• Cohesium from Silab Tightens the Skin Junction

    November 17, 2008
    Cohesion of the various epidermal layers is crucial to ensure homeostasis of the barrier function, limit excessive water loss and thereby guarantee good moisturization of the skin. Silab has developed Cohesium, an active ingredient purified from the…

  • Supplier's Corner

    November 7, 2008
    Several Symrise Materials Earn Ecocert Approval Symrise recently received Ecocert approval for several personal care ingredients. These include: Sym- Matrix (INCI: Maltodextrin, rubus fruticosus (blackberry) leaf extract) is a 100% natural MMP-1,2…

  • Sabinsa Gets GRAS Status for Cococin

    October 7, 2008
    Sabinsa Corporation has received Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) status for its branded ingredient Cococin, featuring coconut water solids, after an intensive review of safety and toxicology data by an independent panel of scientists assembled by…

  • New Aqueous Vitamin E

    October 7, 2008
    Showadenko recently rolled out TPNa—the world’s first aqueous vitamin E, according to the company—and an active ingredient of a designated quasi-drug in Japan. It is enzymatically catalyzed and converted to vitamin E immediately in…

  • Cosmetic Crystals from American Glitter

    October 7, 2008
    American Glitter has introduced Cosmetic Crystals, a wide range of glitters based on metallized and other polyester films coated with approved colorants and ingredients. The crystals are available in shades of silver, gold, blue, green, purple, coppe…

  • Extramel Range Receives Award

    October 7, 2008
    Seppic’s Extramel line was awarded the 2008 European Anti-Stress Promising Ingredient of the Year from Frost & Sullivan. Developed by Bionov and marketed by Seppic, the range offers an all-natural ingredient derived from cantaloupe melons c…

  • Symrise Presents Frescolat ML Natural

    October 7, 2008
    The latest ingredient from Symrise is Frescolat ML Natural, a colorless liquid to solid product. According to the company, Frescolat products provide a pleasant, long-lasting freshness and cooling effect on the skin—creating the sensation of fr…

  • Laboratoires Srobiologiques Presents Vegels Propolis

    October 7, 2008
    Stinging, irritation, tingling, itching …your scalp reminds you everyday how your environment, way of life and stress can create unpleasant sensations on the head. But beyond this, these sensations can also be the first signs of worse conditio…

  • Aqualance is New from Sederma

    October 7, 2008
    Sederma recently launched a new hydrating ingredient, Aqualance, which contains an osmotic module to mimic estuary flora, and particularly that of the microalgae platymonas subcordiformis. In vitro studies showed that Aqualance improves the skin wate…

  • Microcare Features Natural Waxes

    October 7, 2008
    Microcare grades from Micro Powders, Inc. are finely micronized polymers that utilize natural waxes. Microcare 300, 310, 325 and 350 use prime yellow carnauba #1 waxes to ensure product consistency. They impart lubricity and flow properties and prov…

  • IFH Introduces New Storage Systems and Mobile Carts

    October 7, 2008
    The Innovative Fluid Handling (IFH) Group has introduced a new range of custom storage and dispensing systems and mobile lubrication carts using the company’s new lightweight, economical polyethylene containers. According to the company, the IF…

  • Jedwards International Now Offers New Organic Ingredients

    October 7, 2008
    Jedwards International now has the ability to supply 24 QAI certified organic oils, according to the company. The company’s new-and-improved naturals line includes oils such as castor oil and other organics such as rosehip, flax, palm and shea…

  • Amcol Rolls Out New Skin-Brightening System

    October 7, 2008
    A new skin-brightening complex, the latest ingredient from Amcol Health & Beauty Solutions, Inc., is a hydroquinone-free skin rejuvenation therapy developed to return health and radiance to mature skin, according to the company. The product is bu…

  • Two New Hybrid Petrolatums From The International Group

    October 7, 2008
    The International Group of Wayne, PA rolled out two new hybrid petrolatums—Hypet C and Hypet J—for personal care. According to the company, International Group’s applications chemists have taken the best qualities of petrolatum and…

  • Rohn and Haas Presents Latest Binder

    October 7, 2008
    Rohm and Haas, Philadelphia, PA launched a new innovative binder, Duraplus MP Emulsion. This new multi-purpose, styrene-acrylic water-borne copolymer can be formulated to meet the toughest VOC standards and still outperform traditional solvent and wa…

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