Harnessing the longevity of olive trees


Cobiolive 20 is a natural liquid olive extractAn iconic symbol of Mediterranean culture, the olive tree can live for thousands of years, with some of the oldest recorded trees living up to 3 000 years. This is mainly due to the tree’s content of potent antioxidant compounds.

Dow Corning brings multifunctional benefits to shampoos


Dow-CorningWithout sacrificing hair volume, Dow Corning has introduced an innovative silicone micro-emulsion at in-cosmetics 2014 which helps bring hair repair and colour protection benefits to shampoos.

Melting caramel butter formula an instant success


Ingredients developer Seppic took the Formulation Prize at the French formulation competition Cosmetagora 2014, with its Caramel Butter Cream ingredient for the body.

BASF awarded GMP certification for 11 sites


BASF - Anne Cao and Candy YuanCelebrating the series of certifications at in-cosmetics 2014, BASF announced it has been awarded Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for cosmetic ingredients, in line with regulations enforced by the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI).

Inspired by nature

The Savannah_Fine_Chemicals_teamSavannah Fine Chemicals, which represents preservation specialist, schülke, in South Africa, recently hosted Andrea Krohnke, schülke area manager for personal care and household, to present to local formulators on its new and exciting preservation alternatives.

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