Lucas Meyer Cosmetics won gold in the Best Active Ingredient award category at the in-cosmetics Asia trade show in Bangkok for Immunight.
The green-processed, oil-soluble lavandin extract is designed to reduce the effects of poor-quality sleep on skin by boosting nighttime skin recovery and targeting the improvement of sleep quality by inhalation of olfactory compounds.
Codif took home the silver award for Regetaste, an anti-ageing epidermal ingredient that improves skin texture and brightness.
The bronze went to Rahn for its water-based extraction of Helichrysum italicum syn angustifolium, chlorogenic acid, and di-O-caffeoylquinic acids, Perfeline, to strengthen the micro-vessels in human skin.
In the Functional Ingredient Award category, Emulium Dermolea MB won Gattefossé the gold.
As a plant-based O/W emulsifier, this functional ingredient said to offer a unique lipidic composition rich in sterols and triterpenes to reduce skin stress and bring long-term soothing.
Softisan MagicPOWDER S by IOI Oleo scooped the silver while Elementis took the bronze for Bentone Plus Glow.
The other award winners are listed below.
Sustainable, Conscious Beauty Award
Gold: SunCat JCW03 (BIO-NEST Biochemical Technology)
Silver: Lotion with Neosolue-Aqulio (Nippon Fine Chemical)
Bronze: BioSyn-Bisabolol (Soho Aneco Chemicals)
Love is in the Hair Award (hair care)
Gold (shared): BURGEON-UP(HS) (Ichimaru Pharcos)
Gold (shared): Detox Scalp Butter Mask (Azelis)
The panel of judges for the 2023 awards are listed below.
Dr Awanthi De Silva, Senior R&D/ Regulatory Compliance Lead, Moorebank Aerosol and Fillers
Dr. Jaesung Hwang, Professor, KyungHee University
Dr Junho Choi, Chief Researcher, Amorepacific
Dr Kilala Tilaar, CEO, Martha Tilaar Group
Dr Oliver Hofmann, in-cosmetics Asia Official Technical Advisor and Technical Director, Shieling Laboratories
Faiza Hussain, Co-Founder and Head of Innovation, Younger
John Jimenez, Senior Researcher, Belcorp
Merve Samur, Director, The INCI Lab
Mike Sohn, General Manager, REACH24H Consulting Group
Muriel Pujos, Technical and Scientific Director Skin Care, Coty Monaco
Ranelle Anderson, Technical Director, Ausmetix
Stacey Fraser (DipFormChem), Personal Care Product Design Consultant, Stacey Fraser.Co
Yvette Ishac, Head of R&D, IconsIRauxel
Belinda Carli, Director/Cosmetic Chemist, The Institute of Personal Care Science.