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17 May 2021
Vantage launches ‘Clear Beauty’ concept

Consumers are looking for more than ‘natural’ label claims on their personal care products. Now more than ever, they care…

Vantage launches ‘Clear Beauty’ concept

Consumers are looking for more than ‘natural’ label claims on their personal care products. Now more than ever, they care about the ingredients in the products they purchase, where they are sourced and how they’re produced. “This amounts to consumers’ desire for transparency,” says Sebastien Massard, global marketing director of…

04 May 2021
Seppic revisits beauty rituals with texturising ingredients

Through its Breathtaking Rituals collection, Seppic puts science at the service of beauty to discover the textures of tomorrow. For…

Seppic revisits beauty rituals with texturising ingredients

Through its Breathtaking Rituals collection, Seppic puts science at the service of beauty to discover the textures of tomorrow. For its 2021 Texture Bar, Seppic invites beauty brands and formulators to travel through time. Influenced by ancestral, healing and local Japanese beauty rituals, the breathtaking rituals concept is based on…

26 Apr 2021
BASF incubator sees its first startup success with BOXLAB Services

BOXLAB Services is the first startup to celebrate its spin-off from Chemovator in April 2021, and will now operate as…

BASF incubator sees its first startup success with BOXLAB Services

BOXLAB Services is the first startup to celebrate its spin-off from Chemovator in April 2021, and will now operate as an independent entity on the open market. There, promising ideas outside of the core business of BASF are developed and build into scalable business models and companies. With the right…

20 Apr 2021
Care for sensitive skin in winter with Metaupon surfactants

Your wardrobe isn’t the only thing you should be changing as winter approaches – you also need to relook your…

Care for sensitive skin in winter with Metaupon surfactants

Your wardrobe isn’t the only thing you should be changing as winter approaches – you also need to relook your skin care regimen. Those lightweight gel moisturisers and charcoal cleansers that worked just fine in the summer months simply won’t cut it in winter. As colder temperatures approach, dry air,…

12 Feb 2021
Design vegan formulations with Liponate Jojoba 20

Vantage has expanded its globally recognised range of jojoba esters with Liponate Jojoba 20 (INCI: Jojoba Esters). This new jojoba-derived…

Design vegan formulations with Liponate Jojoba 20

Vantage has expanded its globally recognised range of jojoba esters with Liponate Jojoba 20 (INCI: Jojoba Esters). This new jojoba-derived emollient addresses the need for vegan formulations with high level of traceability and naturality. The size of the global vegan cosmetics market is projected to reach $20.8bn by 2025, according…

03 Dec 2020
GELITA acquires majority shares in Turkish gelatine producer

GELITA has acquired 65% of shares in Turkish gelatine producer, SelJel. With this Joint Venture, GELITA is further strengthening its…

GELITA acquires majority shares in Turkish gelatine producer

GELITA has acquired 65% of shares in Turkish gelatine producer, SelJel. With this Joint Venture, GELITA is further strengthening its position as the industry’s global leader. The remaining 35% of the shares remain with the founding family Tezman. Halal status With approximately 6 500 metric tons of edible, pharmaceutical and…

26 Oct 2020
Neossance Squalane – an optimal carrier oil for CBD

The CBD market is expected to be worth $1.7bn by 2025 and brands are quickly finding opportunities in line with the…

Neossance Squalane – an optimal carrier oil for CBD

The CBD market is expected to be worth $1.7bn by 2025 and brands are quickly finding opportunities in line with the regulations to take advantage of this expanding segment.   According to Aprinnova, represented locally by Savannah Fine Chemicals, not only are we seeing new brands emerge based on CBD, we’re also seeing established skin…

09 Oct 2020
Alpine Rose Active wins in-cosmetics Bronze Award

Alpine Rose Active has won in-cosmetics’ Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Bronze Award. Only launched this year, Alpine Rose Active is…

Alpine Rose Active wins in-cosmetics Bronze Award

Alpine Rose Active has won in-cosmetics’ Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Bronze Award. Only launched this year, Alpine Rose Active is the first cosmetic ingredient that was shown to express a senolytic activity in the skin. This novel anti-aging mechanism rejuvenates the skin by eliminating specifically senescent cells in a tissue,…

14 Sep 2020
Innovative sugar-based surfactants offer sensory and formulation benefits

In line with consumer demand for clean beauty and personal care products, Clariant has developed a state-of-the-art sugar-based surfactant range, GlucoTain. This product range offers sensorial benefits…

Innovative sugar-based surfactants offer sensory and formulation benefits

In line with consumer demand for clean beauty and personal care products, Clariant has developed a state-of-the-art sugar-based surfactant range, GlucoTain. This product range offers sensorial benefits based on individual foam structures – from fluffy to rich and light to caring skin-feel levels.   GlucoTain opens up a new world of possibilities for personal care brands and manufacturers to develop outstanding sulphate-free and betaine-free…

13 Aug 2020
Givaudan acquires French biotechnology company

Givaudan has acquired Alderys as part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies. Founded in…

Givaudan acquires French biotechnology company

Givaudan has acquired Alderys as part of its long term strategy to expand its capabilities in bio-engineering technologies. Founded in 2009, Alderys is an innovative French biotechnology company headquartered in Orsay, France, employing 30 employees. Alderys develops innovative approaches to the biological engineering of valuable compounds from renewable feedstock. The…


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