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Nostalgic beauty trends and innovations

 

 

To live your life to its fullest is to love yourself to the fullest.

And no one who ever lived like that was worried about blending in. They were born to make a statement, shift a paradigm and even ruffle a few feathers. Not only do we celebrate these free thinkers and rule breakers, we celebrate by joining them on their journey and giving them exactly what they need to be exactly how they want the world to see them.

<span>Just Marvelous</span>Glitter Lash Topper
Just MarvelousGlitter Lash Topper
<span>Get Red-Y</span>Statement Gloss
Get Red-YStatement Gloss
<span>Coming Clean</span>Body Buffer
Coming CleanBody Buffer
<span>Pearls of Wisdom</span>DIY Conditioner
Pearls of WisdomDIY Conditioner
<span>Strokes of Velvet</span>BB Crayon
Strokes of VelvetBB Crayon
<span>Frill Seeker</span>Cryo Gel Cream
Frill SeekerCryo Gel Cream
<span>First Responder</span>Hair Mask
First ResponderHair Mask
<span>Smooth Operator</span>Beard Oil
Smooth OperatorBeard Oil
<span>Timeless Tonic</span>Foaming Face Serum
Timeless TonicFoaming Face Serum
<span>Shine Shot</span>Hair Glow Potion
Shine ShotHair Glow Potion

Just Marvelous - Glitter Lash Topper

Lashes are the most underestimated Glam spot we know, hence the creation of this cream based glitter enhanced, conditioning lash-tastic wand. Top off your favorite mascara or use is alone; add one, two or three coats (if you really want to go all in) and prepare to wow the crowds. Pro Tip: It can be used on brows too!

DSM
AMPHISOL® K
Designed to meet the complex challenge of stability in suncare, skincare and make-up formulas, this oil-in water emulsifier utilizes microdomain technology to stabilize the most versatile combinations of personal care ingredients. It is not limited by emulsions with high pigment loads or high contents of oil, ethanol and electrolytes.

DOW
CELLOSIZE™ Hydroxyethyl Cellulose QP-30000-H Europe, PCG
As a premier rheology modifier for medium-viscosity hair and skincare applications, CELLOSIZE™ enhances the sensory experience and improves both thickening and stability of emulsions. It is nonionic, bio-based and biodegradable with proven performance in delighting customers for more than 30 years.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ Vibrant MB
A sensory modifying polyol polyester that enhances sensorial properties and textures of both emulsions and anhydrous systems. In color cosmetics, it improves pay-off and vibrancy of pigments. Unlike typical waxes and butters, this non-crystalline wax stays clear when mixed with other clear oil-phase ingredients, enhancing color quality in anhydrous applications.

PCCA
NATAPRES® GS
A combination of grapeseed extract and lactobacillus ferment which releases anti-microbial peptides to create naturally preserved, skin-friendly cosmetic formulations.

NuCera
PERFORMA V® 825 Polymer
A polyalphaolefin polymer that acts as a film former, provides a glossy finish, and even binds oils when used in stick formulas.

DSM
Quali® B - DL-Panthenol 50L
Also known as vitamin B5, it is valued in hair and skin care for its moisturizing properties. In haircare applications, it is known for its humectant properties and its ability to improve hair's resistance to mechanical stress. In skincare applications, it has anti-inflammatory effects and soothes irritated and sensitive skin.

Sun Chemical
SunSHINE® Glitter Golden
Based on synthetic mica, it offers unmatched quality and performance in cosmetic applications. SunSHINE® effects provide some of the lowest residual heavy metals levels available in the market today. Their improved transparency, luster, chroma and smoothness make them ideally suited for use in all finished product formulations.

Jungbunzlauer
Xanthan Gum FNCS-PC
A xanthan gum solution exhibits both a high low-shear viscocity and shear thinning behavior. This allows it to be easily pumped or sprayed, while maintaining high stability of emulsions, suspensions and foams.

 

Suppliers

DSM
Dow
INOLEX
PCCA
NuCera
Sun Chemical
Jungbunzlauer

GET RED-Y STATEMENT GLOSS

Aren't we all searching for that ONE statement staple? Well, this is it. Sheer moisture and a rich non-sticky gel texture that feels as good as it looks. The shade that matches all skin tones and oh, it's VEGAN too. This formula delivers plumping hydrationg and nourishment for smoother, more supple lips with less fine lines. Pucker up like a 5-year-old, you're RED-Y.

