Contents. № 03 (189) April 2017


domestic chemistry Novelties



PCHi-2017: Results of the Jubilee Exhibition

The 10th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has opened its doors at the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center to thousands of industry professionals from around the world. PCHi 2017 attracted a record total of 507 global exhibitors, who put up a remarkable showcase of the latest ingredients and technologies.

The Results of the International Exhibition Forum Interexpo – 2017

INTERBYTCHIM 2017 (The International Exhibition Forum InterExpo), which was held from February 28 to March 2, 2017 in Gostiny Dvor, Moscow, is the meeting place for producers of the household chemistry and personal hygienic care means, distributors, suppliers of raw materials, packaging and equipment, who are aimed towards increase of the sales volumes and strengthening of their market position. More then 100 companies mainly manufacturers and suppliers not only the final product, but also raw materials and packaging & equipment to its production attended the last exhibition. The results of the show are discussed in this article.


Epigenetics and Aging – the Very Beginning of the Path
V.А. Averianova, Ph.D (biology)

Epigenetics often refers to changes in a chromosome that affect gene activity and expression. Such effects on cellular and physiological phenotypic traits may result from external or environmental factors, or be part of normal developmental program. Epigenetic changes are thought to be responsible for alterations during ageing, thus knowledge about epigenetics are important for medicine and cosmetics and can help to create new active substances for treating some human disorders and fighting against visible signs of ageing.


The Science of Stem Cells and Epigenetics
B. Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science (IPCS), Australia

Increasingly, high science is trending in the personal care industry to create better performing cosmeceutical active ingredients. This article will take a look at two of the high science trends for 2017, namely epigenetics and stem cells.


RonaCare® RenouMer From Sustainable Ocean Sourcing to an Outstanding Collagen Promoter

A. M. Bohlmann, V. Bicard-Benhamou, T. Baldecchi, L. Heider, F. Pfluecker, Merck KGaA, Germany; E. Guivarch, N.Guelennoc, Agrimer, France

Around the world, 64% of consumers claim that they try to have a positive impact on the environment on an everyday basis. With RonaCare® RenouMer, increasing demand for scientifically proven, high-performance cosmetic products based on sustainable and natural sourcing can be met. As collagen renewal gradually becomes weaker with increasing age, the dermis gets thinner, stores less water and the skin loses its smoothness. In vitro and in vivo studies impressively demonstrate how RonaCare® RenouMer counteracts all these developments in an impressive way.

Tear-free Formulations for Baby Shampoos

Tear-free formulations for baby shampoos can make bathing much easier and more enjoyable for babies – and their parents.


Mintel: Active Beauty to Sway Global Beauty Industry in 2017

Mintel Beauty & Personal Care (BPC) has announced ‘Active Beauty’ as a key trend set to impact the global beauty and personal care industry in 2017. Consumers are being encouraged to exercise their bodies and brains, and beauty brands will formulate products to help them in their quest for health and fitness.

Age 50+ Consumers in cosmetics market: Perception and Shopper Behavior Specifics.
S. Berezka, Marketing Director of Research Center for Networked Economy, Faculty of Economics, LMSU, Moscow

The article presents the results of the empirical study conducted in Moscow and Vladimir (Russia) in 2016. The results provide understanding of the needs and preferences and shopper behavior specifics of Russian seniors in cosmetics market. 64% of respondents confirmed that they pay a lot of attention to their appearance, with the focus on face and body care. Only 25,12% base their shopper decision primarily on the product characteristics, but for almost half of the respondent price is the most important factor. Respondents report that the most satisfied with the assortment, nevertheless it is important to respond the needs of the senior audience in the more efficiently.

Steady Shift to Bio-based Surfactants to Hinder Growth of Global Sulfosuccinate Market

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has predicted that the global sulfosuccinate market to exhibit a CAGR of 5,3% between 2013 and 2023 and is expected to reach USD 446.2 mln by the end of 2023.

10 Key Trends in Cosmetics Industry that a worth to mention in 2017
I. Lyssazh, CenterUpack

How to please your cosmetics customers in 2017? What is going to be of great consumer’s demand and what tricks are no more of sense? The answers to those questions are in the list of 10 most crucial trends to follow in cosmetics industry this year.


Snail Cosmetics – The Hit of the Beauty Industry
V. Ryabova

Recent reports suggest that snail farming has increased by as much as 325% in Italy over the past two decades driven mainly by the booming demand for snail slime in cosmetics.


Discoveries That Make the World Better
V.А. Averianova, Ph.D (biology)

The editorial board of “Raw materials & Packaging” Magazine continues a selection of topical news on the latest scientific discoveries, which in the future could affect the development of the cosmetics industry.


Trends in Packaging: Awards Winners Review
R. Leonov,

The cosmetic industry is very dependent on fashion trends. Moreover, the phenomenon of the trend is that having a very real impact on the production and sale of cosmetics, both caring and decorative, it may be abstract and inconstant at the same time. Some trends persist for years, while others barely survive one season. We will try to identify current trends in the packaging of cosmetics, analyzing results of several international competitions.

Packaging for Men Grooming Care
E. Berezina

Perhaps the most striking phenomenon in the global Beauty market has become a men’s sector. Not only because it is growing rapidly and represents a huge potential, but because it demonstrates how changing men’s attitudes to their appearance, beauty and personal care. According to many analytical and marketing agencies, the men’s grooming market is steadily expanding due to the growth of a new category of metrosexual men and the changing ideas about male beauty. The review is devoted to men’s grooming. What it is, what it consists of, what men want to have, and how brands react to a new surge of masculine energy. What’s new on the market, and what cosmetic products can attract representatives of the stronger sex.


Raw materials for cosmetics, perfumery and household chemicals

Equipment for packaging manufacturing

Equipment for cosmetics, perfumery and household chemicals manufacturing

Packaging for perfumery and cosmetics

Manufacturing services. Contract manufacturing