domestic chemistry Novelties
in-Cosmetics-2017: trends and innovations that determine the future of the cosmetics industry
Continuation, beginning at №190 – 2017. in-Cosmetics Global was held at the ExCeL London in beginning of April, with hundreds of global personal care industry suppliers has showed their latest innovations to R&D professionals from across the world. Decorative cosmetics, stability, natural ingredients and scientific innovations have become the main themes of in-Cosmetics-2017. This overview presents Euromonitor’s forecasts in the beauty segment, novelties in the field of raw materials and ingredients, winners of in-Cosmetics Global, scientific discoveries of the Innovation Zone and new events of the exhibition.
Croda’s Interactive Technical Workshop: solutions for household products
Croda’s interactive technical workshop, dedicated to the household chemistry, took place in Moscow on the 24th of May. The Croda’s team not only told to the manufacturers about the household chemistry, the trends of the market and the newest ingredients, but also demonstrated a real bright show of interactive presentations and experiments with the products presented.
Talc usage in cosmetics and alternative searching
Talc is a mineral substance used in a variety of cosmetic and personal care products from baby powders to eye shadows. Talc-containing feminine hygiene products are widely distributed and commonly used. Some talc is contaminated with asbestos, a mineral substance linked to cancer. Talc is one of the most contentious ingredients of 2016, and UL’s Industry Analytics is tracking a parallel rise in search volume and interest for alternatives to the absorbent ingredient. The most popular talc alternatives are silica, zinc oxide and corn starch, with smaller-volume talc-alternatives searches showing relatively big jumps in interest, as well, including rice starch, tapioca starch, kaolin and rice powder.
Peloids Medical Properties
N.V. Sizova, Ph.D (Chemistry), Tomsk
Water extracts of peat are rich in humic acids and can be used in shampoos, tonics and creams. There is a recommendation to use lipids of peloids with a high concentration of antioxidants (AO) for regenerating, anti-aging creams, after sun and removing allergic reactions. Extracts of peat and mud are in one line with the recognized sources of AO by the AO-activity (rosemary, sage and propolis).
Beauty spot: the Future of Nail Care
The importance of skincare claims in color cosmetics is now emerging in the nail segment. With the nail treatment category holding the interest of consumers, brands are now bringing new innovations to this sector and replicating claims and formats seen in facial skincare. Consumers today want to care for and treat their skin, not simply disguise imperfections. Over a third of make-up wearers in China prefer investing in facial skincare products than color cosmetics, while in the UK, consumers now more likely to be influenced by product claims when buying nail polish than other color cosmetics.
IT’S INTERESTING TO KNOW
Discoveries That Make the World Better
V.А. Averianova, Ph.D (biology)
The editorial board continues a selection of topical news on the latest scientific discoveries, which in the future could affect the development of the cosmetics industry.
Access to Information Powers Safer Chemicals Innovation
A new report from Environmental Defense Fund reveals key barriers to innovation in an important, but challenging class of chemistry – preservatives. Data gaps were identified among all 16 preservatives evaluated – including around endocrine activity and neurotoxicity. Common hazards among the preservatives included skin allergies and aquatic toxicity. The report finds that to meet increasing consumer and retailer demand for safer chemicals, health and safety information must be more widely shared along the supply chain.
Dead Sea Gifts
M. Kovtun, The Chemical Technologist, Representative of the Natural Mineral Dead Sea Solts Corp.
The complex use of Dead Sea gifts, such as salt and mud, finds wide application in balneology, sanatorium treatment, SPA industry, cosmetics production, and dietary supplements. The right choice and using of such product can help to build up your health and beauty with the help of natural substances created by Nature.
Lycored about the future of nutraceuticals
The global nutrition industry is looking particularly dynamic at the moment. The vast majority of nutrition and nutraceutical companies launched new products this year on Vitafoods Europe (9–11 May, Palexpo, Geneva). It’s the global nutraceutical event, featuring exhibitors from all over the world. For Lycored – global wellness company, which have been the leader in the research and development of carotenoid-based wellness products for twenty years – ingestible skincare become the main focus at Vitafoods Europe. About Lycored, it’s products, activities and plans for future you can learn from the interview with Zev Ziegler, Head of Global Brand & Marketing, Health at Lycored.
Interview with Tomasz Duffek, head of the Henkel Laundry & Home Care division in Russia: : «We need to be where our consumer is»
Tomasz Duffek, head of the Henkel Laundry & Home Care division in Russia told, in an exclusive interview with R&M magazine, about the difference between the Russian market of washing powders and household chemicals from other markets, its features, the eternal Russian “trouble”, the company’s production in Perm, and responded to other, sometimes acute issues of the editorial staff.
PACKAGING & LABLE
M&H Plastics: How to be a leader
M&H Plastics Company confirms its position in the market, launching new packaging solutions and marketing report.
Little Giants of Global Cosmetic world: How small indie brands «rule» on the market.
In fact, a huge world of unique beauty products hidden in the Internet and only the lazy people does not follow the development of the family of independent beauty brands, Indie brands. The culture of Indie, which began in the 90-th, captured the areas of modern life, like fashion, music and, of course, beauty. The cosmetic sector is a good example of how private labels affect the situation in the market, making the largest world of Beauty Kings and Queens to reckon with the small pawns.
In this review we will try to understand what are the features of Indie brands, and the impact they have on mainstream and Global Beauty industry, as well as will look at the most outstanding representatives of the beauty Indie culture.