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Ajinomoto / BDI-BioLife Science GmbH / CP Kelco / Elementis / Evonik / Sisterna / SYTHEON


June 2023
only available for clients in: AT, CH, DE, IE and UK

In today's beauty industry, sustainability and eco-friendly products are gaining popularity among consumers. Ajinomoto introduces Solid Cosmetics as an innovative solution. These refill tablets offer an eco-friendly alternative to traditional liquid formulations, reducing packaging waste and promoting a sustainable future.

Ajinomoto's Solid Cosmetics feature a range of gentle and mild solid surfactants. Derived from natural sources, such as AMISOFT CS-11/LS-11/MS-11/HS-11P (Sodium Cocoyl/Lauroyl/Myristoyl/Stearoyl Glutamate), these surfactants and emulsifiers maintain the skin's natural balance, leaving it soft, moisturized, and refreshed.

Amilite GCS-11 Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate is another exceptional surfactant in Ajinomoto's lineup. It offers effective cleansing and luxurious foam, providing a delightful sensory experience.

Ajinomoto showcases exciting prototypes to demonstrate the versatility of Solid Cosmetics. From a Pearl Powder Cleanser for oily facial skin to an Amino Serum Bar, Powdery Soap, and Tablet to Mousse Shampoo & Body Wash, the possibilities are endless.

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By embracing Ajinomoto's Solid Cosmetics, companies can meet the demand for sustainable beauty products while offering unique and effective formulations. Let's be inspired by this innovative concept and contribute to a greener and more responsible beauty industry. The future of cosmetics is taking a solid form, providing opportunities for businesses and consumers alike.

Concept Solid Beauty
Ajinomoto Overview Sustainable ingredients


June 2023
only available for clients in: AT, BENELUX, CH, DE, FR, PL, IE, UK and USA

Discover the new BDI frame formulations that harness the power of Astaxanthin, a potent antioxidant which leaves your skin radiant and glowing.

ASTACOS® OL50 offers not only proven anti-aging benefits but also strengthens biological cell protection. Experience the transformative effect of ASTACOS® in the frame formulation Face Astaxanthin Glow.

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Infused with MYRAMAZE®-ESSENCE, these formulations provide a multisensory experience that awakens both your skin and your mood. With the added benefit of the resurrection plant, these formulations are the perfect pre-care treatment for facial skin regeneration. Get ready for positive vibes and a radiant appearance!

BDI introduces ASTACOS® OL50, derived from astaxanthin-rich microalgae. With at least 5% astaxanthin, it acts as a potent anti-aging agent, protecting against light-induced damage and maintaining oxidative balance.

Astaxanthin is an exceptional antioxidant, known as the "red diamond." It offers outstanding efficacy, anti-aging effects, photostability, and an instant healthy glow. It also protects against blue light-induced aging, improves cell protection, and enhances hydration and firmness.

Discover BDI's ASTACOS® OL50 for healthier, vibrant-looking skin. Revolutionize your skincare routine.

Leaflet ASTACOS® OL50

June 2023
only available for clients in: AT, CH and DE

CP Kelco's KELCOSENS PiEL Citrus fiber

"When life gives you lemons... make fiber!" With CP Kelco's KELCOSENS PiEL Citrus fiber, you can do just that. Upcycled from citrus peel, this innovative ingredient technology can help stabilise emulsifier-free skin care products and deliver SENSational textures. The CP Kelco manufacturing process converts citrus peel into a fiber that retains much of its pectin content, providing enhanced stability and texture performance, along with unique water-binding capabilities. KELCOSENS PiEL Citrus Fiber is nature-based and made from local citrus peel, an abundant byproduct of the juice industry. It is an environmentally friendly ingredient alternative to PEG-based and synthetic emulsifiers.

Are you interested in diving deeper into KELCOSENS PiEL Citrus Fiber? Explore our technical documentation for more information below.


