Supplier's Corner


  • Get Younger Looking Skin with DSM

    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…
    11.04.13

  • Croda Launches New Dish Care Ingredient

    Croda recently debuted the latest product in its range of NatraSense 100% bio-based surfactants into the European market. NatraSense LF8 provides a high performance alternative to the traditional petrochemical surfactants used as defoamers and rinse…
    11.04.13

  • Lubrizol’s Naturally Derived, Non-Ethoxylated Thickener

    The Lubrizol Corporation introduced Glucamate CCO thickener. This newest rheology modifier in the family of methyl glucoside derivatives is a non-ethoxylated, naturally-derived thickener for mild surfactant systems. This product is compatible with a…
    11.04.13

  • Ashland’s Supercol Guar Rheology Modifier Earns COSMOS Certification

    Ecocert has verified that Ashland Care Specialties’ Supercol GF Guar and Supercol U Guar rheology modifiers conform to its standards and those of COSMOS for natural cosmetics. The organizations certify finished personal care products as natural…
    11.04.13

  • New Ingredients at Novacyl

    Novacyl, a supplier of salicylic acid and aspirin, launched YSA, YMS and YOS, three new brands of salicylic acid, methyl salicylate and octyl salicylate. According to the company, these rollouts will strengthen Novacyl’s developments in a larg…
    11.04.13

  • Naturex Unveils Pure Botanical Oils

    Naturex rolled out NAT oleis, a range of botanical oils of exceptional purity, selected from around the globe for their outstanding benefits, said the company. These beauty oils are backed by the highest guarantees in terms of quality, sourcing, envi…
    11.04.13

  • Preservative Blends Big at Clariant

    Clariant launched Nipaguard Zero preservative blends as innovative alternatives to parabens. The company offers a broad portfolio of single actives and optimized blends under the well-known brand names Phenonip, Nipagin and Nipaguard. Nipaguard Zero…
    11.04.13

  • Shin-Etsu Debuts New Film Former

    In response to the rapid demands of mass and prestige consumers in the personal care market for products with more multi-tasking benefits, Shin-Etsu Silicones of America has recently developed its new, multifunctional TSPL-30-ID siliconized pullulan…
    09.27.13

  • Croda Debuts iPad Hair Damage Guide

    Hair sustains damage in many ways and from various sources, often on a daily basis. To help its customers better understand hair damage, Croda has launched an updated, iPad-friendly version of its interactive, electronic Hair Damage Guide that explor…
    09.27.13

  • Poet’s Narcissus Fuels New Plant Active from Naolys

    Naolys, a French company that specializes in plant cell culture, recently launched a new active plant cell with a brightening activity from the Poet’s narcissus (narcissus poeticus). Inside Light Poet’s narcissus are whole plant cells tha…
    09.27.13

  • Longview Farms’ Emu Oil

    Looking to move the emu oil industry further into the global market, Longview Farms aims to be a premiere supplier of bulk emu oil to contract manufacturers and private labelers, contends the company. Custom formulations can reach a whole new demogra…
    09.27.13

  • Triclosan Alternatives Available from Lonza

    Lonza supplies two highly effective antimicrobials to formulators of hygiene products and hand soaps seeking alternative active ingredients. Registered for use by the EPA, Lonza’s Hyamine 1622, is a benzethonium chloride antimicrobial that is a…
    09.27.13

  • AkzoNobel Introduces Male Fundamentals

    The market for men’s personal grooming and hair styling products is booming. But with more product options than ever currently being targeted at male consumers around the world, determining and formulating the products that will best suit their…
    09.27.13

  • New Curve Creator From Lucas Meyer

    Adipofi ll’in—an ornithine amino acid that is encapsulated in Lucas Meyer Cosmetics’ Ionosome delivery system—is a cosmetic solution to increase breast volume and redesign curves without surgery. Due to its unique lipofilling…
    09.27.13

  • Jeen Launches New Ingredient

    Jeen International Corporation debuted an alternative preservative product, Jeecide MCA-1. Based on industry demand and increasing preservative regulatory pressures, Jeen researchers have developed a unique alternative approach, the Jeecide Micr…
    09.27.13

  • New Data on Sederma’s Anti-Aging Active

    New studies performed in 2013 on Venuceane, Sederma’s anti-aging active that offers ultraviolet (UV) protection, demonstrate it to be also highly efficient against InfraRed (IR)-aging, according to the company. Both UV and IR induce skin damage…
    09.04.13

  • MinaCare Caprocine Now Certified by Ecocert

    Minasolve recently received the Ecocert certification for MinaCare Caprocine (capryloyl glycine). According to the company, this multifunctional ingredient is known for its cleansing properties as a regulator of the skin eco-system and for boosting t…
    09.04.13

  • Ashland Care Specialties’ Supercol Guar Rheology Modifier Receives COSMOS Certification

    Ecocert, the global organic certification body, has verified that Ashland Care Specialties’ Supercol GF Guar and Supercol U Guar rheology modifiers conform to its standards and those of COSMOS for natural cosmetics. The organizations certify fi…
    09.04.13

  • There Are Multiple Benefits For Cosmetics with SymSave H

    Cosmetic formulators find it very challenging to protect and stabilize formulations like high SPF sunscreens, nonionic emulsions, shampoos and shower gels. To address these needs, Symrise has developed a genuine multifunctional ingredient—SymSa…
    09.04.13

  • New Botanical Extracts from Naturex

    Deforestation fueled by the demand for palm oil has raised concerns in consumers’ minds. Naturex offers manufacturers a sustainable option when it comes to formulating personal care products without palm oil.  According to the company, in…
    09.04.13