Contents, № 09 (268) november 2023


domestic chemistry Novelties



Results of the XXVIII International Scientific and Practical Conference Cosmetic Industry: A Look into the Future

On October 10–12, 2023, the XXVIII International Scientific and Practical Conference Cosmetic Industry: A Look into the Future was held, organized by the Russian Perfumery and Cosmetic Association and the National Society of Cosmetic Chemists with the support of Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, Russian Union chemists and the BioTech 2030 Technology Platform.


Vitamin A in Anti-Aging Cosmetics: Features of Use
Krasney E., Head of the Scientific Research Sector of PKF Modum – Nasha Kosmetika

Modern consumers read labels carefully: and not just at a grocery store. They want to know what they use in their skin care. The mere fact of the retinol presence in cosmetics is enough to interest a buyer. Retinol accurately selects the right targets and its biological response in the skin, powerful and vibrant, truly allows us to look better, more beautiful, and younger – without any compromise. Retinol is instantly recognizable, reliable, and trustworthy. Might it be worth thinking about creating a series of cosmetics with retinol?


Antioxidant, Anti-Tyrosinase, and Anti-Skin Pathogenic Bacterial Activities of Corn Silk Extracts, and Stability of Corn Silk Facial Cream

Сorn silk extract showed tyrosinase inhibition, antioxidant activities, and antibacterial activities. The results revealed that skin bacteria including C. acnes and S. epidermidis were inhibited by the ethanolic extract of corn silk. The higher total phenolic and flavonoid contents were also found in the ethanolic extract. Moreover, cardiac glycosides, n-hexadecanoic acid, hexadecanoic acid, ethyl ester, oleic acid, and 9,12-octadecadienoic acid were identified in this extract. Cream product containing the corm silk was proven to be stable at various storage conditions. Hence, the results indicate that the application of corn silk extract has great potential to be used as an added value to cosmetic products that could play a role in anti-aging and skin-whitening.

Sensory Discoveries in Cosmetic Science

The IFSCC show in Barcelona this year was filled with interesting reports on promising researches in cosmetic science. Among them experts note three new findings related to sensory experiences: Use of the Stroop Effect when marketing fragrance; Sleep-enhancing scent; Transmitting positive emotions through body odor.


Neosil Silicones for Hair Care
Vavilova Yu., Technologist of the Technical and Advisory Support Service of Revada LLC

What is the best way to improve hair care cosmetics? Of course, it’s including the most reliable additives that work immediately – silicones. It’s very important to choose silicones designed for your hair type, because all of us have different problems. In this article will be described the portfolio of silicones Neosil for hair care products.


Foaming Detergents Visual Effects: Creating an Image of the Product
Krasney E., Head of the Scientific Research Sector of PKF Modum – Nasha Kosmetika

The appearance of shower gels and shampoos is very important for creating a coherent and harmonious image of the product in the buyers’ eyes. It forms the first impression together with the packaging design. If this impression coincides with the marketing concept, the declared properties and the consumer’s general ideas about such a product, then the chances that a person will be interested and want to buy this particular product, increase significantly. With the help of visual effects, you can easily play on familiar associations.

Compact Powder and Concentrated Liquid Laundry Detergents’ Production – a real concern over people and the Environment
Filippenkov V.M., Ph.D (Chemistry), CEO of NITSBYTHIM LLC

The article discusses and proposes steps towards the sustainable development of domestically produced laundry detergents, in particular, the development of concentrated products and reducing the recommended dosage without compromising effectiveness.


Mintel: Global Beauty and Personal Care Trends for 2024

Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has announced three key trends set to impact the global beauty and personal care industry in 2024. As beauty consumers place more significance on value, driving the importance of quality and proven ingredients; consumers prioritize wellness and accelerate the power of the mind body connection; and AI transforms the industry through efficiency, innovation and inclusivity, these are the trends shaping beauty markets around the world: NeuroGlow, Beaut-AI and Sophisticated Simplicity.


Sodium cocosulfate: an environmentally friendly alternative for household chemicals and cosmetics and hygiene products
Merkulov D.A., PhD (Chemistry), Deputy Director of the Sales Department for Technical Marketing and Sales Support of Norkem LLC

Sodium Coco Sulfate is used to replace Sodium Lauryl Sulfate in those products that require stronger foaming, better wetting, emulsifying, dispersing, and solubilizing properties. Sodium Coco Sulfate has found application in the following household chemical products: – hand dishwashing detergents (gels, pastes).


Household and Professional Descaling Products
Matveichuk Yu.V., PhD, #ead #aboratory of LLC NORDKHIM (Minsk, Republic of Belarus)

Basic information about the nature of scale, the negative consequences of scale and methods of dealing with it are given. Three formulations of liquid/gel acidic scale removers have been described. However, each of the means has a much wider application than the removal and prevention of scale. One of the products is made on the basis of hydrochloric acid (mainly for technical purposes, budgetary funds), the second – on the basis of orthophosphoric and citric acids, the third is based on methanesulfonic and citric acids. The second and third products do not contain aggressive, strong mineral acids – hydrochloric, nitric, sulfuric.


Make a Mark Pushes Creative Boundaries in Creating Unique Packaging

Following months of exploring new ideas, pushing creative boundaries and innovating with new materials, the trailblazing new packaging designs developed as part of the Make a Mark project were unveiled at Luxe Pack Monaco. Twenty top packaging design agencies from across the world were invited to develop concepts around a three-pronged brief focusing on sustainability, luxury, and innovation.


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

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