New investment in production of powders

Silab is commissioning its new powder production unit on its site. The company selected the spray-drying technology to transform its active ingredients into a dry form, marketed without preservatives.

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Partnership strengthened

Brenntag and Corbion strengthened their long-time partnership in EMEA by signing an enhanced framework agreement with an innovative way of working together.

A spotlight on the hottest trends

in-cosmetics Asia’s popular Spotlight On area will return to the show this November for its 12th edition, providing formulators and marketers with a unique way to learn about the latest trends and ingredients affecting three pertinent areas.

Going beyond formulation creation

Many of the larger personal care manufacturers have fully equipped laboratories. Azelis makes a difference especially for the small and medium-size customers by giving them access to formulation and testing expertise that they often do not have in-house.

Fourth edition is largest show to date

Cosmetorium’s 4th edition, on 23-24 October, will be the largest to date, both in terms of exhibitor numbers, square metres, stands and presentations. Registration figures have also far exceeded those of previous editions.

Richer and bolder content

This November 20-21, Making Cosmetics returns to Milan with richer content and an increase of nearly 40% of exhibition space and exhibition stands are now sold out.

Headcount doubles at device company

Cutitronics, a University of Strathclyde spin-out that has raised two funding rounds from FTSE100 chemicals giant, Croda International, has doubled the size of its team as it prepares to release its maiden product next year

Innovation lab announcement

Fitz Chem has announced the commissioning of the Itasca Innovation Lab (I2L) which will provide technical service and applications support to its Personal Care and HI&I Customers in North America.

Accelerated GRASE status proposal

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit has proposed an accelerated scientific approach to confirm GRASE status for most UV-filter products in the United States.

Givaudan acquires fragrance house, Drom

Givaudan announced that it is to acquire Drom. Founded in 1911, Drom is a global perfume house creating fragrances for consumer products and fine fragrance customers across the world.

New Little Book on its way

If you are visiting any of the major industry shows across the globe over the next few months, make sure you look out for Personal Care’slatest Little Book offering.

Summit focuses on natural beauty

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), organiser of the annual Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade event recently held its 3rd PCHi Technology Summit

Helping oil stability in formulations

It has recently been proven that jojoba oil not only features high levels of oxidative stability, but adding jojoba oil to other oils can increase their stability levels as well, reveal Jojoba Desert.

Oral care launches

Evonik Business Line Silica has launched a new specialty product, Spherilex 145, for the oral care industry. White teeth and a bright, perfect smile have been the largest oral care trend over the last decade and continues today stimulated by the social media environment.

New tagline reflects innovation strategy

Azelis has launched its new tagline: ‘Innovation through formulation’, which the company says is a reinforcement of their continuous investment in technical expertise.

Plant-derived petrolatum alternative

Castorline Wax Jelly is BioAktive’s vegetable-derived alternative to petroleum jelly. Made completely from plant derived materials, Castorline has the touch and feel of a petrolatum, but without petroleum.

New regional director appointed for Asia

Inolex has increased its sales force with strategic new hires in several key global beauty care markets. With its new flagship manufacturing plant in Charlotte, North Carolina (pictured) in the final phase of development, the bolstering of the company’s core sales team adds to the existing growth momentum surrounding the organisation.

Bixa orellana seed extract boosts African skin

While 35 percent of people worldwide grapple with oily skin, the topical solutions available are often not suitable for African type of skin. This skin type not only tends to produce more sebum, it also has a different composition of sebum and skin lipids, and shininess can be more pronounced. Therefore, personal care products need to be customised to its unique requirements.

Free webinar on mildness testing

Personal Care will be hosting a free webinar - Taking The Sting Out of Mildness Testing - enabling you to learn about the latest research into improving the accuracy of claims around mildness to skin.