keyboard_arrow_upInnovation from global supplier
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Symrise recently launched SymSave H, a multifunctional ingredient ideal for all types of skin and hair care formulations. It has anti-oxidant, soothing, emulsion stabilising and preservative boosting properties.

keyboard_arrow_upAncestral traditions
keyboard_arrow_downAncestral traditions

Liquid gold in Morocco, argan oil is harvested from Argania Spinosa, which grows exclusively in the south-western parts of the country on the Souss Plain. Here 21 million trees can be found covering almost 800 000 hectares.

keyboard_arrow_upNew offerings from Ashland Care
keyboard_arrow_downNew offerings from Ashland Care

Ashland Care Specialties recently introduced various new ingredient offerings, advanced skincare solutions, and an initiative to guide ingredient formulators into meeting consumer expectations.

keyboard_arrow_upJohnson & Johnson commits to chemical-free products
keyboard_arrow_downJohnson & Johnson commits to chemical-free products

One of the world’s largest producers of personal care products, Johnson & Johnson recently pledged to remove various chemicals from its baby products.

keyboard_arrow_upMerging tradition with innovation
keyboard_arrow_downMerging tradition with innovation

Sharon Bolel Chemical Marketing has just added one of the world’s largest producers of preservation solutions to the global personal care market – Sharon Laboratories from Israel – to its portfolio of principals.

keyboard_arrow_upSafeguarding cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downSafeguarding cosmetics

To control microbial growth and to stabilise any cosmetic product, some form of preservative needs to be used. Parabens are the most common preservatives, although they have become one of the most controversial topics in beauty. Fact remains, they are essential to preserving formulations.

keyboard_arrow_upAyurvedic formulations from Lipo
keyboard_arrow_downAyurvedic formulations from Lipo

The Vedaplex products, offered exclusively by Lipo, are a high purity line of botanicals based on the traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda. Ayurveda teaches that nature holds the answer for maintaining balance and harmony of mind, life, body and spirit. This unique line provides endless opportunities to treat and prevent skin disorders. The specific blends capture the time honoured recipes of Ayurveda and work to improve the skin's overall function, balance and vitality.

keyboard_arrow_upRising to the occasion in supplements
keyboard_arrow_downRising to the occasion in supplements

The natural, rich goodness of dried yeast is becoming more accessible to supplement manufacturers with new ingredients from Naturex. The Yesto-Sel range of dried yeast products contain a certified quantity of selenium in a form suitable for incorporating in supplements. Yeast is one of the most concentrated natural sources of protein, vitamins and minerals essential to health. It’s a rich source of water-soluble B vitamins; it typically contains 12 minerals, all of which are needed by the body in trace amounts as key constituents of metabolism; and nearly half the dry weight of yeast is in the form of high-grade protein that contains all the essential amino acids.