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New skin care ingredients 2011.

Here is a list of new ingredients introduced by suppliers during the past 12 months. For more information on products listed here, contact the supplier directly using the information provided.

Arch Personal Care Products

South Plainfield, NJ

Tel: 908-561-5200



ReGeniStem Red Rice

INCI: Ozonized oryza sativa (rice) callus culture extract

Suggested Use Levels: 2-4%

Applications: Facial skin care, daily wear products, decorative cosmetics

Comments: ReGeniStem Red Rice is a botanically soureed product that is made via a sustainable process of cultivating state-of-the-art plant cell cultures in bioreactors, which reduces the residual biomass waste and environmental impact. ReGeniStem Rice allows for increased secondary metabolite production through the use of natural plant elicitors, restores cellular epigenetic patterns of old cells to that of young cells and reverses the age-related increase in DNA methylation, leading to an increase in collagen production.

PhytoBrasil Fusions

Suggested Use Levels: 1-5%

Applications: Skin care, hair care

Comments: PhytoBrasil Energy Fusion is a combination of sustainably sourced botanicals that are indigenous to Brazil and are a visible part of this beautiful culture. There are three products within the line, PhytoBrasil Energy Fusion, PhytoBrasil Fresh Fusion and PhytoBrasil Gourmet Fusion, each offering a unique blend of ingredients for personal care products.

Arizona Chemical Company

Jacksonville, FL

Tel: 904-928-8700



Sylvasol 80

INCI: Polyamide-3

Suggested Use Levels: 1-2%

Applications: Can be incorporated in the oil phase of skin care products. Imparts water repellency and actives retention to formulations while maintaining skin feel, good aesthetics and low gloss. Ethanol soluble; can be incorporated as film fonner in continuous ethanol sprays and gels.

Comments: Sylvasol 80 a partially vegetable derived polymer for use as a film former in skin care products.

Bayer MaterialScience AG

51368 Leverkusen, Gennany



Baycusan C 1008

INCI: applied

Applications: Film forming polyurethane polymer for hair styling

Comments: Imparts natural strong hold and excellent flexibility.

Biosil Technologies Inc.

Allendale, NJ

Tel: 201-825-8800




INCI: Water, caulerpa lentillifera extract, hydrolyzed rice protein.

Suggested Use Levels: 1-5%

Applications: Skin care--anti-aging face care, specific skin care for mature skin, repairing and restructuring skin care, firming body care.

Comments: Okinacea is a sea grape extract, which increases GAGs synthesis. It also affects collagen synthesis and restores skin volume.

Biovelop AB

distributed by Brenntag Specialties Inc.

South Plainfield, NJ

Tel: 800-732-0562


Avenacare Oat Beta Glucan

INCI: Oat beta glucan

Suggested Use Levels: 1-10%

Applications: Skin care, sun care, hair care

Comments: This unique hypoallergenic ingredient, naturally derived from locally grown, non-GMO Swedish oats, is renowned for its anti-aging, rejuvenating and soothing properties. The Avenacare oat beta glucan molecules stimulate the synthesis of collagen, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, increase skin firmness and elasticity, accelerate wound healing, soothe skin irritations, hydrate the skin and protect against the damaging effects of UVA/UVB light. Avenacare oat beta glucan can also be incorporated into hair care products, where it provides nourishment to the hair, improves tensile strength, adds body and helps repair damaged hair.

Chemsil Silicones, Inc.

Chatsworth, CA

Tel: 877-700-0302



Gelaid CPE-CF

INCI: Dimethicone (and) dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer (and) hydroxyethyl acrylate (and) sodium acryloyl dimethyl taurate copolymer

Comments: Cyclic silicone free pre-emul-sified gelling agent that creates luxurious creams and lotions. Specifically developed for cold mix process. Multi-phasic properties permit functional oil and water based active ingredients to be incorporated.


INCI: Dimethicone (and) dimethicone PEG-10/15 crosspolymer

Comments: Water in silicone emulsifier/surfactant incorporates cross polymer technology for luxurious skin feel.

Croda Inc.

