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Shiseido claims 3D facial skin measurement world first

Shiseido says it has developed the world’s first measurement system for 3D shape and subsurface scattering light in facial skin.

Solvay named preferred bidder for Korean ceramide firm Solus Biotech

​Belgian chemicals producer Solvay is the preferred bidder to acquire South Korea’s leading ceramides provider Solus Biotech, according to local media reports.

US government beefs up cosmetics regulation

US President Joe Biden has signed into law the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA), the first change to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of cosmetic products since 1938.

Brenntag calls off takeover talks with Univar

German chemical distributor Brenntag has ended takeover talks with US counterpart Univar Solutions five weeks after entering into preliminary discussions.

Nouryon expands alkoxylation footprint in southeast Asia

Nouryon has expanded its alkoxylation footprint in southeast Asia through an asset purchase on Jurong Island, Singapore.

Zschimmer & Schwarz completes management group changes

Dr Christoph Riemer has taken over as chief executive of German supplier of chemical specialities Zschimmer & Schwarz as of 1 January.

Beiersdorf acquires skin microbiome expert S-Biomedic

Personal care giant Beiersdorf has acquired Belgian life-science outfit S-Biomedic NV, a frontrunner in the field of skin microbiome research.

Cosmetics Cluster UK, International Trichology Congress to host hair care workshop

Cosmetics Cluster UK (CCUK) and the International Trichology Congress (ITC) have joined forces to host a one-day workshop in Manchester next month on hair care design.

Making Cosmetics organiser reveals 2022 attendance

The organiser of the Making Cosmetics and in-Vitality personal care events in Milan, Italy has revealed the attendance figures for the 2022 renewal.

Eurofragance acquires Indonesia partner, divests US business

Spanish outfit Eurofragance is to acquire its longstanding Indonesia business partner PT Euronindo Fragrance to reinforce its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

Clariant to expand capacity of Chinese ethoxylation plant

Clariant is to expand its Care Chemicals facility in Daya Bay, Huizhou, China, to boost its support for personal/home care and industrial application customers.

Grant Industries hands US northeast, midwest keys to Neighbor

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 partners with UK university for microbiome wellbeing research

Unilever has joined forces with the University of Liverpool to explore the impact of the skin microbiome on wellbeing.

Azelis pops cork at first office in Bangladesh

Personal care ingredient distributor Azelis has opened its first office in Bangladesh.

Global cosmetic ingredients market valued at $31.5 billion in 2021 - report

The value of the global cosmetic ingredients market was $31.5 billion in 2021, according to a report by Vantage Market Research.

Procter & Gamble agrees $8m benzene lawsuit settlement

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 signs NASA agreement for personal care innovation

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 launches Commit for Our Planet initiative

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 reveals impact of India castor bean programme

BASF has unveiled the latest results from its Pragati project in India, the world’s first sustainable castor bean programme.

Solvay Chinese plant certified for bio-circular feedstock manufacture

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.

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