Contents, № 07 (265) september 2023


domestic chemistry Novelties



Ingredients to Strengthen and Stimulate Hair Growth
Krasney E., Head of the Scientific Research Sector of PKF Modum – Nasha Kosmetika

Traditionally, the problem of hair loss and stimulation of their growth is solved by acting on the scalp with the help of specific ingredients designed for this purpose. Meanwhile, skinification is still one of the key trends in the development of cosmetics for hair. Thus, the components borrowed from facial care within this trend also allow us to find effective approaches.


What Influences Green Cosmetics Purchase Intention and Behavior? A Systematic Review and Future Research Agenda

The green cosmetics industry has witnessed significant growth over the last few years. Simultaneously, scholarly interest in the area has grown. However, overall, the evidence is inconsistent. Despite the growing literature, no systematic review has been carried out to summarize and synthesize the empirical studies that have examined factors associated with green cosmetics purchase intention and green cosmetics purchase behavior. This study aims to fill this gap.

DSM Group: pharmacy sales of cosmetics in 2023

In the presented study, the DSM Group company tells about the main trends in sales of cosmetics in pharmacies this year.


Oral Care Products: What’s New?
Krasney E., Head of the Scientific Research Sector of PKF Modum – Nasha Kosmetika

There are various product formats are presented in the oral care segment, but the usual toothpastes dominate among them, followed by rinses. The largest market share belongs to a relatively small number of large brands, usually transnational. There is also room for small domestic producers to establish contact with consumers, although it is not easy to offer some unique advantages in a tight competitive field to squeeze out larger players.
Eco-friendly Formulations for Household and Industrial Chemicals

Matveichuk Yu.V., PhD, Head Laboratory of LLC NORDKHIM (Minsk, Republic of Belarus)

The article provides information on environmentally friendly «green» disinfectants (based on hydrogen peroxide and organic peracids), as well as describes the use of the safest raw materials in household detergents ‒ organic acids (lactic, citric and glycolic), biodegradable surfactants (alkylpolyglucosides) and chelates (complexing agents), thickeners, flavors (perfume), etc.


Biocides for Household Chemicals and their Mechanism of Action
Matveichuk Yu.V., PhD, Head Laboratory of LLC NORDKHIM (Minsk, Republic of Belarus)

The mechanisms of action of some biocides used both in household chemicals and in industrial chemicals are described. The distinctive features or advantages of biocides, as well as their disadvantages, are noted. Biocidal formulations manufactured for domestic use are presented, as well as their scope and data on effective exposure and concentration.

Polysorbate 20: Emulsifier and Solubilizer for Household Chemicals and Cosmetics
Merkulov D.A., PhD (Chemistry), Deputy Director of the Sales Department for Technical Marketing and Sales Support of Norkem LLC

Polysorbate 20 or PEG-20 sorbitan monolaurate is a very important chemical raw material and is produced by many regional and international companies. This non-ionic surfactant has a high HLB of 16.7 and exhibits excellent solubilizing and emulsifying properties. Polysorbate 20 is produced, based on natural vegetable raw materials, is highly biodegradable in the environment and has low toxicity to living organisms. Ethoxylated sorbitan monolaurate has a very low level of irritation to the skin and mucous membranes and is a dermatologically mild surfactant. The use of polysorbate 20 in various products is based on a complex of its useful properties, the main of which, of course, is the ability to dissolve such hydrophobic compounds as essential oils, fragrances, low-polarity solvents, dyes, drugs, etc. in water to obtain colloidal solutions. Polysorbate 20 is widely used in cosmetics and household chemicals.


Cleaning: A Look into the Future
Popova А.D.

Cleaning is a dynamically developing industry. Cleaning companies should be open to new opportunities and not be afraid to experiment, adapt to changes, become leaders, not followers, focus on people. Cleaning is not only cleaning, but also a promising business.


Cosmetics and Household Chemicals Packaging: Product Development and New Solutions at RosUpak

From 6 to 9 June 2023, the 27th International Exhibition of Packaging RosUpack and the 8th International Exhibition of Equipment, Technologies and Materials for Printing and Advertising Production Printech were held at the Crocus Expo IEC. Raw Materials & Packaging presents the new solutions of the exhibitors.


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