in-cosmetics Global Unveils Ingredient Award Shortlist


The shortlist for this year’s in-cosmetics ingredients awards has been unveiled. The awards will be presented at in-cosmetics Global 2018, to be held April 17-19 in Amsterdam.

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(Note: If a specific ingredient is not listed, it is brand new and will be presented in the Innovation Zone)

Global Green Ingredient Award

  • Marine Bamboo TG (INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides (and) Himanthalia Elongata Extract), DKSH
  • Gatuline Renew (INCI: Butylene Glycol (and) Water (aqua) (and) Cryptomeria Japonica Bud Extract), Gattefossé
  • BisaboLife (INCI: Bisabolol), Givaudan Active Beauty
  • Borealine Hydra (INCI: Glycerin (and) Picea Mariana Bark Extract (and) Acer Rubrum Bark Exctract (and) Betula Alleghaniensis Bark Exctract (and) Pinus Bank Banksiana Bark Extract), IFF | LMC - BioForeXtra
  • Borealine Expert (INCI: Glycerin (and) Acer Rubrum Extract), IFF | LMC - BioForeXtra
  • Kaneka Surfactin (INCI: Sodium Surfactin), Iwase Cosfa Europe
  • Fucoreverse (INCI: Not Available), Lessonia
  • Virgin Poppy Seed Oil (INCI: Papaver Somniferum Seed Oil), Oat Cosmetics
  • Contacticel (INCI: Water (aqua) (and) Butylene Glycol (and) Hydrolyzed Rhodophyceae Extract), Seppic
  • Atriclear (INCI: Not Available), Zuplex Botanicals (Pty) Ltd


Best Active Ingredient

  • Clariant Active Ingredients
  • Givaudan Active Beauty
  • IFF Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Greyverse (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (aqua) (and) Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide 20)
  • Mibelle Biochemistry, MossCellTec No. 1 (INCI: Phytol (and) Isomalt (and) Water (aqua))
  • Phenbiox, Pure-Phen (INCI: Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract (and) Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract (and) Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract)
  • Rahn AG
  • Seppic
  • Symrise, SymControl Care (INCI: Not Available)
  • Vytrus Biotech


Best Functional Ingredient

  • Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH
  • Galium Limited Tureen Cotton, Exfoliating Millistrands (INCI: Not Available)
  • Itaconic (UK) Ltd, RevCare HP (INCI: Sodium Polyitaconate)
  • J. Rettenmaier & Söhne GmbH & Co.KG, Vivastar CS Instant Powder (INCI: Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch)
  • Nikkol Group Nikko Chemicals
  • PolymerExpert
  • Seppic
  • Seppic
  • Stearinerie DuBois, Dub Estoline (INCI: Not Available)
  • Vantage Specialty Ingredients, Inc., Desert Milk (INCI: Not Available)
  • Vantage Specialty Ingredients, Inc., Liponic Bio EG-1 (INCI: Glycereth-26)
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