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  • Citrus Peel Fiber (Global)
  • Citrus Aurantium Sinensis Peel Extract (CSAR Compliant)

Recommended usage concentration: 1 - 3%


  • Skin Care & Body Care
  • Hair Care
  • Oral care

Key Properties:

  • Readily biodegradable
  • Compatible with Kosher and Halal standards
  • Compatible with Vegan, Gluten-free and Free from GMOs
  • Suitable for Cosmos/EcoCert
  • Gentle on the skin
  • Provides emulsifier-free stabilization and enhances the stability of emulsions, suspensions, and foams
  • Maintains good stability in pH range of 3.0-6.0
  • Easy to process: flexible order of addition and cold processable
  • Provides a cream gel texture that can include up to 30% oils to increase skin comfort
  • Provides a fresh, light, and pleasant feel with no soaping effect
July 2023
only available for clients in: AT, CH and DE

Celebrating National Lipstick Day with Elementis!

Join us in style as we embrace the beauty and power of lipstick on this special day.

National Lipstick Day is a special day dedicated to celebrating and honoring the beauty and significance of lipstick. It is observed on July 29th each year, bringing attention to the timeless allure and transformative power of this cosmetic product.

On this day, people worldwide come together to embrace their individuality, express their personal style, and enjoy the art of makeup with a touch of lipstick magic.

In order to meet the demand for cosmetic products with skincare benefits, Elementis has developed lip products that offer comfort, long-lasting performance and nourishing effects for a smooth application.

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To celebrate the magic of lipstick, they present Radiant in Red Lipstick and Pretty in Pink Lipgloss, inspired by the latest lip colour trends.

Presentation National Lipstick Day 
Flipbook National Lipstick Day


Radiant in Red Lipstick featuring BENTONE® PLUS GLOW delivers powerful payout which nourishing the lips for comfortable wear all day long.

Bentone Plus Glow: The optimized skin care matrix of Bentone Plus Glow supports the skins own transformative power to reveal its nature radiance. This Hectorite based system also improves suspension of pigments and reduces sweating of the lipstick through the formation of a gel network to result in smooth application and great pay out.

FANCOR Abyssinian oil: Provides excellent pigment wetting as well as natural luster, lubricity and emolliency to the lips.

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Pretty in Pink Lip Gloss featuring BENTONE GEL® LC V for a nice sparkle while feeling comfortable to wear and apply.

BENTONE GEL®LC V: Improves suspension of pigments and controlled alignment of special effect pigments while enhancing stability.

MEADOWESTOLIDE®: Provides moisturization and contributes to a luxurious skin feel to create a colour cosmetic product with skincare benefits.

Let your lips be the stage for self-expression, with a touch of skincare benefits that leave you feeling radiant all day long. Join us in celebrating National Lipstick Day with Elementis and let's paint the world with beauty, confidence, and individuality.


June 2023
only available for clients in: AT, CH and DE

Based on its unique hectorite technology, Elementis introduce two new ingredients – BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 700 and BENTONE® PLUS GLOW, which cater to the ever-growing demand of natural skin care and the “Skin Glow” trend.


Versatility through synergy: Hectorite X Biopolymer Introducing BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 700, the latest addition to the line of hectorite clay-based rheology modifiers. This innovative powdered blend of hectorite and xanthan gum is optimized for superior suspension performance. Compared to pure clay, it provides a natural, stable, and light sensory rheology modification with slightly less thixotropic viscosity to the water phase of cosmetic formulations.

As the demand for natural and clean beauty alternatives continues to rise, BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 700 offers an effective solution for formulators struggling with the sensorial and stability drawbacks of biopolymers. Its synergistic effect with xanthan gum delivers utmost stability and a smooth silky skin feel, allowing for the creation of stable yet pleasant products.

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Do you want to go deeper into the world of BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 700? Discover more detailed information in our technical documentation.

