Different ethnic groups have different skin types. Asian skin prematurely develops irregular pigmentation and wrinkles later in life. By understanding the differences, and combining modern science with Traditional Chinese Medicine, one can evaluate and address the 3 main causes of...
Due to different preferences regionally, the trend colors for the season of spring and summer 2014 focus closer on Asia with Ayano, Europe presenting Poppysmic and America introducing the American Effect.
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Looking for new skin benefits for your rinse-off products? New clinical studies confirm that natural moisturising ingredients from Jungbunzlauer enhance the skin moisture content by more than 125 % compared to glycerine in skin shower and bath products.
Elix-IR™ is the first botanical active ingredient designed to fight Infra’Aging™ (infrared-induced skin aging) a breakthrough concept in skin photoprotection and photo-aging. With outstanding clinical results on sun exposed skin, Elix-IR™ provides a new strategy for a global action against...
IBR-Gapture® 1101 INCI name: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) LEAF EXTRACT SKIN PERFORMANCE AND APPEARANCE ENHANCER- improving skin structure, strength and cohesion- improving skin barrier functions- reducing water loss
Bosexil™, the Phytosome® form of frankincense extract, is rich in lenitive and soothing active molecules.A recent clinical study has underlined its soothing characteristics on sensitive skin and additional trials have indicated Bosexil™ may counteract photoaging.
Skin barrier function, principally the stratum corneum, is the primary line of defense against extrinsic stress such as UV-induced photo-damage, insults from microbial infections and physical deterioration resulting from aging and environmental exposure. Scientific evidence suggests that both intrinsic and...
A study finds Pycnogenol® is effective in improving visible signs of skin aging in women, aged 55-68 years. Published in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, the study found that after 12 weeks of supplementing with Pycnogenol®, women experienced improved skin hydration...
Technical / white paper
The cosmetics market is fueled by concern over appearances. This extends to retailer shelves—only products with flawless presentation catch the eye of the consumer. In a market where appearance is critical, ensuring perfect product presentation should be a top priority....
Elix-IR™ is the first botanical active ingredient designed to fight Infra’aging™ (infrared-induced skin aging) a breakthrough concept in skin photoprotection and photo-aging. Phytenso™ is a natural and soft hair straightener proposed as an alternative to aggressive chemical relaxers. For more...
GEKA is one of the world's leading manufacturers of brushes, applicators and of complete packaging systems for the cosmetics industry. We see ourselves as a development partner for the international industry. The global presence of our sales and manufacturing divisions means that we are close to our customers and to the market, underpinning our position as market leaders. Product expertise that has been accumulated over the years, a constant flow of innovations and countless patents mark us out as the application specialists. As a trendsetting company, we are able to offer our customers unique developments and non-exclusive packaging solutions.
Clariant is one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies and offers a complete range of ingredients for the personal care market.With a steadily expanding team of professionals, we are continuously growing and evolving with a focus on skin and hair care, developing platforms for sustainable innovations and sensory solutions.With our new Secret Code of Beauty, we use five complementary codes to create a portfolio of specialty ingredients for skin and hair care formulations. The unique combination of our outstanding market expertise, the creative power of innovation, deep insight into consumer trends, our sustainability focus, and a passion for sensory solutions, create a product portfolio that is tailor-made to ensure your success. Whatever you and your customers need, we will create the perfect combination for you.
Gattefossé develops, manufactures and sells specialty ingredients for the personal care and pharmaceutical industries and offers a strong expertise in formulation for both of these activities.Innovation, ethics, quality, and stability have been key company drivers since the beginning.Gattefossé markets its products in more than 60 countries through 11 affiliated companies and a network of agents and distributors that provide technical and marketing support.
Beraca is an authentic Brazilian company with international approach that has been investing in the development of sustainable technologies for more than 50 years. Present in over 40 countries, Beraca adds value to a wide number of brands and products worldwide.
Founded in 1972, Solabia develops and manufactures molecules and active ingredients for agro-food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and environmental laboratories. Having invested in the Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional, Diagnostics and Biotechnology sectors, Solabia possesses a coherent ensemble of complementary know-how in biotechnology, fine chemicals, plant extraction and microbiology.
Quality research, innovation and scientific rigor are LIPOTEC’s core values. This, together with the thorough updating of the company’s know-how platforms, Molecular Cosmetics and Delivery Systems, enable us to be one of the outstanding suppliers of cosmetic active ingredients worldwide.
The Personal Care division of DSM Nutritional Products is a leading supplier of vitamins, bioactive ingredients and UV filters to the cosmetics industry.
We transform nature’s plants into useful products and efficient solutions for the Personal Care industry around the globe.
Zemea® propanediol is the world's first 100% natural glycol alternative approved by Ecocert™ and certified by the Natural Products Association and the USDA. With its skin-friendly performance, including no irritation, enhanced moisturization and excellent aesthetics, Zemea® is seeing rapid adoption around the world in skin care, hair care, deodorants, fragrances and other cosmetic and personal care products. Zemea® can boost the efficacy of preservative systems potentially reducing the amount of preservatives used in your formulations. It’s unique solubility properties may help drive your actives to the surface of the skin.
: natural science for the personal care industry
Backed by more than 90 years of botanical experience, Indena
is today the world's leading company in the identification, development and production of active principles derived from plants, for use in the pharmaceutical, health food and personal care industries.
In the personal care field we offer specialty products with scientifically validated and reproducible topical benefits.
Often starting from the study of traditional uses of medicinal plants, we target unexploited market niches for specific skin needs, and work hard to create customised co-developments of unique products with selected customers. We offer a full range of personal care ingredients for topical use.To know more about Indena’s personal care efforts, visit www.indena.com