Industry News

Midwest SCC Honors Jacobsen for Lifetime Service

Nov 12, 2014

During its November 2014 meeting, the Midwest SCC Chapter honored Allan Jacobsen the Stanley Allured Lifetime Service Award.

L'Oréal Names Women in Science Recipients

Nov 11, 2014

L'Oréal USA announced the recipients of the 2014 L'Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship, which recognize five U.S.-based female researchers for their outstanding contributions in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Recipients receive $60,000 each for their postdoctoral research.

Cosmetic Science Innovations Relaunches in New Location

Nov 11, 2014

Cosmetic Science Innovations (CSI) has relaunched its business in a new location in Union, N.J., USA.

Lipotec Wins Best Ingredient Award for Marine Contouring Active

Nov 10, 2014

Lipotec's Actigym has won the Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award at in-cosmetics Asia 2014. The company was declared the winner at the event's Award Ceremony on Nov. 5, 2014.

BASF Appoints DKSH For Colorant Expansion in Asia

Nov 5, 2014

DKSH and BTC Chemical Distribution (a subsidiary of BASF) will start a strategic collaboration to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants in 14 Asian countries.

Univar Acquires Brazilian Ingredient Distributor

Nov 5, 2014

Univar Inc. has acquired D'Altomare Quimica Ltda., a Brazilian distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, through Univar Brasil Ltda.

Innospec Acheives RSPO MP Certification for Manufacturing Sites

Oct 29, 2014

Innospec Inc. has achieved the Round Table for Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) Mass Balance (MB) multi-site certification for all of its relevant manufacturing sites.

Dobos Joins Sun Chemical as Technical Manager of Cosmetics

Oct 27, 2014

Kelly Dobos has joined Sun Chemical as technical manager of cosmetics for the Americas.

DSM Maps Facial TEWL/Hydration Among Varying Ethnicities

Oct 22, 2014

DSM Personal Care has partnered with the University of Limpopo, Newtone Technologies and AVR Consulting to run a study on facial hydration and barrier function in different ethnicities.

Crodarom Achieves EFfCI's GMP Certification

Oct 15, 2014

Crodarom, member of the Croda International Group, has been awarded the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for cosmetic ingredients by SGS according to the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI).

Sederma Celebrates 50 Years

Oct 14, 2014

Sederma is celebrating 50 years of being a cosmetic active ingredient supplier. For its anniversary, the company is inviting the industry to meet the people at Sederma on its Facebook and LinkedIn page.

Clariant Expands Production at Tangerang, Indonesia Site for More Personal Care

Oct 13, 2014

Clariant has announced plans to build a new production facility at its Tangerang, Indonesia site to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry.

Ni'Kita Wilson Joins Aware Products and Returns as C&T Columnist

Oct 8, 2014

Ni'Kita Wilson is joining Aware Products as VP of sales and innovation. Wilson is also coming back to the Cosmetics & Toiletries team as a regular columnist, having previously written the Read the Label column.

Silab Awarded as SME for Performance in France

Oct 8, 2014

Silab is the third most beautiful independent small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) in France, as ranked by by the magazine L’Express-L’Entreprise, Ernst & Young and Ellisphere.

New Skin Lightening Actives Are Just a Trail Away

Oct 1, 2014

The anti-aging market has soared in recent years to become one of the biggest earning segments for the cosmetic industry, and next to wrinkle reducing, skin whitening/lightening is one of its most common claims, especially in the Asian cosmetics market.

Beyond Beauty Paris 2014 Awards Beauty Innovation

Sep 24, 2014

At Beyond Beauty Paris 2014, the winners of the 2014 Beauty Awards were announced including Mibelle Biochemistry for the Advanced Ingredient Award.

P&G Hair Expert Jennifer Marsh Joins C&T's Scientific Advisors

Sep 23, 2014

Cosmetics & Toiletries is pleased to welcome Jennifer Marsh, PhD, of Procter & Gamble, to its highly esteemed Scientific Advisory Board. As an accomplished Principal Scientist in the Beauty and Technology division, Marsh has conducted multiple studies on bleach and oxidative chemistry for hair color technologies.

Evonik Names Univar Northeast US Distributor

Sep 17, 2014

Evonik Corp. has named Univar Inc. the distributor for its personal care ingredients in the Northeastern United States. Evonik will continue to sell its silicone-based products directly.

Evonik Expands Capacity for Specialty Silica in Japan

Sep 10, 2014

Evonik Industries has announced an expansion of its specialty silica capacities in Ako, Japan through a holding in DSL Japan Co. Ltd. (DSL). Evonik holds 51% of shares in DSL, a joint venture with the Japanese Shionogi & Co. Ltd.

AAK Highlights Opportunity and Names Sole Distributor in Mexico

Sep 10, 2014

AAK Personal Care has signed a sole distributor agreement with ABA Mexico S.A. de C. V. The choice of ABA to distribute AAK's ingredients was due, in part, to the shared specialty of bioactives and functional ingredients.

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