22 Feb 2024
--- As the UK gears up for its general election, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) is making waves with its first manifesto that urges the incoming government to craft a strategy for the cosmetics and... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- New York City, US, lawmakers propose the Pods Are Plastic Bill, which, if passed, would make it unlawful for any person or entity to sell or distribute any laundry or dishwasher detergent pods and sheets containing polyvinyl... Read More
05 Feb 2024
--- Nouryon says its latest multifunctional innovation, Berol Nexus surfactant, will provide customers with an advantage in household and industrial cleaning applications by improving performance and activity. Unveiled at the... Read More
26 Jan 2024
--- In industry news this week, SkinBioTherapeutics acquired Dermatonics and Kaffe Bueno secured Series A funding. Meanwhile, South Korea-based CJ Olive Young collaborated with Kolmar Korea to create a research lab for... Read More
19 Jan 2024
--- Hindustan Unilever posted weaker earnings than expected in the December 31, 2023 quarter. Profit rose just 0.6% to ₹25.2 billion (US$303 million) amid softer demand from the country’s rural regions, where winter came... Read More
18 Jan 2024
--- Evonik makes its first product from its newly completed rhamnolipid biosurfactant plant in Slovakia. Rhamnolipids are biosurfactants that can be used instead of petrochemical ingredients to lift dirt and grease.The specialty... Read More
17 Jan 2024
--- Givaudan expands its fragrance precursor collection with Scentaurus Vanilla to help consumers “feel fresh all day.” Company perfumer Nadia Geyken says, “In a detergent fragrance, it brings softness and... Read More
16 Jan 2024
--- Heubach showcases its latest range of sustainable and biodegradable pigment preparations at the Home & Personal Care Ingredients (HPCI) trade show this week in Mumbai, India.Uncover Cosmenyl S 100 is a range of... Read More
08 Jan 2024
--- Indian multinational corporation Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) releases an overall summary of its operating performance and demand trends during the quarter ended December, 2023. The Mumbai-based company’s Indonesia... Read More
18 Dec 2023
--- Innovations with an eye to sustainability dominated 2023, with companies creating cleaner laundry sheets, eco-friendly detergent solutions and refillable deodorant packaging. Skin care was boosted by ground-breaking research... Read More
13 Dec 2023
--- Unilever has an incredible array of products used daily by consumers worldwide, but some of those items are now targeted by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The regulator is concerned certain... Read More
27 Nov 2023
--- Sustainable shea practices are in focus as Mary Kay joins the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), a non-profit organization aiming to create and enforce strategies that promote the industry and encourage women’s empowerment.... Read More
26 Oct 2023
--- Clariant has unveiled its latest innovation for hard-to-thicken laundry detergent formulations, TexCare Gemini SG Terra. The solution offers formulators a “one product, double function” soil release polymer that... Read More
26 Oct 2023
--- Sasol Chemicals has launched two brands, Carinex and Livinex, to expand Sasol’s offerings of environmentally sustainable products. The first product offerings are biosurfactants under Carinex sophorolipids (SL) and... Read More
25 Oct 2023
--- BASF is presenting its innovations catered to the personal care, home care and industrial and institutional cleaning market trends at the SEPAWA (Soap, Perfume, Cosmetic and Detergent Professionals) Congress. The trade show... Read More
24 Oct 2023
--- The European Commission’s (EC) recent Regulation (EU) 2023/2055 has restricted synthetic polymer microparticles, including glitter, in personal care and beauty products. The ban has raised uncertainties regarding the... Read More
09 Oct 2023
--- The current socio-economic environment in France is forcing consumers to reduce their personal hygiene product purchases, such as tampons and laundry detergents. As a result of financial struggle during a continued... Read More
05 Oct 2023
--- The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and Cosmetics Europe are welcoming the EU Parliament’s adoption of new rules to classify, label and package chemical substances and mixtures. Backed by 519 votes... Read More
04 Oct 2023
--- Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) fragrance development arm has selected Moodify White, an AI-based fragrance design software created by scent tech specialist Moodify, to be applied in product development. P&G will... Read More
02 Oct 2023
--- LanzaTech Global has collaborated with Dow to introduce a new biodegradable surfactant to the home care market made from carbon emissions. Surfactants are added to detergents to create foam and allow dirt to be washed away.... Read More