keyboard_arrow_upNatural, vegan Cold Pressed Skin care
keyboard_arrow_downNatural, vegan Cold Pressed Skin care

Cold Pressed Skin is part of the new generation of consumers, living in an age where the words ‘health’ and ‘conscious’ are used together rather than separately. These consumers already integrate plant-based juicing into their daily routines.

keyboard_arrow_upOptiphi crowned 2018 New Product Competition winner
keyboard_arrow_downOptiphi crowned 2018 New Product Competition winner

On 11 October, the Optiphi team celebrated in style as its Classic Clarity Serum was named the overall winner in the 2018 Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upZinplex reformulates its Tattoo range
keyboard_arrow_downZinplex reformulates its Tattoo range

Zinplex is taking part in the 2018 P&C Review/Symrise New Product Competition with both a range and individual product entries. This trusted health and wellness brand offers an extensive basket of skin, health and baby care products all based on zinc.

keyboard_arrow_upScalp detox with Schwarzkopf Professional
keyboard_arrow_downScalp detox with Schwarzkopf Professional

Schwarzkopf Professional, a Henkel brand, is pushing boundaries in hair care with its new detoxifying scalp care system and new line of shampoos, serums and conditioner products formulated with natural oil.

keyboard_arrow_upGet long luscious locks with Quick Grow
keyboard_arrow_downGet long luscious locks with Quick Grow

Developed and produced in South Africa, Quick Grow is an advanced amino hair care product range. The products are scientifically formulated to supplement your body with a precise blend of amino acids, minerals and vitamins, which trains the body to produce keratin faster. The result is proven accelerated hair growth.

keyboard_arrow_upManage and maintain relaxed and natural hair with ORS
keyboard_arrow_downManage and maintain relaxed and natural hair with ORS

ORS, a leader in the Ethnic hair care market, focuses on meeting the unmet needs of the health-conscious, multi-cultural consumer with new and natural solutions. The brand has entered three of its latest innovations into the 2018 P&C Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upProfessional skin care innovations from Optiphi
keyboard_arrow_downProfessional skin care innovations from Optiphi

The Optiphi brand prides itself on expert understanding of the inner workings of the skin, which allows its R&D team to create unique and highly effective skin care products with unparalleled results.

keyboard_arrow_upKalahari Lifestyle uncovers the beauty of African botanicals
keyboard_arrow_downKalahari Lifestyle uncovers the beauty of African botanicals

The quality of skin care products from Kalahari Lifestyle harnesses the superior benefits of plant oils and phyto-effective extracts. These ingredients are compounded into solutions for all skin types and offer added benefits such as restoring and nourishing skin.

keyboard_arrow_upFace your future with CRT from Avroy Shlain
keyboard_arrow_downFace your future with CRT from Avroy Shlain

Avroy Shlain’s CRT range is said to be the first ever skin care range to combine powerful problem-specific anti-ageing technologies with Timetouch Innovation, to create the ultimate skin care experience.

keyboard_arrow_upFragrance and technology at Beautyworld Middle East
keyboard_arrow_downFragrance and technology at Beautyworld Middle East

From today, 15 April, Beautyworld Middle East – the region’s largest trade show for beauty, hair, fragrance and wellness – takes place in Dubai for three days. For the first time, Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA exhibits with its own stand in the Fragrance Zone where the fragrance house will show its latest fragrance creations […]

keyboard_arrow_upDon’t miss out on Coschem’s 2019 Golf Day
keyboard_arrow_downDon’t miss out on Coschem’s 2019 Golf Day

The annual Golf Day of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists is just around the corner. If you have not done so as yet, you should book your four ball today. Apart from the networking benefit, the Coschem golf day seeks to bring much needed help to a non-profit organisation. This year, all proceeds raised from […]

keyboard_arrow_upAfriplex aligned with prized Cannabis cultivation license
keyboard_arrow_downAfriplex aligned with prized Cannabis cultivation license

A strategic partner of Afriplex, House of Hemp, has received its Cannabis cultivation license from the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA). This is a historical milestone for South Africa to become an active and innovative player in the budding cannabis market. It also marks a positive move forward by SAHPRA to encourage the […]

keyboard_arrow_upTake a texture adventure with Cosmetic Ingredients
keyboard_arrow_downTake a texture adventure with Cosmetic Ingredients

