Technical access to 30,000 personal care ingredients: new programme announced

By Lucy Whitehouse contact

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Technical access to 30,000 personal care ingredients: new programme announced
in-cosmetics, a B2B events series for personal care ingredients, has announced its collaboration with SpecialChem, the B2B digital marketing company specializing in chemicals and materials.

The collaboration will enable the users of in-cosmetics websites to access SpecialChem’s Universal Selector™ – an online database of cosmetics ingredients – and the exhibitors of the in-cosmetics shows to be highlighted in the Universal Selector™.

The Universal Selector™, which gathers around 30,000 datasheets of cosmetics and personal care ingredients, is accessible from​ and each in-cosmetics event website.

Enriched content

Lucy Gillam, Director, in-cosmetics Group at Reed Exhibitions, says the partnership will offer industry professionals a new level of content access,

Enabling the users of our in-cosmetics Global website to access the SpecialChem Universal Selector™ will enrich the content we deliver to the cosmetics community, providing access to tens of thousands of products,​” she explains.

We are also pleased to enable the exhibitors at the in-cosmetics Global show to be highlighted in the cosmetics Universal Selector™ wherever it is displayed​”.                  

Our Universal Selector™ aims to make product selection faster and richer by giving formulators the technical data they need on all the cosmetics and personal care ingredients in the world. We especially put a lot of effort into tracking and adding into the Universal Selector™ all the latest products that are launched, which is real added value for the users,​” says Christophe Cabarry, SpecialChem’s founder and CEO.

Benefits for users

The two companies note that the following will be the three key benefits of the Universal Selector™ on the in-cosmetics Global website for users:

  • Enhanced searches with more than 10 search dimensions for a richer and more detailed product selection

  • Access to new products’ data sheets as soon as they are launched

  • Data quality thanks to permanent crowd-sourced feedback from users.

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