Line up announcement and registration open

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announcde the program lineup and open registration for the 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (SCC73), December 17-18, 2019 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

Focusing on the 'Conscious Consumer'

From 19-20 November, the in-cosmetics Formulation Summit will return to London, providing R&D teams with an invaluable, deep dive into one of the most important trends driving the beauty industry.

Formulators flock to Seoul show

in-cosmetics Korea celebrated a very successful show last week, with personal care professionals from across the country seeking out inspiration for novel beauty products that will keep the K-beauty phenomenon growing around the globe.

Decoding skin sensitivity in Asia

Living with skin sensitivities is an everyday reality among most Asian consumers and brands have an opportunity to help ease the burden. In fact, research from Mintel reveals that 44% of female facial skin care users in China say that having sensitive skin causes them to change or upgrade the skin care products that they use.

Innovations lab opened

Acme-Hardesty has opened its new Innovations Lab dedicated to personal care product and formulation development. The lab will support Acme-Hardesty’s growth in the personal care market and help develop customer solutions for customers focused on color cosmetic, skin, hair, and sun care applications.

Council member appointed by SCS

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists has invited XCellR8 Founder and CEO Dr Carol Treasure to join the Council. She will serve on the Publicity and Recruitment committee with a focus on building the SCS brand, engaging members and prospective members through social media and growing the membership.

Distribution partnership agreed

Kerfoot has announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Cornelius Polska, which will see the company’s bespoke personal care oils available throughout Poland.

Best presentation awards for two young scientists

Two Lubrizol scientists, Subhashree Mahapatra and Xia Jiang, were among the winners of the Young Scientist Support Scheme that took place at the 14th Asian Societies of Cosmetic Scientists (ASCS) Conference in Hong Kong, for their presentations on Dawnergy peptide and Avalure Flex-6CC polymer respectively.

Awards now open

Entries are now open for this year’s Sustainable Beauty Awards. Organised by Ecovia Intelligence (formerly known as Organic Monitor), the aim of the Sustainable Beauty Awards is to give recognition to operators who are pushing the boundaries of sustainability in the beauty industry.

Affiliate launched in India

Eurofragance continues its expansion plan by opening its own offices in Mumbai with Abhishek Pandya at the helm as Eurofragance’s Country Manager in India.

The countdown is on to in-cosmetics Korea 2019

With just a few days to go until in-cosmetics Korea 2019 opens its doors at the Coex Exhibition Centre in Seoul, the in-cosmetics Korea team have rounded up the top 5 reasons to visit the only event in Korea dedicated to personal care ingredients.

Oleic algae oil collaboration announced

The Lubrizol Corporation has announced an exclusive global partnership with Corbion Biotech, Inc, bringing AlgaPūr high stability high oleic algae oil to the personal care and cosmetics markets.

Strategic alliance sets path to new natural ingredients

Clariant has taken their long-standing collaboration with Elevance Renewable Sciences, a leader in natural oil metathesis, to the next level by developing and commercializing high-performancing greener emollients for the personal care industry.

Diploma in Beauty Brand Business Management launched

Online, organic cosmetic formulation school, Formula Botanica, launches its biggest ever online training course on 25 June - its Diploma in Beauty Brand Business Management - attracting a first student intake of indie beauty entrepreneurs.

Industry association award for 'company of the year'

Croda International Plc have been named the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Company of the Year, as well as winning the CIA Environmental Leadership Award.

New clinical data on skin microbiome

Givaudan Active Beauty has published new exclusive clinical data for Vetivyne, the vetiver inspired skin youth booster, and Yogurtene Balance, a unique yogurt powder and prebiotic combination, with both contributing to the beauty and wellbeing of consumers.

Biofuels acquisition to aid sustainable chemical production

Genomatica has announced it has acquired certain assets of the REG Life Sciences division (REG LS) of Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGI), the largest supplier of advanced biofuels in North America.

New methodology evaluates eco impact of UV filters

EcoSun Pass by BASF’s Care Creations is a new methodology especially developed for sun protection products – evaluating the environmental compatibility of UV filter systems in sunscreens.

Top eco-rating received again

Just a few weeks after receiving the A-rating from the CDP for its action to combat climate change, Silab has once again been praised for its corporate social responsibility, obtaining Gold CSR certification from the EcoVadis rating platform.

Non-animal derived collagen distributor for Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Jland Biotech, the Chinese high tech biochemical company that makes non-animal derived collagen, has appointed C.H. Erbslöh GmbH & Co. KG as their exclusive distributor for Germany, Austria & Switzerland for the range of non-animal derived collagen products, Reallagen.