Ingredients

Preservation alternatives

Clariant logoNipaguard Zero blends from Clariant South Africa are reliable and effective paraben-alternative solutions developed from the multinational’s years of experience in preservation, and supported by extensive testing. Four different, safe and highly efficient blends have been developed to meet the latest global cosmetic preservation market needs. They include the Ecocert approved Nipaguard SCE; Nipaguard SCM; Nipaguard SCP; and Nipaguard SCV, which is ideal for preservation of wet wipes and highly aqueous systems.

Under the spotlight

Small yet_influential_groups_are_shaping_the_beauty_agenda_worldwideSmall yet influential groups are shaping the beauty agenda worldwide, while ingredients and formulations are scrutinised more than ever before, and product customisation is becoming an issue. These are three key trends pointed out by Diagonal Reports in its October 2013 Beauty Market and Buyer 2020 report.

Merging tradition with innovation

Sharon Bolel Chemical Marketing has just added one of the world’s largest producers of preservation solutions to the global personal care market – Sharon Laboratories from Israel – to its portfolio of principals.

New frontier in suncream protection

sunscreenResearchers in the department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology at University of Bath have created an innovative ingredient which when applied in a suncream can act as a UVA filter and provide fuller protection against skin damage.

Innovation from global supplier

Symrise recently launched SymSave H, a multifunctional ingredient ideal for all types of skin and hair care formulations. It has anti-oxidant, soothing, emulsion stabilising and preservative boosting properties.

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