keyboard_arrow_upDevan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital range
keyboard_arrow_downDevan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital range

Textile innovator Devan is launching a new blend in addition to its R-Vital range of active ingredients. The new ‘multivitamin’ blend consist of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger and is developed for immunity-boosting properties. Staying strong and healthy “COVID-19 makes us feel more concerned than usual about staying strong and healthy,” says Devan CEO […]

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise products honoured at BSB Innovation Awards 2020
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise products honoured at BSB Innovation Awards 2020

Three Symrise developments have made it to first place in their categories at the renowned BSB Innovation Awards 2020. The natural anti-dandruff active ingredient Crinipan PMC green received the award for Most Innovative Active Ingredient for cosmetics in the category “Scalp, Barrier, Redness.” In the category “Scalp, Hair, Moisture, Tan,” SymControl Scalp won first prize […]

keyboard_arrow_upElkem Silicones introduces Puresil
keyboard_arrow_downElkem Silicones introduces Puresil

Elkem Silicones has just launched Puresil, a new brand for specialised personal care offerings. Puresil, a new brand created following the acquisition of Basel Chemie, a renowned Korean silicone producer, demonstrates Elkem’s commitment to strengthening its position as a specialty silicone supplier to the personal care market. Its newly extended product range is now composed […]

keyboard_arrow_upFive active ingredients by BASF certified as organic
keyboard_arrow_downFive active ingredients by BASF certified as organic

Five active ingredients by BASF for cosmetics and body care products have been approved as organic according to COSMOS-standard. This includes the active ingredients Dulcemin from sweet almond seed flour, Lipofructyl on the basis of Argan oil as well as the skin care ingredient Elestan extracted from the leaves of the West African Manilkara tree. […]

keyboard_arrow_upCLR launches Virtual Exhibition to debut Cutibiome CLR
keyboard_arrow_downCLR launches Virtual Exhibition to debut Cutibiome CLR

CLR is replacing its physical presence at in-cosmetics Global, which was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, with a virtual exhibition. New situations ask for new, creative approaches. Because of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), many exhibitions and conferences have been either cancelled or postponed in recent weeks. Among these were in-cosmetics Global in Barcelona, […]

keyboard_arrow_upClariant launches an efficient natural choice for cosmetics preservation
keyboard_arrow_downClariant launches an efficient natural choice for cosmetics preservation

Clariant has launched the next generation preservation booster Velsan Flex for both traditional and natural formulations. The 93 percent RCI (Renewable Carbon Index) innovation is highly versatile and effective in combination with all preservative types, enabling a reduction of typical preservative by as much as 50 percent while still achieving safe antimicrobial protection for cosmetics. […]

keyboard_arrow_upDestress your skin with a safe and natural CBD alternative from Beraca
keyboard_arrow_downDestress your skin with a safe and natural CBD alternative from Beraca

Beraca is set to launch two innovative products at in-cosmetics Global, taking place from 31 March to 2 April at Fira de Barcelona-Gran Via Venue, in Barcelona, Spain. The first one is Beracare CBA – Cannabinoid Active System – an active compound with proven efficacy to decrease the effects of premature ageing related to inflammatory […]

keyboard_arrow_upWhat does ‘natural’ mean in cosmetics labelling?
keyboard_arrow_downWhat does ‘natural’ mean in cosmetics labelling?

AUTHOR: Dr Somia EL Azzab, senior toxicologist, health, environmental and regulatory services Despite widespread use of the term ‘natural’ in personal care products, the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has not officially defined the term and has not released any guidelines on its use. However, the ISO standard 16128 includes technical definitions […]

keyboard_arrow_upEvonik acquires phytochemical company Wilshire Technologies
keyboard_arrow_downEvonik acquires phytochemical company Wilshire Technologies

Evonik concluded a purchase agreement to acquire Wilshire Technologies, a supplier of  phytochemicals and derivatives to the global cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, headquartered in Princeton NJ, USA. The new home for the cosmetics part of Wilshire’s product portfolio will be in Evonik’s Care Solutions business line. Sustainable and renewable sources Wilshire Technologies has developed a […]

keyboard_arrow_upAzelis expands its presence in India with acquisition of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem
keyboard_arrow_downAzelis expands its presence in India with acquisition of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem

Azelis has announced it will acquire 100 percent of the distribution and Indent business of S. Zhaveri Pharmakem, an Indian specialty distributor for the pharmaceutical industry. Founded in 1951 and headquartered in Mumbai, the company has a very good reputation in the pharmaceutical sector in India, serving reputable international and domestic principals. Why S.Zhaveri? • […]