Pack your beauty bag and join Univar Solutions for a beauty world tour from the comfort of your office.
While creating this campaign we tried to translate consumers’ desires to experience and travel into beauty and personal care products.
We gathered our technical and marketing teams to brainstorm about their favorite ingredients and beauty rituals discovered while out of the office. They translated their findings into 12 innovative formulations for the latest SIM Campaign, Global Awakening.
Each product highlights the properties and synergies of our specialty ingredient portfolio: click on the kit to unveil our curated selection of global beauty secrets… #beautycation
products in the kit
A Night in Rio Bum Lift Bar
Take your Brazilian coffee break to another level. This bum lift bar is perfectly shaped to massage and energize in all the right places. To stimulate, lift and firm your bum, the bar is enriched with coffee oil and butter. We added ingredients from the Brazilian Amazon such as refined tucuma butter, murumuru butter, and cupuaçu butter, and Kenyan avocado oil to ensure baby smooth results and butter soft skin. The ingredient blend was carefully chosen to offer a premium experience: the bar softly glides on the skin, melting to a light butter and is quickly absorbed. The best part is the coffee scent that will get you into gear at any time of day.
- Biochemica® Coffee Butter: natural butter with an exceptional skin feel and spreadability for massages. Also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and antioxidant. Studies also show that caffeine reduces cellulite. ECOCERT approved.
- Biochemica® Coffee Oil: natural oil with excellent spreadability on the skin, making it ideal for massages. Shows antioxidant, moisturizing and anti-inflammatory activities. Strong aromatic note of coffee. Naturally-derived.
- Biochemica® Tucuma Butter Refined: natural butter that melts on contact at skin temperature. Acts as a strong skin moisturizer and exhibits great skin lubricity. COSMOS approved.
- Biochemica® Cupuaçu Butter Refined: natural butter with an excellent emolliency. Can be used to prevent skin dryness and development of wrinkles, to reduce degeneration of skin cells, but also to restore flexibility, moisture retention ability and skin elasticity. COSMOS approved.
- Biochemica® Murumuru Butter Refined: natural butter that melts on contact at skin temperature. Prevents drying of the skin due to its humectant and moisture binding properties. COSMOS approved.
- Elevance Smooth CS-110: vegetable-based structuring agent for anhydrous products with a smooth texture and a soft feel. Semi-occlusive film former. 100% bio-based and renewable.
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- Organic Avocado Oil Crude: vegetable oil rich in monosaturated fats, highly effective in both moisturizing and softening the skin.
Oriental Express Invigorating Body Oil
Inspired by Oriental rituals, this invigorating and sensual massage oil is a true delight. Smooth it on and and massage deeply to relieve tensions. The spicy and pepperminty essential oil mix will invigorate your senses and help you to relax. Enjoy the smooth and
silky results and your state of relaxation.
- DOWSIL™ 3901 Liquid Satin Blend: sensory enhancer silicone that provides intense lubricity, luxurious satin-like feel, perceived moisturization and smoothness.
- XIAMETER™ PMX-1503 Fluid: a viscous blend of high viscosity dimethiconol and low viscosity dimethicone, imparts a silky, lubricious feel and gives consistency to formula.
- Sensolene®: emollient with a great sensory profile. Restores the skin barrier and prevents water loss. Brings softness and spreadability to the product.
- Organic FFL Sesame Seed Oil Refined: vegetable oil cold-pressed in Kenya with excellent emolliency that will result in soft and nourished skin. Very fluid oil with a great spreadability profile.
- Organic Peppermint Oil: essential oil that is said to relieve muscle and joint pain. Cooling, invigorating and antispasmodic properties
- Methylal Pure Grade Desodorised: volatile acetal with great solubilization properties.
Porcelain Perfection Skin Serum
Taking the perfect selfie takes practice. Perfect skin leads to amazing photos. Try this Korean inspired multi-functional serum for doll like perfection to ensure you’ll slay that next photo. This serum will instantly pimp your skin thanks to a mix of mattifying and soft-focusing powders. In addition, the formula is packed with an exceptional oil mix to deeply nourish your skin and a unique anti-aging active to preserve your beauty.
Ready for the flash?
- DOWSIL™ 9576 Smooth Away Elastomer: silicone elastomer, which brings a smooth and soft texture to the product. Blurring and soft-focus effect for a flawless skin.
