Solabia Group Wins Innovation Award at New York Suppliers Day for Serenibiome™

We are thrilled to announce that Solabia Group, USA has won the prestigious award for "Most Innovative Raw Material" at the New York Suppliers Day of Cosmetic Chemists, one of the largest tradeshows in North America dedicated to cosmetic product development. Our winning ingredient, Serenibiome™, is a groundbreaking solution that addresses skin sensitivity and improves the condition of atopic-prone skin.

Applechem’s SorbiThix L-100 is now Globally Compliant

Parsippany, NJ, — December 14, 2023 — Applechem is pleased to announce that SorbiThix L-100 has successfully achieved approval for China’s new cosmetic ingredient registration. Leveraging cutting-edge “star polymer” technology, SorbiThix L-100 delivers excellent performance, enhancing thickening across all traditional surfactant systems and seamlessly integrating with modern surfactants like glutamate and isethionate. This milestone not only underscores Applechem’s commitment to meeting global standards but also opens new avenues for formulators seeking state-of-the-art cleansing solutions in the Chinese market.

What Is the Importance of Viscosity in Cosmetics?

With so many products now available on the market, consumers expect certain properties and a certain level of performance from the cosmetics and personal care products they use every day. It is expected that these products will be effective, skin-friendly and enjoyable to use, with a pleasant sensory profile. As a result, manufacturers are seeking high-quality ingredients to help them meet these customer demands. 
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Applechem is a pioneering cosmetic technology company developing functional cutting-edge materials that unlock possibilities for cosmetic formulators. Applechem supplies a diverse range of specialty ingredients and intermediates for cosmetics, personal care, and suncare formulations.

Developing clear and high perfume oil surfactant formulations with a multi-arm non-ionic associative thickener

Perfume is an important product attribute that differentiates a given personal cleansing product from others in a crowded market. However, it remains technically challenging to incorporate a high % of perfume oil (≥ 2%) into shampoo or shower gel formulations without adverse effects on clarity, target viscosity, and foaming. This technical challenge has become more significant as the market continues to move towards skin friendly non-sulfate cleansing formulations with non-sulfate surfactants such as alpha olefin sulfonate (AOS) and mild amino-acid based surfactants such as sodium cocoyl glutamate.
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