Ecovia Intelligence (formerly known as Organic Monitor), the aim of the Sustainable Beauty Awards is to give recognition to operators who are pushing the boundaries of sustainability in the beauty industry.

Affiliate launched in India

Eurofragance continues its expansion plan by opening its own offices in Mumbai with Abhishek Pandya at the helm as Eurofragance’s Country Manager in India.

The countdown is on to in-cosmetics Korea 2019

With just a few days to go until in-cosmetics Korea 2019 opens its doors at the Coex Exhibition Centre in Seoul, the in-cosmetics Korea team have rounded up the top 5 reasons to visit the only event in Korea dedicated to personal care ingredients.

Oleic algae oil collaboration announced

The Lubrizol Corporation has announced an exclusive global partnership with Corbion Biotech, Inc, bringing AlgaPūr high stability high oleic algae oil to the personal care and cosmetics markets.

Strategic alliance sets path to new natural ingredients

Clariant has taken their long-standing collaboration with Elevance Renewable Sciences, a leader in natural oil metathesis, to the next level by developing and commercializing high-performancing greener emollients for the personal care industry.

Diploma in Beauty Brand Business Management launched

Online, organic cosmetic formulation school, Formula Botanica, launches its biggest ever online training course on 25 June - its Diploma in Beauty Brand Business Management - attracting a first student intake of indie beauty entrepreneurs.