South Africa’s bath, body and shower category is growing. Shani Vermeulen of Cosmetic Ingredients shares a range of exciting ideas and the suitable ingredients and formulation technologies to help brands innovate.

keyboard_arrow_upAnalytica’s arrival in SA welcomed by big brands
keyboard_arrow_downAnalytica’s arrival in SA welcomed by big brands

A strong exhibitor turnout and expanded presence are expected at the upcoming analytica Lab Africa. Over 120 leading brands and international exhibitors have welcomed the arrival of international trade fair, analytica, in South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upNew study proves tomato phytonutrients support skin’s UV resilience
keyboard_arrow_downNew study proves tomato phytonutrients support skin’s UV resilience

Lycored, an international wellness company at the forefront of the ingestible skincare market, announced the publication of its newest paper in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Skin Pharmacology and Physiology (Skin Pharmacol Physiol). Within the paper, researchers confirm supplementation of Lycoderm, a carotenoid-rich tomato nutrient complex, allows for the proper nourishment of body and skin and […]

keyboard_arrow_upEffective hand hygiene for your health
keyboard_arrow_downEffective hand hygiene for your health

The most common and often underrated cause of the spread of illness is poor hand hygiene. Despite the commonly known mantras for advice many have heard growing up, like ‘wash your hands before you eat’, ‘wash your hands after using the lavatory’, etc. the startling fact is that a large percentage of people forgo this […]

keyboard_arrow_upAccentuate your personal style even with a demanding lifestyle
keyboard_arrow_downAccentuate your personal style even with a demanding lifestyle

Leading a life that entails attending events, hosting shows and entertaining guests at high-profile gatherings, with all the travelling, climate changes and makeup calls these entail, can take a toll on your skin. So how do South Africa’s leading ladies do all this but still look so fantastic? One of their secrets is Croatian natural […]

keyboard_arrow_upWhat’s new from Savannah at in-cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downWhat’s new from Savannah at in-cosmetics

At in-cosmetics Global in Paris, principals of Savannah Fine Chemicals have launched variety of innovative active ingredients ideal to design brilliant skin, body and hair care products.

keyboard_arrow_upDisruptive technology for constructive change
keyboard_arrow_downDisruptive technology for constructive change

The word ‘disruption’ is a noun, used to describe a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event. So, when we talk about disruptive innovation or disruptive technology, these phrases may evoke thoughts of chaos. However, when done right, disruptive technology can break the confines of old-school thinking. In fact, the terms disruptive innovation or disruptive […]

keyboard_arrow_upBowler Plastics diversifies into in-mould labelling
keyboard_arrow_downBowler Plastics diversifies into in-mould labelling

If you’ve visited Propak Africa over the past four days, you would have noticed the rounded crown of the bowler hat – Bowler Plastics’ signature logo – overlooking the company’s exhibition stand in hall 6. This leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging has made the most of Africa’s foremost packaging and printing industry show with […]

keyboard_arrow_upJoin ALPLA at Propak for 3D design demos
keyboard_arrow_downJoin ALPLA at Propak for 3D design demos

ALPLA, a leading international manufacturer of plastic packaging, continues to expand its presence in the African market. The company is taking part in Propak Africa in Johannesburg, where it will display its market relevant solutions.

keyboard_arrow_upALPLA completes takeover of Zamil ALPLA
keyboard_arrow_downALPLA completes takeover of Zamil ALPLA

The packaging solutions specialist ALPLA, based in Austria, has completed a 100 percent takeover of Zamil ALPLA. ALPLA and Zamil founded a joint venture in 2008, of which ALPLA previously held a 49 percent share.

keyboard_arrow_upNeopac participates in Smart Green Island Makeathon Youth Education Challenge
keyboard_arrow_downNeopac participates in Smart Green Island Makeathon Youth Education Challenge

Neopac, a global provider of high-quality tube packaging for a broad array of industries and applications, participated in a forward-thinking event that challenges young people to create innovative and sustainable solutions. Taking place in Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, Spain, the Makeathon was attended by more than 260 youth contestants and influencers across a range […]

keyboard_arrow_upHigh demands for primary packaging
keyboard_arrow_downHigh demands for primary packaging

