Visit Stephenson Personal Care at SCS Formulate 2016

Join us on stand 500 where you can meet our team, and learn more about our innovative new product DUROSOFT® - a range of patent-pending natural emulsifiers.

SCS Formulate is the biggest meeting in the UK dedicated to personal care ingredients, attracting a substantial proportion of the UK market. Organised for the Society of Cosmetic Scientists, SCS Formulate focuses on the latest technologies, applications and ingredients in the UK cosmetic market.

Our growing portfolio of personal care ingredients currently includes a range of sustainable emulsifiers - DUROSOFT® - which use naturally derived polyglycerol esters to produce ingredients for creams, lotions and foaming oil-based formulations offering specific value to producers of cold process products for sustainable raw material claims.

SCS Formulate 2016

The theme of our stand at SCS Formulate focuses on the sensory benefits of using a cold process, sustainable emulsifiers, within 3 core areas: Oils, Skin & Body care and Bath & Shower. Each category will showcase finished product samples for:

  • Cleansing Oil
  • Foaming Shower Oil
  • Cream
  • Spray Lotion
  • Bath Melt
  • …in addition to a DUROSOFT® Guide Formulations Brochure for more information and inspiration.

Lucy Simmonds (Technical Business Development Manager / Chemist) and James Clews (International Sales Manager) will be on hand to answer any technical and formulation queries. In addition, Stephenson Personal Care’s distribution partner for DUROSOFT®, Brenntag UK & Ireland, will be showcasing DUROSOFT® on their stand (521) along with a range of novel formulations around the latest market trends in hair, skin, sun, body care, colour cosmetics and male grooming, showcasing some of the most innovative ingredients and concepts to differentiate your products.

What makes DUROSOFT® unique?

The patent-pending technology which provides a wide HLB range of 4-14 for a greater stability profile.

The DUROSOFT® range of natural and sustainable emulsifiers currently includes:


An O/W natural polyglyceryl-4 ester emulsifier, derived from RSPO Certified Sustainable Segregated Palm Kernel Oil. Application areas include: water-thin lotions, creams, deodorant roll-ons and wet wipes. DUROSOFT® PK-SG is derived from 100% RSPO Certified Segregated Sustainable Palm Kernel Oil. >Learn More


A W/O natural polyglyceryl-4 ester emulsifier, derived from Sunflower Oil. Ideal for creating self-emulsifying oils such as foaming bath and shower oils, hair/beard oils, cleansing oils. >Learn More

Enquire About Durosoft

Advantages of formulating with DUROSOFT®:

  • Unique: Wide HLB range of 4-14 for a greater stability profile
  • Natural
  • Cold process
  • PEG free
  • Easy to use
  • Skin friendly (Dermatologically tested)
  • Compatible with both oil and water phases
  • No co-emulsifiers required
  • No heating or cooling
  • No deleterious effect on temperature sensitive ingredients
  • Stable water-thin emulsions easily achieved

"In comparison with traditional hot-process manufacture, DUROSOFT® can be cold processed, which creates a number of benefits for the personal care and cosmetics formulator – from achieving tighter energy standards through to reduced energy consumption - as they seek to meet key product performance criteria and improve the sustainability of their business."

Lucy Simmonds

Contact Us

We are looking forward to seeing you at SCS Formulate!

To make an appointment with Stephenson Personal Care please contact James Clews, International Sales Manager at or call 00441132 050900. Alternatively, please contact the Brenntag Personal Care and Cosmetics team at

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