01 Feb 11
Huntsman to Promote Personal Care Ingredients at In-Cosmetics
In-Cosmetics, 29-31 March 2011, Milan, Stand No: M16

Everberg, Belgium – The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation today announced that its Personal Care team will travel to Milan in March to exhibit at In-Cosmetics – one of the leading business platforms for ingredient manufacturers, formulators and R&D specialists working in the global cosmetics industry.

A key player in the Beauty and Personal Care market, Huntsman develops specialty chemicals that the world’s biggest cosmetic companies can rely on to create well-known, top selling beauty and wellbeing products.

Masters in molecular science, Huntsman produces a wide range of raw materials for the cosmetics and Beauty and Personal Care market including foam boosters and pearlizing additives for use in bath foams and cleansing products; solvent free carbonates for use in skin and suncare systems; emulsifiers to stabilize high water content lotions, ointments and creams; polymeric additives and silicone free agents for use in detangling, protecting and nourishing hair conditioners; and primary anionic surfactants and specialty surfactant blends for use in mild and salon formula shampoos.

Helping formulators meet the very latest market trends and drive more value from their brands, ingredients from Huntsman are renowned for the special effects they can bring to everyday essentials such as shampoos, conditioners,  toothpastes, shower gels, face creams, body lotions and deodorants.

To find out more about Huntsman’s full range of performance products for the personal care market, please visit the team at in-cosmetics on stand: M16.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, fu rniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 11,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2009 revenues of approximately $8 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at

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Michael Scharf
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