Gold CSR rating achieved by distributor

Azelis has revealed that its corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance has been awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for the second time in a row. Their CSR assessment methodology covers 198 purchasing categories, 155 countries, and 21 CSR indicators.

NYSCC Suppliers' Day Postponed

It has been announced that NYSCC's Suppliers' Day event will be postponed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. It was due to take place in New York on 5-6 May.

MWSCC postpones Teamworks event

MWSCC has announced it has made the decision to postpone Teamworks and the Next Gen Tech Symposium (due to take place April 8) and Social Night based on the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 public health crisis.

Digital stress defence from new active

Givaudan Active Beauty has launched Synchronight, an active cosmetic ingredient made from gardenia fruit extract designed to protect the skin from digital stress. Synchronight is a powerful and dynamic ingredient, playing a significant role in protecting the skin to remain youthful and healthy.

Product safety statement released

Jojoba Desert has released a statement regarding the company’s product safety practices In recent weeks, concern has grown worldwide regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the uncertainty surrounding the disease.

Expanded range for new regulations

BASF has expanded its low 1,4dioxane line by adding several new ingredients to the existing range of Flex surfactants and polymers in North America. The BASF Flex solutions allow brands in the cosmetics, personal care, and home care industries to use ingredients that are certified low in 1,4dioxane for their formulations.

Healthy scalp for beautiful hair

Lubrizol Life Science Beauty (LLS Beauty) has launched its first active ingredient for hair, leveraging Lipotec Active Ingredients expertise to deliver a new solution for scalp care.

New CBD venture announced

A new CBD venture has been unveiled by Botanical Origins’ CEO and COO Anáil Mitra and Jay Basu. Botanical Origins offers Broad Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate.

Phytochemicals company acquired

Evonik has concluded a purchase agreement to acquire Wilshire Technologies, Headquartered in Princeton NJ (US), Wilshire Technologies supplies phytochemicals and derivatives to the global cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

Assisting with transparency and authenticity

Sustainability is at the forefront of consumers’ minds when it comes to beauty and personal care, and in 2020, the trend is projected to increase. Moreover, today’s savvy consumer expects transparency and authenticity when it comes to their beauty products.

Introducing ‘the next generation’

The Midwest Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (MWSCC) biennial main event for beauty ingredients, formulations, and delivery innovations, Teamworks, is set to take place on 8 April 2020 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, with an overarching theme: ’The Next Generation’.

Tony O’Lenick retires

After 30 years of service to Siltech and the personal care industry Mr. Tony O’Lenick has decided to retire. He leaves a legacy of having contributed to the expanded use of silicones in various personal care applications.

Resynchronizing cellular life

Realigning circadian rhythms, counteracting the effects of digital pollution, erasing signs of fatigue, delivering neurobeauty benefits with a stronger self-esteem and an overall wellbeing…

North American distribution agreed

Natura-Tec has announced its partnership with Deveraux Specialties for distribution of its products into the North American market. This close cooperation with Deveraux is designed to further enhance customer service and develop sustainable growth going forward, providing the allimportant US market with full access to Natura-Tec’s natural materials and creative research.

Sales of hemp based products to soar

The global hemp-based products market is projected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 23% between 2019 and 2029, surpassing a valuation of US$19Bn by 2029, according to market analysts, Fact MR.

in-cosmetics Global postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

Reed Exhibitions has announced the postponement of in-cosmetics Global, which was due to take place at the end of March in Barcelona. In a statement they said that the event will now be moved to 30 June-2 July, but will remain in Barcelona.

COSMOS: one of the latest software features

The Coptis R&D system allows the management of centralised databases for substances, raw materials, formulas and packaging components. In real time, formulators are informed of regulatory issues, brand blacklist and market constraints with automated alerts.

Distributor joins global sustainability initiative

Azelis has announced it has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS), global initiative for sustainable supply chains. This membership follows on Azelis’ membership to UN Global Compact and Gold rating from EcoVadis.

Natural products highlighted in Barcelona

Berg + Schmidt will demonstrate its expertise in oleochemicals at in-cosmetics 2020 (Stand No. Q80) in Barcelona. Above all, the oleo experts attach great importance to naturalness: the novel B+S product BergaCare FG Olive is a natural alternative to silicone for use in skin and hair care formulations.

Highlighter concept inspired by Asian trends

Inspired by the latest Asian beauty trends, Givaudan Active Beauty developed ‘Skin Care Highlighter’, a transforming gel dedicated for the cheekbones that can be added to your skin care routine. This microbiome friendly skin perfecter is highly concentrated in active ingredients to instantly illuminate your skin for a natural and makeup free result.