Karlshamns AB, Karlshamn, Sweden, recently launched new, natural vegetable lipids for use in skin care, hair care and cosmetic products. With ingredients such as organic oils, shea butter and mango kernel oil, the products offer unique attributes. For example, Lipex BC, a vegetable fat complex, inhibits blooming in cosmetic sticks and pencils. Akofine P, a high-melting, powdered vegetable fat, can be combined with natural, polyethylene and microcrystalline waxes. More info: (46) 454-820-00; Fax: (46) 454-828-85; Web-site: www.karlshamns.com.