• New Pineapple Extract From ISI

    October 7, 2008
    International Sourcing Inc.’s latest new ingredient is Frulix TF Abacaxi (Pineapple Frulix). Pineapple is a fruit native to many tropical areas around the world. It is said to be rich in the photolytic enzyme bromelain, which has an anti-inflam…

  • Study Finds Pomegranate Extract May Reverse Skin Aging

    October 7, 2008
    A new study indicates a pomegranate extract standardized to punicalagins (as in Pomella extract) may help promote healthy, young-looking skin in several ways. The study, performed at Texas A&M University and published online in the Journal of Agr…

  • Supplier's Corner

    October 1, 2008
    Sabinsa Gets GRAS Status for Cococin 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 in…

  • Symrise To Distribute Organic Plant Extracts

    September 11, 2008
    Cosmetic and body care products that contain organic ingredients are growing more popular. As a result, Symrise has now expanded its portfolio of organic plant extracts. As of July 1, Symrise has become the exclusive distributor for a series of wa…

  • Formulations at Lonza Achieve EPA Registration

    September 11, 2008
    Lonza received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for several formulations to effectively inactivate H5N1 “bird flu” virus that has spread across Asia and Europe. The company’s formulations—used to clean,…

  • Sedermas Dynalift Tightens and Smoothes Aging Skin

    September 11, 2008
    Nowadays, the presence of tightening active substances in a large number of products is a result of consumers’ needs to appear younger. As a result, Sederma developed Dynalift, a tightening active substance from a vegetable origin, which forms…

  • Micro Powders Presents Micropoly

    September 11, 2008
    Micropoly, two new ingredients from Micro Powders, features grades that are finely micronized polyethylenes characterized by hardness and highly crystalline properties. Micropoly 210 and Micropoly 250S are ideally suited for use as binders and bul…

  • Vitaplex Builds Healthy Hair

    September 11, 2008
    Laboratories Sérobiologiques’ latest ingredient is Vitaplex, a natural vitality complex rich in mineral salts from marine origin. According to the company, the synergistic complex revitalizes and energizes tresses for a healthier look.…

  • Arylessence Releases Annual Report Online

    September 11, 2008
    Southeastern fragrance house Arylessence, Inc. has released its new Arylessence TrendWatch report for the 2009 season. The Arylessence analysis reveals 14 “deep trends” that reflect deeply held consumer tastes, preferences and buying habi…

  • Supplier's Corner

    September 4, 2008
    Symrise To Distribute Organic Plant Extracts Cosmetic and body care products that contain organic ingredients are growing more popular. As a result, Symrise has now expanded its portfolio of organic plant extracts.     As of Jul…

  • Inolex Launches Spectrastat System

    August 6, 2008
    Inolex has introduced Spectrastat, a high-performance biostatic system for preservative-free cosmetics. According to the company, Spectrastat is the first system on the market to contain CHA, a novel patented organic acid. Unlike other organic acids,…

  • Thirty Cosmetic Ingredients Certified by BDIH at Cognis

    August 6, 2008
    Cognis Care Chemicals customers can now get certified ingredients for natural cosmetics, as 30 of Cognis’ basic and active ingredients have achieved the BDIH (Association of German Industries and Trading Firms) certification for use in natural…

  • ISP Specialty Surfactants Gains CleanGredients Listing

    August 6, 2008
    International Specialty Products (ISP) announced the listing of its Surfadone LP-100 and LP-300 specialty surfactants on CleanGredients, an online database providing formulators of industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning products with informa…

  • BASF Presents New Surfactant

    August 6, 2008
    Like a fine wine, Lutensol M from BASF utilizes a sophisticated combination of ingredients to offer excellent wetting and superior sustainable performance, according to the company. Additionally, as a cost-effective alternative to standard alcohol…

  • SymClariol is Multifunctional

    August 6, 2008
    Last summer, Symrise launched the cosmetic ingredient SymClariol, a multifunctional active ingredient from its successful range of 1,2-alkanediols. SymClariol (INCI: decylene glycol) is a moisturizing ingredient for topical preparations and also perf…

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