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IFSCC 2018 round-up: responding to the needs of modern society

After the IFSCC 2018 conference, Silke Adamietz, Marketing Communication Manager, spoke to leading scientists, Thomas Rudolph and Mathias Gempeler, to get their opinion on hot scientific topics they observed at this year’s congress. Read on how DSM is able to respond to them.

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Formulating Hawaii Compliant Sunscreen Formulations

In order to support customers who desire to formulate sun protection products for the Hawaii market, DSM has created 2 new sunscreen formulations that meet the new ingredient requirements. Download the two ready-to-go sunscreen formulations here.


DSM Personal Care at the IFSCC 2018 in Munich

IFSCC 2018 is over and our scientists want to thank all people who passed by at our booth or connected with us during the event. In case you missed us at the congress, please find all the 10 presented posters for download here.

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DSM appoints Stephen Wood as Regional Head of Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients in North America

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit, one of the industry’s leading suppliers to the personal care, home care and fine fragrance markets, today announces the appointment of Mr. Stephen D. Wood as Regional Head of North America for Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients. He will assume this role from September 10th, 2018. Read more

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More than 45% of DSM’s personal care portfolio is of natural origin

DSM will showcase its new House of Naturals at In-cosmetics Brazil booth #D50 on 19-20 September 2018. Reflecting the company’s commitments to transparency and delivering on customer expectations for natural products, House of Naturals includes a new guide to DSM’s broad portfolio of natural, organic and sustainable ingredients and clear information on natural certifications. Read more

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DSM Personal Care at IFSCC Congress 2018

DSM Personal Care is one of the main sponsors as this year’s scientific congress IFSCC 2018 in Munich. Under the overall theme, “Cosmetics: Science for Beauty and Lifestyle”, this year, the IFSCC Congress will explore what modern society wants in terms of beauty and lifestyle. Read more


DSM presents “Beauty EMPOWERED” at the NYSCC Suppliers’ Day in New York, 15–16 May

At booth #855 DSM will be showcasing its “Beauty EMPOWERED” solutions and will also present new exciting data on cosmetic alternatives in facial contouring. Read more


Talking 2018 trends and beyond

Silke Adamietz, Marketing Communication Manager, caught up with Michele Marchini Global Market and Consumer Insight Manager and Sebastien Mongiat, Head of Application & Customer Supportafter in-cosmetics global 2018 to find out more about the key trends they noticed and how DSM is responding to these. Read more


DSM appoints Global Vice President of Commercial Management and Key Accounts

Mrs. Salmassinia will take on responsibility for commercializing the entire Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients portfolio. Read more


What's your excuse?

Karolina Strauss, Associate Scientist for Personal Care Application & Development, is a DSM ambassador for skin cancer prevention. Madina Sautova, Head of Marketing Communications DSM Personal Care interviewed her on her latest initiative to raise awareness for a potential skin cancer risk and encourage its prevention. Read more

DSM receives halal certification for the majority of its personal care products

DSM receives halal certification for the majority of its personal care products

DSM’s portfolio of halal ingredients includes skin actives, vitamins and UV-filters for a variety of personal care applications. Read more


DSM appoints Greater China Regional Head for Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients

Mrs. Yanghong Fu will oversee the strategic development and execution of DSM Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients activities in Greater China. Read more


DSM appoints Gaelle Bathany Director Sustainability

In this new position, Gaelle will focus on creating value in sustainability for Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients customers. Read more



This breakthrough online simulation tool enables all sunscreen formulators to develop products more efficiently and to optimize existing formulations before going on to verify SPF performance in vivo. Read more


Prize money for 2016 IFSCC’s Applied Research Award donated to young scientist

Rainer Voegeli, Scientist at DSM Personal Care, and his team has donated the prize money he received from the 2016 IFSCC’s Applied Research Award to a young African scientist. Read more

DSM’s vitamin E has the lowest carbon footprint in the industry

DSM’s vitamin E has the lowest carbon footprint in the industry

DSM has the lowest carbon footprint for vitamin E in the industry, as evidenced by a recent life cycle impact assessment of the synthetically produced forms. Now DSM customers can calculate its environmental impact for themselves. Read more


DSM Personal Care will be participating in this year’s prestigious Cosmétiquemag awards ceremony

As the main sponsor of this year’s Oscars de Cosmétiquemag, DSM Personal Care has the honor of participating in the jury which dedicates an Oscar to brands and service providers in the beauty sector that have developed or distributed new products on the French market between January 2016 and March 2017. Read more


Dry skin has met its match - DSM’s PENTAVITIN® a household name for skin moisturization

Millions of Americans now know that dry skin has met its match. In a nationally televised interview airing in millions of American homes on May 8, 2017, DSM educated American consumers on the critical need for proper skin moisturization. Read more


DSM announces management appointments in Personal Care

DSM’s Personal Care Business Unit, one of the industry’s leading suppliers of ingredients and innovative solutions for beauty care products, is announcing the following appointments: Read more


DSM revealed emotions by using the magic of science at in-cosmetics 2017

We, as DSM Personal Care, reveal emotions by using the magic of science to deliver beauty care ingredients that truly make a difference.

