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Finalists Announced for in-cosmetics' Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award

Posted: April 10, 2013

The finalists have been announced for in-cosmetics 2013's Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award. The fifteen finalists, including texturizing agents, anti-aging actives and anti-hair loss systems, give visitors a glimpse of what cosmetic formulation may hold in the future. The finalists were chosen by a panel of expert judges from many innovative raw materials that will be displayed at the Innovation Zone at in-cosmetics.

The Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Award honors the development of novel actives or functional ingredients that successfully combine scientific superiority, formulation benefits for manufacturers and efficacy for consumers when compared to other products currently available on the market.

The finalists are:

Judges included: Claudie Willemin, president of the Société Française de Cosmétologie (SFC); Shuliang Zhang, PhD, clinical site leader of Unilever Research & Development Shanghai; Prithwiraj Maitra, Phd, center of excellence leader for cleansing, hair and color cosmetics at Johnson & Johnson; and Angela Eppler, Phd, senior R&D scientist for personal care at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.

Gold, Silver and Bronze will be presented to the winners during the in-cosmetics awards ceremony on April 16, 2013 at 6:00 PM. The Lifetime Achievement Award and Cosmetics & Toiletries R&D Awards winners will also be announced at the same time.