RSPO-certified emollient released

Gobiotics BV has released a new, RSPO certified (supply chain certificate number: CU-RSPO SCC-867024), grade of its well-known emollient Gosulin IL under the name Gosulin IL MB.

Improving natural cell hydration

Naolys, the specialist in the sustainable plant cell culture technology presents: HydraSourcing [AM+PS] made from native cells of Mexican poppy and polysaccharids inside cells to increase the natural cell moisturising process.

Figures reveal success for fragrance group

Iberchem Group announced the financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2019. Despite being amid the aftermath of the raw material crisis that shook the F&F industry in 2018, the Spanish group closed the year outperforming the initial objectives set out in its annual budget.

Hybrid makeup with results

According to recent findings from The NPD Group’s 2018 Makeup In-Depth Consumer Report, nearly all US women using makeup, or 90 percent, reported using makeup with skin care benefits.

Following green chemistry principles

Because consumers have become more concerned about health and wellness, they continue to demand ‘greener’ alternatives when it comes to beauty and personal care products.

UV filter production capacities increased

BASF performs a range of production expansion activities for UV filters to continue to support the global market demand and its global customer growth.

Recognition for silicone alternative

Inolex received the 'Sustainability Award' from Henkel Beauty Care during the Henkel Awards Reception at the 2020 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention in Orlando, Florida. The award was given for LexFeel D5, a sustainable, high-performance silicone alternative ingredient.

Microbiome collaboration announced

Royal DSM has announced a collaboration and commercialisation agreement with S-Biomedic. The collaboration aims to bring a new probiotic technology-based skin care active for the treatment of acne to market.

Group business director appointment at distributor

IMCD N.V. has appointed Tony Jaillot as group business director Personal Care, effective January 6, 2020. In his role, Tony, will lead the Global IMCD Personal Care Business Group in establishing and driving the business strategy toward new growth markets in speciality ingredients distribution and exploring new partnerships and business models.

Re-launched conditioning polymer has clear secret to superior conditioning

ClearHance C conditioning polymer from Ashland is a new, nature-derived, patent-pending chemistry that provides superior clarity and conditioning functionality to enhance clear and transparent shampoos, conditioners, body washes, and liquid soaps.

Shanghai Show Postponed Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

It has just been announced that the PCHi show, which had been scheduled to take place in Shanghai 26-28 February, will be postponed due to the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in several areas of China.

Study confirms skin and hair efficacy

A new randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled study has been published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, confirming the efficacy of 450 mg of BiovaBIO for oral use in beauty supplements.

Global sales director appointed

CLR has announced that Mr Ralf Kuschnereit will join the company as director Global Sales on 1 February 2020.

Phytochemical business acquired

On January 6th, 2020, Evonik Industries concluded an agreement to purchase Wilshire Technologies, Inc. headquartered in Princeton, NJ (US). The transaction is due to be completed in January.

Call for Papers - 'World of Chemistry' at Suppliers' Day

In May this year at Suppliers’ Day in New York, Personal Care will once again host the ‘World of Chemistry’ programme of seminars. World of Chemistry will take place on the morning of the first day of the show, 5th May.

Royal Society aims to solve industry challenges

CPI, an independent technology innovation centre, has announced a partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry as part of the latter’s Synergy programme. The Synergy programme aims to promote cross-industry collaboration by helping participating companies to tackle chemical science challenges that can hinder development.

Innovation to Drive the Future of China’s Cosmetics Industry

According to statistics from Euromonitor, the global cosmetics market was valued at US$488 billion in 2018, of which the China market accounted for 12.7%, making it the second largest cosmetics market in the world, just slightly behind the United States (18.3%).

Specialty ingredients acquisition announced

The 2M Holdings group of companies announced the addition of Ingretech SAS (Paris, France) to its family of personal care specialty ingredients companies. Ingretech was established 6 years ago by Aline Serre, Aldo Ravanelli, Alfredo Rocchi and Sergio Sala as a specialty ingredient and formulation know how distribution business supplying French cosmetics producers.

Getting to the root of healthy hair

Lubrizol Life Science Beauty (LLS Beauty) has announced the launch of its first active ingredient for hair, leveraging Lipotec Active Ingredients expertise to deliver a one-of-a-kind consumer solution for scalp care.

Distributor opens new UK office

Distributor, amitahc, has opened a new UK office comprising a Personal Care and Make-up Division. Complete with an internal R&D lab, the facility will be able to demonstrate formulation expertise for customers looking for cutting edge concepts.