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Putting the spotlight on sustainability

Published: Friday, 30 January 2015

Earthoil will bring its extensive portfolio of pure, organic, fair trade essential and cold pressed vegetable seed oils to in-cosmetics 2015. With increased strain on the world’s resources, sustainability is now of mainstream consumer concern and Earthoil will showcase how its ethically sourced ingredients can be used to create ecofriendly personal care products with unique cosmetic properties.

Fragrance is the first impression your customer has of your formulation. You need to make a good initial sensory impact so whatever fragrance challenge the formulator has been given, Earthoil will have a solution.

Earthoil expands low-allergen portfolio

Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Earthoil, the personal care and cosmetics ingredients division of Treatt, is expanding its range of modified essential oils which are low in allergens and substances of concern, as well as pure, organic, fair trade and natural essential oils, in the wake of tightening legislation and accelerated consumer demand.

Earthoil is working with pioneering organic skincare company, Neal’s Yard Remedies, to supply argan seed oil from the Souss Valley area of Morocco. With unique cosmetic properties, as well as organic status, the argan seed oil is sourced from the only Fairtrade producer in the world. Earthoil’s oil responds to increased demand for traceable raw materials, enabling the creation of credible, ethical personal care products.

Ylang Ylang – So good they named it twice!

Published: Friday, 05 September 2014

Cananga odorata, better known as ylang ylang, is currently a popular consumer choice, with demand remaining high for this essential oil. With a subtle signature scent, ylang ylang oil has many uses, including perfumes, cosmetic products and aromatherapy.

Keep sesame on the street!

Published: Friday, 05 September 2014

Exceptional stability and long shelf life make it a popular component of many cosmetic and industrial products. The nutty, sweet aroma also means sesame oil has many exciting uses in international cuisine.

Argan oil’s advantages more than just skin deep

Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014

Used for centuries by Berber women in medicines and as a staple ingredient in their diet, argan oil has more recently been incorporated into a wide variety of cosmetic applications. Rich in unsaturated and essential fatty acids, argan oil contains in excess of 70 per cent oleic and linoleic acids, making it ideal for use as a skin moisturiser.

Leopold Kerama has been appointed Director of African Operations for Earthoil Kenya. Starting 25 February 2013, Leopold Kerama will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the company together with its overall strategic direction.

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