Contents, № 01 (198) February 2018



domestic chemistry Novelties



Three Pearls of the Bio-Khim`s Collection

At the end of last year, Bio-Khim presented the ingredients of three companies at a workshop for manufacturers of cosmetics and household chemicals – Schill + Seilacher GmbH, TRI-K and Angus.

The Exhibition Pharmtech & Ingredients 2017: Equipment Novelties for Cosmetic Industry

On 21–24 November 2017 in Crocus Expo, the 19th International exhibition of equipment, raw materials and technologies for pharmaceutical production Pharmtech & Ingredients 2017 was held successfully. We have identified new companies and new equipment for the sector of the cosmetics industry and present them in our annual review.


PCHi 2018: new complimentary English conference track for international visitors

Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions (RSE) today announces the addition of a new complimentary English conference track for international visitors for Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) 2018, China’s No.1 sourcing platform for the global personal care industry. As one of the perennial highlights at the show, the conference takes place alongside the main exhibition from 19–21 March 2018 at the Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC).

One more reason why in-cosmetics Global is a must-attend event for R&D professionals

The leading personal care ingredients event will focus on R&D at its event in The Netherlands from 17–19 April 2018. Across the globe, R&D professionals play a hugely important role in the NPD process and, in order to help them innovate for the future, in-cosmetics is launching an exciting new initiative exclusively for cosmetic scientists, chemists and dermatologists at its Global show in April.


The Perfume and Cosmetics Industry in Russia: a State of the raw Materials Base and Ways of Development

V.N. Buzov, Director of SIBBIO Company

The perfume and cosmetics industry, which was developed during the Soviet era, was destroyed from 1992 to 1993. The Russian cosmetic industry was established approximately in 1997–1998. The article deals with a difficult situation in the domestic perfumery and cosmetics industry and possible ways of its development.


Plex systems making its way out of salons and into home hair care
V.А. Averianova, Ph.D (Biology)

Consumers, salons and hair care companies seek to prevent or mitigate the damage from the coloring process. Plex systems are positioned as a color service upgrade in salons at an extra cost to the consumer. They claim to offer dramatic changes, typically in a multiple step system, with claims centering on bond building. Considered by many to be a revolutionary treatment, bond multipliers are designed to build hair bonds and improve hair integrity. US sales of plex systems increased 525% in 2015, according to Kline & Company. The upward global trend in plex sales and usage is likely to continue as more consumers become aware of the potential behind plex products. Promising glossy locks, healthier hair and a longer-lasting color, the anti-breakage process is making its way out of salons and into home hair care.

The Aroma Boosters Blur the Line between Taking Care of Yourself and Fabric Care

According to the data from consumer surveys, about a quarter of consumers in Europe do not use laundry conditioners for different reasons. Meanwhile, about 90% of consumers want to get pleasant aroma after laundry. Due to this, so-called in-wash fragrance boosters have emerged. These products already gained recognition of consumers in developed countries. In most cases, these are granules with a microencapsulated fragrance, but there are also gels and liquids. These products blur the boarder line between the personal care products and the fabric care, delivering the necessary comfort and luxury to the consumer. The article describes some commertial in-wash fragrance boosters and one of the technologies, that allows creating liquid flavor boosters – the format most expected by consumers.


Be in a Trend: New Clay Masks
J. Jang, Global Beauty Analyst, Mintel

Clay is an age-old beauty treatment known for absorbing oil and removing dead skin cells, impurities, dirt and toxins from the skin while nourishing with its rich mineral content. Clay facial masks are very appealing for consumers who want a natural solution that can combat the effects of pollution on their skin. In recent years, there has been an increase in clay-based skincare product launches. To stand out in the crowd and set new trends, brands are exploring ways to add multi-sensory and multi-functional benefits to enhance the traditional use of clay.

Cleaning Industry: Trends for 2018

Increasing competition and changing consumer preferences have recently had a significant impact on various segments of the world market of goods and services. Experts underline that serious changes are taking place, including, in the cleaning industry.


What’s new in Sun Care

People of all ages and skin types enjoy being out in the sun. But people are increasingly aware of the dangers of prolonged sun exposure. To control this risk consumers use sun care products. What’s new in this category? What happened during last year? We try to give our answers in this article.


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.


Safe repellent – an excellent solution for tissue wet wipes and cleaning
E.N. Aniskina, Commercial Director of Markell Group Company

Protection from insects and mites is one of the priorities of the modern world community. Saltidin is a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to DETA in many countries of the world. Therefore, many Russian manufacturers of cosmetics and household chemicals have been developing their products including in the composition Saltidin.


To pack the Holiday
E. Berezina

Autumn is a hot time for manufacturers in the beauty industry. This is the best time for perfume and cosmetic brands to increase sales and attract new customers, because in the New Year time these products are the most popular purchase categories. Market competition reaches its critical limits, and in this struggle it is very important to have something unusual and unique. Perhaps, the main feature of all the holiday collections is a kind of mystery that accompanies the release of the product line.
The specificity consists in the fact that the holiday collections are produced in limited editions making them exclusive and more desirable. What should be a holiday package? Luxurious, exquisite, elegant? How these figures differ from those typical for the most ordinary cosmetic products entering the market during the year. This review offers to meet with striking examples of holiday and gift collections and single products released for New Year holidays 2017/2018.


Cheap and Beautiful or how not to go Broke on Promo

A random development of retail chains and the consumer retail monopolization by leaders move on a competition entirely to a new footing. The largest producers are struggling to increase the goods’ attractiveness on a shelf, the loyalty of regular customers and the attraction of new ones. An alternative to costly advertising campaigns, endless promotions and the struggle for the best place on a shelf are new effective marketing tools. One of them is a neat packaging of goods.


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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