Personal Care


Heading into 2021 well prepared: A TPE for sustainable cotton swabs

The tremendous and rapid success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for alternatives to single-use products. The tip is made of THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE to meet all requirements. 
(Image: © 2020 LastSwab)The days of disposable plastic products are numbered – alternatives are needed. The success of LastObject’s reusable cotton swabs shows that the market is ready for change. The company’s basic and beauty cotton swabs are both made of high-quality materials. To meet all requirements, the tip is made of THERMOLAST® M, a compound from KRAIBURG TPE that is often used for applications in the health sector.

Clariant Active Ingredients unveils future-ready beauty inspired by traditions called “RetroFuture”

RetroFuture formulations support consumers seeking a more mindful, environmentally-considerate approach to self-care and beauty regimes that will deliver skin care results. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant Active Ingredients announces the launch of “RetroFuture”, inspirational formulation ideas to bring comfort in today’s unsettled times. Consumers can find reassurance in skincare with the time-tested well-being powers of traditional, natural ingredients, brought up to date with modern needs for scientifically proven advanced efficacy and lower environmental impact.

Clariant wins Frost & Sullivan 2020 New Product Innovation Award for its natural active ingredient, Prenylium®

Clariant Active Ingredients wins Frost & Sullivan Award for its natural active ingredient Prenylium. 
(Award logo: Frost & Sullivan)The premium root-power active ingredient Prenylium is acknowledged as a “breakthrough” ingredient for anti-aging. Clariant Active Ingredients is proud recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2020 New Product Innovation Award in the European sustainable anti-aging active ingredient industry.

Safe coloration boost for home and personal care: Clariant launches next-gen Cosmenyl 100 pigment dispersions with a new state-of-the-art preservation system

Clariant’s full range of Cosmenyl 100 pigment dispersions with new state-of-the-art preservative system. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant announces a complete range of Cosmenyl 100 next generation aqueous pigment dispersions, featuring a new state-of-the-art preservation system.

Archroma starts production of hand sanitizers to help fight COVID-19

Archroma starts production of hand sanitizers to help fight COVID-19. (Photo: Archroma)As part of its active engagement in the fight against COVID-19, Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, started bulk production of a new range of hand sanitizers at its Landhi site in Pakistan in May 2020. The new Kieralon® HS range was developed by the R&D team at the Archroma Center of Excellence in Karachi, in line with the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations.

Devan adds multivitamin blend to R-Vital® range for immunity-boosting properties

Devan ChemicalsTextile innovator Devan is launching a new blend in addition to its R-Vital® range of active ingredients. The new ‘multivitamin’ blend consist of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger and is developed for immunity-boosting properties.

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