For the past 30 years, we have been driving positive change in perceptions of natural emollients, opening up new opportunities for use across cosmetic applications.  Our technologically advanced innovations deliver on sustainability and enable the development of high-performance beauty products. Join us in pushing the boundaries of possibilities and transforming the future of beauty.

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Ethical Supply Chain

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Our catalogue of functional and fabulous formulations is designed to inspire, delight and demonstrate the versatility of our product range.

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Safer, Friendlier Stoves

Sustainably sourced and carefully optimised, our innovative ingredients enable you to create safe, stable and sophisticated formulations that meet the growing demand for more natural, eco-conscious beauty products that deliver on performance.

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Sustainable Sourcing

Get creative with Lipex SMP™
A highly versatile, oxidative-stable emollient with a sharp melting profile and excellent crystallinity.  Lipex SMP offers unique texture transformations, from aerated body soufflés that melt on application, to precision lip pencils that glide on like a buttery balm.

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It’s what we do
It’s what we challenge you to do
It’s what we can do together

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When you choose our shea-based ingredients, you not only improve the functional and sensorial appeal of your formulations, you also make a positive difference to the socio-economic development of the communities in West Africa that rely on the shea trade for their livelihood.

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All our products originate from natural, renewable sources and we are pledged to minimising our carbon footprint, lowering waste and emissions and reducing consumption of energy and water.

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Learn from our experts.
Find out more about our specialised lipid technology and how to optimise the functionality, performance and sensorial appeal of your formulations.

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and see our sustainable processing in action, guided by our expert team.

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