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We are a global specialty ingredient supplier to the beauty and personal care industry, dedicated to meeting evolving consumer needs, along with maintaining our commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. Known by our well-recognised brands, Alban Muller, Croda, Crodarom, Iberchem, Parfex and Sederma, we synergistically combine to offer a complete and total solution for manufacturers of products for beauty and personal care.

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Explore our formulation finder for an extensive range of formulation inspiration for the personal care industry. We have formulations for all applications to help you deliver highly efficacious products to consumers inspired by trends and regulatory changes. 
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Through Purposeful Beauty, we have made it our mission to create ethical and responsible solutions that accelerate the evolution to a more sustainable future, ensuring a positive impact on both people and planet.

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Greener peptides for skin

Greener peptides for skin

Greener peptides for skin: what peptides do for skin, why they are recognised for their proven cosmetic efficacy and to what extent peptides can be considered as sustainable cosmetic active...

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How Asia trends are evolving the game of men’s beauty

It has been well-acknowledged that the global pandemic significantly changed the beauty and personal care consumers behaviour and landscape. Though not a new concept, men’s grooming had been uncommon...

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Sun care trends – what’s on the horizon?

As well-being and healthy skin remain at the core of sun care, science backed claims across categories will be essential in the growth of this vibrant market. Brands need to stay abreast of what is...

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Top 6 trendy emotive cosmetic ingredients for 2023

2023 will be all about optimism! Crodarom and Alban Muller invite you to discover how emotive botanical extracts can be ideal cosmetic ingredients to address consumer’s major trends.

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The plastic microbeads phase out in Personal Care

The demand for a more sustainable world is growing, especially motivated by a rising concern about global warming and the potential for environmental damage caused by manufacturing processes and the...

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Trending in hair care: the rise of repair

Following an increased awareness of – and fascination with – hair health, demand has accelerated for products that strengthen and repair hair damage. This blog explores the elements driving the trend,...

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