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Apr. 4, 2017

BASF is making good progress on its palm commitment

  • BASF publishes its first Palm Progress Report
  • Worldwide 19 production sites RSPO-certified
  • 2nd BASF Palm Dialog at in-cosmetics


Apr. 4, 2017
Press Release

BASF’s innovation platform on extraction & processes yields first results: new anti-aging active Oligolin™

  • Following innovation platforms on epigenetics and microbiome, BASF’s new research platform is focusing on extraction and processes
  • New extraction process to obtain hydrolyzed flaxseed extract concentrated in oligosaccharides
  • BASF’s new anti-aging active Oligolin stimulates epidermal cell differentiation, epidermis thickness and dermal fiber synthesis for a firmer and better hydrated skin
  • Oligolin is recommended for natural concepts 


Apr. 4, 2017
Press Release

In-cosmetics 2017: BASF unveils personal care solutions based on three “Dimensions of Science”

  • New active ingredients Collalift™ 18, Oligolin™, and Sveltine® ST are 100 percent renewable-based and COSMOS-approved
  • BASF Colors & Effects branded effect pigments go ‘Ahead of time’ with their Spring / Summer 2019 Color Trend forecast
  • Sustainability Corner, Sensory and Makeup Bar, Innovation Zone and Seminars offer new insights into BASF’s Personal Care solutions
  • Second BASF Palm Dialog provides opportunities for exchange and discussion with experts along the value chain


Jan. 11, 2017
Press Release

Relipidium™ helps to rebalance the skin’s ecosystem to restore the skin barrier and increase skin hydration

  • New active ingredient stimulates the synthesis of lipids in the epidermis and rebalances skin microbiota
  • BASF establishes interdisciplinary innovation platform on skin microbiota


Jan. 11, 2017
Press Release

New active ingredient Dermagenist™ harnesses BASF’s findings on epigenetics to revitalize fibroblasts

  • BASF establishes interdisciplinary innovation platform on epigenetics
  • Dermagenist™: first active ingredient to reverse methylation in fibroblasts



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