Edison, NJ

Tel: 732-417-0800



INCI: PEG-150 pentaerythrityl tetrastearate (and) PPG-2 hydroxyethyl cocamide (and) water

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-10%

Applications: Hand washes, cleansers, body washes, shampoos

Comments: Versatile rheology modifier that provides efficient viscosity building across a wide variety of surfactant systems. It provides efficient thickening in traditional, as well as sulfate free systems, coupled with sheer thinning rheology. It has a neutral effect on foam and aftcrfeel, is suitable for cold processing and is excellent for use in clear systems.

DeWoIf Chemical, Inc.

submission for Cognis Care Chemical product

Warwick, RI

Tel: 800-521-0065



Cetiol C5

INCI: Coco-Caprylate

Suggested Use Levels: 3-5%

Applications: Body care, face care, hair care, sun care, wipes

Comments: Biodegradable, easy to emulsify, easy to handle, excellent substitution for silicones in personal care applications, good skin compatibility, cyclomethiconelike feel, 100% naturally derived.

Kahlemulsion BE 820

submission for Kahl GmbH & Co. product

INCI: Beeswax, carnauba wax, polysorbate 80, sorbitan oleate

Suggested Use Levels: 5%

Applications: Skin care, O/W creams and lotions, sun care, hair care products, styling creams

Comments: Natural film former, low viscosity emulsion, based on bees- and carnauba wax, energy saving, SPF enhancer (up to 200%), high solids (40%), yet low viscosity, wax in a modern form, easy to disperse as post-addition.

Dissolvine GL-47-S

submission for Akzo Nobel

INCI: Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate

Applications: Hair care, bath and shower products, color cosmetics, ethnic hair, hair color/dye, wipes

Comments: Improved cleaning and foaming in shampoo applications, readily biodegradable

Dow Corning Corporation

Midland, MI

Contact: Robin Gray

Tel: 989-496-7761



Dow Corning MQ-1640 Flake Resin

INCI: Trimethylsiloxy silicate (and) polypropyl silsesquioxane Suggested Use Levels: Application dependent

Applications: Color cosmetics, skin care and sun care

Comments: Dow Corning MQ-1640 Flake Resin is a patented resin technology, a specially formulated blend of MQ and T Propyl silicone resins that sets a standard in long-lasting benefits while also enhancing the comfort, color intensity and shine of color cosmetic products. In sunscreens, it can potentially improve SPF due to good compatibility with sunscreen actives and improved wash-off resistance.

Dow Corning EL-8052 IH Silicone Organic Elastomer Blend

INCI: Isohexadecane (and) dimethicone/bisisobutyl PPG 20 crosspolymer

Suggested Use Levels: Application dependent

Applications: Skin care, color cosmetics and sun care.

Comments: Dow Corning EL-8052 IH Silicone Organic Elastomer Blend makes it easy to combine the benefits of organic and active ingredients with the delightful sensory experience of silicone gels, including solvents, natural oils and sunscreen actives while providing a silky, smooth feel.

DSM Nutritional Products, LLC

North American Distributor--Centerchem, Inc.

Norwalk, CT

Tel: 203-822-9800




INCI: Resveratrol

Suggested Use Levels: Up to 1% in cosmetic formulations

Applications: Skin brightening facial and body care products; creams and serums for age spots; anti-aging skin care products for more even skin tone

Comments: The most effective solution for noticeably brighter skin, Regu-Fade is a high-performing and fast-acting skin brightener - a"bright"idea for beauty consumers around the world. Regu-Fade evens and brightens skin tone using pure, nature-identical resveratrol. Resveratrol is a potent antioxidant found naturally in red grapes and associated with various health benefits. Regu-Fade has proven its outstanding potential in human clinical trials with visible effects in only two weeks. Compared with a market benchmark, Regu-Fade has worked faster, early on, and strongly reduces the appearance of pigmentation throughout the studies. Extensive formulation guideline shows how to manage the solubility of Regu-Fade and ensure optimal use.

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products

Wilmington, DE

Tel: 302-999-2390



Zemea Propanediol

INCI: Propanediol

Suggested Use Levels: 3-6%

Applications: Skin care, hair care, deodorants, sun care, baby care, personal lubricants

Comments: Zemea propanediol is 100% natural glycol alternative used as a humectant, emollient or solvent. Ecocert and the Natural Products Association approve it. Benefits in skin care include increased moisturization, no skin irritation or sensitization, enhanced aesthetics and may boost the efficacy of preservatives in your formulations.

Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation

Hopewell, VA

Tel: 804-541-8658



Tegosoft AC

INCI: isoamyl cocoate (proposed)

Suggested Use Levels: 1 -10%

Applications: Natural cosmetic products, face and body care emulsions, gels and serums, baby care, spravable emulsions, antiperspirants/deodorants, color cosmetics

Comments: Tegosoft AC is a very light emollient, completely based on natural raw materials. It has very low viscosity, low oiliness and absorbs easily. It is produced by a sustainable enzymatic process.

Tegosoft XC

INCI: Phenoxyethyl caprylate

Suggested Use Levels: 1-10%

Applications: Sun care lotions, sprays, creams, gels and oils, skin care creams and lotions, spravable emulsions, antiperspirants/deodorants, decorative cosmetics

Comments: Tegosoft XC is based on more than 50% natural raw materials. It is an emollient with excellent solvent properties for UV filters and lipophilic active ingredients and imparts a pleasant, non-oily skin feel. It is especially suited for sun care applications and for stable, low viscosity formulations, due to its water-like density.

Abil EM 180

INCI: Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 dimethicone

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-2.5%

Applications: Body and facial care, sun care, baby care

Comments: Abil EM 180 is a versatile, highmolecular weight silicone W/O emulsifier, an ideal choice for a wide range of W/O formulations. It is efficient at low usage concentration and as a liquid product, it is easy to handle in hot or cold processing. In addition to an outstanding cost-performance ratio, it provides superior thermal stability as well as high compatibility with electrolytes and active ingredients.

Gattefosse Corporation

Paramus, NJ

Tel: 201-265-4800



Malt Secrets

INCI: Propanediol (and) water (and) hordeum vulgare seed extract

Suggested Use Levels: 0.1-1%

Applications: Anti-aging, anti-pollution, anti-stress

Comments: Free-radical scavenger/antioxidant.

Glenn Corporation

White Bear Lake, MN

Tel: 888-453-6267



Tegosoft XC

submission for Evonik-Goldschmidt product

INCI: Phenoxyethyl caprylate

Suggested Use Levels: 1-10%

Applications: Sun care, AP/deodorants, color cosmetics, skin care creams and lotions, spray emulsions

Comments: Benefits--Superior UV filter solubility in comparison to C12-15 alky] benzoate, SPF boosting effect, pleasant, non-oily skin feel, efficient in pigments wetting and dispersions, photostable, more than 50% natural-based raw material.

Sensolene Care DD

submission for B&T product

INCI: Dodecyl olivate

Suggested Use Levels: 1-5%

Applications: Sun care, skin care, AP/deodorants, color cosmetics

Comments: Benefits--melting point mimics that of skin lipids, immediate (1 hour) and long-term moisturization (up to 8 hours), immediate (1 hour) and long-term elasticity (up to 8 hours), very good spread, no tack. EcoCert.

BotanySelect Lychee

submission for Burgundy Botanical Exracts

INCI: Litchi sinensis

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-3.0%

Applications: Anti-age products, suncare or after suncare, skin care creams and lotions, hair care, color cosmetics

Comments: Standardized extract of proanthocyanidin, proven inhibition of collagenase enzyme, source of vitamin C, strong antioxidant activity.

The HallStar Company

Chicago, IL

Tel: 877-427-4255, 312-385-4494



HallStar NCD-20

INCI: Cetearyl alcohol (and) cetcareth-20

Suggested Use Levels: 1-10%

Applications: Depilatories, AIIA & BHA anti-aging lotions and creams

Comments: HallStar NCD-20 is an oil-in-water (O/W) primary or secondary emulsion base with broad pH stability. Nonionic and without esters, it may be used in systems far from neutral pH.

CoVera IPM

INCI: Isopropyl myristate (and) aloe barbadensis leaf extract

Suggested Use Levels: 0.05-78%

Applications: Massage oils, suntan oils, skin care ointments, creams and lotions

Comments: CoVera IPM allows the formulator to deliver the oil-soluble fraction of the aloe barbadensis plant to skin care formulations, including anhydrous ones.


Morristown, NJ

Tel: 973-455-4425


Sensa RC 880

INCI: Bis-C16-20 Isoalkoxy TMHDI/PEG-90 copolymer

Suggested Use Levels: 3-10%

Applications: Creams and lotions with high salt and/or low pH requirements; Provides interesting skin care product textures.

