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DKSH to work with IOI

Under a new agreement DKSH’s Performance Materials business unit will distribute IOI Oleo’s range of oleochemical specialities in six key Asia-Pacific markets.

In-Cosmetics outlines seminar programme

More details have been released about two of the key elements of In-Cosmetics Global: Sustainability Corner and the Technical Seminars.

Sensegen plans multiple launches

Sensegen, a recently rebranded subsidiary of Blue California, is preparing to enter the personal care, fragrance and flavours ingredients markets using the tag line ‘The Science of Good Sense’. It claims to be “the first 100% biotechnology-based solution provider serving these markets”.

Award for Firmenich executive

Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) has named Ilaria Resta, global president of perfumery at Firmenich, as the winner of the 2022 CEW Achiever Award.

New brand identity for Givaudan

Following eight years of expansion from flavours and fragrances into nutrition, health, wellbeing and beauty, Givaudan has announced a new brand identity of ‘Human by nature’.

Ashland relocates Natrosol expansion

Ashland has announced plans to increase production capacity for its Natrosol HEC range of hydroxyethylcellulose at Hopewell, Virginia, instead of at its Chinese site at Nanjing, as previously indicated. The company said that this move “addresses the immediate industry need for HEC” by enabling it to raise capacity sooner.

BASF to host virtual Beauty Days

BASF Care Creations will hold its second virtual Beauty Days event on 29-31 March, having decided not to take part in In-Cosmetics Global in Paris the following week.

Let your eyes speak

Today, the emphasis on eyes in the beauty business is greater than ever due to mask wearing brought on by the pandemic. Healthy, fuller eyelashes and brows complement and flatter the eyes, whether the customer wears makeup or not.

New ingredients from Merck

Merck KGaA has introduced two new cosmetic ingredients: RonaCare Baobab and RonaCare Hibiscus.

New results from Mibelle

Mibelle Biochmistry has announced new clinical study results for four of its existing cosmetic ingredients.

Flowers as cosmetic dyes

Researchers from four different Polish universities and institutions have carried out research on the use of the water extracts of five flowers as bioactive, natural dyes for cosmetics.

Innospec’s Biodegradable Surfactants for Ecolabel Certified Cosmetics

As a result of their “down the drain” disposal, many personal care products end their lifecycle in aquatic ecosystems, where toxicity and biodegradability performance of ingredients is critically important to ensure environmental safety.

Two milestones for Gattefossé

Gattefossé has revealed that in October 2021, following two years of effort, it obtained ISO 14001:2015 certification for its main production site in Saint-Priest, France. Shortly afterwards, the site also received a Platinum award from EcoVadis.

Dermatest into Korea

As of January, German independent dermatological testing institute Dermatest has opened a new office in Seoul.

Geltor works with Nagase

Nagase Specialty Materials has announced a new partnership to distribute Geltor’s bioactive proteins for personal care in the US.

Bile acid for psoriasis

A new study at UC Davis Health has concluded that taking bile acids or treatments that regulate their production levels may help control inflammation caused by psoriasis. This has been published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

Investment in Biosynthetic Technologies

Biosynthetic Technologies has raised $7.5 million in a series A-1 funding led by HG Ventures, the corporate venture arm of The Heritage Group.

New website for Inolex

Inolex has launched a new website that, it says, “delivers a fresh, unexpected take on sourcing sustainable ingredients for health, beauty and wellness”.

Givaudan takes stake in Nanovetores

Givaudan has acquired a 48% stake in Nanovetores Group from Brazilian investment fund Criatec. The remainder will continue to be owned by the founding family. No financial details were disclosed.

Vegetable oils as emollients

Research at the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has concluded that “vegetable oils can be used as a sustainable alternative to synthetic emollients" and are promising alternatives to petrolatum in skincare applications

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in-cosmetics Korea 2022

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13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
19-22 September 2022

in-cosmetics Asia 2022

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
1 - 3 November 2022

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15 - 16 November 2022

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Royal College of Physicians, London
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