keyboard_arrow_upThe UK’s second largest baby brand is now available in SA
keyboard_arrow_downThe UK’s second largest baby brand is now available in SA

One of the UK’s most popular and multi-award winning brands, Childs Farm is now available in South Africa. Childs Farm is designed for all skin types, including sensitive and even eczema prone skin – clinically proven to be suitable for new-borns and upwards and all products have been paediatrician and dermatologist approved so you can […]

keyboard_arrow_upGreat looking skin on a budget with VP Herbal Black Soap
keyboard_arrow_downGreat looking skin on a budget with VP Herbal Black Soap

New VP Herbal Black Soap offers a solution for breakouts, hyper-pigmentation, stretch marks and everything in between. It is the go to multi-purpose, budget-friendly product that ensures flawless skin. It is suitable for use on normal to oily skin. Made with all-natural activated wood charcoal, it contains a concoction of various oils, along with vitamin […]

keyboard_arrow_upCLR Berlin to unveil new cosmetic active at in-cosmetics Global
keyboard_arrow_downCLR Berlin to unveil new cosmetic active at in-cosmetics Global

CLR Berlin will present its latest innovation, CutiBiome CLR (INCI: Octyldodecanol, Leptospermum Scoparium Branch/Leaf Oil, Piper Nigrum Fruit Extract, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract) at in-cosmetics Global in Barcelona this year. The skin microbiota plays a largely positive, but sometimes detrimental role for skin. Loss of skin health CutiBiome CLR was developed to anticipate on the […]

keyboard_arrow_upA beauty indulgence that won’t break the bank
keyboard_arrow_downA beauty indulgence that won’t break the bank

Lipsticks have become a staple product in most makeup bags and have evolved to be more durable, comfortable to wear and transfer resistant. Some even have added anti-ageing and lip plumping benefits. These makeup products are almost every woman’s go to for an affordable beauty fix, particularly during economic decline. Phoenix Chemical develops proprietary and […]

keyboard_arrow_upFirst AI-generated drug enters clinical trials
keyboard_arrow_downFirst AI-generated drug enters clinical trials

In 2020, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) will continue to trend as integral parts of the future of pharmaceutical research and healthcare service delivery, GlobalData predicts. The company’s latest annual outlook report, The State of the Biopharmaceutical Industry – 2020, reveals that 65 percent of pharma managers and executives surveyed selected big data (32 […]

keyboard_arrow_upExpert speakers to present at CTFA industry summit
keyboard_arrow_downExpert speakers to present at CTFA industry summit

The Cosmetic Industry Summit: Breaking Barriers in Africa will take place on 13 and 14 May, in Sandton, Johannesburg. The CTFA has secured leading international and local experts to speak at the summit. Organised by the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association (CTFA) on behalf of the South African cosmetics industry, the inaugural summit involves a […]

keyboard_arrow_upShould Africa prepare for a novel coronavirus outbreak?
keyboard_arrow_downShould Africa prepare for a novel coronavirus outbreak?

Hot on the heels of declaring the novel coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, The World Health Organization is scaling up preparedness efforts for the virus in the African region. It is also supporting countries to implement recommendations outlined by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee which met in Geneva, Switzerland on […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAHPRA is looking for a Deputy Manager
keyboard_arrow_downSAHPRA is looking for a Deputy Manager

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) is looking for a Deputy Manager (office manager in the office of the CEO). SAHPRA is the National Medicines Regulatory Authority established in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965, (Act No. 101 of 1965) as amended, to provide for the monitoring, evaluation, regulation, investigation, […]

keyboard_arrow_upe-commerce platform helps African women access women’s health products
keyboard_arrow_downe-commerce platform helps African women access women’s health products

A pioneering e-commerce platform is helping women in East Africa access menstrual care, personal care and women’s health products. The platform is optimised to provide confidential access to products such as contraceptives and HIV self-test kits that are stigmatising to get in-person yet critical to access. Making a difference in women’s lives Founded in Rwanda […]

keyboard_arrow_upEnviron named 2019 New Product Competition winner
keyboard_arrow_downEnviron named 2019 New Product Competition winner