Comments: Rheology modifier for aqueous systems. Asensa RC 880 is intended for use where other thickening materials do not provide stable results, for example in aqueous systems with high salt concentrations, low pH and other difficult to thicken formulations. This easy to use 30% solids solution thickens aqueous phases for use in single phase or emulsion type formulations. The ingredient works very well when added at the end of the emulsificalion process and is probably best not added to the water or lipid phase before emulsions are made. It has been found that high HLB emulsifiers can adversely affect performance.

Independent Chemical Corporation

Glendale, NY

Tel: 718-894-0700



DesaDrops (Vevy codex 19.4944)

INCI: Water, glucamine, hydroxyethylcellulose

Suggested Use Levels: 0.1-1% or according to the amount of acid radicals to neutralize

Applications: DesaDrops may be used as such to modify and to adjust pH of a solution, an emulsion, a lotion; it may be diluted to gel high concentrated resins and to avoid formation of aggregates. It may be used as succedaneous of "classical"neutralizcrs such as AMP (aminomcthylpropanol), TEA, sodium hydroxide, etc. in the same percentages of use. It is a very safe product because it does not release any secondary reaction toxic element, such as nitrosamine. It has to be considered as a classical neutralizer; it can substitute, respecting right proportions, the most common neutralizers.


(Vevy codex 17.5000)

INCI: Water, hydrolyzed glycosaminoglycans, glucan, cellulose

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-2.0%

Applications: Hyaluramine-S is applied in all finished products for cutaneous use, even professional, that are required to carry out a deep, active and lasting moisturizing action. Products for aging skin; skin care, sunscreen, after shave, hair care, makeup and depilatory preparations.

Inolex Chemical Company

Philadelphia, PA

Tel: 215-271-0800



LexFeel Natural

INCI: Heptyl undecylenate

Suggested Use Levels: 3-10% (skin and sun care), 1-3% (hair care), 3-8% (color cosmetics)

Applications: Skin and sun care, hair care, color cosmetics

Comments: LexFeel Natural is an extremely light and dry emollient suitable for natural products. It is 100% vegetable derived and can be used in sunscreens moisturizers, lotions, makeup and antiperspirants. It is a natural alternative to synthetic fluids such as cyclomethicone and mineral oils and can be combined with natural oils to reduce the greasiness of such materials. LexFeel 700

INCI: Polyester-4

Suggested Use Levels: 20-40%

Applications: Color cosmetics

Comments: LexFeel 700 is an emollient, humectant, pigment dispersant and dye solubilizer used in lipstick, lipgloss and other color cosmetics. It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and has performance properties exceeding those of castor oil. But unlike castor oil, LexFeel 700 is completely resistant to lipid oxidation, and thus forms lip products with indefinite shelf-life without the strong odor and strong taste associated with castor oil.

International Specialty Products

Wayne, NJ

Tel: 973-628-4000



Natriance Biofractions

Suggested Use Levels: 1-3%

Applications: Anti-aging skin care

Comments: The Natriance family of skin care biofractions are vegetable-derived ingredients that help to rejuvenate, moisturize and protect skin by focusing on markers and proteins associated with aging and environmental damage. Natriance Antioxidizer (Water, propanediol, hydrolyzed soy protein (proposed)), Detoxifier (Water, glycerin, hydrolyzed corn protein (proposed)) and Protector (Water, glycerin, linum usitatissimum (linseed) seed extract (proposed)) help skin look younger and healthier by providing protection against oxidative, UV and other stresses while supporting cellular functions that may be critical to better skin. FlexiThix


Suggested Use Levels: 1-5%

Applications: Creams, gels, lotions, antiperspirants, color cosmetics, multipurpose products, hair relaxers, hair color, depilatories, hair straightener.

Comments: Capable of thickening aqueous and anhydrous formulations, FlexiThix is compatible with a wide range of ingredients, effective across a broad pH range and has been shown to be stable with numerous solvents and acids.

Caspaline 14

INCI: Water (and) propanediol (and) hexapeptide (proposed)

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-1%

Applications: Anti-aging formulations aimed to boost the skin's natural protection. Comments: Caspaline 14 is a synthetic peptide designed to target and boost the expression of caspase-14. Caspaline 14 is an innovative approach for reinforcing the natural UV shielding properties of the skin.

