Personal Care

Solution-oriented, sustainable and innovative! With focus on consumer trends and specific industrial needs, we supply you with high quality raw materials and actives for the personal care industry and advise you on how to use them.

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Care & Oleochemicals

Patrick Gruber
Räffelstrasse 12
8045 Zurich, Switzerland

Phone : +41 43 499 25 00
Fax : +41 43 499 25 01

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Revivyl™ – Holistic skin regeneration that respects the microbiome

How can anti-aging aspects and the promotion of a healthy skin microbiome be integrated cosmetically? 


Neodermyl™ – «needle-free» collagen and elastin filler

NEODERMYL™ helps, by supplying the dormant fibroblasts with energy in the form of MG6P (methyl-glucoside-6-phosphate). 


MicroPowders – Product innovations for 2020

Observation of the cosmetics market shows that modern consumers are showing an increasing preference for formulations containing few ingredients, which they expect to be sustainable, plastic-free, biodegradable, and overall as “green” as possible.


Yoghurtene Balance – balance for the skin microbiome

YOGURTENE® BALANCE contains the main components of yoghurt and combines its beneficial properties such as skin tightening with the prebiotic activity of inulin. Thanks to this unique composition, YOGURTENE® BALANCE is able to steer the microbiota of the skin back to the typical…


AQUALGAE – a biological algal water

The AQUALGAE line of algal extracts from Lessonia is obtained in a gentle evaporation and condensation process from fresh algae.


Clearthix S – a versatile, transparent thickener

With decent pH, heat and electrolyte stability, the thickener requires no neutralisation and is easily dispersed in water. 


Raw materials line for hemp and CBD based skin care products

Thanks to its content of valuable α-linoleic acid, hemp oil has long been known for its anti-inflammatory, regenerative and cell-renewing properties in skin care, and has been used for treating skin diseases such as neurodermatitis and for the care of dry and mature skin.


PORE REDUCTYL NT – for a refined and immaculate complexion

Enlarged pores are an ever-recurring problem for mixed and oily skin types, and cause the complexion to look dull and less radiant. 


Saxiline – a multifunctional extract for youthful and healthy skin

UV-A and UV-B rays, cold, mechanical irritations, and air pollution all irritate the skin and trigger an inflammatory cascade response. This can lead to reddening and even painful swelling.


Chlorhexidine Gluconate 20% Solution (excipient)

Chlorhexidine Gluconate 20% is a high-quality antiseptic for a wide range of indications. It can be used as a preservative in cosmetics at a maximum concentration of 0.3%.


MLB – a unique W/O emulsifier

MLB – which stands for Moisture Lifting Base – is the name of our W/O emulsifier system by Sunjin, Korea.


GLYCOS™ CLEAR – Natural glycolic acid – Free of methoxyacetic acid

Glycolic acid is the most well-known of all natural α-hydroxy acids (AHA) and has proven itself to be the most important AHA for use in cosmetics.



Consumption Priorities in Times of Crisis

Speech at Swiss SCC digital event

What impact does the pandemic have on the cosmetics industry? Speech by Laura…

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Clean Beauty is an important trend

Targeting Clean Beauty Consumers

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Apprenticeship at IMPAG

Das Team der IMPAG Gruppe

We offer a sound, practical and varied basic training.

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Texture and feel – what makes us loyal to cosmetics

Touch, feel, smell – our sensory perceptions steer our attitudes and thus…

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Take a look at our new logistics centre!

IMPAG Warehouse

In the new video you get exciting insights.

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Rheology: The application as an experience

The rheological properties of cosmetics influence the user’s perception of a product

Effective, biodegradable substances can be used as environmentally friendly…

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Zero Waste: THE trend of the beauty industry

Trend in theP ersonal Care Industry

Beauty brands and manufacturers are under pressure to respond to the…

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Exfoliation: For fresh and radiant skin


Natural alternatives to plastic-based scrub particles – new flyer!

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New NATRUE Raw Material Database

Raw Material data base Natrue

This is a big step forward and simplifies the existing process.

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A Multifacetted Challenge and Not all Plastics are Equal

Plastics categorized

We are happy to present two new flyers for our concept "Disconnect from…

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Focus on Personal Care: IMPAG Blog

IMPAG Blog with Personal Care content

Check out the IMPAG Blog!

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Raw materials for disinfectants

Disinfectants are sought after

Two raw materials which are perfectly suited for the formulation of…

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Disconnect from Plastics: Introductory Video!

Concept Presentation by video

Let our introductory video about our new concept inspire you!  

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Supply Chain Update in the Context of Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Update regarding the Supply Chain

The current pandemic and the associated state of emergency is a challenge for…

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in-cosmetics 2020 has been postponed to 6 – 8 October 2020

in-cosmetics postponed

We are already working on digital ways to spark your inspiration. Stay tuned!

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Moving review of Anniversary Year

film review

What a team – together unique!

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Beautycare 2019

latest edition of our magazine beautycare

Our new Beautycare 2019 is now available and reports on the trend «Beauty…

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NEW: COSMOS certified Naturescrubs

New Naturescrubs Versions

Public perception and condemnation of plastic waste in oceans, rivers and nature…

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IRB-Pristinizer won two awards at In-Cosmetics 2016

The anti-pollution active of our partner IBR Ltd. won the “Green Ingredient… Read more

Sustainable Coconut Oil

Partnership of GIZ, BASF and Cargill promotes the world’s first production of… Read more