- DOWSIL™ ES-5373 Formulation Aid: cold process Si+O/W emulsifier with very low odor. High oil phase load capacity and ability to form low viscosity emulsions.
- DOWSIL™ VM-2270 Aerogel Fine Particles: hydrophobic silica with superior oil and sebum absorption properties thanks to its important specific surface approx. 600 m²/g. Gives a matte finish and a soft-focus effect to the formula. Also imparts a nice sensory profile.
- Satiagel™ VPC 508P: COSMOS approved carrageenan polymer that gives texture and a fresh sensation on the skin.
- LEVENOL® H&B: mild naturally- derived emollient. Improves skin moisture, texture and conditioning. Used as cold processing co- emulsifier. Naturality >70%.
- Kem Nat: COSMOS approved broad- spectrum preservative, formaldehyde and paraben-free. Very low odor and effective over a broad pH range.
Spring Flower Power Mask
Okinawa is a beautiful island in Japan, known for its transparent sea, and filled with colors thanks to their annual Flower Carnival. Spring Flower Power Mask is inspired by Japanese beauty rituals associated with the magnificence of their land! This formula is a transparent, light, leave-on gel mask with visible hydrating and anti-aging properties. For the up-most sensory experience, we infused it with hibiscus flowers. Bring the power of flowers and science in your beauty routine, you are all set to be radiant!
- DOWSIL™ EL-9241 DM Silicone Elastomer Blend: silicone elastomer blended with a low viscosity silicone (5 cSt dimethicone). Contributes to a silky and smooth feel.
- DOWSIL™ ES-5612 Formulation Aid: W/Si and W/Si+O emulsifier, leaves a light, non-greasy after-feel on the skin.
- AgeCap™ Smooth Cosmetic Ingredient: anti-aging active with prolonged efficacy compared to classical antioxidants. Contributes to healthy skin by softening the appearance of wrinkles, promoting skin radiance and delivering skin smoothing effect.
- Kem Wipe: combination of the antimicrobial action of benzoic acid boosted by caprylyl glycol.
Ayurveda on Hand SPF 50+
Going to your outdoor yoga session or to your mani appointment? Don’t forget to take Ayurveda on Hand SPF 50+ with you. This 2-in-1 one hand cream deeply nourishes your hands thanks to the turmeric butter and ginger oil blend inspired by Indian rituals. It protects and preserves skin thanks to its SPF 50+ rating. We wanted to boost the sensory experience so we added a fragrant ginger essential oil. Relax and enjoy your Ayurveda break at any time of the day, while protecting the beauty of your hands! #unwind
- Biochemica® Turmeric Butter: vegetable butter enriched in turmeric extract. Turmeric is a key part of the Ayurveda lifestyle. Shows powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties thanks to its two active molecules turmerone and curcumin. Has a proven efficacy to increase skin barrier function and to help maintain a healthy skin against harsh elements of weather and pollution.
- HallBrite® BHB: sunscreen active solvent with a lower irritation potential, good carrier, emollient and moisturizer. SPF booster.
- Olivem® 1000: COSMOS approved biomimetic ingredient derived from olive oil. High performance primary O/W emulsifier with the ability to make liquid crystals.
- Olivem® VS FEEL: COSMOS approved biomimetic secondary emulsifier and liquid crystal promoter. Increases viscosity and stability of the emulsion, while giving a creamy feel to the formulation.
- DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend: silicone elastomer, which can incorporate a high amount of water, while showing fresh, silky and smooth feel benefits. Compatible with a large variety of cosmetic oils (UV filters, esters, vegetable oils).
- ACULYN™ 38 Polymer: rheology modifier that gives a smooth and soft jelly texture. Shows also good suspension properties, which contribute to the stability of the formula.
- TRIS AMINO™ ULTRA PC: 100% biodegradable multifunctional additive, neutralizing agent with an excellent safety profile.
Hemp’fornian After-Sun Spray
After a hot summer day in California, the Hemp’fornian After-Sun Spray is a must to preserve your dazzaling sun-kissed glow. LA vibes mean relax and let it flow. This after-sun spray is enriched with hemp butter, well-known for its anti-inflammatory property, making it the ideal component of an after-sun. Apply it all over your body; its light and smooth texture is perfect for an easy application on sunburns.
- Actigum™ VSX 20: COSMOS approved thickener and suspending agent with a great sensory profile.