Product brochure BENTONE HYDROCLAY™ 700


  • Hectorite (and) Xanthan gum

Recommended usage concentration: 0.3 - 1.0%


  • Skin Care & Body Care
  • Antiperspirants & Deodorants
  • Colour Cosmetics
  • Sun Care

Key Properties:

  • Globally approved, vegan, non-GMO
  • COSMOS conform
  • It provides a 100% natural, stable, and light sensory rheology modification
  • Combination of hectorite and xanthan gum provides a synergistic effect for utmost stability
  • Imparts a light sensory and smooth silky feel
  • Enhanced suspension of pigments, particles, and actives
  • Suitable for SPF boosting
  • Offers high pH and electrolyte tolerance for stability enhancement



BENTONE® PLUS GLOW - RADIANCE UNLEASHED! BENTONE® PLUS GLOW applies smoothly and doesn't leave a greasy film on the skin, making it easy to use. This product combines natural ingredients that promote the skin's barrier function, creating a healthy glow and lasting hydration. Moreover, its superior properties in makeup allow for an instant skin glow effect.

With 98% naturally derived ingredients and global approval, BENTONE® PLUS GLOW is the perfect solution for those seeking a radiant complexion without compromising on quality. So, unleash your inherent radiance with BENTONE® PLUS GLOW - the Rheological Additive with optimized delivery of skin conditioning actives.

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Step into a world of radiant, glowing skin with BENTONE® PLUS GLOW. Our technical documentation is the key to unlocking the secrets of this innovative ingredient, providing you with a wealth of detailed information to explore.

Product brochure BENTONE® PLUS GLOW


C13-15 Alkane; Disteardimonium Hectorite; Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil; Phytosterols; Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables; Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil; Unsaponifiables; Glyceryl Oleate; Tocopherol

Recommended usage concentration: 3 - 10%


  • Color Cosmetics
  • Skin care & Body Care
  • Sun Care

Key Properties:

  • Excellent suspension and distribution of pigments and actives
  • Predictable, reproducible, and stable viscosity control
  • Shear-thinning viscosity
  • Formulation flexibility and cold-processable
  • Exceptional sensory benefits, Imparts a pleasant residual silkiness to the skin
  • Patent-pending activation technology for efficient viscosity build
  • Thermostable viscosity raises apparent melting point and ensures cost-efficient use of UV filters
  • Controlled alignment of special-effect pigments and emulsion stabilisation [w/o]
  • Promotes skin barrier function, combats dullness and flakiness, and enhances natural radiance
  • non-animal origin, Vegan, China conforming
June 2023
only available for clients in: AT and CH


When Upcycling Opportunities meet CARE

Introducing the perfect harmony of upcycling opportunities and care: ECOHANCE® Care PS3 - the inaugural offering from Evonik's innovative ECOHANCE line. This natural O/W emulsifier is sourced from post-industrial residue of olive oil production, ensuring an eco-friendly and sustainable manufacturing process. By using this emulsifier, you can upgrade the sustainability of your natural lotions and creams while enjoying its nourishing and quickly absorbed formula. ECOHANCE® Care PS3 represents Evonik's unwavering commitment to using alternative raw materials in their products and reducing their carbon footprint.

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Unlock the potential of sustainable beauty with ECOHANCE® Care PS3! Our technical documentation and samples are now available, providing you with the opportunity to experience the benefits of this natural O/W emulsifier.

Leaflet  ECOHANCE® Care PS3
Product Presentation  ECOHANCE® Care PS


  • Polyglyceryl-3 Distearate - Pellets

Recommended usage concentration: 2.0 - 5.0%


  • Skin Care & Body Care
  • Baby Skin Care
  • Color Cosmetics
  • Natural Cosmetics
  • Sun Protection

Key Properties:

  • Fully based on upcycled residues from olive oil production
  • Supports a deforestation free supply chain and conserves biodiversity
  • No competition to food feedstock
  • Maximize sustainability for natural O/W creams & lotions
  • Caring skin feel with diverse absorption profile

June 2023
only available for clients in: AT and CH


Our skin is our largest organ and serves as an important barrier between our body and the environment. A key component that protects and strengthens this barrier are ceramides - natural lipids that occur in the upper layers of the skin. However, these tiny molecules have a big impact on the health and appearance of our skin.


However, these tiny molecules have a big impact on the health and appearance of our skin. With innovative developments such as SKINMIMICS® PRO MB and SPHINOX® Immulance, Evonik has utilized the science of ceramides to develop highly effective solutions for skin care and protection. Let's take a closer look at the fascinating world of ceramides and their importance for our skin.


