• Three New Evonik Sites Earn GMP Certification

    January 1, 2014
    Evonik achieved cosmetic GMP (ISO 22716) confirmation for North American sites. With the confirmation of another three facilities in Hopewell, Janesville and Mapleton, Evonik raises the number of cosmetic GMP certified production sites to 10. ISO 227…

  • Golden Repair for Sublime Lips

    January 1, 2014
    Sederma now offers NG Shea unsaponifiable, a new grade of shea butter that’s even more efficient due to its high concentration of unsaponifiables, the active part of shea butter. It is 100% natural origin guaranteed, according to the company.…

  • Clariant Rolls Out New Ingredients

    December 3, 2013
    Clariant recently debuted personal care product ranges that are part of the company’s new Secret Code of Beauty concept. With the launch of Nipaguard Zero preservative blends, Clariant is responding to market demand for a reliable and effectiv…

  • Innospec Expands Flagship Esters

    December 3, 2013
    Innospec introduced two new variants of its flagship ester, Finsolv TN (C12-15 alkyl benzoate).  Finsolv TN-G is focused on sustainability. While the original Finsolv TN is based on synthetic raw materials, the Innospec laboratory was able to r…

  • Ashland’s Integra 44 Microbiocide Is Ecocert-Certified for Natural Detergents

    December 3, 2013
    mmercial unit of Ashland Inc., reports that Ecocert has verified that Integra 44 microbiocide conforms to its standards for use in natural laundry detergents. Integra 44 microbiocide offers broad-spectrum antimicrobial protection in a range of consu…

  • Verisol Collagen Peptides Improve Skin Elasticity

    December 3, 2013
    Gelita’s Verisol Bioactive Collagen Peptides are significantly improving skin conditions such as elasticity and wrinkles, according to the company. Hans-Ulrich Frech, global vice president business, unit collagen peptides, revealed the publicat…

  • Rahn Teams Up with Dermatest

    December 3, 2013
    The new EC Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 entered into force with the aim to protect and improve the health and safety of consumers of cosmetic products. Since July 2013 manufacturers of cosmetic products are legally required to prepare a PIF (product…

  • DSM Launches Corneocare Program

    December 3, 2013
    DSM’s Corneocare program promotes a holistic view to epidermal skin care and reveals the importance of a healthy, functioning epidermis in preparing the skin for a beautiful future. Building on recent insights into market trends and unmet consu…

  • Lipotec Reveals New Test Results on Argireline Peptide

    December 3, 2013
    At 2% use levels, Argireline peptide vastly improved skin appearance after just one week of treatment, according to Lipotec. The clinical test was performed on a panel of 24 female volunteers aged between 35-45 years old, who applied a cream with the…

  • Symrise’s Lavadin Is CENSO Certified

    December 3, 2013
    Symrise is one of the first companies in the industry to source CENSO-certified lavandin oil.  CENSO is a sustainable development approach for the French lavender and lavandin essential oils sector. As part of its sustainable sourcing commitmen…

  • Recent Innovations from Resources Of Nature

    November 4, 2013
    Resources of Nature debuted a new cosmetic emulsifier at the 2013 Sunscreen Symposium. This plant-derived emulsifier acts as a human biological signal. It activates critical human gene pathways to differentiate stem cells into skin cells along with a…

  • Adjust Texture with CP Kelco

    November 4, 2013
    Consumers use personal care products for a variety of effects and needs. However, if the product is unstable or not aesthetically pleasing, they may not repurchase it. The choice of rheology modifier is vital to the appearance, stability and sensory…

  • Silab Debuts Anti-Cellulite Active

    November 4, 2013
    Drawing on research advances concerning the hypodermis and more specifically adipocyte stem cells, Silab rolled out Stemsvelt, a slimming and anti-cellulite active ingredient. Rich in silybin, Stemsvelt is a polyphenol derived from the milk thistle p…

  • Karanja Oil New at Natural Sourcing

    November 4, 2013
    Natural Sourcing rolled out karanja oil [INCI: pongamia glabra (karanja) seed oil] within its growing line of specialty oils for use in innovative personal care product formulations. Native to India, karanja oil is pressed from the seeds of the Ponga…

  • Get Younger Looking Skin with DSM

    November 4, 2013
    The DSM Personal Care business unit recently launched Retinol GS 50, which it calls one of the most potent actives in the personal care industry. Retinol’s uniqueness lies in its targeted mechanism of action. Proven in a number of scientific s…

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