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Cellular Goods appoints chief supply chain officer

Wellness company Cellular Goods has appointed Nikhil Vijayan in the newly created role of chief supply chain officer as it seeks to reduce its cost base.

BRB poised to unveil Smart Beauty concept

BRB International B.V has taken the wraps off its Smart Beauty concept and formulations to be showcased at in-cosmetics Global 2022 in Paris on 5-7 April.

Unilever pilots blockchain scheme to improve palm oil sustainability

Unilever has taken the wraps off a pilot scheme to further increase traceability and transparency in its global palm oil supply chain.

Electronics giant Sharp cuts teeth in cosmetics

Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp has entered the cosmetics business with the launch of its Crystaliq range of skincare products.

BASF supplies first sustainable castor ingredients for personal care

BASF has started supplying its first sustainable castor ingredients to the personal care industry after becoming the first chemical company to be certified according to the SuCCESS (Sustainable Castor Caring for Environmental & Social Standards) Code.

Ecovia: ethical sourcing becoming industry norm

Ethical sourcing of natural ingredients is becoming the norm in the cosmetics industry, according to London-based market research outfit Ecovia Intelligence.

Haltermann Carless claims renewable isododecane first

Haltermann Carless has announced it is the first manufacturer to launch cosmetic-grade renewable isododecane (IDD) on an industrial scale.

Symrise makes double play for French fragrance houses

Symrise has submitted a binding offer to acquire 100% of French high-end fragrance house R. Romani - Société Française d’Aromatiques (SFA Romani).

Shiseido develops rapid test for indigenous skin bacteria

Shiseido has developed a quick and easy testing method to measure the amount and balance of indigenous skin bacteria in collaboration with Yamato-Esulon and Orcoa.

Givaudan Active Beauty takes wraps off Patchoul’Up active

Givaudan Active Beauty has launched Patchoul’Up, an active ingredient for hair and scalp care made from responsibly sourced distilled patchouli leaves.

Clariant unveils BeautyCraft Boosters

Clariant has launched its BeautyCraft Boosters Skincare and Cleansing Collections. Both contain a base formula and multiple booster variants to enhance or change the functionality of the base.

in-cosmetics awards shortlist revealed

The organisers of in-cosmetics Global have announced the shortlist for the 2022 awards, which will be announced during the show itself on 5-7 April.

BASF albinism cooperation renewed

BASFs Care Creations and NGO Beyond Suncare have renewed an ongoing cooperation that aims to protect people with albinism in Africa through customised sun care products, for another three years. Their work together first began in 2014.

SBTi confirms highest standard for Symrise

The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has confirmed the contribution Symrise’s sustainability goals are making to climate protection in terms of keeping anthropogenic temperature increase due to the greenhouse effect to no more than 1.5ºC.

LBB buys Debro

LBB Specialties, a diversified US distributor of speciality chemicals and ingredients, has acquired Debro, a Canadian firm active in the same field that dates back to 1920 and is based in Brompton, Ontario.

MSL gets further accreditation

Cosmetic testing and regulatory house, MSL Solution Providers has been granted the latest ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation for all its preservative efficacy testing.

BASF supports inclusive beauty

Together with StitchCrew, an organisation for early-stage entrepreneurs, BASF’s US subsidiary has launched the Inclusive Beauty Accelerator. This is aimed at “early-stage companies in the personal care and beauty space committed to creating innovative and inclusive products”.

Solvay boosts guar in France

Solvay has announced the expansion of guar production capacity at its plant in Melle, France, in response to growing demand from the beauty care market. This will be completed in Q2. Precise details of the expansion were not disclosed.

Second Unilever ‘Positive Beauty Growth Platform’

Consumer products giant Unilever has announced the second challenge in its Positive Beauty Growth Platform

Symrise works on sustainable extraction

Symrise has revealed that in November 2021, it began a three-year R&D collaboration with Antofénol of Plestan in Brittany, France.

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