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Vicki Barboiu heads DSM-Firmenich personal care in North America

Swiss-Dutch ingredients maker DSM-Firmenich has appointed Vicki Barboiu as head of personal care in North America.

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions reveals expanded PCHi 2024 conference

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE) has revealed an expansion of its conference agenda for the upcoming 2024 edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade event on 20-22 March in Shanghai.

Givaudan Active Beauty sales notch modest growth in 2023

Swiss personal care ingredient maker Givaudan recorded 1% year-on-year sales growth in 2023 in its Active Beauty business unit.

French ingredient maker Herbarom celebrates 30th birthday

French speciality ingredient maker Herbarom celebrated its 30th birthday with a look back at the past and an eye on the future.

Johnson & Johnson faces ‘preservative-free’ shampoo US lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed in a US court against Johnson & Johnson over allegations that it falsely claims one of its Neutrogena shampoo products as “preservative-free”.

New York trend analysts partner for wellness webinar

New York consumer insight analysts Spate has teamed up with counterpart Fashion Snoops to host a live webinar on 31 January about wellness trends predicted to be big in 2024.

Solvay spin-off Syensqo invests in Argentina biotech firm

Solvay spin-off Syensqo has participated in a $2.1 million financing round for Argentinian biotech startup Bioeutectics, which makes green solvents.

Swiss upcycled ingredient startup seeks commercial partners

A Swiss startup is scouting for partnerships after securing financial support for its novel use of food byproducts to create ingredients for personal care and other industries.

IFF environmental project to restore seaweed forests in Norway

Personal care ingredient maker IFF is partnering with environmental non-governmental organization (NGO) Bellona to restore seaweed forests in northern Norway.

Kerfoot Group finalises transition to Oleon brand

UK manufacturer of natural and organic oils Kerfoot Group has finalised its transition to sister company Oleon.

Evonik manufactures first rhamnolipids from Slovakia plant

Evonik has kicked off rhamnolipids production ahead of schedule at its industrial-scale biosurfactants plant in Slovakia.

Evonik earns sustainability accreditation for Essen production site

Evonik has attained the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS for its speciality chemicals production site in Essen, Germany.

IMCD expands India presence with Valuetree acquisition

Speciality ingredient distributor IMCD has acquired a majority stake in Valuetree Ingredients to expand its beauty and personal care footprint in India.

US study 'discovers microbiome links to skin ageing’

A study by researchers at the Centre for Microbiome Innovation (CMI) at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) and L'Oréal Research and Innovation has revealed how the skin microbiome could be associated with wrinkles and skin health.

Naolys sustainability efforts awarded platinum medal by EcoVadis

French cosmetic actives maker Naolys has been awarded the EcoVadis platinum medal for its sustainability efforts.

Spanish distributor Disproquima acquires RES Pharma

Spanish distributor Disproquima has acquired Italian outfit RES Pharma srl, which provides ingredients for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, food and nutraceutical industries.

Evonik awarded Cefic prize for glycolipid biosurfactants

Evonik has received the Responsible Care Award of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) for its sustainable biosurfactants platform.

Mibelle Biochemistry appoints Mike Conti to drive US efforts

Swiss cosmetic actives maker Mibelle Biochemistry has appointed Mike Conti as its US vice-president, effective immediately.

Brenntag cuts ribbon on mixing, blending facility in Vietnam

Speciality chemicals distributor Brenntag has inaugurated a mixing and blending facility in Dong Nai province, Vietnam.

Colonial Chemical set to inaugurate Saudi Arabia facility

US personal care ingredients maker Colonial Chemical is to inaugurate a manufacturing facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia on 17 January.

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Upcoming Events

9th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Royal College of Physicians, London
25th - 26th June 2024

in-cosmetics Korea 2024

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
24th - 26th July 2024

in-cosmetics Latin America 2024

São Paulo, Brazil
25th - 26th September 2024

IFSCC 2024

Recanto das Cataratas Thermas Resort, Iguazu Falls, Brazil
14th - 17th October 2024

SEPAWA

Estrel Congress Center, Berlin
16th - 18th October 2024

Cosmetorium

Palau de Congressos de Barcelona
23rd - 24th October 2024

Access the latest issue of Personal Care Magazine on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Personal Care Magazine app from your device's App store

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