BioSynthetic Technologies
BioEstolide™ 250
A plant-based emollient that provides enhanced stability, exceptional moisturization, and a light, satiny feel. This unique patented ester is made from natural seed oils and delivers enhanced performance properties. Now approved for use in China.

Sun Chemical
INTENZA® Passionate Kiss C914131
Energize your color palette with the unmatched intensity and pearlescence that can only be INTENZA®. Experience maximum creative flexibility without the complexities associated with processing organic pigments. For an appearance that will captivate, turn to INTENZA®.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ 700 MB
A castor oil alternative emollient, humectant, pigment dispersant, and dye solubilizer used in lipstick, lip gloss and other color cosmetics. It is not only colorless, odorless, and tasteless, but it also has performance properties exceeding those of castor oil. Unlike castor oil, it is completely resistant to lipid oxidation, and thus, it provides lip products with an extended shelf life.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ Shine
Its high refractive index (RI) allows it to impart shine and gloss to lipstick, lipgloss, hair gloss, hair gel, hair spray, and other hair styling products. It can also reduce the whitening effect of antiperspirants and inorganic sunscreens.

DSM
Life's GLA™ '10' n-6 Oil
Prepared by extraction of oil from seeds of the Evening primrose, it is naturally rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids with a high content of gamma linolenic acid (GLA, 9%). It allows for an overall younger and smoother appearance of the skin.

NuCera Solutions
PERFORMALENE™ 700 EP COPOLYMER
A propylene branched polymer that provides soft and flexible gels, it is compatible with silicone, non-polar, and polar oils, and great for creating various textures.

Ellamera
PER-SUST™ 504
A multi-functional polymeric rheology modifier that is soluble in medium to high-polarity liquid carriers and oils such as esters and natural oils. The product can enable clear, thickened oils or thixotropic, water-repellent gels with film forming properties.

DSM
Quali® E - DL-α-Tocopheryl Acetate
A powerful oil-soluble antioxidant and free-radical scavenger, vitamin E enhances moisturization and strengthens the skin barrier. By downregulating mediators of oxidative processes, it help counteract the appearance of inflammation.


Suppliers

BioSynthetic Technologies
Sun Chemical
INOLEX
DSM
NuCera Solutions
Ellamera

COMING CLEAN BODY BUFFER

This multi-faceted body scrub buffs away dead skin leaving nothing behind but smooth, silky, baby soft skin - yes please! We've added the best particle size scrubbers for optimal results. The fragrance brings back fond memories of the past transforming your shower into a moment of fantastical fun.

Stepan
BIO-TERGE® AS-40
A sulfate-free, anionic surfactant that provides excellent viscosity, foaming and mildness. It is an ideal surfactant for personal care applications.

Verdant
Mackam® CBS-50G E
A suitable 1:1 replacement for Cocamide DEA (on active basis), this readily biodegradable sultaine is derived from coconut oil, and has a similar, yet broader, salt thickening tolerance. It is also cold processable and California Prop 65 approved, making it the most ideal choice for CDEA replacement.

DSM
Quali® B - Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
Also known as vitamin B6, it appears to reduce sebum levels and limit the area of oily spots on the skin. In haircare applications, vitamin B6 may stimulate the healthy-looking appearance of hair and contribute to the efficacy of anti-dandruff products. The vitamin itself is a practically odorless, white or almost white, crystalline powder.

INOLEX
Spectrastat™ PHL
A broad-spectrum preservation system that works in a large pH range and is water soluble. It is ideal for sensitive skin and especially useful in high water-content and cold process formulations.

Sun Chemicals
SunCROMA® FDA Certified Dyes
Resulting from decades of research, development and applications testing, SunCROMA® has become widely accepted as the color standard for the cosmetics industry. For the best in bright, bold colors, turn to SunCROMA®.

Grace
SYLOID® EXF 500 Silica
A very high-purity, narrow-pore, granular form of amorphous synthetic silica which acts as a physical exfoliating agent.

ANGUS
TRIS AMINO™ ULTRA PC
A globally approved high-purity buffer, solubilizer and neutralizer. It has superior color stability, a lower equivalent weight and a higher pKa value when compared to triethanolamine (TEA). It is soluble in water and alcohol, low in toxicity, and more efficient than TEA for developing a high alkaline pH and for neutralizing acid-functional ingredients.

Dow
UCARE™ Extreme Polymer
A biodegradable, cationic cellulosic polymer, naturally sourced from non-GMO wood pulp, it helps deliver superior conditioning to shampoos, leave-on products, conditioners and body washes.  It easily disperses in water, builds viscosity and can be used in clear formulas.   

