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Beauty Care

Creating the ingredients for inspired,
safe, and effective cosmetics

The world of cosmetics is constantly evolving: players are always looking for innovative and effective formulas to offer efficient, safe products and new sensory experiences to the consumer. Beyond the rapidly visible benefits, the challenge is to awaken the senses, with original textures, pleasant to use, and formulated with respect for the environment. Always a forerunner, SEPPIC creates the inspirational ingredients for cosmetics.

Supporting players of the cosmetics industry

An expert in the field of active ingredients, textures, and the creation of new concepts, SEPPIC puts its know-how to work for cosmetics players and captures new trends around the globe to select inspiring themes and design the cosmetics of the future.

Expertise and creativity serving inspiration

Skincare, hair care, deodorant, make-up, etc, SEPPIC offers a complete range of ingredients (active ingredients, thickeners, emulsifiers, emollients, texture agents, and foaming agents) that bring performance and technical sophistication to the formulas while limiting environmental impacts.

Innovative solutions

SEPPIC eco-designs the ingredients of tomorrow, activating its multi-expertise platform (cell biology, cutaneous biology, biochemistry, chemistry, plant extraction, biotechnology, formulation, analysis, toxicology, etc.) and the most recent discoveries.

Attentive to the needs

Four technical support teams dedicated to cosmetics help determine the best selection of active and functional ingredients, design formulas, and come up with masterclass cosmetics. Present at cosmetic trade fairs, working alongside chemical cosmetic associations and students in cosmetology, SEPPIC offers innovative and inspirational formulas.

4 technology pillars

Four types of know-how emerge from SEPPIC's active and functional cosmetic ingredients and lie at the heart of its expertise:

Science of Polymers to reinvent formulation

Multifunctional (emulsifying, texturizing, etc.), SEPPIC polymers are a unique source of sensory experience for consumers. Simple to use, powerful, and versatile, they are used to invent new galenic forms, creating multiple new textures.

> SEPIMAX ZEN, powder polymer
> SEPIPLUS 400, liquid polymer

Plant Chemistry at the heart of eco-design

Using raw materials that come from plants, alcohols and fatty acids, sugars and amino acids, SEPPIC creates innovative and eco-certified molecules. The ingredients derived from this technology bring high-performance properties and eco-designed formulations.

> AQUAXYL™, active moisturizer, COSMOS certified
> EMOGREEN™, a biodegradable emollient, winner at In-cosmetics Asia 2016

SEPPIC is committed to sustainable development and environmental protection. Since 2010, it has been a member of the RSPO (Round Table On Sustainable Palm Oil) Organization and committed to supporting the production of certified sustainable palm oil via the MassBalance program.

* MassBalance: program that contributes to the production of certified sustainable palm oil via the accounting of the entry and exit of Mass Balance products. See SEPPIC's progress on RSPO.org

> More about SEPPIC Corporate Social Responsibility policy

Marine Biotechnologies open the doors to a whole new world

With the greatest respect for natural biodiversity, SEPPIC connects you to the magical world of marine active ingredients with future-oriented biotechnologies that do not impact the marine ecosystem: active ingredients that have a history and meaning for the consumer.

> EPHEMER™, age defying active ingredient, winner at InCosmetics 2016

Botanical Extraction, at the heart of social commitment

Combining expertise in high purity extraction and knowledge of Malagasy plants, SEPPIC offers active ingredients derived from plants that connect effectiveness, sustainability and vibrant stories. Being respectful of traditional know how, improving the living conditions of local populations and developing local suppliers in aeras from where the plants originate, meet the expectations of cosmetic customers and consumers.