Personal Care


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.

Clariant’s bio-based additives for biopolymers awarded OK compost INDUSTRIAL & OK biodegradable SOIL certification 

Clariant’s solutions awarded with the OK compost INDUSTRIAL and OK biodegradable SOIL certifications support the development of industrially compostable plastics and biodegradable coatings for agriculture. (Photo: Pixabay)Good news for the development of sustainable compostable products. Clariant’s bio-based processing & dispersing additives for biopolymers used in plastics– Licocare® RBW Vita range, Licolub® FA 1 and Licowax® C – have been awarded the “OK compost INDUSTRIAL” certificate. Awarding test and certification body, TÜV Austria Cert GmbH, also granted toLicocare RBW 102 Vita the “OK biodegradable SOIL” label, which is a key attribute for agricultural applications.

Clariant ColorWorks applies IR-detectable black technology to make other dark colors more recyclable 

Clariant ColorWorks applies IR-detectable black technology to make other dark colors more recyclable. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant continues to develop new technology to improve the recyclability of plastics while offering packaging and product developers more color options. The latest development is a range of deep, dark colors that normally would have required the use of carbon black pigments that makes them undetectable by the near-infrared (NIR) sensors used in automated polymer sorting systems at recycling centers.

Inspirations from nature help Milliken’s ColorDirection 2021 sing in Harmonic Synergy

Inspirations from nature help Milliken’s ColorDirection 2021 sing in Harmonic Synergy.
(Photos © 2020 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR223)As togetherness and context become increasingly important trends for both society and industry, through its ColorDirection 2021, Milliken & Company has embraced colors and textures that complement each other to reflect these vital values.

Clariant targets Asia with satin effect for high-end personal care packaging

An impression of luxury feeling created by an illusion of depth within the container walls and a softer surface feel. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant color specialists have combined three colors from the ColorForward® 2021 trend palette with a satin brushed-glass special effect in order to appeal to consumers in the booming Asian personal care market. The resulting look helps PET packaging give the impression of luxury and prestige otherwise associated with the brushed glass used for high-end branded products.

Catch the wave. Clariant reveals BeautyForward® Edition 4 formulations to delight and inspire

Catch the wave. Clariant reveals BeautyForward Edition 4 formulations to delight and inspire. 
(Photo: Clariant)Playful textures to tempt digital-immersed Millennials, novel formats suited to active lifestyles, radiance nourishers for the over 55s. Clariant releases its first wave of inspirational formulations from trend insights BeautyForward Edition 4, guiding beauty product developers keen to get ahead in delighting the desires of specific global consumers.

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