African Focus

Pomegranate-based Hydroquinone-free skin toning and brightening cream

Pomegranate is the smart skin brightenerHydroquinone-based lightening products still have a very strong presence in the skin care industry throughout Africa. To meet the growing demand for more hydroquinone-free formulations in even tone and brightening skin creams, Savannah Fine Chemicals is marketing Luminia GranatumPRCF. This innovative and effective active ingredient developed by Vytrus Biotech, Savannah’s principal based in Barcelona, is said to enhance radiance and skin glow.

Colour and transparency for Ethnic makeup

It is necessary to impart colour in the correct balance for different skin tones. It is also equally important to understand that people from different backgrounds have various skin care concerns, which need to be addressed. African skin contains less moisture; pore size also varies amongst races.

Azelis expands its African presence

The MD of Azelis Ivory Coast, Michel HaidonAzelis, a leading global distributor of speciality chemicals, has opened a new office in Abidjan, the economic capital and largest city of Ivory Coast. This represents Azelis’ continued commitment to investing in Africa, ensuring the company has ample room for its planned growth over the next few years.

Caring for tresses, kinks and curls

multi-ethnic hair care regimensThe multi-ethnic hair care market is booming. To meet consumers’ diverse hair care needs, Symrise has launched a variety of new and adaptable solutions suitable for use in Africa, the United States and Brazil.

Aurecon strengthens manufacturing client focus in Africa

Stephan Kotze, Aurecon’s newly appointed client director for manufacturing in AfricaAurecon, the global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, has made two strategic appointments to its Africa team. Stephan Kotze has been appointed client director for manufacturing in Africa. This is a newly created role in the company and forms part of Aurecon’s ongoing growth strategy in South Africa and throughout the African continent.

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