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? • […]

keyboard_arrow_upClariant’s Envisioning Beauty presents plenty for 20 at in-cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downClariant’s Envisioning Beauty presents plenty for 20 at in-cosmetics

To celebrate the start of the roaring twenties, Clariant Personal Care has announced that at least 20 new premium formulations and products will come from its Envisioning Beauty brand during 2020. And many will debut this spring at in-cosmetics Global. Following Envisioning Beauty’s introduction at the 2019 tradeshow, Clariant turns attention for the 2020 Barcelona […]

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 […]