Preservatives

Formulating personal care products into soluble packaging

Soluble packaging is being used more and more for personal care products. So why use soluble packaging, and what challenges does it present to personal care formulators? Why use soluble packaging?   There are many advantages to using soluble packaging. It allows for unit dosing, reducing overdosing and therefore resulting in less waste. Soluble packaging... 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 »

Symrise launches HydrolexTM E

Symrise launches HydrolexTM E, a multifunctional solution to protect modern cosmetic formulations — High quality humectant and emollient that helps with product protection — Practically odour-free, ideal for a wide range of ‘clean’ formulations — Perfectly complements Symrise’s other multifunctional ingredients and preservatives Symrise expands its line-up of multifunctional ingredients with the launch of HydrolexTM... 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 »

Symrise reorganizes business with cosmetic ingredients and perfume compositions

— Dr. Jörn Andreas taking responsibility for the Cosmetic Ingredients division — Eder Ramos becoming responsible for the Fragrance division — Geared towards growth of rapidly expanding divisions and customer-oriented service models Symrise AG is reorganizing its Scent & Care segment, the business with fragrances, perfume compositions and cosmetic ingredients. The company wants to further... Read more »

Evident’s Evicide®

Evicide® magnolia displays a high antimicrobial activity at low concentrations against a number of different micro-organism, be it gram-positive or gram-negative bacteria, yeasts or moulds. The material can be used as a general antimicrobial booster in your formulation at low concentrations. Or you can apply it as a specialised tool in anti-acne, anti-caries or similar... Read more »

Glucosyl Naringin: Improving skin firmness with a citrus-based polyphenol

Naringin is a natural polyphenol found in citrus fruits with a strong antioxidant activity and valuable biological actions making it a perfect candidate for a well aging strategy. However, due to its low water solubility, this molecule has been set aside from the cosmetic field. To be able to take advantage of its beneficial activities,... Read more »

Cornelius Helps Personal Care Sector Adapt to 2021 Consumer Trends

Cornelius, an independent European manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has underlined its support to the personal care sector by releasing a new, informative webinar focusing on the future of this industry. The events of 2020 and the ongoing pandemic have posed many significant challenges for businesses in the personal care products sector,... Read more »

Glucosyl Naringin: Discover How Fruits-Based Flavonoids Boost Skin Health

Aging is an ineluctable process affecting all of us, wherever we live or whoever we are. Cells lose their functionality altering progressively the skin quality and function. Visible signs appear, such as wrinkle and skin sagging. We look less healthy, less happy and more tired, finally leading to a diminution of self-esteem and social attractiveness.... Read more »

Zinclear: Zinc Oxide from Antaria/ANO

ZinClear® Zinc Oxide products can be utilised to formulate elegant sunscreens with broad spectrum (UVA and UVB absorption) and high SPF   ZinClear® is ideal for the following applications: Broad Spectrum UV protection (UVB, UVA-I, UVA-II) Mild suncare for sensitive skin types or sensitive areas (face, neck) Children’s sunscreens suitable for young skin at risk... Read more »