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Beauty & Personal Care

At IMCD Beauty & Personal Care we believe that anything you can imagine can be made real. For us it's not just about what we do but how and why we do it!

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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By working more closely together we can remain ahead of the curve and explore creative opportunities to capture the Beauty & Personal Care market while innovation is at an all-time high.

We shape tomorrow's Beauty by exploring each market segment and drawing on the support of our five pillars of excellence.

1. IMCD’s global network – more than 300 beauty experts with knowledge of local marketing and culture in over 35 countries support you with local trends and needs, providing regulatory guidance and tailor-made formulations.

2. IMCD’s cutting-edge, tech-rich labs – a continuously growing, co-creative network of application labs around the globe with access to our enormous proprietary portfolio that includes all the ingredients necessary to overcome formulation challenges. With our lab support, you can develop & test new innovative product prototypes at record speed.

3. Digital innovation – connecting us more closely by nurturing our partner relationships, increasing transactional efficiency, and enhancing customer experience so we can better shape the beauty of tomorrow, together. We provide personalized information - accessible from everywhere, anytime - to create real value for our customers and suppliers. Thanks to our digital expertise, we have just unveiled an extraordinary one-of-a-kind immersive digital environment, “The Beauty Institute”, to provide advanced, innovative interactions with customers.

4. IMCD’s continual focus on individual market segments – by analyzing market trends closely and collecting data we put you ahead of the competition. Especially today, the expertise of our global marketing team consistently provides innovative ideas and on-trend concepts for each market segment, advanced sales tools, and the right communication strategy to drive growth.

5. IMCD’s ever-growing portfolio, with an expanding focus on active ingredient and sustainability – sourced from the best across all market segments to create our impressive range of specialty ingredients, world class products, and solutions. Now we are expanding our active portfolio and investing in sustainable innovations, formulations, and “green science” to support the development of sustainable solutions on behalf of our customers and suppliers.

At IMCD Beauty & Personal Care we shape tomorrow’s beauty through innovative ideas and concepts.

Experience our Nordic Beauty & Personal Care expertise

For us, it's not just about what we do, but how and why we do it that makes us unique and creates value and opportunities for everyone we work with. Our functional and active ingredients are sourced from world leading suppliers. We offer a winning combination of global expertise and in-depth local and industry knowledge.


Our extensive portfolio of emollients, emulsifiers, film formers, actives, UV filters, powders, surfactants, rheology modifiers, preservatives and a lot more enable us to be a one-stop-shop for cosmetic manufacturers and brands to create a variety of innovative personal care formulations that are shaping tomorrow's Beauty.


Get in touch with us to learn more about how we can create value and opportunities for your Beauty & Personal Care business.


                              Tia Lönnberg - Business Unit Manager Beauty & Personal Care and Homecare I&I Nordics
“We take the best ingredients to the next level using technology, science and sustainable thinking. Let us surprise you!”

Tia Lönnberg

Business Unit Manager, Beauty & Personal Care, Nordics

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