On 10 October, Environ was crowned the winner of the 2019 Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review/Symrise New Product Competition. This trusted local skin care brand with a strong history of innovation, won the overall winner award for its Focus Care Radiance+ Range. The New Product Competition judges said Environ’s Focus Care Radiance+ range addresses the hot […]

keyboard_arrow_upNimue’s innovations deliver visible results
keyboard_arrow_downNimue’s innovations deliver visible results

Nimue is renowned for its expert understanding of the skin and the effective treatment of various skin conditions. As a leader in scientific skin care, Nimue Skin Technology (Nimue) promises to deliver transformative results for a variety of skin types. After an extended period of intense R&D, Nimue has launched a wide range of new […]

keyboard_arrow_upOptiphi continues to innovate in skin care
keyboard_arrow_downOptiphi continues to innovate in skin care

Optiphi, the winner of the 2018 P&C Review/Symrise New Product Competition, is back to defend its title with three entries in the 2019 competition. The South African professional skin care brand has entered two individual products and one range. Formulated with a multi-faceted approach, the Body Curve Sculpting Repair targets sun damage and ageing on […]

keyboard_arrow_upGR8 Skincare’s face and earth friendly products
keyboard_arrow_downGR8 Skincare’s face and earth friendly products

GR8 Skincare was founded by Dr Janine Ellenberger, a South African medical doctor with more than 15 years’ experience in skin care and cosmetics. She launched the brand for her own teenagers, to give them gentle yet effective skin care products that would address their acne and keep their skin healthy. Finding nothing on the […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew Excellence quartet from Placecol
keyboard_arrow_downNew Excellence quartet from Placecol

The professionals at Placecol are as invested in their customers’ satisfaction as they are in creating award-winning products that improve the skin’s condition. In June the brand launched the Placecol Excellence skin care range, to treat clients’ most pressing skin concerns. The four products in the range contain Sunflower Oil, an anti-oxidant rich in Vitamin […]

keyboard_arrow_upNatralogic, a South African maternity skin care range
keyboard_arrow_downNatralogic, a South African maternity skin care range

Natralogic products are specially formulated for use during pregnancy. According to Lauren Lamont, owner and founder of the brand, the range of products is free of toxins and ingredients, which could be considered harmful and contain only safe and high quality certified organic and natural ingredients. The all maternity skin care range has been entered […]

keyboard_arrow_upMale grooming and natural skin care products from Rain Africa
keyboard_arrow_downMale grooming and natural skin care products from Rain Africa

Rain Africa creates luxury handmade bath and body products using natural ingredients with African botanical actives. Its products are responsibly handmade with love and care for its customers, craftspeople and the environment. The proudly South African brand has diversified into the premium skin care and male grooming categories with a new natural skin care range […]

keyboard_arrow_upUso – scientifically formulated for African skin
keyboard_arrow_downUso – scientifically formulated for African skin

Uso by African Dermal Science, a proudly South African anti-ageing skin care brand, hit the market in 2018. The products are specifically formulated for Africans and the African climate. The brand name was inspired by the Zulu word Ubuso, which means a celebration of who we are as Africans. Dr Theo Mothoa-Frendo, a black female […]

keyboard_arrow_upSoyLites gets novel with aroma butter bars
keyboard_arrow_downSoyLites gets novel with aroma butter bars

After years of requests from customers, SoyLites has re-launched its innovative and handy moisturising product, the aroma butter bar. This product is a solid, dry lotion bar made with botanical oils. The bar is created to be a novel and versatile hand and body moisturising product. With a unique combination of unrefined coco butter, shea […]

keyboard_arrow_upMarchesini Group will highlight beauty technologies at Cosmopack 2020
keyboard_arrow_downMarchesini Group will highlight beauty technologies at Cosmopack 2020

