Hands & Feet

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 »

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 »

NEW addition to Berkem Floral Range

Available in conventional & organic version Bamboo Water (INCI: Bambusa vulgaris water); Bamboo water presents soothing properties which help to reduce skin irritations. It has a remineralizing action and is ideal to give radiance back to tired skins. The regenerating properties of bamboo water provide stimulation of the skin repair process. The skin is then... 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 »

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 »

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/