• Unique search platform to assist cosmetic formulators in selecting the appropriate ingredients for preservation
  • Additional information about dosage and efficacy data
  • Goes online on 1 October 2020

In Japanese, HOGO means protection. In the future, the new cosmetic product protection online platform, HOGO by Symrise will simplify formulation work for cosmetic manufacturers. Whether face or body care, lotion or shampoo: The comprehensive database that serves as the basis for the online platform allows formulators to promptly obtain a list of suitable ingredients for preserving cosmetic products at anytime, anywhere around the world. The platform offers access to potential combinations as well as information about dose of ingredients. Another benefit is that the tool can also provide users with efficacy data.

Symrise has incorporated its comprehensive knowledge as a leading supplier of cosmetic ingredients into the innovative online platform. Users can easily search for ingredients, efficacy data, a wide range of potential combinations and dosage at any time with HOGO by Symrise – regardless of where they are located. The platform utilizes filters to find solutions that fulfill global regulatory requirements. This helps formulators to develop the best possible product protection system for modern cosmetics.

“Ingredients that protect cosmetics from microbial growth in the formulations are essential for consumers and thus also extremely important for our customers,” says Yohanna Sander, Director, Micro Protection business unit at Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients Division. “Unique in its structure, our new platform now offers our partners the opportunity to obtain a list of suitable ingredients for modern product protection. Unlike similar tools in the market, we go one step further with HOGO by Symrise, as it offers the suitable dose of the ingredients and efficacy data, which is a real added value for our customers.”

HOGO by Symrise offers a great deal of additional information

In addition to selecting, combining and providing the dose of ingredients designed to preserve the product, HOGO by Symrise also provides cosmetic manufacturers with editorial content regarding product protection and, if desired, additional information about individual products.

Users are given a password that allows them to log into the platform. Formulators collect initial information there and can consult their Symrise contact with their results. They can contact Symrise directly via the platform and ask the sales team questions. “We see HOGO by Symrise as a helpful assistant for our customers. It offers them valuable benefits and allows them to work faster and more efficiently,” says Sander.

As a global leader in cosmetic industry, Symrise has already received many awards for its innovation and expertise. Symrise has developed HOGO by Symrise based on its extensive expertise in modern product protection. The company has an accurate understanding of its customers and their needs. With this knowledge and the results of in-depth analysis of the platforms currently available, Symrise has begun to compile its own data in the new platform. On this basis, HOGO by Symrise is able to provide assistance for most cosmetics.

Interested persons reach HOGO via the following link: hogo.symrise.com/

About Symrise
Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavors, food, nutrition and cosmetic ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.

Its sales of approximately € 3.4 billion in the 2019 fiscal year make Symrise a leading global provider. Headquartered in Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented by more than 100 locations in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and Latin America.

Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and market-ready concepts for products that form an integral part of everyday life. Economic success and corporate responsibility are inextricably linked as part of this process.


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