Business Group

Beauty & Personal Care

We are a global leader in the marketing, sales and distribution of best-in-class functional and active ingredients for the Beauty & Personal care industry. With each formulation we develop, we are exploring new textures as well as sensorial experiences, seeking out optimal product performance and consumers' benefits to answer the market in a sustainable, and efficient way.

Shaping tomorrow's beauty

We are one of a kind. We are passionate about what we do and with each concept we develop, we are exploring creative opportunities, seeking out trends, identifying what's next and going beyond the possible. We anticipate and answer the market in a sustainable, efficient and profitable way: that's how we are shaping tomorrow's Beauty! A new kind of Beauty that cares about people and our planet and creates value and opportunities for everyone we work with.

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Formulating & beyond


We offer a winning combination of global expertise and in-depth local market and industry knowledge.

Our great network of application laboratories combined with our extensive portfolio of emollients, emulsifiers, cosmetic actives, UV filters, powders, surfactants, rheology modifiers, effect pigments, antioxidant, preservatives and a lot more enables us to be a one-stop-shop for cosmetic manufacturers and brands to create a variety of future-facing personal care formulations that are shaping tomorrow's Beauty.

Our functional and active ingredients are sourced from world’s leading suppliers.

At IMCD Beauty & Personal Care, we are passionate about what we do and focus on delivering not only best-in-class ingredients also a superior experience to everyone we work with. Our expertise lies in our intimate understanding of the needs and trends of the beauty & personal care market and the society in addition to offering you the best technical and up-to-date regulatory support you need to succeed in a sustainable and profitable way.

Experience Beauty & Personal Care expertise within the UK & Ireland
Our team of Beauty & Personal Care experts is the leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality ingredients and innovative solutions. Supported by partnerships with market-leading suppliers, we are proud to supply the skin care, hair care, sun care sectors as well as colour cosmetics, toiletries, fragrances and oral care. 

Our technical capabilities and passionate team can scale to support businesses of any size, from small indie brands to global contract manufacturers.

Explore our product portfolio or get in touch with the our local team today to learn more about how we can create value for your business. 

"We take pride in staying on the pulse of the latest industry trends, to ensure we can deliver innovative solutions that are shaping tomorrow's beauty."

Andrew Short
Business Unit Manager, Beauty & Personal Care UK & Ireland

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