Oils/ Butters/ Waxes

ABWAX® MIMIC BEESWAX

The Vegan-friendly alternative to beeswax ABWAX® MIMIC BEESWAX from Brasca represents the best plant-based alternative to beeswax. This viscosifying, film-forming and texturising agent has been developed through the use of renewable and sustainable raw materials, with the aim of achieving excellent formulation performance. Especially recommended in the formulation of cosmetic and personal care products, ABWAX®... Read more »

Upcycled: Already a 4000 Years Old Habit

Over the years, Upcycled materials such as Lanolin, Collagen and Keratin were widely formulated. Sadly for most formulators, the marketing needs of ever charter driven black lists of INCI names brings launches, overlooking these super skin performers. And with no scientific reason or value.   UpCycled : what is bad and what is difficult?  Personally,... Read more »

Food ingredients making the leap into personal care product applications

Introducing Beautrition  - food ingredients making the leap into personal care product applications  After a volatile and challenging period, the personal care product sector is finally finding its commercial footing once again. Where brands focused on volume and logistics in an attempt to combat panic buying in 2020, the focus is now back on new product development and driving market share.  The personal care category has perhaps been the most unpredictable during the... Read more »

O&3 Europe is Alive!

We opened our doors to O&3 Europe on the 1st January 2021 – a huge milestone for the Crew who have been planning the opening for over a year. We understand the industry requirements for short lead times, zero hassle at border controls and access to a wide variety of raw materials, whatever your location. ... Read more »

Three Oils for Post-Workout Bliss

Looking after our health, wellbeing, mind and body has never been more important than in the past 18 months. With the summer Olympics on the horizon in July, those inspirational athletes will motivate us to exercise more than ever before. Because let’s face it, finding time to do sport and exercise is hugely beneficial to... Read more »

Introducing Liponate™ Jojoba 20 for sensitive skin-friendly formulations

Vantage Personal Care™ introduces Liponate™ Jojoba 20 for sensitive skin-friendly formulations According to Nielsen Global Corporate Sustainability Report, 66% of consumers globally say they are willing to pay more for sustainable and transparent brands. In the personal care market, the need for increased traceability is not only influenced by food trends, but also resonates with... Read more »

HINOLINE®, broad-spectrum plant-derived antimicrobial ingredient

HINOLINE® INCI: Aqua, Levulinic Acid, Hinokitiol Your natural anti-ageing composition with antimicrobial properties. HINOLINE® is a synergistic combination of plant-derived, high-purity Hinokitiol and Levulinic Acid. Broad-spectrum anti-microbial properties with no negative impact on human microbiota. A natural preservation booster, in-vivo trials have also proven HINOLINE® to possess anti-acne properties, to reduce the signs of photo-ageing,... Read more »

CELUS-BI® FEEL: Eco-designed microplastics alternative

CELUS-BI® FEEL INCI: Zea mays starch, Polyvinyl alcohol, Glycerin CELUS-BI® FEEL is the brand-new range of high-performance texturising powders designed to meet the needs of a sustainable future. Available in three grades of different particle size, i.e. 5, 10, and 20 μm, CELUS-BI® FEEL has a characteristic fragrance, and colour ranging from white to cream.... Read more »

Ecovadis Gold again for Alfa Chemicals!

Alfa Chemicals are proud to announce that we have again been awarded a Gold CSR rating by Ecovadis. The Award recognises supply chain sustainability by benchmarking against industry peers. For further information about Ecovadis, visit https://www.ecovadis.com/