keyboard_arrow_upClariant gets conscious about beauty
keyboard_arrow_downClariant gets conscious about beauty

#consciousbeauty is taking off in Latin America. As consumers adapt personal care buying behaviour to contribute to a more sustainable world, Clariant answers their call for natural ingredients and environmental claims in its new products at in-cosmetics Latin America 2019. New natural actives, silicone substitutes and a non-palm sourced powerful sensory additive will be presented […]

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise opens new laboratory for cosmetic ingredients
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise opens new laboratory for cosmetic ingredients

Symrise has opened a new laboratory for cosmetic ingredients in Holzminden, Germany. The new facility will enable the development, optimisation, and testing of new cosmetic formulations, specifically utilising the portfolio of antimicrobial ingredients from the Micro Protection category. The laboratory will support customer-specific projects as well as the development of new innovative materials for use […]

keyboard_arrow_upBarentz and SK Chemtrade Services embark on joint venture
keyboard_arrow_downBarentz and SK Chemtrade Services embark on joint venture

Barentz International is continuing its expansion in South Africa by embarking on a joint venture with SK Chemtrade Services, a leading supplier of high-quality raw materials to the life sciences industries in South Africa and neighbouring countries. This joint venture will give Barentz quicker access to the market in southern Africa, while offering SK Chemtrade […]

keyboard_arrow_upAfriplex harnesses the healing power of propolis
keyboard_arrow_downAfriplex harnesses the healing power of propolis

An exciting, new extract has been produced in collaboration with honeybees in the Western Cape. The extract contains the active components found in propolis and may be formulated in cosmetic and food supplement formulations. Propolis African bees accumulate material from a variety of plants, to form a resinous substance in order to protect their beehive. […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew cancer study published on Sabina’s Curcumin C3
keyboard_arrow_downNew cancer study published on Sabina’s Curcumin C3

Sabinsa’s Curcumin C3 Complex has been studied as an adjuvant therapy with several cancer drugs in the past, and the body of science continues to grow with the recent publication of more positive research.  Tolerated well by subjects In continuation of two earlier related studies, researchers at the University of Leicester in the UK published […]

keyboard_arrow_upTwo wins for Sederma’s Crystalide
keyboard_arrow_downTwo wins for Sederma’s Crystalide

After having received the PCHi Fountain Award for Moisturising/Hydration Active Ingredient in February, Crystalide just won the 2019 Ringier Technology Innovation Award under the skin care category. New and improved Inaugurated by Ringier Trade Media in 2006, this contest aims to reward individuals and companies who have introduced and developed a new idea, a new […]

keyboard_arrow_upAcquisition sees Solabia Group entering the Microalgae industry
keyboard_arrow_downAcquisition sees Solabia Group entering the Microalgae industry

Solabia Group has announced its acquisition of Algatech, a global leader in the development, cultivation and commercialisation of ingredients delivered from microalgae and used by leading food supplement, food and cosmetic brands worldwide. Solabia Solabia, a family-owned company working closely with its minority partner TA Associates, is a global leader in biotechnology, fine chemicals and […]

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_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_upSolabia prioritises sustainability and responsible sourcing
keyboard_arrow_downSolabia prioritises sustainability and responsible sourcing

At in-cosmetics Global in Paris, from 2 to 4 April, Solabia, represented in South Africa by Vantage, will showcase a variety of innovative active ingredients for skin and scalp care – all of them based on sustainable and responsible sourcing and production methods.