Views of digital Little Book approach 10,000

Although it was only launched in April, the digital version of Personal Care's Little Book of Natural Ingredients volume 2 has already clocked up almost 10,000 views.

Chief scientific officer wins 'Outstanding Individual' award

JLand Biotech's chief scientific officer Dr Zhao Jianfeng won the prestigious “Outstanding Individual” awards at PCHI (Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients) Fountain Awards ceremony 2020.

New head of Care Solutions

Effective 1 July, 2020 Yann d’Hervé will take over as Head of Evonik’s Care Solutions Business Line, part of the Nutrition & Care division.

A new specialty raw materials supplier is launched

A new raw materials supplier - Evident Ingredients GmbH - started operations on 1 June.

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit goes online

The 11th North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will be hosted as a virtual event. Because of the uncertainty created by the coronavirus crisis, the executive summit will take place on an online platform from 28-30 September.

PCHi moved to March 2021

The organisers of PCHi have decided to reschedule the event to 24-26 March 2021, and it will be held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibitor Center.

Liquid crystal data released for natural emulsifier

Seppic has released the results of a study that demonstrates that liquid crystals are the secret behind Montanov 202's performance in formulation and skin benefits.

Strengthen natural defences to fight against skin ageing

Sensient Cosmetic Technologies' latest botanical active, Natpure Xtra Eternity, promotes and restores skin health with a broad-spectrum approach that provides long-lasting results for mature skin.

Combining sustainability with efficacy in sun care

Symrise's newly-developed ingredient SymEffect Sun combines the advantages of conventional sunscreen products with the increasing sustainability requirements of consumers.

Online skin microbiome educational programme in June

The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) has announced a virtual week-long educational programme focused on Skin Microbiome: Perspectives on Aging, Compromised Skin and Cosmetics.

Trendiest ingredients in healthcare, wellness and skin care

Innovation insight agency Buzzback talked to UK and US consumers, prior to the lockdown, to understand which ingredients offer the biggest opportunities for brands in healthcare, wellness and skin care.

Announcement on IFSCC 2020

The organisers of the 2020 IFSCC Congress, due to take place in Yokohama between 20 and 23 October, have announced it will be an online event.

Virtual learning experience online this month

in-cosmetics Korea will bring the region’s personal care professionals together digitally this month, during its first ever virtual learning experience that will run from 15-19 June 2020.

Winners of virtual awards for ingredient innovation announced

Held from 2-4 June 2020, the PCHi Fountain Awards Online Ceremony 2020 concluded after receiving nominations for 122 innovative products and 6 outstanding individuals for their contributions to ingredient R&D.

Study results reveal sebum control for skin and hair

Mibellle Biochemistry are presenting new study results for sebum reduction scalp and barrier enhancement for their product AstraForce.

US distribution agreement

Kinetik has announced that it is now the exclusive distributor for Terlys in US.

New formulations to delight and inspire

Playful textures to tempt digital-immersed Millennials, novel formats suited to active lifestyles, radiance nourishers for the over 55s. Clariant releases its first wave of inspirational formulations from trend insights BeautyForward Edition 4.

Celebrating 25 years of production

BASF is celebrating the 25th anniversary of producing alkyl polyglycosides (APGs) at the production site in Düsseldorf-Holthausen.

Fair for Life certification granted

Jojoba Desert has announced that the company has recently been granted Fair For Life certification.Fair for Life Certification ensures human rights are safeguarded at any stage of production.

Givaudan acquires Indena cosmetics division

Indena has signed the agreement which completes the sale of its cosmetics business to Givaudan. In order to sustain the acquisition process, the two companies have established a manufacturing and innovation partnership.