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Cosmetic Specialty Ingredients


cosmeticingredientsKreglinger Europe’s Cosmetic Department aims to serve our customers with the flexible support they need. Using colours and dyes is one of the oldest cosmetic methods of enhancing and changing ones appearance. The Kreglinger portfolio consists of colours, pigments and dyes for a broad range of application use.


The Natural and Organic cosmetics market is a sector that continues to see increasing growth. Kreglinger’s Natural and Organic ingredients are certified by at least one green label: Ecocert, Cosmos, NaTrue, BDIH, AIAB, USDA, etc.





In the Cosmetic Application Laboratory, we can create and optimise formulations for customers or help with guideline formulations using a wide range of cosmetic raw materials:

  • Emulsifiers
  • Stabilizers
  • Emollients
  • Surfactants
  • Texturising agents
  • Solubilisers and Dispersants
  • Colour, Pigments and Dyes
  • Semi-finished Products

Active Ingredients

Kreglinger Europe also offers a full range of active ingredients as required by the dynamic and demanding Cosmetics market.

Such actives can promote: 

  • Anti-ageing
  • Anti-Oxidising
  • Skin Tone Balancing
  • Slimming
  • Hair care
  • Dermo-protection
  • Moisturizing
  • Exfoliation
  • Soothing
  • Mineral Concepts
  • Skin Plumping


With lengthy experience in the Food Ingredients Application Laboratory, Kreglinger Specialties opened a Application Laboratory for Cosmetics in 2009. This allows Kreglinger Specialties to offer you:

  • direct contact with a Cosmetic Application Specialist
  • quick answers to your technical questions on the portfolio ingredients
  • help towards developing formulations
  • help with solving formulation problems
  • help with selection of the best raw material solutions
  • availability of Sample Formulations
  • development of concepts for product ranges based on current cosmetic market trends

Specialty Ingredients

iso smallIn 1974 the Kreglinger Group decided on a diversification project into specialty ingredients for the textile industry. This specialty business has since developed into an international operation selling specialty ingredients of an extremely wide variety for a very broad spectrum of applications in Food & beverages, Pharma & Neutraceuticals, Cosmetics & Personal care, Plastics & Rubbers, Agribusiness,… This development is mostly done in very close partnership with suppliers from all over the globe, but each specialists in their field/niche.

As this activity is coming to maturity, Kreglinger Europe is proud to be one of the rare independent specialists in the European ingredients business and proud to be the supplying partner of some of the major players in each segment of the market.

Having been in business for more than 200 years has given us some strength, some expertise and some vision that we want to use to our and our partners’ advantage.




Kreglinger Europe nv

Grote Markt 7
2000 Antwerp, Belgium
BTW BE 0450 357 241
RPR Antwerp

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Did you know?
History: Kreglinger was founded in Antwerp in 1797
History: From the very beginning we traded in wool and sheepskins
Location: Antwerp is Europe’s second largest sea port, ranking behind Rotterdam
History: There was a time we produced 60.000 tons of coffee per year
Philosophy: Diversity has always been a central thought in our philosophy