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Firmenich opens new China fragrance creation centre inspired by ancient perfumery

The Villa Harmony centre in Shanghai will allow customers to discover traditional Chinese perfumery skills and ingredients to tap into the growing...

Firmenich, Givaudan, IFF and Symrise under investigation by several antitrust agencies

The Swiss Competition Commission is among the agencies that suspect the fragrance giants of colluding to coordinate pricing policy; 'clients may ha...

Seppic and Botalys team up to create cosmetic ingredients from vertical farming

The subsidiary of Air Liquide Healthcare has partnered with the Belgian start-up to co-create new ingredients using soil-less vertical farming

Could coffee oil be the next star skin care ingredient?

There are many cosmetic applications for this antioxidant-rich by-product of our favourite beverage, as Kaffe Bueno’s Adnan Akcay explains

BASF to invest in China and Germany aroma ingredients plants

A global-scale citral plant is planned for Zhanjiang, China, while facilities in Ludwigshafen, Germany will make menthol and linalool downstream pr...

7 new cosmetic ingredients for effective, sustainable beauty

A senescence-busting active from Ginkgo biloba and a vegan hair shield are among the novel ingredients that formulators can now get their hands on

Natural brands are putting pressure on Europe's microplastics ban: Here's why

Weleda led an open letter to the European Commission, pushing for a stronger, faster phase out – Jayn Sterland, Managing Director, Weleda UK, expla...

Sea moss: Why this buzzy supplement is turning heads in beauty

The skin care benefits of sea moss hang on ancedotal rather than scientific evidence – but that's not dampening its sales spike

Robertet acquires Spanish florals specialists Aroma Esencial

The French fragrances and flavours manufacturer is boosting its presence in natural fine fragrances

Is the future of sustainable beauty 'confetti' serums?

Waterless cosmetic products have been gaining traction as eco-friendly alternatives and new technology from University East Anglia hopes to reduce...

Conditioner, but clear: A how-to-make guide

Alomgir Ali, Senior Formulation Scientist, Personal Care at IFF, and Carole Gherardi, Market Segment Leader, Personal Care at IFF explain the scien...

How plant-based and superfood ingredients are spicing up toothpaste launches

Brands are brushing up on the benefits of using botanical extracts to link oral care with whole-body health

DSM and Firmenich move closer to merger with European Commission competition clearance

The cosmetic ingredient giants announced merger plans in May 2022, making an official exchange offer in November

Biotech buzzwords: Know your lab-grown beauty from your syn-bio

Cosmetics Business clarifies the new lingo around biotechnology and discovers ingredients engineered to fit the bill

Givaudan buys Amyris’ hero ingredient brands

Neossance Squalane, Neossance Hemisqualane and CleanScreen will be included in the agreement

Is rosemary hair care's next big micro-trend?

With influencers swearing by its ability to boost growth and reduce irritation, we explore how the humble herb has become a hair hero

In Brief

NATRUE approval of FLAVEX's CO2 extracts

Givaudan Active Beauty redefines the hydration gold standard

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Cosmoprof Asia | 16 - 18 November 2023 | Singapore

Black BeeOme by Mibelle Biochemistry

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Beautyworld Middle East | 30 Oct - 01 Nov 2023 | Dubai

Siltech's new product introductions at In-cosmetics Global

PCHi 2023 concludes with record attendance in Guangzhou

Professional Beauty London | 05 - 06 March 2023 | London

Revive Collagen reappoint Amanda Holden as Brand Ambassador

SOPHIM introduces PhytOlive®Fine, upcycled exfoliant powder

High-quality CO2 extracts from Echinacea purpurea root

Paris Packaging Week (PCD) | 25 - 26 January 2023 | Paris

New cosmetic ingredient VeganProteoglycan launched

JD Phyto-Or 1% achieves MyMicrobiome Standard certification

Meet with Delfin at in-cosmetics Global in Barcelona

Cosmetagora | 10 - 11 January 2023 | Paris

Vytrus launches a new active to photo-protect the microbiota that is a finalist at in-cosmetics Global awards and BSB Awards 2023

IFF showcases bioscience capabilities with AURIST line of functional ingredients

SampleRite open new sample management facility in mainland Europe

SCS Formulate 2022

Discover a cyclic peptide and a total vertically integrated active ingredient

A guide to certified formulation in the development of beauty products

IWD – Breaking Barriers: How O&3 is leading the way for women

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