Ashland Industries Europe GmbH
Karine Deruddre, Global Skin Care Applications, Senior Staff Scientist, is part of Ashland’s Global Skin Care
Applications team and in charge of the laboratory located in Sophia-Antipolis, France. She leads the development of
innovative skin care textures for the beauty industry, seeking new insights, uses and interests of cosmetic raw
materials. Postgraduated from Faculty of Pharmacy, with a MSc in Cosmetology, Mrs. Deruddre holds a French
Engineer Degree from a Chemistry School in Paris. She is specialized in skin care and sun care textures focusing on
sensory properties. After spending 7 years with the Yves Rocher group in Paris developing new textures mainly for
the anti-aging skin care brand Dr. Pierre Ricaud, she joined former ISP in 2010 becoming Ashland in 2011. Mrs.
Deruddre is a member of the French Society of Cosmetic Chemists.