New brand identity for fragrance company

CPL Aromas has renewed their Brand Identity to better reflect the company’s strategy and their sustainability objectives.

Stabilising rinse-off formulations naturally

With Lamesoft Balance, BASF launches a product for the stabilisation of ingredients in skin and hair cleansing formulations that is derived from 100 percent natural feedstock.

Service launched to assist with regulatory compliance

SGS has launched a dedicated service to help manufacturers and suppliers of cosmetics, personal care and household products remain compliant in a fast-changing regulatory environment.

A fine fragrance oasis in the heart of Paris

Symrise created L’Appartement Etoile to re-conceptualise fragrance development as a collaborative creation process.

Innovation award for research on anti-acne ingredient

Azelis won the Ringier Technology Innovation Awards 2020 for Personal Care, for the sixth time in a row. Competing with 105 companies, the award was handed out for the advanced research and analysis Azelis did on Zinc Sebum by Novachem.

Work starts on new distribution centre for pigments

BASF's Colors & Effects brand focused on the global pigment business, will use a new finished goods warehouse and distribution centre. The new building will be located in the industrial area of Ladenburg.

Launch of biodegradable fragrances set

CPL Aromas has launched its Biodegradable Fragrances set to assist with the creation of more sustainable products.

Construction on new HQ underway

Croda International Plc has announced that construction is underway for their North American Headquarters and Innovation Centre, scheduled for completion before the end of 2020.

Creating sustainability in personal care requires positive impact

Climate change and population growth are putting increasing demand on the Earth’s natural resources.

Organic kalahari melon oil introduced

Praan Naturals has introduced Organic Kalahari Melon Oil (Citrullus Lanatus (Kalahari Melon) Seed Oil) to its range of more than 500 certified organic and conventional natural ingredients for personal care product development.

10,000 students for online school

Formula Botanica, the online organic cosmetic formulation school, celebrated reaching the milestone of enrolling its 10,000th student when it opened its courses for summer term enrolment in early July.

Chemical industry needs to prepare for climate change disruption

Climate change could seriously disrupt the chemicals industry and have already caused hundreds of millions in damage, according to Lux Research's new report: 'In the Path of Destruction: Preparing for Climate Change in the Chemical Industry'.

How the fragrance industry is adapting to the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on every aspect of the beauty and personal care industry. Perfumes were one of the sectors touted as being hardest hit during lockdown.

Launch of new biosurfactant company

Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS) is expanding its green technology into the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) market with the launch of a new operating company that will replace toxic and palm-based chemicals and maximise product sustainability.

SEPAWA goes 'hybrid' to enable onsite and online participation

SEPAWA has been one of the few major industry events to keep its original dates and continue to hold a physical event.

The right balance between sustainability and skincarisation

Hair care is a dynamic market with a global forecasted value growth of 5,5% by 2023 and is looking for more naturality and eco-consciousness while still keeping the key performance on hair.

Award for soothing ingredient aimed at sensitive skin

Evonik Rovisome Sensitive NG has won the 2020 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for Personal Care in China, beating 184 other entries submitted by 108 companies.

Beauty an important concept for Gen Z

According to research from Kantar Monitor, 57% of Gen Z consumers, regardless of gender, consider beauty an extremely or very important personal value, outpacing their counterparts in other age groups (47% of all ages).

Clean Beauty London postponed

Clean Beauty in London was announced at the beginning of 2020, and aimed to be the first event gathering experts, scientists, suppliers, brands, influencers and journalists to build the future of Clean Beauty all together.

Plant-derived silica for cosmetics

Aprinnova, Inc., an Amyris, Inc. joint venture, is commercialising a plant-derived silica made from sugarcane ashes. Silica is used widely in personal care and cosmetics. It is traditionally sourced from non-renewable sand dredging.