But how do we use science as a magical tool to trigger emotions, capture people’s attention, and prove the importance of using active ingredients to enhance beauty and protect health? Read more

Rainer Voegeli, Senior Scientist at DSM was awarded at IFSCC 2016!

Rainer Voegeli, Senior Scientist at DSM was awarded at IFSCC 2016!

DSM presented the latest findings from its scientific research and Senior Scientist Rainer Voegeli came away with the prestigious IFSCC Applied Research Award to prove it! Read more


DSM Newsletters: Don't miss the latest news in Personal Care

A lot happens here at DSM, and we want you to be the first to know! Therefore, we’ve implemented a DSM Personal Care monthly newsletter. Read more

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Revealing the Power of Beauty at in-cosmetics New York

The first ever in-cosmetics in New York took place, and DSM Personal Care were part of it! Read more

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DSM Personal Care appoints Regional Marketing Manager for North America

DSM’s Personal Care business unit announces the appointment of Mrs. Sonia Dawson as Regional Marketing Manager Personal Care in North America, with effect from September 6, 2016. Read more


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DSM said 'Be brave' and embraced this challenge at in-cosmetics Paris 2016. Read more

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DSM Personal Care announces Euro Chemicals, Inc. as its new distributor for the Philippines

Effective December 1st, 2015, Euro Chemicals, Inc. will serve as the new third-party distributor of the full range of DSM Personal Care products in the Philippines. Read more

An introduction to DSM

An introduction to DSM

Have a look at a simple but effective way to be tangible and transparent for anyone who looks at us. Read and watch more

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DSM Personal Care announces Nordmann, Rassmann Group as its sole distributor in Central and Eastern Europe.

Effective July 1st, 2015 the Eastern European division of Nordmann, Rassmann Group has been appointed as the sole distributor for the full personal care product portfolio in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia. Read more

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DSM Personal Care introduced new research findings on film formations in London

Based on our long established expertise in the Sun Care field, Dr. Jürgen Vollhardt, revisited the film-forming process of sunscreens on human skin to understand this complex mechanism. He shared his findings during an exclusive talk with the visitors at the recent Sun Protection Conference in London and gained a lot of interest from different FMCG companies. Read more

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DSM Personal Care partners with Ingredients Plus group

Effective June 1st, 2015 Ingredient Plus Malaysia will serve as a sole third-party distributor of the full personal care product portfolio in the Malaysia and Singapore regions. Read more

Suppliers Day 2015

Suppliers Day 2015

At this year’s Suppliers Day 2015 DSM Personal Care bridges consumers borders with international insights from around the globe and highlighted the new performed clinical study on Chinese skin. Read more

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Men’s scalp protection: Where care meets style

Male hair grooming market has significantly grown in the last few years, suggesting that hair styling is an attractive segment as expressing a personality becomes for men more and more important. DSM’s Scalp & Care is an innovative NEW concept that offers young males a scalp protection from sun damage without compromising the chosen hairstyle. Read more

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DSM Personal Care puts consumer in the spotlight at in-cosmetics 2015  

We used this year’s kick- off event and the in-cosmetics trade show in Barcelona to showcase how consumer insights from around the world have been the inspiration behind our latest innovations and tailored solutions. Do not miss to read more!

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Revealing the Power of Beauty at Cosmetagora 2015

The European team of DSM Personal Care connected and leveraged again bright science in Skin, Sun and Hair Care to craft transformational beauty care ingredients and concepts that are loved. Read more

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Personal Care participated at SCS Formulate

At this year’s SCS Formulate we were hosted by our partner Adina Cosmetic Ingredients and had the opportunity to successfully showcase our latest product launches.
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Sponsorship of the 2014 CEW Beauty Awards Program


Personal Care reinforces the Power of Beauty at this year’s IFSCC

At this year’s IFSCC Dr. Jürgen Vollhardt, Competence Manager Personal Care R&D at DSM, opened his talk with a particular question - click here to read more about it!


DSM’s poster on Ultimate UV Protection won the 3rd place at NYSCC’s Sun Exposure Conference

At this year’s conference DSM Personal Care convinced with the poster ‘Sensing the  Future - Modern Sun Protection Beyond the SPF Game’  and was rewarded with the 3rd place. 


DSM Personal Care took to the stage at the 

This year at the SEPAWA CONGRESS, Caroline Ploton from DSM Personal Care held 2 presentations at the “Forum for Innovation”.


Best Ingredient Award 2014

VALVANCE™ claimed Silver for 2014 Best Ingredient Award at in-cosmetics Asia.


DSM Personal Care inspired by fashion

At in-cosmetics 2014 Personal Care kicked off the show with an exclusive fashion defile.