BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH

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Monheim am Rhein


BASF’s Personal Care business profile

BASF’s Personal Care business is the world’s leading supplier of high performance ingredients for the personal care industry. As part of BASF’s Care Chemicals division, the business provides all the resources of a global industry leader combined with consumer insights and innovation-driven solutions.

The Personal Care business of BASF strives to anticipate market demands for new personal care products and concepts for all applications in the personal care market.

Its wide product range includes, beside others, surfactants and emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, specialty actives, pigments and UV filters.

With production and development sites as well as sales and marketing offices all over the world, the business offers its customers the winning combination of global reach, technological excellence and formulation expertise.

Its focus on consumer trends, specific industry requirements, and ability to innovate and bring new products rapidly to market contribute strongly to the success of customers – making BASF’s Personal Care business a valued partner for the personal care industry.


What‘s new

Beyond Beauty

Let's unlock the future of Personal Care

BASF takes an active role in enabling solutions that contribute to a more sustainable future. We want to go beyond what has been possible, collaborating to offer an even more transparent and comprehensive approach to beauty. Not only are we combining cutting-edge technologies with scientific evidence, we also care about a transition to more sustainable and ecologically conscious solutions. Backed by digital services, we aim to empower our customers to unlock new opportunities in Personal Care.

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Introducing BASF’s latest advanced digital service on D’lite

The Surfactant Navigator

Master high performance sustainable surfactant solutions

Over 800 surfactant mixtures and prediction models to accelerate rinse-off formulation design

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Market Segments

Specialized in your business

Nobody knows your business like you do – good to know your partners at BASF’s Personal Care business speak your language. And because we make it our business to know your business, we have created dedicated teams specializing in the main market segments we serve.



Latest Issues

9th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Royal College of Physicians, London
25th - 26th June 2024

in-cosmetics Korea 2024

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
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