The Center for Dermal Research at Rutgers University will host “Innovations in Dermatological Sciences-Skin Sensations: Itch, Pain and Touch” on Nov. 10, 2015 at the Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ. Presentations will include “Itc… Read More »
McKinley Resources, Inc. has teamed up with Woresan GmbH, a German manufacturer that specializes in fermented ingredients. McKinley agreed to exclusive US distribution of Woresan’s rye ferment product line, Woresana.
It is a 100% natural probi… Read More »
Vantage Specialty Ingredients now has two new technologies in its product portfolio. Curoxyl and Curcylic—formerly offered by Essential Ingredients (Ei)—are now available at Vantage Specialty Ingredients.
Curoxyl Benzoyl Peroxide Gel USP… Read More »
On Aug. 24-25 at its national office in New York City, SCC will hold a new course entitled “Advances in Cleaners and Skin Care via New Materials and Technologies.” The course will describe the main categories of materials normally used to… Read More »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… Read More »
Despite high interest in natural and organic cosmetic products by European consumers, the market is highly fragmented with very few brands having a strong presence throughout the region. The main issue is in the definition; natural is a very loose te… Read More »
Sales: $1.7 billion
Key Personnel: Kazutoshi Kobayashi, president.
Major Products: Skin care, cosmetics and toiletries sold under several brand names including Decorte (formerly Cosme Decorte), AQ, Awake, Jill Stuar… Read More »
What happens when you remove typical business constraints and let one of the industry’s leading chemists loose to formulate the best anti-aging product? Skyler Brand Ventures knows the answer.
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New from Jeen International are two patented cationic emulsifiers in free-flowing powder format to address a wide array of formulation challenges for both skin and hair care.
Jeesperse ICE-T CIS-2 (PEG-150 distearate (and) cetearyl alcohol (and) pol… Read More »
Coast Southwest signed a national distribution agreement for the exclusive marketing and sales of CrossChem’s GlyAcid product line to the personal care market.
GlyAcid is the new global standard for high purity glycolic acid. CrossChem’s… Read More »
The male grooming category is one of the fastest growing personal care market segments. As a result, Corbion Purac is offering a wide range of products for men’s care formulations. Core functionalities include moisturization, exfoliation and se… Read More »
Say hello to smooth skin with Comfy Fig Body Scrub Jam, new from Lubrizol. With a rich jam-like texture and fruity fig scent, this relaxing scrub warms skin on contact while exfoliating dry skin cells, according to the company.
Carbopol Ultrez 30 po… Read More »
A need exists for preservatives that do not contain alcohol, parabens, isothiazolones, halogens or formaldehyde donors. At the same time, manufacturers of wipes and other personal care products request cost-effective progressive preservative systems.… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has issued its second call for papers for the 29th IFSCC Congress, Oct. 23-26, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Topics under consideration include:
Sun Protection & Beyond— Submissions may focus on increasing the… Read More »
BRAZIL: Natura Cosméticos S.A. says that after a successfully completing testing and product validation phases during the past year using Solazyme’s oils, it will purchasing Solazyme’s high-performance AlgaPur Microalgae Oil, which… Read More »
A cell culture must be viable and functioning in order to assess the biological activity and effect of compounds and formulations on activity. This means that prior to any such study, one must understand the impact of the tested compound on the viabi… Read More »
It may not be the pits, but it’s certainly not coming up roses, either. Regarded by many Europeans as a functional daily essential, deodorants have long been a relatively unexciting product category and posted just a 2% gain in 2013 (the latest… Read More »