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Want to make it vegan?

Want to make it vegan? We supply a number of vegan products, including alternatives to beeswax and lanolin, and speciality waxes such as tea wax, orange wax and rose wax. Read more here...

Symrise says: Zinc about it

Symrise has developed a zinc oxide-based mineral UV filter range of cosmetic ingredients to be marketed under its existing Neo Heliopan sun care portfolio. The product range consists of two surface-treated powders: Neo Heliopan ZnO 40, which provides broad-spectrum UV protection with a focus on increasing the SPF, and Neo Heliopan ZnO 300, which provides... Read more »

Towards a new approach of photoprotection

The sun is back, with its benefits but also its harmful effects. It is important to know that UV exposure (UVA and UVB) occurs all year round and leads to photoaging when the skin is left unprotected. Gattefossé has studied the effects of UVA radiation on epidermal stem cells. Towards a new approach of photoprotection... Read more »

BeauSens® PG4

Mild surfactant for skin support BeauSens® PG4 is a brand new sustainable & mild surfactant by ROELMI HPC. Obtained through low-impact processing of sunflower oil, this delicate non-ionic surfactant has low foaming power and generates small and compact bubbles that deliver a pleasant washing experience. Thanks to its gentle cleansing activity, which helps protect the... Read more »

IFSCC – Extension to Abstract Deadline!

The deadline for abstract submissions for the 32nd IFSCC Congress has been extended to Friday 18 February. Submit abstracts of up to 700 words, describing original and previously unpublished research to

Sustainability – Our approach to shaping a sustainable future

At Givaudan, sustainability means protecting our planet, colleagues, customers and consumers, and safeguarding the future of our business. We know that we can only live up to our Company purpose of ‘creating happier, healthier lives with love for nature’ if sustainability becomes an integral part of our everyday work. Learn More... As our business grows, we must... Read more »

Eurofins Launches Affiliate

Eurofins Cosmetics & Personal Care, a major player in cosmetics and personal care testing, has launched Eurofins Toxicological & Regulatory Expertise France. It will be led by Franck Chevasson. Eurofins Toxicological & Regulatory Expertise France will extend the expertise developed within Eurofins Evic Product Testing France and will provide the physico-chemical, microbiological, clinical and environmental... Read more »

What is ‘Veganuary’?

Since 2014, Veganuary has inspired and encouraged over half a million people worldwide to try vegan for January - with the aim of supporting people in carrying this on throughout the year. With more than 200 new vegan products and menus launched for last year’s Veganuary, its a great time take the pledge and drive change for... Read more »

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 »