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Apr. 18, 2018
Press Release

BASF drives sustainable palm with major portfolio switch

  • BASF palm-based personal care specialties will be offered as certified sustainable
  • First customers have implemented portfolio changes
  • BASF steps up palm traceability


Apr. 17, 2018
Press Release

BASF’s new personal care ingredients protect and beautify skin and hair

  • New active ingredient solutions from the research of BASF’s epigenetics and extraction platforms
  • Polymer Rheocare® XGN allows formulations for vegan personal care solutions inspired by nature
  • Tinosorb® S Lite Aqua enables the creation of extra light sun care formulations

    Apr. 17, 2018
    Press Release

    BASF introduces new solutions for healthy skin and hair based on the “Personal Care Elements”

    in-cosmetics 2018: BASF introduces new solutions for healthy skin and hair based on the “Personal Care Elements”

    • BASF offers 130 COSMOS approved products and a broad selection of formulations complying with the standard
    • BASF’s Colors and Effects brand introduces “Proud to be you” theme celebrating individual beauty and diversity
    • Formulation Lab®, Innovation Zone, Technical Seminars and a Workshop provide insights into BASF’s new solutions for the personal care market
    • Third BASF Palm Dialog centers around the industry’s progress towards responsible palm kernel oil


    Apr. 5, 2018
    Press Release

    BASF provides guidance according to ISO 16128 standard for personal care portfolio

    • More than 250 BASF products defined as natural or derived natural ingredients according to the ISO standard
    • "Leaves Index" indicates the degree of natural origin


    Jan. 15, 2018

    BASF and CTIBiotech announce first results of 3D human sebaceous glands technology for skin care applications

    • Experts demonstrated both ex vivo production of physiological sebum in 3D human sebaceous gland model and its regulation by means of active ingredients



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