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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.

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.

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.

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.

BASF Assists in Developing Sunscreen for Tanzania's Albino Population

Sep 3, 2014

BASF has assisted the Tanzania's Regional Dermatology Training Centre (RDTC) in developing a sunscreen for people in the area with congenital pigmentation disorder, or albinism.

Cosmetics & Toiletries Publisher Co-hosts Humanitarian Fund-raising Campaign

Aug 25, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Allured Business Media, publisher of Cosmetics & Toiletries, is co-hosting a campaign to support a senior citizen in need. Donations are welcome.

Coast Southwest Plans California Expansion for Increased Distribution

Aug 20, 2014

Coast Southwest has acquired an additional 33,107 ft2 office/warehouse at the company’s headquarters in Placentia, Calif., USA, and plans to use the space for increased distribution to meet a growing consumer demand.

Bio-Botanica Offers Its Botanical Extracts with DuPont's Zemea Propanediol

Aug 20, 2014

Through a partnership between Bio-Botanica and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, Bio-Botanica is now offering Zea Botanicals, a line of its naturally derived plant extracts that incorporate DuPont's Zemea propanedio

Clariant Recognized by EPA for Superfund Site Redevelopment

Aug 13, 2014

Clariant Corp. received a certificate of recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 for the company’s role in remediating and redeveloping a former Superfund site that it purchased in the 1980s.

South Korea Trending Up in Beauty with New Mintel Reporting

Aug 11, 2014

Mintel Beauty & Personal Care announced the expansion of its beauty coverage into Korea.

HallStar Acquires Natural Esters Line from FloraTech

Aug 6, 2014

In a strategic effort to expand its natural functional ingredients portfolio, The HallStar Company has acquired the Florasolvs natural esters product line from FloraTech.

Evonik Offers Products Certified by RSPO

Jul 30, 2014

Evonik Industries is offering cosmetic ingredients that have been certified in accordance with the standard of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

Unilever Foundry Procures 'Smart' Product Concepts

Jul 24, 2014

The Unilever Foundry is a platform for new partnerships, through which start-up companies pitch their ideas to the market giant. By publishing specific briefs, the company has procured several "smart" product concepts for personal care and other markets.

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