Survixyl IS

INCI: Water (and) butylene glycol (and) pentapeptide

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-1.5%

Applications: Anti-aging skin care

Comments: Survixyl IS is a peptide based on the latest discoveries in stem cell research. It has been designed specifically to target and boost the Sternness Recovery Complex.

Jeen International Corporation

Fairfield, NJ

Tel: 973-439-1401



Jeesperse CPW-S

INCI: Helianthus annus (sunflower) seed wax, sodium polyacrylate

Suggested Use Levels: 1-15%

Applications: Skin care, hair care, color cosmetics

Comments: Reduce you carbon footprint the easy way. Add some sunflower wax to your emulsion without ever turning up the heat. Use it in any emulsion. See how easy it is to be good to the environment. Deliver a cold process product that's as good as a conventional emulsion.

Jeesperse CPW-CG-T

INCI: Cetyl alcohol, sodium polyacrylate/sodium acryloyl dimethyl taurate copolymer, glyceryl monostearate, caprylic/capric/triglyceride

Suggested Use Levels: 0.1-10%

Applications: Skin care, hair care, color cosmetics

Comments: A cold process wax containing emulsifying waxes makes it easy to reduce your carbon footprint. Make a low viscosity lotion spray at 3% or a higher viscosity cream at 4%. Feel and function delivered cool and easy. No heat, no worries.

Jeesperse CPWN-SunGuar

INCI: Sunflower wax, guar gum, caprylic/capric triglyceride

Suggested Use Levels: 1-5%

Applications: Skin care, hair care, color cosmetics, sun care

Comments: All natural cold process wax makes it easy to stay natural and green. No heating required so energy consumption is naturally reduced. Add to your emulsions and feel the difference while making a difference in your carbon footprint. Guar gum can be replaced with carrageenan, sodium alginate or other natural gums.

Kewpie Corporation

Tokyo, Japan

Tel: +81-3-3486-3338




INCI: Hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid

Suggested Use Levels: 0.02-1.0%

Applications: Lotion, emulsion, cream, gel, serum, hair mist

Comments: Hyalo-oligo is a unique and innovative hyaluronic acid with a molecular weight of less than 10,000 Da. Its nano-sized molecules allow it to easily penetrate the skin's horny layer or the hair's cortex to offer exceptionally long-lasting moisture retention.


INCI: Hydroxypropyltrimonium hyaluronatc

Suggested Use Levels: 0.02-1.0%

Applications: Lotion, emulsion, cream, gel, serum, shampoo, hair treatment

Comments: Hyalovcil-P is a uniquely innovative, adhesive hyaluronic acid that is partly cationized so that it is not easily washed away. Its adhesive property makes it possible to remain after cleansing, allowing the skin and hair to remain moist and lustrous.

Koster Keunen

distributed by Brenntag Specialties Inc.

Watertown, CT

Tel: 860-945-3333 (Koster Keunen), 800-732-0562 (Brenntag Specialties, Inc)



Siliconyl Polyethylene PC-38

INCI: Polyethylene, stearoxy dimethicone, polycyclopentadicne

Suggested Use Levels:

Applications: Skin care, hair care, color cosmetics, sun care

Comments: Reduces TEWL, increases slip, does not increase emulsion viscosity, reduces hardness of finished product without affecting melt point or gelling properties

Lincoln Fine Ingredients

Lincoln, RI

Tel: 401-722-2410



Linessential 3C (All Natural, Inexpensive 3 oil blend)

INCI: Corn oil, camelina sativa seed oil, vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) seed oil

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-5%

Applications: Skin care, lip care & hair care

Comments: Linessential 3C is an inexpensive 3 oil blend based around corn oil with cranberry and camelina seed oil. The blend is high in Omega 3, 6 and 9 and gives you moisture and antioxidant properties without the greasy feel.

Lincoserve ES-105 (Naturally derived skin moisturizer with antimicrobial properties)

INCI: Glycereth-2 cocoate, benzoic acid, sodium PCA

Suggested Use Levels: 0.3-2.0%

Applications: Skin and hair care

Comments: Lincoserve ES-105 is a naturally derived, skin conditioning agent that acts as a great moisturizing base and also has antimicrobial properties to keep formulation stable.