SKINMIMICS® PRO MB - Powerful combination of long chain Ceramides and bioactive Ceramides – premium solution for healthy aging.

It is a synergistic and powerful combination of 7 different Ceramides embedded in a modern and globally applicable multi-lamellar emulsifier system without listed preservatives. Thanks to the combination of skin identical long chain Ceramides and short bioactive Ceramides, vegetable cholesterol and behenic acid, this product is the perfect solution for aging skin. It offers skin regeneration from within and an improved barrier function.

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Unlock the secret to flawless skin with SKINMIMICS® PRO MB! Discover the possibilities with our technical documentation 

Product presentation SKINMIMICS® PRO MB

Ceramide EOP; Ceramide NP; Ceramide NS; Ceramide AP; Cholesterol; Behenic Acid; Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate; Polyglyceryl-6 Behenate; Glycerin; Cetearyl Alcohol; Glyceryl Stearate; Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate; Triethylcitrate; Lactic Acid; Aqua/Water /Low viscous emulsion

Recommended usage concentration: 0.5 - 5%


  • Moisturizing products
  • Face care products
  • Anti-aging and anti-wrinkle products
  • Skin repair
  • Skin protection


Key Properties:

  • Improved skin barrier function
  • Skin regeneration from within for aging skin
  • Skin barrier protection
  • Moisturization
  • Increases the ceramide content in the skin
  • Without listed preservatives
  • Globally applicable (CHINA IECIC listed, Halal compliant)
  • Based on biodegradable components

SPHINOX® Immulance

SPHINOX® Immulance is a game-changing ingredient for skin care formulations. It is a highly innovative and unique Ceramide that is based on uneven fatty acid sidechains, offering numerous health benefits for the skin. When combined with Phytosphingosine, it helps to regulate the skin's own anti-microbial defense system and reinforces the skin's immune barrier, providing enhanced protection against environmental stressors and other harmful factors. SPHINOX® Immulance trains the skin to defend itself, promotes the skin's own resilience, and boosts anti-microbial defense mechanisms by inducing the production of anti-microbial peptides. 

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Explore the full potential of your skincare routine with available technical documentation and samples. Ready to take your skincare game to the next level?

Product presentation SPHINOX® Immulance 


  • Ceramide NP - Powder

Recommended usage: 0.05 - 0.5%


  • Skin care

Key Properties:

  • Strenghtens the skin ‘s immune barrier
  • Trains the skin to defend itself
  • Promotes skin ‘s own resilience
  • Boosts anti-microbial defense mechanisms by induction of anti-microbial peptides
  • Soothes overreactive skin
  • IECIC listed – China compliant

June 2023
only available for clients in: AT and CH 


SOPHANCE® LA-A is a gentle and environmentally friendly sophorolipid that is produced through natural fermentation using responsibly sourced materials. This unique blend is preserved with Lactic Acid, making it a one-of-a-kind solution. Offering enhanced performance and delightful sensory benefits, this mild biosurfactant is the perfect choice for personal hygiene products designed to cater to the needs of sensitive skin. With its low foaming properties, SOPHANCE® LA-A is an excellent option for those looking for a gentle yet effective solution.

We are excited to offer both samples and technical documentation for a range of high-quality formulations.

Product Presentation SOPHANCE® LA-A 

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  • Glycolipids, Sodium Lactate / -Liquid

Recommended Usage Concentration: 0.2% - 7.0%


  • Baby Cleansing
  • Hair Care & Scalp Care
  • Facial Cleansing
  • Wet Wipes
  • Oral Care
  • Natural Cosmetics

Key Properties:

  • 100% biodegradable & 100% renewable raw materials
  • Low aquatic toxicity
  • Derived by fermentation
  • Extremely mild to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes
  • COSMOS compliant
  • Superior make-up removal properties
  • Formulation flexibility with ability to tailor foaming and texture properties
  • Highly concentrated, low viscous liquid – easy to handle and cold processable
June 2023
only available for clients in: AT, CH, DE, IE, PL and UK

Sisterna - here comes the sun

Soft and Mild Sucrose Ester for Suncare: As the sun rises on a new day, so does the skincare industry with Sisterna's latest concept: Here comes the Sun. This innovative new idea promises to bring a whole new level of protection and nourishment to our skin, harnessing the power of the sun's rays to create a natural, radiant glow.

