Oat Cosmetics appoints James Daybell chief executive

Oat Cosmetics has promoted James Daybell to chief executive after outgoing managing director Cark Maunsell stepped down.

Inolex taps Indian growth with establishment of Mumbai office

US personal care ingredient maker Inolex is expanding its presence in the growing Indian market with the establishment of a commercial centre in Mumbai.

Provital inaugurates North American subsidiary in New Jersey

Provital has established a North American subsidiary to serve the United States and Canadian personal care markets.

Making Cosmetics to feature sun care masterclass programme

The tenth edition of the Making Cosmetics trade show in Milan this November will feature a two-day educational masterclass on sun care.

Ashland to host live 2023 Innovation Day on 12 September

US personal care firm Ashland will host an online Innovation Day on 12 September from the company’s corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware.

Global personal care ingredients market to grow 4% a year - report

The global personal care ingredients market size is projected to reach $14.9 billion by 2027, according to a report by Markets and Markets.

Givaudan records ‘solid’ half-year financial results

Fragrance and beauty house Givaudan recorded half-year 2023 sales of 3.535 billion Swiss francs ($4.07 billion), an increase of 2.4% on a like-for-like basis from a year earlier.

US adult male use of personal care doubles – report

The average adult man in the USA uses nearly twice as many personal care products than 20 years ago, according to a survey by Morning Consult.

European Commission responds to public calls to ban animal testing

The European Commission has pledged to accelerate the phasing out of animal testing in response to a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) signed by 1.2 million people.

BASF unveils clean beauty-conscious retinol grade

BASF has taken the wraps off Retinol 50, a grade delivering stability performance without the addition of BHA (beta hydroxy acid) and BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene).

CovationBio PDO expands US distribution frontier for Zemea

CovationBio PDO has expanded the distribution territory of Essential Ingredients for the former’s Zemea propanediol into the western United States.

EU to outlaw seven INCI cosmetic ingredients from December

The European Union has published a list of seven ingredients with INCI names to be banned in cosmetic products from 1 December 2023.

Manchester United swoops to make Estée Lauder signing

Estée Lauder has agreed to become the official skincare brand of UK football club Manchester United with a focus on targeting male supporters in China and the Asia-Pacific region.

Siltech breaks ground at Ontario production facility

Canadian speciality silicones manufacturer Siltech has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new production facility in Ontario.

in-cosmetics Korea 2023 breaks all-time attendance record

The 2023 edition of the in-cosmetics Korea trade show recorded its largest attendance since its inception in 2015.

in-cos Asia organiser publishes APAC Beauty Goes Green report

The organiser of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show has published ‘APAC Beauty Goes Green’, a report that lifts the lid on regional sustainability in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

LBB Specialties to restructure business units under single brand

US chemicals distributor LBB Specialties is restructuring its go-to-market strategy through five industry verticals: Care, Food & Nutrition, Industrial Specialties, Life Sciences, and LBBS Canada.

Symrise Brazil awarded International B Corp certification

Symrise Brazil has been awarded International B Corp certification after a successful audit of its commitment to sustainability.

Nordmann agrees Swiss distribution deal with Sophim

Nordmann has extended its distribution agreement with French cosmetic active ingredient manufacturer Sophim into Switzerland.

Sharon opens US lab, sales office and appoints Americas chief

Sharon Personal Care has made a series of strategic moves to build its presence and develop stronger relationships with its customers in the US market.

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