- Emultop™ Velvet IP: COSMOS suitable lecithin. Gives a velvety smooth touch on the skin and improves active ingredient bio-availability.
- Organic Grapeseed Oil Deodourised: vegetable oil with excellent emollient properties and not greasy. Imparts a dry skin feel.
- Biochemica® BioVera 10X Aloe: decolorized liquid concentrate produced from 100% pure gel of the aloe vera plant, which has been organically grown.
- Biochemica® Hemp Butter: natural butter produced from the oil of expeller pressed seeds of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa). Hemp seed oil is valued for its use in cosmetics and toiletries thanks to its high content of essential fatty acids, which helps the action of the hydrolipidic coat, thereby reducing transepidermal water loss (TEWL).
Like a Flash Precision Eye-Liner
Korean street style is all about creativity. Unleash you inner artist and draw on some iconic Korean cat eye liner and show your fierceness. Its intense and deep black pigment will reveal the most dramatic persona in you. This alcohol-free waterproof eye-liner will stay day and night, and won’t smudge! Classic, graphic, artistic, effortlessly create it all!
- ACULYN™ 33A Polymer: alkali- swellable anionic acrylic polymer emulsion (ASE), liquid and cold processable. Excellent suspending properties that improve the formula stability with a low impact on viscosity for a light sensory feel.
- DOWSIL™ FA 4003 DM Silicone Acrylate: highly efficient film former with long-lasting and anti-transfer properties. Creates a flexible film on the skin.
- EPITEX™ 99 Polymer: ready-to- use water-based film-forming polymer from both acrylic and silicone acrylates technology. Enhances water resistance and film mechanical strength.
- AMPD ULTRA PC™: multifunctional additive and neutralizing agent with excellent toxicological properties. Improves application properties and pigment dispersion to enhance coverage.
- 90215 COGILOR BLACK HD: dispersion of carbon black pigments in water. Allows an ease of use and an intense black color in make-up products.
K-Pop Long Lasting Lip Tint
This Korean beauty inspired lip-tint will naturally enhance your beautiful smile. The blood orange color is universal, it's that redish orange you've been imagining and guess what, it's kiss and smudge-proof as well. This long-lasting lip tint is sure to please both the innocent and provacative sides of you. #thedevilisinthedetails
- D36022 Edicol Allura Red AC: intense red dye for a long-lasting lip tint.
- CELLOSIZE™ PCG-10: highly efficient naturally-derived non-ionic thickener, dispersible in cold water.
- Cola®Moist 200: glycerol humectant and moisturizer showing stronger hydrating properties than glycerine.
- Stabil ZERO: unique alternative for gentle and effective preservation of personal care products without any listed preservative. Low smell.
- Florasolvs® Macadamia-16: hydrophilic liquid emollient derived from ethoxylated macadamia oil glycerides. Acts as an emollient, refatting and moisturizing agent, conditioner and solubilizer. Cold processable and excellent clarity in gels.
- Lemon Myrtle Hydrosol: water that contains molecules of essential oil and as well as water-soluble elements of the plant. By-product of the manufacturing process of essential oil, safe and gentle alternative. 100% natural.
Taj Mahal’Hair Bar
Taj Mahal’Hair Bar is the Indian hair secret. It’s eco-friendly and a must for travel. Rub it on wet hands, a soft foam will instantly form to clean and condition your hair. This water- conscious formula is enriched with coconut and almond oils like in the traditions, but also with sandalwood essential oil to take your senses to the other side of the globe.
It's eco-friendly profile is its strength! It's good for your hair and the planet.
#luxuriousexperience #packagingfree #watersavor #multifunction
- DANOX® HC-30: powerful ready-to-use conditioner, combining fatty alcohols and cationic actives, for ultimate conditioning properties, excellent fly away control and good sensory feel. Vegetable origin and environmentally friendly.
- AMIDET® N: thickening mild surfactant with foam boosting properties.
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- Organic FFL Virgin Coconut Oil: vegetable oil from coconut sourced and pressed in Kenya. Good melting and spreadability profile.
- Organic Sweet Almond Oil Crude: vegetable oil from sweet almond seeds. Good conditioning properties, known to soften hair.
- Sandalwood (Australian) Premium Grade Oil: essential oil issued from renewable and sustainable resource with a sweet and soft woody scent. Literature shows anti-inflammatory properties and hair growth promotion. COSMOS approved.
