Contents, № 07 (229) september 2020



domestic chemistry Novelties



XXV International scientifically-practical conference Cosmetic Industry: A Look into the Future

XXV International scientifically-practical conference Cosmetic Industry: A Look into the Future hold in Moscow at 13th of October.


Beyond Pro- and Prebiotics: New Approaches to the Regulation of the Microbiome
Krasney E.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given an additional impetus to the development of the microbiome trend. Today, analysts see potential for growth in this segment, as consumer interest in skin health and general well-being has grown significantly and biotic products are perceived by most as something healthy and attractive. Such words as microbiome, probiotics, prebiotics have become more and more common in social networks. Changing shopping habits, developing new hygiene habits and taking greater care of one’s own health require a shift in the usual paradigm of skin care. Cosmetics built on new, holistic principles of interaction with the microbiome have many chances to conquer the future.

Beautiful Aging. Part II. Plastic surgery alternatives
Duzenko S., cosmetologist

The article discusses advanced technologies, ingredients and approaches that determine trends in professional cosmetics 2020.

Skin hydration: the main components of cosmetics
Balakina M.V., Ph.D. (Pharmaceuticals)

The article discusses the main components of cosmetics that are used to moisturize the skin. Along with classic moisturizers (glycerin, hyaluronic acid, components of the natural moisturizing factor NMF), attention is paid to innovative aquaporins.


Influence of deodorant actives on axillary sweat microbiome
Dr. Genrich F.1, Dr. Behnke S.2, Dr. Nordzieke S.3, Dr. Koch C. 3, Dr. Schmaus G.3
1 Symrise AG, Holzminden, Germany, Cosmetic Ingredients Division, BU Micro Protection
2 Symrise Inc., Teterboro, NJ, USA, Cosmetic Ingredients Division, BU Micro Protection
3 Symrise AG, Holzminden, Germany, Global Innovation Cosmetic Ingredients

Modern deodorant actives are superior to conventional organohalogen systems. 2-methyl 5-cyclohexylpentanol has no negative impact on the human axillary microbiome while triclosan disrupts it. Long lasting deodorant efficacy may be achieved without impacting natural human axillary microbiome.

Pure Beauty: the Trend-Compromise

The concept of pure beauty aims at simultaneously unveil myths about synthetic and natural ingredients. Its main principle is safety and the origin does not play a leading role when it comes to composition. We can say that this beauty concept is a compromise for those who advocate the use of everything natural and those who consider synthetic ingredients to be more effective and productive and less allergenic. That is why pure beauty is the future, as evidenced by the emergence of new brands and innovative products in this segment which attract not only with their formulas, but also with a well-thought-out marketing strategy, honest dialogue with the consumer.


Aromatic ingredients: new developments and research

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, in most cases, the occurrence of contact dermatitis, both allergic and irritable, is associated with perfume components in cosmetics and personal care products. Therefore, the market has a category of odorless cosmetics. However, industry experts, relying on data from recent studies, argue that the cosmetics industry should not refuse to use fragrances as part of its products because of possible allergies among consumers.


Marula oil: secrets of vitality from Africa

The much-revered Marula (Sclerocarya birrea) holds a distinct position amongst Africa’s prestigious trees. Recognised as a reliable source of vital sustenance, the marula tree symbolises strength, protection and regeneration. Stemming from the precious kernel of the fruit, Marula Oil is safe to consume, undergoes strict quality control standards, and is ethically and sustainably sourced from cooperating communities in remote and underprivileged parts of Africa.


How to treat dentin hypersensitivity naturally

Many sufferers are unaware that tooth sensitivity can be managed effectively, with appropriate use of targeted products based on natural ingredients.


Hydroxysulfobetaines in household chemicals and personal hygiene 34
Merkulov D.А., Ph.D. (Chemistry), Head of Technical Marketing and Sales Support Service, Norkem LLC

Hydroxysulfobetaines are amphoteric surfactants similar to alkyl betaines, but having an alkyl sulfonate group. They are dermatologically mild compounds that are industrially produced in significant quantities. Due to the complex of useful properties, hydroxysulfobetaines are used not only in personal hygiene products, but also in a wide variety of household and industrial chemicals. This article discusses issues related to the structure, properties, preparation and use of the most popular sultaines – laurylhydroxysultaine and cocamidopropylhydroxysultaine.


EU €800/tonne plastics – new EU charge

Mark Victory, Senior Editor of Recycling at ICIS, the largest analytical company in the global chemical market, described in his article the mixed market reaction to the new EU charge. There he discussed the main issues related to the new rules, as well as shared the views of representatives of various fields.


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