US personal care ingredient producer Grant Industries has appointed Michael Neighbor to the role of senior account manager for key accounts across the midwest and northeast regions.
Unilever has joined forces with the University of Liverpool to explore the impact of the skin microbiome on wellbeing.
The value of the global cosmetic ingredients market was $31.5 billion in 2021, according to a report by Vantage Market Research.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has agreed to pay $8 million to settle class action lawsuits claiming various aerosolised personal care products contain benzene.
Colgate-Palmolive has signed an agreement with NASA to advance oral health, personal care and skin health innovation for both astronauts in space and people around the globe.
Cosmetics Europe has launched an industry-wide initiative, Commit for Our Planet, with the goal to reduce the sector’s environmental footprint in Europe.
BASF has unveiled the latest results from its Pragati project in India, the world’s first sustainable castor bean programme.
Solvay’s Zhangjiagang plant in China has been certified under the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS mass balancing system for the manufacture of its Fentamine DMAPA UP bio-circular feedstock.
The IFSCC (International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists) has opened invitations for a travel grant award to young scientists and students attending the 2023 Congress in Barcelona.
Personal care distributor Azelis has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of New Zealand-based counterpart Chemiplas.
French beauty giant L’Oréal has acquired a minority stake in compatriot Microphyt, a producer of microalgae-based natural active ingredients, via its BOLD (Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development) venture capital fund.
Cosmetic actives ingredient maker Gattefossé has won a prestigious award from the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) in recognition of its intellectual property strategy.
Swiss speciality chemicals maker Arxada has appointed Peter Frauenknecht as its chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately.
Dr Amber Evans, senior manager for product development at US luxury hair & skin care brand Moroccanoil, has been voted 2023 chair-elect of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC).
The International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) has extended the deadline to 31 December for abstract submission for next year’s 33rd Congress in Barcelona.
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).
German chemical distributor Oqema has formed a supply partnership with Uute Scientific in France and Benelux.
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.