Tag: July ’22

Laura Marshall Awards 2022

SCS Formulate was back last year but this year it really will be back in full force (15-16 November), which means the Laura Marshall Award for Innovation is back on! All SCS Formulate 2022 exhibitors have been invited to take part in the competition. Past entries have tended to focus on formulation formats, but of course... Read more »

Azelis adds Green Mountain range to south-east Asia distribution portfolio

Azelis has agreed a distribution deal with Green Mountain Biotech, an Israeli provider of active botanical blends for the personal care and cosmetic industries. Effective immediately, Azelis will distribute Green Mountain Biotech’s portfolio of active plant extracts in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Azelis says Green Mountain Biotech has developed “high-quality, sustainable herbal formulas,... Read more »

BASF transforms market towards certified, sustainably sourced coconut oil

 BASF first chemical company offering Rainforest Alliance Certified personal care ingredients based on coconut oil Production site in Cassina Rizzardi, Italy, certified according to Rainforest Alliance Mass Balance certification scheme  Recent example of Care 360° - Solutions for Sustainable Life of BASF's Care Chemicals division With the certification of BASF’s production site in Cassina Rizzardi,... Read more »

Alternatives to glitter – the solution for sparkle without the plastic

The hunt to find biodegradable and sustainable glitter in the cosmetics market continues and so in this technical article, we are bringing our previous articles together to review the need and options for alternative glitters. In this technical article Traditional Glitter How is glitter made? Bioglitter PLA glitter Cellulose polymer glitters GEOTECH Geonature® C Geoflake® Geodiamond®   Traditional Glitter... Read more »

Beauty trends 2023 Crodarom analyses the WGSN beauty forecast S/S 2023

WGSN has outlined the innovations and lifestyle drivers that will shape all product categories in S/S 23. At Crodarom we are experts in trend insights, creating innovative concepts that are adapted to the beauty market. In this blog, we have analysed the latest WGSN report and selected the most relevant and high-performing beauty trends that... Read more »

Summer Trends 2022

By Cornelius’ Market and Application Chemist, Jennifer Hermitage Welcome to the Summer edition of Trends. In this article we will look at the rise of ‘Bold Beauty’ and the resurgence of colour; the growth of sustainable beauty and the exciting group of raw materials that surround this movement; and the rise of spirituality within the... Read more »

Solar protection – UV filter active ingredients

As the world’s leading supplier of mineral sunscreen dispersions and driven by our Purpose, to use ‘Smart Science to Improve Lives’ we are tackling some of the biggest challenges the world is facing today and have made a commitment to be ‘Climate, Land and People Positive’ by 2030. One of our Hero Targets is to... Read more »

Explore Blue Ocean from Innospec

What do you think of when you think about Blue Ocean?   Here at Innospec, to us, Blue Ocean represents creative thinking and innovative formulation development for a sustainable future. Consumer demand for a sustainable, effective product is growing and the Innospec team want to make it simple for consumers to adopt a sustainable beauty... Read more »

Nostalgic Beauty & Sustainable Formulations

  Nostalgic beauty trends and innovations   To live your life to its fullest is to love yourself to the fullest. And no one who ever lived like that was worried about blending in. They were born to make a statement, shift a paradigm and even ruffle a few feathers. Not only do we celebrate... Read more »