Supplier's Corner


  • Liposhield Protects Skin From HEV Light

    In response to recent scientific evidence suggesting that High Energy Visible (HEV) light is harmful to skin, Lipo Chemicals, Inc. developed Liposhield, a patent pending ingredient that acts as an “umbrella” to protect skin from the unhea…
    10.02.14

  • Bath Options at Alban Muller

    In response to the ban on polyethylene beads, Alban Muller rolled out two options for personal care products: Scrubamis and Silicami. Scrubamis is made of fruit pits and shells with a beige to brown hue. It offers gentle and non-aggressive exfoliatio…
    10.02.14

  • The Latest Ecocert Approvals at Croda

    Croda has received Ecocert approval for two of its transparent grades of mineral UV filters, Solaveil CT-300 (titanium dioxide) and Solaveil CZ-300 (zinc oxide). “This is great news for companies seeking natural certification for their UV prot…
    09.03.14

  • Innospec Adds To Iselux Surfactant Collection

    Innospec Performance Chemicals introduced the newest addition to its Iselux line of surfactants: Iselux Ultra Mild. According to the company, Iselux Ultra Mild is a concentrated surfactant blend developed for use in ultra mild cleanser applications.…
    09.03.14

  • Harnessing a Secret of the Sea To Enhance Delivery of Actives

    The skin is acting as a barrier between the inner and the outer environments. Delivery of cosmetic actives to their target in the skin has long been a great unmet need and a challenge. StarletDerma’s InoCyte is a natural, marine extracted micr…
    09.03.14

  • New Active at Silab

    Optimizing lipid organization, reinforcing epidermal cohesion and activating keratinocyte differentiation are the three biological mechanisms involved in skin hydration homeostasis. Silab has developed Cohesium, a repairing and moisturizing active in…
    09.03.14

  • TRI-K Products Now Ecocert Approved

    Four new raw materials are now Ecocert approved at TRI-K Industries, Inc.: Baobab Tein NPNF, Quinoa Pro NPNF, Rice Tein NPNF and TRIglyphix Sense. These products can be used in any Ecocert or Comos compliant formulation, according to the company. Ba…
    09.03.14

  • New Silicone Offers Texture Transformation

    A pioneer in the field of silicones for personal care products, the latest creations at Shin-Etsu Silicones of America (SESA) are emulsifying elastomers, KSG-210/KSG-710, and KF co-emulsifiers. According to the company, KSG-210 is an excellent W/O e…
    08.01.14

  • New Elevance Grease Processing Aid Available At Acme Hardesty

    Elevance Renewable Sciences’s Elevance Concert GC-350, a grease processing aid, will be distributed in North America by Acme-Hardesty, Co., one of the largest distributors of renewable products into lubricants and greases. “Elevance Conc…
    08.01.14

  • New Extra Small Spheres At Induchem

    Induchem launched a new generation of visual enhancers for cosmetic formulas: Unispheres XS. “This new range of visual carriers is a pure evolution of our technology and expertise” said Fabrice Lefèvre, global scientific marketing…
    08.01.14

  • Symrise and P2 Science Form Partnership

    Flavor and fragrance supplier Symrise AG and P2 Science, a renewable chemical company, have entered into a partnership for the joint development and commercialization of renewable flavor and fragrance and cosmetics ingredients.   Curr…
    08.01.14

  • Lonza’s Disinfectants Secure EPA Approval

    Responding to a rise in new, often fatal infectious agents in healthcare and other public settings, Lonza’s Hygiene & Preservation business has gained US EPA approval for several of its disinfectant formulations: the Lonzagard R82 family of…
    08.01.14

  • Coast Southwest Introduces Olive Oil-Based Emulsifiers

    Coast Southwest, Inc. recently rolled out a new line of high-performing natural emulsifiers derived from olive oil. These novel ingredients impart a luxurious skin feel and an elegant texture while providing stability to the finished product. Olivat…
    07.02.14

  • Microbead Replacements From Micro Powders

    With environmental concerns growing over traditional polyethylene-based microbead scrub materials, formulators are searching for alternatives. Micro Powders’ entire line of Synscrub is made from biodegradable synthetic wax. The new Synscrub pro…
    07.02.14

  • HallStar Debuts Novel Ingredients

    HallStar’s growing roster of ingredients provides personal care chemists many choices for a wide range of formulations. Olivem VS Feel is ideal for body butter, sun care, baby care, foundation, hair conditioner, antiperspirant, cleanser and me…
    07.02.14

  • Anti-Aging Innovations at Silab

    Elasticity loss and tissue stiffening are signs of aging resulting from glycation. To fight against these occurrences, Silab offers Deglysome, a double effect active ingredient capable of limiting cellular and tissue damages caused by glycation and A…
    07.02.14

  • Gelita Presents Gelatine, Collagen Peptides

    More than just for gummies, Gelita Gelatine and Collagen Peptides are all around us in everyday products for health, fitness, fun and convenience, contends the company. It continually develops ingredient concepts based on collagen proteins providing…
    07.02.14

  • Desert Whale Features Natural Bead Alternative

    A sustainable and biodegradable response to Polyethylene (PE) Beads used in beauty products, Desert Whale Jojoba Company presents Jojoba Scrubeads. Its creation comes in response to the call to action from The North Sea Foundation and The Plastic Sou…
    07.02.14

  • Lipotec’s Marine Ingredient

    Lipotec introduced Actigym, billed as a novel marine ingredient that, by mimicking the effect of endurance training, is directed at improving body definition and redefining areas sensitive to sagging, due to aging or insufficient physical activity.…
    07.02.14

  • Lonza’s Disinfectant Now EPA Approved

    Lonza’s Hygiene & Preservation business revealed that its Lonzagard R-82 family of disinfectants is now EPA approved to combat Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CREs). Untreatable and hard-to-treat infections from CRE bacteria are on…
    07.02.14