Personal Care

We provide the resources of a global industry leader along with the consumer insights and innovative drive our customers expect. In all personal care segments, they profit from our winning combination of worldwide reach, technological power and formulation know-how.
The high quality product range includes surfactants, emulsifiers, polymers, emollients, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments, UV filters, thickeners, protein products, lipid layer enhancer. We constantly strive to anticipate the demands of the personal care market and create innovative solutions for the sustainable development of the industry.


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    Zürich, Switzerland


    September 21-23, 2015


Sunscreen Simulator

Although we do research in the real world to be inspired by life, there is nothing more practical than a good theory, just like the BASF Sunscreen Simulator, the virtual lab that makes real-life calculations to quickly test your sunscreen formulations.

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Skin Care Forum

Skin Care Forum provides information about various topics for the cosmetics industry including the composition, structure and efficacy of cosmetic products, new developments in the area of active ingredients...

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Skin Care Forum Newsletter

Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter to stay up to date on the latest contributions from experts across the personal care industry.

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