Scent & Care | Corporate

— Symrise’s innovative warming ingredient Thermolat® won the category Cosmetics/Innovative Ingredients/functionals and recipients

— Multifunctional anti-aging peptide Dragosine® won 3rd prize in the category Cosmetics/Innovative Ingredients/actives and naturals

— The awards underscore the Holzminden-based company’s outstanding market position

At the BSB Innovation Prize Awards ceremony in London, the cosmetic ingredient Thermolat® from Symrise took home first place in the Cosmetics/Innovative Ingredients/functionals and recipients category. Dragosine® was awarded with the 3rd prize in the Cosmetics/Innovative Ingredients/actives and naturals category. Thus, the fragrance and flavor manufacturer from Holzminden once again affirmed its notable reputation as a supplier of innovative cosmetic ingredients.

Intensive, rich skin care and an improved sensory experience – this is what consumers want from their cosmetics. The fragrance and flavor manufacturer Symrise has placed this desire at the center of its activities and its commitment has been recognized repeatedly over the past few years. The Holzminden-based company left an impression once again at the BSB Innovation Prize Awards in London, with Symrise taking first place in the category “cosmetics/raw materials/functionals” for Thermolat®. The innovation awards for cosmetics, natural products and their chemical raw materials were conferred by the independent Consulting and Service Bureau Dr. Riedel (BSB) on April 4, 2017.

Symrise Confirms its Expertise in Sensory Ingredients

The cosmetic ingredient Thermolat® focuses on the well-being and comfort of consumers – providing a pleasant warming effect on the skin. The ingredient can contribute to improving the perceived effectiveness of body care products. “The outstanding properties of Thermolat® impressed the panel and we are very pleased about this award,” says Caroline Baptiste, Global Product Manager Actives at Symrise. “With this, we have once again proven our expertise as a provider of sensory ingredients. This motivates us to continue our work on innovative products that benefit consumers.”

Thermolat® Impresses with its Diverse Potential

Alongside of its benefits for consumers, the ingredient also impresses with its various application possibilities. Thanks to its gentle and safe profile, Thermolat® can be used in a wide range of body care, facial care, and scalp care applications. The ingredient is a ready-to-use solution for brands looking to increase the sensory feel of their textures and achieve a greater presence on the cosmetics market.

Dragosine® Increases the Skin’s Natural Defense

Dragosine® is a dipeptide naturally found in the human body. In cosmetic products, it is used as a multifunctional anti-aging ingredient, which has powerful antioxidant properties that stimulate collagen synthesis. In latest research findings Dragosine® has been shown to also have excellent results in the protection from damages induced by UV, infrared and high-energy visible light.

About Symrise

Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, cosmetic active ingredients and raw materials, as well as functional ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical industry and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.

Its sales of more than € 2.9 billion in the 2016 fiscal year make Symrise a leading global provider in the flavors and fragrances market. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented in over 40 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an indispensable part of everyday life. Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process. Symrise – always inspiring more…Symrise, always inspiring more...

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