New features for online pigments platform

Colors & Effects has announced improvements to its Online Service Platform by offering three new user-friendly functionalities in the Products area of the site: Product Comparison, MySheets and Sample Request.

Pure salicylic acid for skin and scalp

Givaudan Active Beauty has launched Neosalyl, a 100% natural and pure salicylic acid for skin and scalp that is organic compared to its synthetic alternative.

Promoting an all-in-one natural mineral solution in Berlin

At this year’s SEPAWA, Omya will update visitors on its personal and home care product portfolios: Within its cleansing agents range, the ingredients Omyacare S75-KP and Omyacare S95-KP have recently been approved by ECOCERT as COSMOS raw materials.

Natural solubiliser for fragrances and cosmetics

Natpure Sol Crystal from Sensient Technologies is a 91% natural origin solubiliser designed to formulate natural cosmetics and fragrances.

Chief commercial officer appointed at wax refiner

Koster Keunen Holland B.V. has appointed Udo Thaysen as chief commercial officer (CCO). Mr Thaysen started in his new position on September 1.

The versatility of the orange

KahlWax has released a new natural fruit wax derived from the peel of oranges. The raw material is paired with berry wax, another natural fruit wax, to create a product that combines skin care with texture-enhancing and stabilising properties.

New active multifunctional protection

The request for safe and effective preservative-free solutions have seen a huge transformation in recent months.

New multifunctional is certified 'microbiome-friendly'

Royal DSM starts the market roll-out of its first European-made, cosmetic grade of PDO. Tilamar PDO with Nøøvista is 100% bio-sourced from non-GMO feedstocks and also certified as microbiome-friendly.

33 new apprentices join pigments business

Starting into a new year of apprenticeships in September, 33 young minds begin their professional career at Colors & Effects, the global pigment business of BASF.

New data shows microbiome benefit

In a clinical study, Symrise has found additional positive effects for Crinipan PMC green, its novel, plant-based anti-dandruff active. The new molecule is as effective against dandruff as traditional ingredients, and helps to promote healthy scalp.

New vegan red pigment for makeup launched

Givaudan Active Beauty presents New Red 1805, a vegan high performance red pigment for use in makeup formulations. This powder offers a sustainable alternative to synthetic red pigments to answer the growing trend for clean beauty.

Commitment to ethical ingredients

Sederma has confirmed its ongoing membership in the Union for Ethical BioTrade. After 2 days of auditing, Sederma has passed the first phase in becoming a member of this organisation which promotes "the respectful supply" of natural ingredients.

Black bee honey ferment shortlisted for Green Award

Two of Mibelle Biochemistry's cosmetic ingredients have been shortlisted for the in-cosmetics Global Awards this year. Mibelle's Black BeeOme has been nominated for the in-cosmetics Green Ingredient Award.

Beyond the Adjectives of Claims

Coinciding with the first anniversary of the publication of the book "Help! I’m Covered in Adjectives:Cosmetic Claims & The Consumer", Callaghan Consulting International brings 'Beyond The Adjectives of Cosmetic Claims' to YouTube.

Two actives shortlisted for award

Vytrus Biotech has been selected as a finalist for its two new cosmetic ingredients in the category ‘Best Ingredient Award 2020’ at in-cosmetics Global.

Most healthcare workers affected by dermatitis during pandemic

Fifty nine per cent of healthcare workers seen in occupational skin disease clinics set up during the COVID-19 pandemic were found to be affected by irritant contact dermatitis according to new research.

Full programme for sustainability conference announced

Croda International has just published the schedule for their first ever Digital Sustainability Conference - Sustainability Requires Positive Impact – which will take place from 9-10 September 2020.

Manufacturing site acquired in UK

The 2M Group of Companies has acquired Evonik Goldschmidt UK Limited in Milton Keynes from Evonik UK Holdings Limited, a UK subsidiary of Evonik Industries AG.

Senior perfumer joins team

CPL Aromas has welcomed Vincent Ricord to its creative team. Vincent has joined the company as a senior perfumer, working from the company’s Creative Centre in Paris for the Dubai, UK and France Divisions and for the Fine Fragrances team.

in-cosmetics Asia postponed

in-cosmetics Asia, orginally scheduled for this November has been postponed to next year. A statement from organisers, Reed Exhibitions, blamed a recent extension of an emergency decree in Thailand due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.