Brenntag is a world-class solutions provider who continuously aligns with premier specialty ingredient suppliers. This gives us the ability to present customers with the most current product offerings. Our extensive portfolio, technical support, and value-added services make us the leader in the Personal Care sector, allowing us to provide solutions guaranteed to meet all formulation needs.

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Gain Access to the Finest Personal Care and Cosmetic Ingredients

As a top distributor of personal care ingredients in the United States, Brenntag is passionate about providing the best possible products to its personal care ingredient customers. Brenntag recognizes personal care is a rapidly evolving industry, with competitors constantly looking for that new formulation to distinguish them from the pack.

When you partner with Brenntag as your personal care chemical distributor, you not only get access to the finest personal care and cosmetic commodity and specialty chemicals, but also the finest team of cosmetic chemical suppliers. They are trained to assess your business and determine the best Brenntag personal care products and services to benefit you.

Brenntag Personal Care is comprised of a dedicated team committed to discovering innovative solutions. We built an outstanding reputation for providing superior, solution-oriented support to exceed the needs and expectations of our partners.

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Brenntag is a complete distributor for any cosmetic chemicals supplier. If there's a product or type of product in the personal care space you don’t see or aren’t sure whether or not we carry, please get in touch and ask us. As a company designed to service any major cosmetic chemicals supplier or customer in the United States, we’re sure we can accommodate you, and perhaps steer you toward products you didn’t even know you needed but could benefit your business tremendously.

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We are a team of cosmetic chemicals experts committed to maximizing the benefits you gain from the products we offer. When you join forces with the Brenntag team, you will be partnered with a local account representative to function as your gateway to the entire Brenntag organization.

Our Personal Care team can leverage the full breadth of our global supply-chain and product range to devise the perfect solution to your business problems. Our customers in the personal care chemicals space have an advantage other personal care ingredient distributors simply cannot match in both the specialty and commodity product space. View all of our products by clicking the links below!

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In our state-of-the-art personal care formulation laboratories, we develop tailor-made, novel formulations, and concepts to differentiate your products. We offer a comprehensive range of ingredients, including:

Our primary goals for this application center are to develop starting formulas for the skin care, hair care, and nail care markets while assisting customers with existing formulas or the development of new formulas.

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Given the ubiquitous nature of cosmetic products today, safety and technical standards are an increasingly important issue for the industry. Brenntag Personal Care works closely with suppliers to ensure ingredients are safe and reliable, and our supply-chain is completely transparent.

Personal care industry chemicals have always been under scrutiny by organizations and environmental safety groups. While we applaud community efforts to maintain strong safety standards in personal care chemical distribution and use, we understand it can cause concern for those in the industry. You don’t want an innocent mistake to bring about costly fines or unwanted media attention. Our commitment to safety and to understanding industry safety requirements and standards is yet another major benefit of partnering with Brenntag.

We will help you fulfill the industry’s most stringent requirements and regulations. Our in-house market experts have their fingers tightly on the industry’s pulse to keep you ahead of the curve on new products and emerging industry trends, granting you access to our renowned technical and industry expertise as well as our extensive line-up of products.

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Being a top distributor of chemicals in the United States has its advantages. One of those advantages is being able to amass an enormous line of personal care ingredients to supply your company. Whether you’re a local wholesaler, a small boutique, or a major cosmetics chain, we have enough products to fill your inventory and even help you expand your operation. The list below is a snapshot of the thousands of products we have available.

Active IngredientsDispersantsPEGS/PEG Esters
Alcohols and Ethyl AlcoholsEmollientsPlasticizers
Amino AcidsFatty AcidsPropellants
Anionic SurfactantsFillersProteins
Anticaking AgentsFilm FoamersRheology Modifiers
Anti-foamers / DefoamersFixativesSpecialty Polymers
AntimicrobialsFlavoring AgentsStearates
AntioxidantsFlow AgentsSurface treatments
Antistatic AgentsFoam Boosters / StabilizersSurfactants
BindersFragrance Retention AgentsThickeners
Bleaching AgentsGellantsTitanium Dioxides
BotanicalsGlycerin / Glycerol EstersUV Absorbers
Buffering and Neutralizing AgentsHumectantsUV Stabilizers
Cationic SurfactantsMineral Oils / PetrolatumsWaterproofing Agents
Cellulose GumsMinerals and PigmentsWaxes
Chelating AgentsNatural SurfactantsWetting Agents
Color StabilizersNon-Ionic SurfactantsWhite Oils
Conditioning AgentsParaffin Waxes 
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Contact us today to learn more about our full-line of ingredients for the personal care industry, or if you have a question about our services.

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