Active Concepts, Meiyume form Active Innovation joint venture

US speciality ingredients supplier Active Concepts has joined forces with Hong Kong-based cosmetic packaging outfit Meiyume to form Active Innovation, a vertically integrated brand development platform.

NYSCC opens 2023 Scholarships and Grants programme

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ (NYSCC) Scholarship Committee has opened its 2023 Scholarships and Grants programme.

Unilever personal care brands unveiled as FIFA Women’s World Cup sponsors

FIFA has unveiled Unilever personal care brands including Rexona, Dove, Lifebuoy and Lux as official sponsors of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia & New Zealand. reveals top global beauty e-commerce trends, one of the world’s leading B2B ecommerce marketplaces, has revealed its top beauty buyer trends.

Givaudan launches B-Biome Score for cosmetic ingredients

Givaudan Active Beauty has launched B-Biome Score, which the Swiss firm claims is the first scientifically proven, 100% transparent and microbiome-friendly label for cosmetic ingredients.

Symrise extends contract of CFO Olaf Klinger to 2028

Symrise has extended the contract of chief financial officer Olaf Klinger ahead of schedule until 2028 in recognition for his successful work leading its finance division since 2016.

DSM-Firmenich kicks off operations as merger completes

The combined entity of DSM and Firmenich has begun operations after the successful merger of the two companies to form DSM-Firmenich.

Croda appoints Univar Solutions to distribute sun care filters in Brazil

Univar Solutions has signed a distribution agreement with Croda to supply the latter’s sun care filters in Brazil.

BRB appoints Transmare for distribution in Algeria, Libya and Morocco

BRB International has appointed Transmare Chemie for sales distribution of its silicone product portfolio for personal care, home and auto care, coatings and inks and construction industries in Algeria, Libya and Morocco.

Salicylic acid top-growing skincare ingredient searched in Korea

New York City analysts Spate has identified soaring interest in salicylic acid among beauty consumers in South Korea.

Elementis extends DKSH partnership into Netherlands, Luxembourg

DKSH has expanded its distribution agreement with Elementis, a British producer of speciality additives for personal care applications, into the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

UL Prospector founder Bruce Ianni joins Knowde

Industry pioneer and Founder of Chemidex/Innovadex (now UL Prospector) Bruce Ianni has joined Knowde to help lead its go-to-market strategy.

Indie 360 Pavilion back at Suppliers’ Day with Influencer Lounge

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) has revealed Suppliers’ Day 2023 will feature an Influencer Lounge at the Indie 360 Pavilion.

Sharon Personal Care expands European operations

Sharon Personal Care has expanded its operations in Europe by increasing its manufacturing capability at its facility in Trezzo sull'Adda, Italy and opening a new sales office in Germany.

Givaudan mourns the passing of former CEO Jean Amic

Jean Amic, former chief executive of Givaudan, has passed away in Grasse, France at the age of 87.

Symrise Scent & Care sales rise 8.3% in Q1

The Scent & Care business unit of German chemical maker Symrise rose 8.3% in the first quarter of 2023 year-on-year to €454m ($502m).

Pragmatism required for synthetic biology in personal care - Sagentia

A pragmatic approach will be critical to the development of ‘cleaner’ and more functional personal care ingredients and products based on synthetic biology (SynBio) techniques, according to a white paper by R&D consultancy Sagentia Innovation.

2M Group snaps up Spanish firm Prady

2M Group has acquired Laboratorios Prady Normapiel (Prady), a Spanish manufacturer of perfumes and cosmetics for the personal care industry.

Inolex unveils The Hall collaborative space in Philadelphia

Inolex has taken the wraps off The Hall, a collaborative space the Philadelphia firm says defies conventional boundaries for how its team engages and how they encourage imagination and interdisciplinary connection.

in-cosmetics Korea organiser expects bumper crowd for Seoul show

RX, the organiser of in-cosmetics Korea, has revealed advance registration for the 2023 edition of the Seoul trade show is 34% ahead of last year.

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