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AMSilk acquired by ingredients player Givaudan

AMSilk acquired by ingredients player Givaudan

By Lucy Whitehouse

In a sign that the fragrance, flavours and beauty ingredients player is keen to push forward the scale of its Active Beauty division, Givaudan has acquired the world’s first industrial supplier of vegan silk biopolymers.

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This Month in Fragrance: April 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Fragrance can be elusive. But it’s an important sector of the beauty industry and one that Cosmetics Design covers more often than you might think. This month we’ve shared news of corporate partnerships, venture capital investment, recognition of an outstanding...

Get sustainability right or you may regret it!

From The Editor's Desk

Get sustainability right or you may regret it!

By Simon Pitman

One of the buzz words at this month’s in-cosmetics Global event in Paris was undoubtedly sustainability. It’s been on the radar for years, but it’s not going away. In fact it is only gaining momentum.

Croda expands French site

Croda expands French site

By Lucy Whitehouse

The ingredients supplier has announced that it is expanding its capabilities in France for its Crodarom subsidiary, which produces botanicals extracts.

Schwan Cosmetics ups sustainability efforts

Schwan Cosmetics ups sustainability efforts

By Simon Pitman

Schwan Cosmetics has increased its sustainability initiatives thanks to the introduction of a wooden eye pencils and the opening of a more sustainably designed production facility to produce them.

Vantage acquires Textron Plimon Natural Oils

Vantage acquires Textron Plimon Natural Oils

By Simon Pitman

Vantage Specialty Chemicals has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Textron Plimon, a specialist in natural oils for the personal care, food and fine chemical industries.

in-cosmetics Global Paris, in photos

in-cosmetics Global Paris, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics Paris appears to be the best attended event in almost to date, if preliminary figures prove to be an accurate representation. In this photo gallery we bring you some of the most interesting developments from the biggest formulation players....

L’Oréal named as the world’s fifth ‘megabrand’

L’Oréal named as the world’s fifth ‘megabrand’

By Lucy Whitehouse

This is according to Euromonitor International’s recent Top 100 Megabrands report, revealing the world’s leading Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brands ranked by retail sales value in 2017.

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