With Sisterna's expert formulation and cutting-edge technology, Here comes the Sun is set to revolutionize the way we approach skincare. So let the sunshine in and discover the transformative power of Here comes the Sun.

ZnOSun Cream SPF30 offers ultimate sun protection without the discomfort caused by traditional sun filters. Sisterna's emulsifier system, including SP70-C and SP30-C, enhances spreadability, provides a natural feel, and improves skin softness and after-feel. Experience sun protection without compromise.

Give your skin the care it deserves with ME.016 Mild After Sun Cream. Formulated with Sisterna's SP30-C and SP70-C, this lightweight cream soothes and improves skin smoothness, emolliency, and moisturization. Enjoy a touch of mildness for perfect after-sun pampering.

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Discover the convenience of AS.013 Solid Sun Stick SPF20. Enriched with Sisterna A10E-C, this soft touch suncare balm glides effortlessly, offering easy coverage and excellent oil absorption. Enjoy a non-greasy and dry skin feel for all-day comfort and protection.

Let Sisterna's innovative products unveil radiant and nourished skin. Embrace the power of the sun with Here comes the Sun and experience the difference in suncare.

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Sisterna Overview Product Range

July 2023
only available for clients in: AT , CH, FR and UK

Retinoids and Bakuchiol: Exploring the Best Alternative and Beyond

Retinoids have long been hailed as a gold standard ingredient in skincare due to their proven efficacy in addressing various skin concerns. However, with increasing demand for natural alternatives, Bakuchiol-Sytenol A has emerged as a promising substitute. In this article, we delve into the comparison between retinoids and Bakuchiol-Sytenol A from Sytheon.

Retinoids: The Beauty Powerhouses:
Retinoids have dominated the cosmetic industry for over five decades, known for their remarkable effects on skin health and appearance. These vitamin A derivatives have proven abilities to combat signs of aging, acne, and uneven skin tone. However, their potency comes with certain drawbacks such as skin irritation, sensitivity to sunlight, and the need for medical supervision.

Bakuchiol-Sytenol A: The Natural Contender:
Sytenol A - Bakuchiol has gained attention as a natural alternative to retinoids, offering similar benefits without some of the associated drawbacks. Derived from the seeds of the Indian plant Psoralea corylifolia, Bakuchiol-Sytenol A exhibits retinol-like effects on the skin. Studies have shown its efficacy in improving skin texture, reducing wrinkles, and enhancing collagen synthesis, all while being gentle and well-tolerated.

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Advantages of Sytenol A Bakuchiol

1. Skin benefits: Sytenol A – Bakuchiol has demonstrated the ability to improve skin elasticity, firmness, and overall appearance, making it a valuable ingredient in anti-aging formulations.
2. Anti-inflammatory properties: Unlike retinoids, it exhibits anti-inflammatory properties, making it suitable for sensitive and reactive skin types.
3. Photostability: Sytenol A remains stable under light exposure, ensuring its efficacy is not compromised by sunlight.
4. Compatibility: It can be used in combination with other active ingredients, broadening its potential applications in skincare products.

Looking Beyond: Acetyl-Zingerone:

While Sytenol A presents a compelling alternative to retinoids, researchers and cosmetic formulators continue to explore innovative solutions. One such ingredient that shows promise is Synoxyl AZ from Sytheon - Acetyl-Zingerone. This all-in-one compound acts as an antioxidant, quencher, and selective chelator, providing comprehensive skin benefits. It reduces immediate and delayed skin damages, maintains extracellular matrix integrity, and even reverses signs of cellular senescence.

The Future of Skincare: Advancements and Possibilities:

The beauty industry is continually evolving, driven by the quest for improved skincare solutions. As research and development progress, we can expect to see more advancements in retinoid alternatives, offering enhanced effectiveness, safety, and versatility.

Article 'Beauty of Retinoids'


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