Lincare PCA (only USA manufactured sodium PCA)

INCI: Sodium PCA

Suggested Use Levels: 0.05-3.0%

Applications: Skin and hair care

Comments: Lincare PCA provides a moisturized and powdery soft feeling to the skin and hair.

Lipo Chemicals, Inc.

Paterson, NJ

Tel: 973-345-8600




INCI: Hydrolyzed whey protein

Suggested Use Levels: 2-5%

Applications: Facial creams and serums, hand and body lotions, foundations, soothing after-sun creams and lotions, body wash creams

Comments: Lummerin significantly reduces the accumulation of melanin and thus may be useful in cosmetic applications for skin brightening, minimizing age spots and evening skin tones.

Bioferrin 5000

INCI: Apo-Lactoferrin

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-1.0%

Applications: Face creams, hand and body lotions, lip treatment products, soothing after-sun products, baby products.

Comments: Bioferrin 5000 is patent pending for elevating hyaluronic acid levels in human tissue to promote significant skin hydration following topical application, ideal for use on sensitive skin.


INCI: Whey protein

Suggested Use Levels: 0.5-1.0%

Applications: Anti-aging face & eye creams, hand & body lotions, lip repair creams, foundation makeup, rich prestige & spa lines.

Comments: The natural multi-functional anti-aging solution


North American Distributor--Centerchem, Inc.

Norwalk, CT

Tel: 203-822-9800




INCI: Water (Aqua), pscudoalteromonas exopolysaccharides, citric acid

Suggested Use Levels: 1-10%

Applications: Hyadisine can be incorporated in formulations where an immediate and long-lasting moisturizing effect is needed such as after sun treatments, creams and treatments, which specially target dry skin or night creams. It is also suitable for serums or treatments targeting quick wrinkle reduction.

Comments: Hyadisine is a marine alternative to hyaluronic acid (HA), obtained biotcchnologically by fermentation of a marine bacterial strain belonging to pseudoalteromonas sp, rich in the same monosaccharide (glucuronic acid) as hyaluronan. with a high water retaining capacity, conferring similar cosmetic benefits to the skin. Hyadisine showed a better DVS profile relative to hyaluron, retaining 12.7% more water at 95% RH.

Mibelle Biochemistry

Buchs, Switzerland

Tel: +41 62 836 17 31



PhytoCellTec Argan

INCI: Argania spinosa sprout cell extract, isomalt, lecithin, sodium benzoate, aqua/water

Suggested Use Levels: 0.4-1 %

Applications: Stem cell cosmetics, anti-aging

Comments: The first active ingredient designed to delay the depletion of the dermal stem cells.


INCI: Helianthus annuus (sunflower) sprout extract, tocopherols, glycerin, lecithin, phenoxyethanol, aqua/water

Suggested Use Levels: 2-5%

Applications: Skin care with SPF protection, sun care, anti-aging

Comments: The intelligent cell-protecting factor.


INCI: Brassica alba sprout extract, sodium benzoate, aqua/water

Suggested Use Levels: 2-5%

Applications: Lipgloss, lip care formulations, lip contour treatment

Comments: Ecocert certified

Micro Powders, Inc.

Tarrytown, NY

Tel: 914-793-4058



Micropoly 1160S

INCI: Polyethylene

Suggested Use Levels: 1.0%-10.0%

Applications: Face powders, eyeshadows, foundations, eyeliners, cleansing products (cold creams), cleansing lotions (liquids & pads), mascara, skin care preparations, personal cleanliness products, lipstick, AP/Deo, eyeliner pencils

Ecosoft 608

INCI: Polylactic acid

Suggested Use Levels: 1.0-3.0%

Applications: Foundations, eyeshadows, blushes, skin care preparations, mascaras, creams, gels and lotions


INCI: Polylactic acid

Suggested Use Levels: 3.0-10.0%

Applications: Green formulation scrub soaps, foot scrubs, exfoliating face scrubs, body scrubs, creams, liquids, gels and lotions


Somerset, NJ

Tel: 732-356-5200




INCI: Lactobacillus/panaz ginseng root extract ferment filtrate

Suggested Use Levels: 0.3-1.0%

Applications: Anti-wrinkle/anti-aging/anti-inflammatory.