Marchesini Group is kicking off its 2020 Trade Fair season with a bang by exhibiting at Cosmopack in Bologna from 12 to 15 March, Hall 19PK Stand A9PK. Cosmopack is the most important international venue focusing on the production chain of beauty products where the latest innovations, technologies and trends of this industry will be […]

keyboard_arrow_upAptar and Lupin launch India’s first smart device for respiratory disease
keyboard_arrow_downAptar and Lupin launch India’s first smart device for respiratory disease

Aptar Pharma has partnered with Lupin Limited to launch India’s first connected device for metered-dose inhalers (MDI) called Adhero. This unique add-on smart device is designed to help patients with chronic respiratory diseases track their MDI usage and facilitate improved adherence to their prescribed therapy. Inhalers are the preferred treatment option for managing the rising […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe new face of Airnov Healthcare Packaging on display at Pharmapack
keyboard_arrow_downThe new face of Airnov Healthcare Packaging on display at Pharmapack

Airnov Healthcare Packaging (previously Clariant Healthcare Packaging) will reveal its new visual identity and branding to industry partners along with its portfolio of specialty products that prevent packaged pharmaceuticals from degradation due to moisture and oxygen at the Pharmapack tradeshow. The event takes place at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France, 5 and […]

keyboard_arrow_upMinister gives industry-managed waste management plan a thumbs up
keyboard_arrow_downMinister gives industry-managed waste management plan a thumbs up

The plastics and packaging industries of South Africa, represented by Packaging SA and Plastics SA, have both welcomed the announcement made by Barbara Creecy, minister of environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) to scrap the existing Section 28 plan for developing an Industry Waste Management Plan (IndWMP) for the paper and packaging industry. Although the development […]

keyboard_arrow_upBosch’s packaging division is now independent enterprise Syntegon Technology
keyboard_arrow_downBosch’s packaging division is now independent enterprise Syntegon Technology

Known as Bosch Packaging Technology until late 2019, the former Bosch division has presented itself as an independent enterprise with the name Syntegon Technology at the company headquarters in Waiblingen, Germany. Syntegon’s business focus is on intelligent and sustainable technologies for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Extending the service range is a priority for the […]

keyboard_arrow_upNeopac to present SpringTube at PCD Paris
keyboard_arrow_downNeopac to present SpringTube at PCD Paris

The global provider of high-quality packaging for a broad array of industries and applications will feature a packaging solution for cosmetics and personal care products, at PCD Paris on 29-30 January 2020, at stand H24. Developed by subsidiary 3D Neopac, SpringTube is specially designed to maintain its shape while delivering a host of additional benefits […]

keyboard_arrow_upOptima automation will exhibit precision and flexibility at Pharmapack
keyboard_arrow_downOptima automation will exhibit precision and flexibility at Pharmapack

Optima automation will provide information about its current technologies for pen and auto injectors as well as paste dispensers for cannulae at Pharmapack 2020. These machines are characterised by their high process flexibility and precision. Semiautomatic machines can be converted into fully automatic systems and supplemented with additional features. During assembly, pen and auto injectors […]

keyboard_arrow_upHoffmann Neopac acquires CM Packaging
keyboard_arrow_downHoffmann Neopac acquires CM Packaging

Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality plastic and metal packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, has acquired its longstanding metal packaging partner, Netherlands-based CM Packaging. As of 1 January 2020, the company intends to operate as a single entity. The parties have agreed not to disclose the acquisition price. Expanded capacity […]

keyboard_arrow_upUnderstanding the complexity of plastics pollution
keyboard_arrow_downUnderstanding the complexity of plastics pollution

To investigate some of the key issues around plastic pollution The National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) held a seminar called ‘Plastics: Substitutes vs recycling’. Banning plastic straws has become synonymous with the issue of plastic pollution, particularly in the oceans. It is considered a ‘hook’, something the public can focus on as an entry […]

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global returns with free marketing trends and technical seminars
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global returns with free marketing trends and technical seminars