 





Suppliers

Stepan
DSM
INOLEX
Sun Chemicals
Grace
ANGUS
Dow

PEARLS OF WISDOM DIY CONDITIONER

Climate positive beauty is the new norm, and solid formats allow for so much personalization all while saving water. This DIY solid conditioner is waterless and can be customized to meet your hair needs. It's the Goldy Locks of 2022. Simply add hot water to the beads and mix, mix, mix. Choose your booster, mix it in and massage onto wet hair, then sit back, relax and watch the magic happen. Pro Tip: tune into your fav podcast while it soaks in.

INOLEX
AminoSensyl™ HC
A cutting-edge amino lipid technology, that is a natural and sustainable solution for high-performance hair care. It creates rich textures and provides deep moisturization allowing weightless conditioning that smooths, defines, and strengthens hair. This 100% natural, quat-free hair conditioner is derived from the essential amino acid valine and Brassica napus seed oil.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ N5 MB
A 100% natural, ecocertified, biodegradble and sustainable emollient, it provides tack reduction and lessens the greasiness of natural oils. It not only improves skin-feel in creams and lotions, but it also enhances hair's shine and texture when included in conditioners, anti-frizz, and other styling products.

INOLEX
ProCondition™ 22
A non-quat conditioning agent that has excellent combing performance, no build up and a superior sustainability profile (83% biobased content). Its cationic charge can be tailored by adjusting the formulation's pH, and it can act as the primary emulsifier to build high-viscosity formulations.

DSM
Quali® B - Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
Also known as vitamin B6, it may stimulate the healthy-looking appearance of hair and contribute to the efficacy of anti-dandruff products. In skincare applications, vitamin B6 appears to reduce sebum levels and limit the area of oily spots. The vitamin itself is a practically odorless, white or almost white, crystalline powder.

INOLEX
Spectrastat™ G2 Natural MB
A 100% natural, optimized preservative blend with broad-spectrum efficacy. It is low odor, mild, and works in a broad pH range.

Stepan
Stepan® SSL-CG
The sodium salt of the reaction of stearic acid and lactic acid, this biodegradable product is a moisturizer, emulsifier, skin-feel enhancer, and viscosity builder.

Suppliers

INOLEX
DSM
Stepan

STROKES OF VELVET BB CRAYON

Creamy, nude, gorgeous. This light coverage stick can be applied across the face to give a no-makeup look with a dewy finish. The texture is rich and melts into the skin, spreading easily. It's a multi-functional crayon with hybrid skincare qualities, formulated with soothing nourishing ingredients and pigments that smooth out the complexion. Blend it seamlessly and smile, you look amazing!

Dow
DOWSIL™ 1686 Resin
A liquid phenyl silicone resin that offers shine and radiance, contributes to color value, and enables good coverage as well as moderate wear in personal care applications. This high refractive index product has multifunctional benefits making it ideal for use in a variety personal care applications.

Sun Chemical
Natural Wax Dispersions (NWD)
Sun Chemical’s new line consists of a unique blend of 100% vegetable-derived emollients to provide a light, luxurious feel to finished cosmetic products. This innovative line is supplied in a free-flowing solid (dry) form, which allows for high pigment loading levels, increased shelf life and efficient handling.

DSM
PARSOL® ZX
With a balanced blend of particle sizes, nano and non-nano, PARSOL® ZX imparts a unique combination of UVB, UVA and blue light absorption, along with optimized sensorial effects. Globally approved and sensitive skin friendly, it delivers good transparency and dispersibility in skin and sun care applications.

Sun Chemical
SunSHINE® Soft Beige
An ultrafine pearl, perfect for natural, nude-velvet or satin make-up effects. A subtle approach to cosmetic styling for a radiant look while minimizing skin-surface imperfections.

INOLEX
SustOleo™ TL
A 100% natural emollient that provides unique textures and sensorial properties. It leaves behind a light powdery after-feel.

DSM
VALVANCE® Touch 210
A sensory modifier delivering optimal oil absorption with no compromise on comfort. This powder consists of porous spherical silica particles, that are suitable for various cosmetic applications in skin care, sun care, and make-up.

