Azelis grows APAC footprint with Chemiplas acquisition
Personal care distributor Azelis has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of New Zealand-based counterpart Chemiplas.
L’Oréal acquires minority stake in microalgae actives outfit Microphyt
French beauty giant L’Oréal has acquired a minority stake in compatriot Microphyt, a producer of microalgae-based natural active ingredients, via its BOLD (Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development) venture capital fund.
Gattefossé wins prestigious award from French agency
Cosmetic actives ingredient maker Gattefossé has won a prestigious award from the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) in recognition of its intellectual property strategy.
Arxada appoints Peter Frauenknecht as chief financial officer
Swiss speciality chemicals maker Arxada has appointed Peter Frauenknecht as its chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately.
Moroccanoil's Dr Amber Evans voted 2023 NYSCC chair-elect
Dr Amber Evans, senior manager for product development at US luxury hair & skin care brand Moroccanoil, has been voted 2023 chair-elect of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC).
IFSCC extends abstracts deadline for 33rd Congress
The International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) has extended the deadline to 31 December for abstract submission for next year’s 33rd Congress in Barcelona.
Demand for microalgae ingredients tipped for strong growth
Global sales revenue for microalgae in personal care and cosmetics will rise 150% in the next decade, according to a new report by Future Market Insights (FMI).
Oqema, Uute Scientific forge France, Benelux distribution partnership
German chemical distributor Oqema has formed a supply partnership with Uute Scientific in France and Benelux.
Merck relaunching $1bn sale of Surface Solutions business – report
Merck will relaunch an around $1 billion sale of its Surface Solutions next year after previous attempts to offload the pigments division fell through during the pandemic, according to Reuters.
Cosmet'in Lyon confirms dates for 2023 Skin Science Days
French cosmetics professional association Cosmet'in Lyon has confirmed its next Skin Science Days event will take place on 2-3 February 2023.
in-cosmetics Asia organiser reveals 2022 attendance figure
The organiser of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show in Thailand has revealed the attendance figure for the 2022 renewal, the first event for three years.
Tide of cosmetic regulation offers opportunities - TSG Consulting
A new tide of regulation coupled with public expectation for safe and sustainable chemicals and products will create both substantial opportunities and new risks for the cosmetics and personal care industries, according to TSG Consulting.
Stockmeier Quimica to distribute Scott Bader range in Spain, Portugal
Scott Bader has agreed a personal care distribution partnership in Spain and Portugal with Stockmeier Quimica.
Next year to mark ‘death of acids’ in skincare products - British biochemist
Next year could see the “death of acids” as consumers turn to milder products, according to British skincare biochemist and owner of NQ Innovations Nausheen Qureshi.
Evonik begins commercial-scale ceramides production
Evonik has started manufacturing commercial quantities of ceramides at its Dossenheim site near Heidelberg in Germany.
Innospec wins Laura Marshall Award at SCS Formulate
Innospec has won the annual Laura Marshall Memorial Award for Innovation at the SCS Formulate show in Coventry, UK for Paper Pocket Cleanser.
Symrise scoops 2022 CEW Ingredients & Formulation Award
German active ingredient supplier Symrise has won the 2022 Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Supplier’s Award: Ingredients & Formulation for its SymHair Thermo product.
Dynamic Blending to boost Utah production capacity footprint by 60%
US-based personal care contract manufacturer Dynamic Blending is to expand its production capacity footprint at its Utah base by 60%.
Mintel sees APAC growth potential for skin microbiome products
Prebiotics and probiotics are among the top five growing skincare claims in the Asia-Pacific region product launches but consumers need to be educated about their efficacy, according to market analysts Mintel.
Croda International appoints Louisa Burdett group finance director
Croda International has appointed Louisa Burdett to succeed Jez Maiden as group finance director when the latter retires next year.
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