Pharmaceutical packaging is obliged to comply with many functions. And it has an influence on the quality, effectiveness and applicability of pharmaceuticals which cannot be underestimated. This particularly applies for primary packaging, i.e. packaging which comes or can potentially come into direct contact with the dosage form, such as ampoules, ready-to-fill syringes, blister packs, pharmaceutical […]

keyboard_arrow_upResults of 2018 International Coastal Clean-up released
keyboard_arrow_downResults of 2018 International Coastal Clean-up released

The results of the 2018 International Coastal Clean-up, which took place on Saturday, 15 September 2018, have just been released.

keyboard_arrow_upChildproof packaging for drugs is a vital requirement
keyboard_arrow_downChildproof packaging for drugs is a vital requirement

Gerresheimer will take the wraps off their first snap-on cap with child-resistant (CR) solution at booth B62 at this year’s Pharmapack, which will open its doors between 6 and 7 February in Paris, Porte de Versailles. Conventional child-resistant screw caps are made of two components. ‘Packaging drugs in a childproof manner is imperative. Small children […]

keyboard_arrow_upPackaging material is a key issue for the climate
keyboard_arrow_downPackaging material is a key issue for the climate

Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 percent. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this single choice can make the biggest climate impact during a product manager or designer’s entire professional career. That’s the conclusion of a study done by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute […]

keyboard_arrow_upVytrus Biotech takes home multiple awards
keyboard_arrow_downVytrus Biotech takes home multiple awards

At stand B79, located just in front of the Sustainability Corner, Vytrus Biotech launched a new active ingredient, Olea VitaPLF. This new generation of plant biomimetic lipids fights energetic ageing.

keyboard_arrow_upInnovators awarded at in-cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downInnovators awarded at in-cosmetics

On Tuesday 2 April, in-cosmetics Global unveiled the winners of its Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Awards 2019. The event was a celebration of the most cutting-edge personal care ingredients launched in the past six months.

keyboard_arrow_upPlastics|SA’s Anton Hanekom calls for a ‘recycling revolution’
keyboard_arrow_downPlastics|SA’s Anton Hanekom calls for a ‘recycling revolution’

The demand to ban plastic products is a simplistic response to the complex problem of excessive plastic waste. What’s required is a rational solution to the genuine crisis of plastic pollution, and not just an emotional reaction.

keyboard_arrow_upSustainability and new solutions at Propak Africa
keyboard_arrow_downSustainability and new solutions at Propak Africa

Propak Africa is recognised as Africa’s ultimate packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling exhibition. From 12 to 15 March, over 600 exhibitors across three massive halls and outdoor exhibit areas at Nasrec Expo Centre gave visitors an opportunity to see the latest, state of the art equipment and machinery, auxiliary products and services. Engineering, […]

keyboard_arrow_upin-cosmetics Global launches Global Beauty Day on 3 April in Paris
keyboard_arrow_downin-cosmetics Global launches Global Beauty Day on 3 April in Paris

in-cosmetics Global returns to Paris from 2 to 4 April and to mark the occasion, the organisers are launching the first ever Global Beauty Day on 3 April, which will honour diversity in the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upHPCI expo comes to SA in September
keyboard_arrow_downHPCI expo comes to SA in September

COPY: In collaboration with the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem), the Home and Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) exhibition will be hosted in South Africa, on 4 and 5 September at Gallagher Exhibition Centre, Midrand.

keyboard_arrow_upAnalytica Lab Africa to showcase pharma technologies
keyboard_arrow_downAnalytica Lab Africa to showcase pharma technologies

R&D and analytical laboratories in the pharmaceutical industry play a critical role. Analytica Lab Africa – presented by international exhibition organiser, Messe München – takes place at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 9 to 11 July. The trade show will present the latest solutions for identity and purity testing, microbiological testing of medicinal products, […]

keyboard_arrow_upJoin P&C Review for the 2019 beauty industry conference
keyboard_arrow_downJoin P&C Review for the 2019 beauty industry conference

Following the successful P&C Review Beauty Trends & Innovations Conference in 2018, this year’s event will provide the No.1 meeting place for beauty brands and industry partners. Join us on 21 February to source exceptional business specific content from eight business and industry experts in one inspiring day.

keyboard_arrow_upSmoking hot trends at the SAAFFI seminar
keyboard_arrow_downSmoking hot trends at the SAAFFI seminar

Will you attend the 17th annual SAAFFI seminar? The event takes place on 14 March at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand, Gauteng and will feature relevant content to inspire deeper thinking.