Suppliers

Dow
Sun Chemical
DSM
INOLEX

FRILL SEEKER CRYO GEL CREAM

Cold is so HOT right now, Polar Bear plunge anyone? Treat yourself with this cooling gel cream that instantly revives you after a workout, or a long week! Moisturizes dry skin with a light non-sticky formula that glides on easily and quickly absorbs. It contains natural cooling agents to give it a fresh effect. Pro Tip: massage it in with an ice-cube for an extra Frill experience.

Dow
ACULYN™ Siltouch Rheology Modifier
A versatile, silicone-acrylate rheology modifier that provides a light feel in skincare applications. It’s easy to use - simply pour and mix! The polymer is released when adding water, so no high shear or neutralization is needed. This allows formulators to quickly build water-phase viscosity, even at a low pH.

ANGUS
AMP-ULTRA™ PC-2000
A multifunctional additive for personal care applications, it is used as a neutralizer, stabilizer and pigment dispersion aid. It provides rapid, effective and efficient neutralization without yellowing. 

Dow
DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend
This blend mixes easily with water and water-soluble materials to form a gel-like texture with superior aesthetics. It is also compatible with organic materials to expand your formulation flexibility.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ N350 MB
A 100% natural and sustainable emollient that has high immediate slipperiness and dries without stickiness and minimal residue, it can improve skin feel in creams and lotions and reduce greasiness of natural oils. In haircare products, it enhances shine and texture of the hair while reducing frizz and wet combing force.

DSM
Quali® B - DL-Panthenol 75L
Also known as vitamin B5, it is valued in skin and hair care for its moisturizing properties. In skincare applications, it has anti-inflammatory effects and soothes irritated and sensitive skin. In haircare applications, it is known for its humectant properties and its ability to improve hair's resistance to mechanical stress.

INOLEX
Spectrastat™ MHG Natural MB
A 100% natural, broad-spectrum, alternative preservation system that works in a wide pH range of 4-8. In emulsions, it has additional benefits of odor control and anti-soaping effects.

Sun Chemical
SunCROMA® FDA Certified Dyes
Resulting from decades of research, development and applications testing, SunCROMA® has become widely accepted as the color standard for the cosmetics industry. For the best in bright, bold colors, turn to SunCROMA®.

Suppliers

Dow
ANGUS
INOLEX
DSM
Sun Chemical

FIRST RESPONDER HAIR MASK

No time? Not a problem - give us ten minutes and you'll see deep repair and restoration to your damaged tresses. Upgrade your hair care routine with our full recovery hair solution. Applied once a week, this deep conditioning and strengthening hair mask treatment is sure to transform your look. Bye-bye split ends, hello healthy hair.

INOLEX
AminoSensyl™ HC
A cutting-edge amino lipid technology, that is a natural and sustainable solution for high-performance hair care. It creates rich textures and provides deep moisturization allowing weightless conditioning that smooths, defines, and strengthens hair. This 100% natural, quat-free hair conditioner is derived from the essential amino acid valine and Brassica napus seed oil.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ N350 MB
A 100% natural and sustainable emollient that has a high immediate slipperiness and dries without stickiness and minimal residue, it can improve skin feel in creams and lotions and reduce greasiness of natural oils. In haircare products, it enhances shine and texture of the hair while reducing frizz and wet combing force.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ WOW-A
A plant based emollient that is fast spreading and partially volatile, it works well as a wetting agent for pigments, and has both anti-whitening properties and an exceptional after feel.

DSM
PHYTANTRIOL
A unique and time-tested active for haircare applications in particular, it augments deposition of panthenol, ethyl-panthenol and keratin amino acids. It provides benefits for both normal and damaged hair after single and cumulative applications, and it significantly improves water-retention, strengthens damaged hair and prevents color wash-out.

DSM
Quali® B - DL-Panthenol 75L
Also known as vitamin B5, it is valued in hair and skin care for its moisturizing properties. In haircare applications, it is known for its humectant properties and its ability to improve hair's resistance to mechanical stress. In skincare applications, it has anti-inflammatory effects and soothes irritated and sensitive skin.

INOLEX
Spectrastat™ G2 Natural MB
A 100% natural, optimized preservative blend with broad-spectrum efficacy. It is low odor, mild, and works in a broad pH range.

Dow
UCARE™ Extreme Polymer
A versatile, bio-derived and biodegradable cationic cellulosic polymer, it helps deliver superior conditioning in haircare products and matches the performance of some silicones. Specifically designed for conditioners, leave-on products and shampoos, it enhances combability, reduces breakage, and restores hydrophobicity to the hair.

