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Cellular Goods reveals ‘five As of cannabinoid skincare’

British wellness company Cellular Goods has published a white paper that reveals the benefits cannabinoids can confer to skincare applications.

Finalists announced for IFSCC Congress technology challenge

Cosmetics Cluster UK and the Society of Cosmetic Scientists have announced the finalists of the Innovation in Action Technology Showcase Challenge at the 32nd IFSCC Congress in London this month.

LipoTrue agrees distribution deal for Indonesia

Spanish active ingredient supplier LipoTrue has entered into a strategic agreement with Indonesian outfit PT Tentrem Artha Nugraha.

Brenntag snaps up British counterpart Prime Surfactants

German chemical distribution outfit Brenntag has acquired British counterpart Prime Surfactants.

Lipoid Kosmetik goes triple platinum with CSR score

Lipoid Kosmetik has secured platinum CSR status from the EcoVadis rating platform for the third year running.

BASF buys into Chinese natural actives startup Ingredi

BASF has made a strategic investment in Ingredi, a Chinese supplier of natural actives and solutions for the personal care industry.

Global Amines to acquire Clariant quats, esterquats business for $113m

Global Amines, a 50-50 joint venture between Clariant and Wilmar, is to acquire the global quats and esterquats business from Clariant for $113 million.

British startup Nanosynth enters cosmetics market with development agreement

UK startup Nanosynth, which specialises in the synthesis and application of nanoparticles, has entered into a joint development agreement with a global wellness company for their first project in the cosmetics market.

SCC elects ACT Solutions’ Mark Chandler as 2023 president

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has elected ACT (Adaptive Cosmetic Technology) Solutions head Mark Chandler to serve as its president in 2023.

Silab takes gold from EcoVadis CSR rating platform

Silab has been awarded the Gold CSR certification for 2022 from the EcoVadis rating platform.

Arxada extends partnership with DSM, invests in Swiss facility

Speciality chemicals maker Arxada is to invest 20m Swiss francs on expansion of its production facility in Visp after extending a long-term supply agreement with Royal DSM.

Vegan cosmetics set to soar as millennials drive demand – Fact.MR

The vegan cosmetics products market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6% between 2022 and 2028 as millennials opt for animal cruelty-free products, according to a report published by Fact.MR.

Rahn forms exclusive partnership for vectorisation technology

Swiss cosmetic actives maker Rahn has entered into a partnership with Laboratoires Eriger, a French developer of vectorisation technology.

US university claims breakthrough in destroying PFAS ‘forever chemicals’

Researchers at Northwestern University in the US have claimed a breakthrough in breaking down perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are used extensively in cosmetics.

Kao expands Spanish synthetic fragrance production facilities in Spain

Japanese personal care firm Kao is aiming to maintain and expand its market share in the European market for synthetic fragrance methyl dihydrojasmonate (MDJ) by adding a new production facility at its Olesa plant in Spain.

Cosmetic active ingredient market ‘to hit $4.3 billion by 2026’

A report by Research and Markets has projected the global market for cosmetic active ingredients to reach $4.3 billion by 2026.

Royal DSM lobbies US Congress to revise sunscreen PPE rules

Royal DSM has secured the support of 11 members of the US Congress to look into rules related to outdoor workers and the use of sunscreen.

BASF invests in Indian producer of tropical red seaweed

BASF has invested in Sea6 Energy, an Indian producer of tropical red seaweed used as an ingredient in cosmetics and other products.

Sederma renews Union for Ethical BioTrade membership

Croda subsidiary Sederma has renewed its membership of the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) for the second year in succession.

Cellular Goods appoints Bruna Nikolla as chief financial officer

UK cannabinoid-based wellness products supplier Cellular Goods has appointed Bruna Nikolla as its new chief financial officer, effective 22 August.

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