CR Extract

INCI: Butylene glycol, water, cnidium officinale root extract

Suggested Use Levels: 0.3-1.0%

Applications: Skin brightening/reduces hyperpigmentation.


North American Distributor--Centerchem, Inc.

Norwalk, CT

Tel: 203-822-9800




INCI: Propanediol, glycerin, water, curculigo orchioides root extract

Suggested Use Levels: 3.0-5.0%

Applications: Products for women and men with sensitive skin, including makeup, shaving ranges, intimate hygiene, products for babies and hair care for sensitive scalps.

Comments: Caresoft is a purified fraction of the root of Curculigo orchioides rich in total sugars and curculigosides, proposing an innovative mechanism, the involvement of the NHE1 receptor in sensitive skin. It is an active ingredient that acts on the internal control mechanism of skin pH, provides various cofactors and ways of modulating the activity of NHE1, improves cohesion between cells, repairs the integrity of the epidermis and the barrier function and causes a reduction in skin reactivity and sensitivity.

ROVI Cosmetics International GmbH

Schluehtern, Germany

Tel: +49 6661 96760




INCI: Water/aqua, butylene glycol, lecithin, salix alba bark extract, bakuchiol, magnolia grandiflora leaf extract

Suggested Use Levels: 3%

Applications: Adult skin impurities, reduction of efflorescences (comedones, papels, pustules), sebum reduction, inhibition of pro-inflammatory proteins, antibacterial, reducing itchiness

Comments: Tested in-vivo and in vitro, preservative-free, Ecocert-compliant.


INCI: Water/aqua, alcohol, lecithin, ethyl ascorbic acid, propylene glycol, behentrimonium chloride, aloesin, hexylresorcinol, sodium citrate, disodium EDTA

Suggested Use Levels: 3%

Applications: Skin whitening, local skin depigmentation, effective reduction of the skin's intra- & extracellular melanin content, effective reduction of the tyrosinase activity

Comments: Tested in-vivo (5D Intravital Tomography) and in vitro, cell targeted deliver)'.

Sabinsa Corporation

East Windsor, NJ

Tel: 732-777-1111

Email: and



INCI: Ptercarpus marsupium bark extract

Suggested Use Levels: 0.1-0.5% w/w

Applications: Skin lightening, antioxidant

Comments: PteroWhite is an effective natural ingredient in cosmetic compositions that support skin texture and even tone, and in sun care and after-sun care formulations.

Wacker Chemical

distributed by Brenntag Specialties Inc.

Adrian, MI

Tel: 800-732-0562 (Brenntag Specialties Inc)



Cavamax W8 Retinol Complex

INCI: Cyclodextrin/retinol

Suggested Use Levels: 0.1-1.5%

Applications: Skin care omments: Retinol is well known to reduce wrinkles and helps restore UV-damaged tissue. However, retinol itself is inherently unstable. In this new product the critical positions of the retinol molecule are protected by the cavity of gamma-cyclodextrin. This encapsulation improves stabilization of retinol and allows for sustained release.

Vivimed Labs USA, Inc.

Monmouth Junction, NJ

Tel: 732-398-0008




INCI: 4-Butylresorcinol

Suggested Use Level: 0.05-0.20% (active w/w)

Applications: Face, hand and body creams, lotions, serums and gels formulated to reduce appearance of age spots, enhance skin radiance and/or skin lightening

Comments:Vivinol is highly effective at inhibiting the tyrosinase enzyme and directly obstructing melanin formation. Vivinol helps promote a brighter, more even skin tone, reduces the appearance of age spots and blemishes and out-performs other leading skin lightening actives.


INCI: Nordihydroguaiaretic acid

Suggested Use Levels: 0.001-0.010% (active w/w)

Applications: An extremely potent antioxidant that can be used in anti-aging & anti-wrinkle formulations wherever the need to counteract the effects of free-radical oxygen species.

Comments: Vintox is a synthetically-derived version of the polyphenol that is present in the creosote (Larrea divarcata) bush. In addition to being a strong antioxidant, nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) has some of the following: antimicrobial/anti-inflamma-tory properties, anti-acne/sebum reducing properties and slows the re-growth of body hair after depilation or shaving.
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