Suppliers

INOLEX
DSM
Dow

SMOOTH OPERATOR BEARD OIL

Tame your hair and beard with our Smooth Operator hair and beard oil. This new formjulation is gentle on your skin, yet delivers the conditioning and definition you need to look your best. It also features natural oils to condition and soften the hair to give a luxurious feel you didn't even know you needed.

BioSynthetic Technologies
BioEstolide™ 30
A revolutionary, new bio-based emollient that offers enhanced stability, exceptional moisturization and a light, satiny feel. Now approved for use in China.

INOLEX
LexFeel™ WOW-A
A plant based emollient that is fast spreading and partially volatile, it works well as a wetting agent for pigments, and has both anti-whitening properties and an exceptional after feel.

Penreco
Versagel® SF
A gelled product based on isoparaffin, combined with patented block copolymer technology that provides a smooth feel as well as versatility across multiple cosmetic and personal care applications. The clear gel creates a film barrier for added moisturization and delivers both superior stabilization and suspension properties. Studies on the SF technology have shown that it can improve key properties such as slip, shine and smoothness.

 

Suppliers

INOLEX
BioSynthetic Technologies
Penreco

TIMELESS TONIC FOAMING FACE SERUM

Serums are great, but they can often be difficult to apply. Although these beauty staples are tried and true, we've found an easier way to apply them while conserving product and ensuring you hit your target areas. Our Timeless Tonic starts as a thin liquid and effortlessly creates a light cloud like foam that is easy to apply. The cloud-like quickly dissipates once applied, leaving all the great actives exactly where you want them.

Dow
EcoSense™ 919
This vegetable-based, biodegradable surfactant provides sensory benefits to rinse-off cleansing formulas, offers broad compatibility with other personal care ingredients and is preservative free. It also has an excellent environmental profile, offering formulators a surfactant solution with low toxicity and ecotoxicity.

Verdant
Mackam® BAB
A mild amphoteric surfactant, it is derived from babassu oil, grown organically in the Amazon basin of Brazil. It is stable over a wide pH range and it is compatible with anionic, nonionic and cationic surfactants. Mackam BAB is a good foamer and it both increases and stabilizes the foam generated by anionic surfactants.

INOLEX
PhytoTrace™ Rice
A soothing, de-toxifying and anti-inflammatory extract, it is derived from the dried seeds of rice, grown in the natural park, Camargue, of the Provence region of France.

Corbion
PURASAL® Moist XS
A natural, biobased, carbohydrate fermentation product, clinically demonstrated to provide enhanced and extended (up to 24 hrs) moisturization in leave-on formulations. When added to surfactant formulations, it increases the mildness of the formula, allowing for the cost-effective reduction of secondary surfactants.

DSM
Quali® B - Niacinamide PC
This personal care grade of vitamin B3 provides all the same skin benefits as other, non-PC grades, while minimizing potential unwanted effects like unpleasant sensations of heat in the skin. It has been shown to offer protection from air-borne and water-borne pollution, and in sunscreen applications, when combined with DSM's DL-Alpha-Tocopherol, it has been shown to amplify blue light protection.

INOLEX
Spectrastat™ PHL
A broad-spectrum preservation system that works in a large pH range and is water soluble. It is ideal for sensitive skin and especially useful in high water-content and cold process formulations.

 

Suppliers

INOLEX
Dow
Corbion
DSM

SHINE SHOT HAIR GLOW POTION

The ultimate frizz fighter - this shine enhancing smoothing serum is the power shot your dry hair needs. It helps detangle, smooth dry ends and frizz and does not weigh down the hair! Add it to damp hair just after the shower along the length of the hair and the ends. It also moisturizes and protects from heat and color damage so you can style as usual, guilt free.

Dow
DOWSIL™ PMX-1507 Fluid
A blend of an ultrahigh-viscosity dimethiconol in low-viscosity, volatile dimethicone intended for use in hair care, skin care, sun care and color cosmetic applications. This new gum blend gives hair a smooth feel along with frizz control and split end repair.

Dow
HydroxySHIELD™ Polymer
An innovative hydroxyamino functionalized silicone that delivers superior conditioning to the surface of damaged hair, it restores hair’s hydrophobic state, reduces hair breakage and provides ease of styling benefits.

Dow
XIAMETER™ PMX-200 Silicone Fluid 100,000 cSt
This 100% active polydimethylsiloxane polymer provides a smooth and lubricious feel to the hair, enables a glossy and soft finish, and ensures both easy combing and detangling of wet and dry hair.

 

Suppliers

Dow

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