Menopausal Women: Redefining Their Beauty!

The fact: 930,000,000 women above 50 around the world with specific personal care needs.

Simplified and personalised beauty for the US

BASF has launched new personal care ingredients and concepts under the theme 'Your Beauty: Simplified, Inclusive, Personalized'. These include a textured hair concept, a new scalp microbiome ingredient and a concept of formulations.

Clinical study reveals additional efficacy for rose biofunctional

Ashland is celebrating the flowering of the Rosa Centifolia rose, that blooms fully during the month of May in the Provence region of France, with new clinical data for Rosaliss biofunctional.

Multifunctional fragrance acts as insect repellent

CPL Aromas has launched its InsectaGuard range, consisting of six fragrances. InsectaGuard presents a unique combination: a set of very pleasant fragrances which also are very effective insect repellents.

New production site opens in China

On May 18, 2020, Symrise opened its new production site for flavourings and fragrances in Nantong, China. In addition, the Executive Board, senior staff, plant workers and guests opened the facility virtually – in a video conference – for the first time.

Three products win first prize

Three Symrise developments made it to first place in their categories at the renowned BSB Innovation Awards 2020. The natural anti-dandruff active ingredient Crinipan PMC green received the award for Most Innovative Active Ingredient for cosmetics in the category “Scalp, Barrier, Redness.” In the category “Scalp, Hair, Moisture, Tan,” SymControl Scalp won first prize for Natural Products/Raw Materials. And the ingredient SymEffect Sun, optimised for natural sunscreen formulations, tops the list in the “Functionals” category.

Mild surfactant capacity increased in Europe and US

Clariant is expanding production capacity for its isethionates derivatives - Hostapon SCI - mild surfactants to support the increasing shift by personal care formulators and brands towards using mild surfactants to differentiate applications. It also supports the growing consumer trend for hygiene products.

Live Demo Showcase online this week

Following the success of the virtual conference in April, in-cosmetics Global will run another series of free webinars next week (27-29 May 2020), enabling the personal care industry to learn about the world’s most exciting new ingredients.

International business development manager appointed

Oat Cosmetics has appointed Liz Pezzali as International business development manager. Liz will be working alongside Angus Robertson, head of sales, and Oat Cosmetics' global distributor network to take their range of oat-derived, natural ingredients out into beauty and personal care markets worldwide.

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Key workers honoured with fragrance

Nineteen Symrise fine fragrance perfumers from around the globe participated in a project to recognise and thank all the first responders who make lives better during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each perfumer added one ingredient to the fragrance to create the Hero, a unisex Eau de Cologne.

Biological deodorant launched to market

Vytrus Biotech has just launched a new biological deodorant ingredient that efficiently reduces body odour, Deobiome Noni. It consists of the first deodorant treatment that allows the axilla to perspire while avoiding the bad odour generation, while respecting the skin microbiota and the ecosystem.

1,4-Dioxane Online Calculator launched in US

BASF has launched its new 1,4-Dioxane Online Calculator, which will allow personal care formulators to determine the 1,4-Dioxane content in their formulas. The tool is accessible from both desktop and mobile devices and recommends alternative BASF ingredients to bring the total 1,4-Dioxane value of the formulation to less than 1ppm.

Water-in-silicone emulsifer saves time

Cornelius has launched Cor-Sil Avance, a new water-in-silicone emulsifier that saves on ingredients and formulation time, while retaining a sophisticated skin feel.

New dates confirmed for PCHi

Organisers of PCHi, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE), has announced that the upcoming event will now be held 8-10 July 2020 in Shanghai. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption across all industries, with global exhibitions and conferences being cancelled and postponed.

New website launched with fresh, natural design

Hamburg-based company Cosphatec has launched its new website, with new content and a fresh design.

Personalisation concept for face and hair care

More and more people consider beauty and care routines as a key to individualisation and diversity. BASF is meeting the growing consumer expectation for cosmetic products that reflect the individual needs and nuances of their everyday world with a new concept for personalised cosmetics.

Singapore Society postpones 2020 events

The Society of Cosmetics Scientists (Singapore) has released an update on their events for 2020 following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Strengthening skin barriers for a holistic beauty

The first active line of defence, the skin is organised into different dynamic protective barriers acting on all fronts to face many daily aggressions. Whether microbiological, physical or biological, each of them contributes to maintaining skin integrity and wellbeing.