RECENT NEWS

New Chairman of Supervisory Board elected

At its ordinary meeting following a virtual Annual General Meeting, the Supervisory Board of Symrise AG elected Michael König as its new Chairman.

Active face care: A high-tech yet natural routine

We take care of our faces on a daily basis, because it is the part of our body most exposed to the external environment, and to scrutiny from other people! To protect, repair, and make it more beautiful.

Strong upswing in oil blends and infusions

Kerfoot Group has commented on a significant market shift towards oil blends in cosmetic and personal care formulations.

EPA award for natural butylene glycol

Genomatica celebrated winning the prestigious 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Award given by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its Brontide natural butylene glycol.

Views of digital Little Book approach 10,000

Although it was only launched in April, the digital version of Personal Care's Little Book of Natural Ingredients volume 2 has already clocked up almost 10,000 views.

Chief scientific officer wins 'Outstanding Individual' award

JLand Biotech's chief scientific officer Dr Zhao Jianfeng won the prestigious “Outstanding Individual” awards at PCHI (Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients) Fountain Awards ceremony 2020.

New head of Care Solutions

Effective 1 July, 2020 Yann d’Hervé will take over as Head of Evonik’s Care Solutions Business Line, part of the Nutrition & Care division.

A new specialty raw materials supplier is launched

A new raw materials supplier - Evident Ingredients GmbH - started operations on 1 June.

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit goes online

The 11th North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will be hosted as a virtual event. Because of the uncertainty created by the coronavirus crisis, the executive summit will take place on an online platform from 28-30 September.

PCHi moved to March 2021

The organisers of PCHi have decided to reschedule the event to 24-26 March 2021, and it will be held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibitor Center.

Liquid crystal data released for natural emulsifier

Seppic has released the results of a study that demonstrates that liquid crystals are the secret behind Montanov 202's performance in formulation and skin benefits.

Strengthen natural defences to fight against skin ageing

Sensient Cosmetic Technologies' latest botanical active, Natpure Xtra Eternity, promotes and restores skin health with a broad-spectrum approach that provides long-lasting results for mature skin.

Combining sustainability with efficacy in sun care

Symrise's newly-developed ingredient SymEffect Sun combines the advantages of conventional sunscreen products with the increasing sustainability requirements of consumers.

Online skin microbiome educational programme in June

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) has announced a virtual week-long educational programme focused on Skin Microbiome: Perspectives on Aging, Compromised Skin and Cosmetics.

Trendiest ingredients in healthcare, wellness and skin care

Innovation insight agency Buzzback talked to UK and US consumers, prior to the lockdown, to understand which ingredients offer the biggest opportunities for brands in healthcare, wellness and skin care.

Announcement on IFSCC 2020

The organisers of the 2020 IFSCC Congress, due to take place in Yokohama between 20 and 23 October, have announced it will be an online event.

Virtual learning experience online this month

in-cosmetics Korea will bring the region’s personal care professionals together digitally this month, during its first ever virtual learning experience that will run from 15-19 June 2020.

Winners of virtual awards for ingredient innovation announced

Held from 2-4 June 2020, the PCHi Fountain Awards Online Ceremony 2020 concluded after receiving nominations for 122 innovative products and 6 outstanding individuals for their contributions to ingredient R&D.

Study results reveal sebum control for skin and hair

Mibellle Biochemistry are presenting new study results for sebum reduction scalp and barrier enhancement for their product AstraForce.

US distribution agreement

Kinetik has announced that it is now the exclusive distributor for Terlys in US.

Upcoming Events

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

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
4 -5 May 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

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

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020

Upcoming Events

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

PCHi - Shenzhen 2021

Shenzhen Exhibition & Convention Center
24 - 26 March 2021

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2021

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
4 -5 May 2021

Cosmetic Ingredients & Technology Exhibition Japan (CITE JAPAN)

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

in-cosmetics Asia 2021

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
2 - 4 November 2020