Specialty Ingredients for the Personal Care & Cosmetic Industry

Brenntag Specialties 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.

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 products and ingredients, including: Fine Ingredients, Cosmetic Powders, Minerals, Proteins, Effect Pigments, Colors and Surface Treatments.


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 and suppliers are intimately linked to an organization with a strong presence throughout North America and benefit from our local expertise and quick response capabilities.

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We offer a full product line of personal care and cosmetics specialty ingredients to the baby care, bath and body, color cosmetics, hair care, oral care, skin care, and sun care markets.

Baby CareOffering contains products intended to be used on infants and children under the age of three. Baby products are specially formulated to be mild and non-irritating and use ingredients specifically selected for these properties.
Bath & BodyOffering contains products intended to be used for bathing, showering, and cleaning.
Color CosmeticsOffering contains products intended to color and beautify the face and other parts of the body, such as eye shadows, foundations, nail paints, lipsticks, powers, and others.
Hair CareOffering contains products to help to control the properties and behavior of hair, so hair can be maintained in a controlled and desirable manner.
Oral CareOffering contains products intended to cleanse the oral cavity, freshen the breath, and maintain good oral hygiene
Skin CareOffering contains products intended to cleanse, anti-age, moisturize, and condition the skin are offered to the Skin Care Market.
Sun CareOffering contains products that are topically applied to protect the skin from the sun's damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
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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 transparent throughout.

We will help you fulfill the industry’s most stringent requirements and regulations. Our industry Managers 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.


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 IngredientsFilm FormersProteins
Amino AcidsFixativesPyrogenic Fumed Silica
Anticaking AgentsFlavoring AgentsRheology Modifiers
Anti-foamers / DefoamersFlow AgentsSilicones
AntimicrobialsFoam Boosters / StabilizersSoft Focus Powders
AntioxidantsFragrance Retention AgentsSpecialty Polymers
BentonitesGellantsSPF Booster
BotanicalsKaolinSurface Treatments
Cellulose GumsMica / SericiteTalc
Conditioning AgentsMineralsThickeners
DispersantsNatural OilsTitanium Dioxides
Effect PigmentsParaffin WaxesUV Absorbers
EmollientsPEG / PPG SiliconesWaxes
EmulsifiersPlasticizersWetting Agents

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