- C*EmTex™ 06328: botanical and renewably sourced stabilized waxy corn starch used as a binder and filler. Brings a powdery feel and softness to the formula. Biodegradable.
- SoftCAT™ SX-400X Polymer: cationic conditioning polymer. Especially useful in managing hair types that require volume control and extra conditioning.
- Cola®Lipid C: multifunctional coconut oil-derived phospholipid. Provides antimicrobial activity, repairs damaged hair and is a foam booster and cleanser. Anti-irritation effects for skin and eyes when combined with anionic surfactants.
Serengeti Vibes Curling Balm
Enhance hydration, boost shine and control frizz on those gorgeous juicy curls with the leave-on Serengeti Vibes Curling Balm. This formula is inspired by the deep conditioning treatments for unruly curls and parched locks! Tame the frizz with and eco-friendly formula. Its thick texture makes it easy to pick up from the jar but it still melts on your fingertips for an easy and smooth application. Don't worry, you'll still have time to go out after this treatment as it is absorbed quickly and works efficiently. Your curls are revived and every day becomes a good hair day!
- Biodegradable Petroleum Jelly Syntadex 50: biodegradable petroleum jelly of mineral origin, with an original texture and an exceptional purity.
- Elevance Soft CG-100: vegetable-based alternative emollient with an elegant sensory feel, high moisturization and spreadability. 100% bio-based and renewable.
- DOWSIL™ CB-3046 Fluid: long-lasting, superior frizz control for leave-on hair products. Ability to style the hair after use, shine and heat protection properties.
- Organic Baobab Oil: vegetable oil from the most characteristic tree in Africa. Gives moisturizing and hair repairing properties. Adds also gloss and shine to the tresses.
- Moringa Oil Refined: mechanically cold-pressed oil with very good emollient properties.
All About Transparency Walnut Exfoliator
J-Beauty is all about the layers. Japanese culture teaches us the art of self-care and sophistication. Purity reins supreme. Clean skin starts with a good base. The ultra fine walnut shells in this scrub will softly exfoliate, while the mild surfactants cleanse. Did we mention it's transparent too?
- ACULYN™ Excel: powerful thickening and suspending agent, allowing clear surfactant based formulations at low pH.
- AKYPO® FOAM RL 40: very mild anionic surfactant with good foaming properties. Also easy to thicken.
- AKYPO® Soft 100 BVC: mildest anionic surfactant from AKYPO® range and foam booster.
- Poly Suga®Mulse D9: PEG-free and ECOCERT approved surfactant, non-irritating for the eyes. Good fragrance and essential oil solubilizer.
- Walnut Shell 40/100 and Walnut Shell 60/100: biodegradable exfoliating agents with two different granulometries. Vegetable-based alternatives to polyethylene particles.
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- Purox® S Grains Pure Grade: COSMOS approved preservative system efficient at pH below 6.5.
Heart of the Ocean Luxury Hand Scrub
Gardening? Cleaning? DIYing? We are instituting a new hand pampering routine with a luxurious scrub that will rescue even the most battered hands. Inspired by the elements of the Mediterranean, it contains black sands to softly exfoliate and a mix of calendula butter and olive pits to nourish the skin. Don’t worry! This highly nourishing hand scrub transforms into a light milk when in contact with water to easily cleanse and reveal smooth and nourished skin.
- AKYPO® RLM 45 CA: non-ionic/anionic liquid surfactant depending on pH. Organic acid that enables very mild formulations and improves lathering.
- EMANON® EV-E: glycerin- derived non-ionic surfactant, easy to use, as well as a whitening transformation when in contact with water. Also improves the oil deposition on the skin.
- AMIDET® N: non-ionic mild surfactant of vegetable origin, multifunctional ingredient that acts as thickener and emulsifier with good skin compatibility.
- Biochemica® Calendula Butter: natural butter produced via lipid extraction of finely ground Calendula officinalis flowers. The healing properties of dried calendula flowers have been recognized since at least the 12th century. Good emollient and dermal barrier function restorer.
- DOWSIL™ VM-2270 Aerogel Fine Particles: hydrophobic silica with superior oil absorption properties thanks to its important surface area of approx. 600 m²/g. Helps to stabilize the formula by reducing syneresis. Also imparts a nice sensory profile.
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