Celebrating 30 years of innovation this year, in-cosmetics Global will once again deliver a comprehensive education programme of sessions and seminars across the three-day event. Renowned as the world’s leading event for beauty and personal care professionals to source the latest ingredients, in-cosmetics Global also returns to Barcelona this March with a comprehensive, and free-to-attend, […]

keyboard_arrow_upSpecial Organics and Natural Products Expo offer for SMEs
keyboard_arrow_downSpecial Organics and Natural Products Expo offer for SMEs

Taking place from 8 to 10 May at the Wanderers Stadium Deck in Johannesburg, The Organics and Natural Products Expo which is a hybrid trade and consumer show is sure to draw large crowds of buyers, exporters, importers and consumers, who will be introduced to hundreds of high-quality organic and natural products. Organisers South African […]

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global celebrates 30 years with new Beauty Tech Zone
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global celebrates 30 years with new Beauty Tech Zone

Technology is changing the face of the beauty industry. From haircare and make-up styling apps to personal skin prescriptions, beauty tech innovations are making the world of beauty move faster than ever before. Pioneered by brands like L’Oréal, which last year announced its ambition to be referred to as ‘the number one beauty tech company […]

keyboard_arrow_upGround breaking organic and natural products expo comes to Joburg
keyboard_arrow_downGround breaking organic and natural products expo comes to Joburg

The organics industry is booming. What was once a trend is now mainstream. Over the past two decades global organic food and drink sales have increased from less than $15 million to almost $90 billion. Now Africa is playing catch up with its own industry platform – The Organic and Natural Products Expo Africa 2020. […]

keyboard_arrow_upBook your seat at our beauty industry conference
keyboard_arrow_downBook your seat at our beauty industry conference

Following the highly successful P&C Review Beauty Business & Partners Conference in 2019, our leading industry event is back this year with a very exciting programme and speaker line up. Join us in Johannesburg on 20 February, where we’ll have exceptional, relevant thought leadership content on offer from nine leaders in their respective fields. Learn […]

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global celebrates 30 years of innovation in 2020
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global celebrates 30 years of innovation in 2020

Growth in the beauty and personal care industry reached a decade high last year and is set to continue unabated, according to Euromonitor. In fact, the value of the global cosmetic products market is expected to reach USD 805.61 billion by 2023, propelled by major trends including conscious consumerism, advancements in beauty technology and the […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAAFFI urges you to wake up, grow up and speak up about the planet in 2020
keyboard_arrow_downSAAFFI urges you to wake up, grow up and speak up about the planet in 2020

The countdown has started to the 18th annual SAAFFI seminar. The entire fragrance and flavour industry in South Africa, including those that are allied to it, as suppliers of ingredients, equipment or services, excitedly anticipates every year the announcement of the details of the SAAFFI annual seminar and workshop. The 2020 event, the 18th SAAFFI […]

keyboard_arrow_upAsia’s best beauty and cosmetic products awarded at Cosmoprof Asia
keyboard_arrow_downAsia’s best beauty and cosmetic products awarded at Cosmoprof Asia

Cosmoprof Asia 2019, the leading B2B event for the beauty industry in the Asia-Pacific region, has announced the winners of Cosmopack and Cosmoprof Asia Awards. Exhibitors, CEOs and management of beauty companies, executives from trade associations, buyers, media and influencers were invited to the awards ceremony to celebrate the 10 winning companies of the 2019 […]

keyboard_arrow_upSupply chain anthropologist Dr John Gattorna to speak at Sapics 2020
keyboard_arrow_downSupply chain anthropologist Dr John Gattorna to speak at Sapics 2020

One of the world’s pre-eminent supply chain thought leaders, Dr John Gattorna, will be a keynote speaker at the 2020 Sapics Conference. Based in Sydney, Australia, Gattorna has helped to shape the thinking, understanding and practice of logistics and supply chain management globally for more than 40 years. His belief that the supply chain is […]