Personal Care


Discover Clariant’s biodegradable microplastic-free opacifier for shampoo and liquid soaps

Discover Clariant’s biodegradable microplastic-free opacifier for shampoo and liquid soaps.Clariant now offers a natural-derived, readily biodegradable opacifier to support Personal Care formulators in minimizing the impact of shampoos, conditioners, handwashes and other rinse-off shower and bath products on marine and river life. New Plantasens OP 95 is a microplastic-free option which delivers powerful opacifying performance even at low concentrations, for a creamy white appearance with luxurious, caring consumer appeal for shampoos and liquid soaps.

Cutting plastic – Mondi develops new sustainable packaging for Kao’s salon hair cosmetic brand Goldwell

Cutting plastic – Mondi develops new sustainable packaging for Kao’s salon hair cosmetic brand Goldwell. (Photo: Mondi, PR218)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with Japanese consumer goods manufacturer Kao to create a recyclable, lightweight packaging solution for its Goldwell hair lightening products. The new stand-up pouch reduces plastic usage without compromising on strength and durability and thus supports Kao and its salon business in their efforts to reduce their environmental footprint and to help salons run their businesses more sustainably.

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity. (Photo: Westfalia Fruit, PR008)As a leading multinational supplier of avocados, the Westfalia Fruit Group has unveiled three innovative environmental and social projects at its fruit processing plant in South Africa’s Kwa Zulu Natal province, enhancing sustainability and helping local communities in the process.

Discover Bio circular Fibre Shaping Sustainable Living with Beaulieu Fibres International at Techtextil 22

Beaulieu International GroupBeaulieu Fibres International, the largest and most differentiated European staple fibre producer, turns the spotlight on future-focused solutions for nonwovens & engineered fabrics at Techtextil 22, this June 21st – 24th (Booth C43). A key priority is innovation in polyolefin fibres and bicomponent polyester/polyolefin fibres, to advance sustainable design, end-of-life recyclability, and resource and carbon footprint reduction for industrial and hygiene applications.

Solvay Launches New Biosurfactants for Carbon-Neutral and Circular Beauty Care Products

Solvay Launches New Biosurfactants for Carbon-Neutral and Circular Beauty Care Products. 
(Photo: Solvay, PR025)Solvay, a leading supplier of cosmetic ingredients, has introduced Mirasoft® SL L60 and Mirasoft® SL A60 - two new high-performance biosurfactants that enable the development of sustainable beauty care products. Based on rapeseed oil and sugar with low environmental and carbon footprint, these glycolipid biosurfactants are suitable for a broad range of applications in beauty care such as shampoos, conditioners, shower gels, face washes and creams.

Clariant empowers personal care industry to make natural ingredient choices

The BeautyForward Nº6 digital calculator makes it easy for formulators to select low fossil-carbon ingredients and give beauty consumers greater transparency on plant-based products.Gain much-needed clarity on ingredient and formulation naturality with BeautyForward 6. Clariant today unveils its ground-breaking digital tool, to ease the research and selection of natural ingredients for personal care formulations.

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