Tag: Chemlink Specialties

Plastic Packaging Tax

A £200 per tonne plastic tax will come into effect from the 1st April 2022 in the UK, what does it mean for our industry and how can we minimise the impact of this tax? The Plastic Problem Plastic is amazing! It’s revolutionised our lives and brought convenience to many industries. If plastic disappeared overnight,... Read more »

Flawless Stickpacking with galenIQ™

Producing sachets? Talk to the Chemlink Specialities team about GalenIQ, the filler-binder that shows excellent flowability, enables good mixing and dissolves fast.

Velsan® CGE: a natural preservation booster

We’re excited to introduce Velsan® CGE, a new COSMOS-approved preservation booster from Clariant.   What Is Velsan® CGE? Velsan® CGE (INCI: Caprylyl Glyceryl Ether) is a 100% renewable, efficient preservation booster for personal care products. It can be used in a broad range of cosmetic applications: as a skin care additive acting as an emollient,... Read more »

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 »

Green Emulsifiers from Sinerga

Since their inception, Sinerga have placed a great deal of importance on offering green ingredients that respect the skin and the environment in equal measures. Their range of emulsifiers are created sustainably and responsibly, putting the needs of both the formulator and the market front and centre. Why Choose Sinerga’s Emulsifiers? Sinerga’s emulsifiers are of... Read more »

Aluminium Free Deodorants With CareMag™ D

Clariant’s new COSMOS-approved ingredient is the result of years of intensive R&D by ICL Speciality Minerals. This powerful new molecule activates Magnesium minerals from the Dead Sea and is ideal for formulators looking to create aluminium free deodorants. Why aluminium free? Traditional antiperspirants contain aluminium salts, which work to reduce the amount of sweat by... Read more »

Give Peas A Chance!

As the sheer number of uses for pea protein comes to light, Sinerga are harnessing the power of peas into cosmetic formulations that act as sustainable alternatives to current market offerings. If you consider yourself a cynic when it comes to natural formulations, simply read ahead for all the reasons to give peas a chance!... Read more »

Eye Care In A Pandemic: Dolcevia & Eyedren

With many people now needing to wear face masks all day long while at work or out and about, it’s no surprise that eyes have become more important than ever as a means of expressing ourselves. So personal care brands are now embracing new and effective eye care formulations that will help soothe tired eyes... Read more »