Personal care

DSM stirs emotions with the magic of science

An image of London Bridge representing DSM’s beauty care campaignDSM, a leading supplier of ingredients and innovative solutions for beauty care products, will be presenting its commitment to sustainability at in-cosmetics Global, and demonstrating how its bright science enables customers to create magical products with an emotional appeal.

Evonik acquires Dr. Straetmans

A jar of cream from Evonik with its signature pink orchid Evonik is expanding its full service offering to the cosmetics industry with pending acquisition of cosmetics specialist, Dr. Straetmans. Based in Hamburg, Germany, the company specialises in developing and marketing alternative preservatives for the cosmetics industry.

Covestro showcases film formers at in-cosmetics

A man holding a surfboard for Covestro’s sun care campaignCovestro will be showcasing innovative beauty solutions based on polyurethane raw materials of the Baycusan brand at in-cosmetics Global, taking place in London from 4 to 6 April.

Croda awarded for green chemistry

A industrial symbol centred on sustainabilityCroda International, the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies, has received an NYSCC Award for the Most Innovative Use of Green Chemistry at the Future of Sustainability conference, which took place in February.

Global personal care and cosmetics packaging markets expanding

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies reports plastics is the most popular material for personal care packaging, but cartons are showing solid growth.A new market assessment report by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) predicts 5.5 per cent annual growth for the global personal care packaging market through 2019.

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