Contents. 05 (227) June 2020


domestic chemistry Novelties



PCHi Fountain Awards: New Format Awards Ceremony

2–4 June 2020, the PCHi Fountain Awards Online Ceremony 2020 concluded on a high note. This year, RSE received nominations for 122 innovative products and 6 outstanding individuals for their contributions in ingredient research and development. These entries were submitted by 79 companies from around the world. 27 of these nominated companies launched 29 products online during the event. The virtual awards ceremony recorded more than 100,000 views, and garnered positive sentiments from the industry.


Bio-Khim: No Fake Notes. Interview with the head of Bio-Khim A.V. Evenko

Bio-Khim has been succesfully operating on the Russian market for 28 years now. The turning point for the company that defined its future was certification of the developed process approach with ISO 9001. Bio-Khim supplies only high quality ingredients for cosmetic, household and I&I industries and also has specialties for wastewater treatment, agro segment and has exclusive distribution rights for the best heat transfer fluids. Bio-Khim has invented a new to the market E-Commerce: an easy purchase and info collecting platform for the clients. The main strength of the company is the synergy between all the members of the team and its leader.


Anti-pollution, or Cosmetics as a Spacesuit
Krasney E.

Since 2014, the concept of environmental pollution has become an important component in the promotion of new cosmetics and formed the basis of educational programs for consumers. There is even a new term – polluaging, described skin aging under the influence of ecotoxicants. And all this is not just marketing to attract customers. It has been proven that air pollution is one of the significant causes of premature skin aging, and with age, the negative impact of pollutants is much stronger.

All Men Do It…
Duzenko S., cosmetologist

We are going to research the latest trends in the men’s cosmetics market and try to decide -whether it is necessary a strictly gender division of the very concept of beauty and personal care into male and female parts; or beauty in general is nothing but a mirage of generalization. Let’s define the differences between male and female skin types and consider the necessary ingredients for quality skin care for men.


Common Sea Buckthorn Raw Materials: Possibilities of Use
Buzov V.N., General Director of SIBBIO

The article is addressed to the developers of cosmetic formulations to understand the prospects of using deep processing products of the whole common sea buckthorn plant, as well as to manufacturers, as a call for the development of deep processing technologies. These investments will certainly pay off. From the above, it is obvious that all parts of common sea buckthorn: berries, seeds, leaves and bark, can be sources of valuable fatty oil, unsaponifiable matters, antioxidants, polyprenols, vitamins, trace elements, protein and pectin; a reception of ready-to-use raw materials from them will allow to create a diverse palette of cosmetics.


Improving the Rheology: a Natural Thickener with the properties of an Emollient

In the past the main focus for sustainability was often on topics like the provenance of ingredients and/or certificates like Cosmos, and this is still relevant to customers resp consumers. But now, on top of this, consumer needs are shifting to more healthier lifestyles, and what’s inside products and how it impacts the environment, is becoming more and more important. Our new and unique natural-based thickener TEGO® Remo 95 MB is the ideal choice for these market trends.

Charcoal in Cosmetics: Clean the Skin and Dispels Myths
Balakina M.V., Ph.D. (Pharmaceuticals)

The article deals with the use of charcoal in cosmetics. It talks about the role of coal in the treatment of acne, cleansing the skin, hair and teeth. Attention is paid to men’s cosmetics with charcoal. And the question of exaggerating the role of coal as a cleansing component in cosmetics is considered.



Nanosilver: an Affordable Alternative to Alcohol Antiseptics
This article explores the advantages of silver nanoparticles in comparison to the alcohol-based antiseptics. Silver has shown great antimicrobial, antifungal and even antiviral properties. Unlike the alcohol, silver nanoparticles do not harm the hydrolipidic film of the skin and can be used to sanitize sensitive and damaged skin. Nanosilver is also suitable for packaging, textile and other manufacturing industries. Silver have a very strong antibacterial activity and even the small amount of solution with silver nanoparticles can destroy infectious micro-organisms.


National Award My Cosmetics: applications for participation are open

The organizers of the My Cosmetics award – RPCA, the International Exhibition of Perfumes and Cosmetics InterCHARM, the National Society of Cosmetic Chemists announced the acceptance of applications for participation.


Unique Properties and Use of Natural d-Limonene from Citrus Essential Oils
Merkulov D.A., Ph.D. (Chemistry), Specialist of the Technical and Consulting Support Service, Revada LLC

D-Limonene is a widespread terpene hydrocarbon derived from essential oils of citrus plants. This natural, environmentally friendly and safe compound has a range of useful properties, such as high solubility with respect to hydrophobic contaminants, pleasant odor, antimicrobial, insecticidal and drug activity, volatility, chemical stability, high biodegradability, low toxicity, etc. Due to its unique properties, d-limonene has found the widest use in various fields of human activity. At the same time, the market for the use of “green” products with natural d-limonene continues to grow.


Essential oils market expected to growth by 2026

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, essential oils market expected to reach $15618 mln. by 2026


Sustainable Packaging: overview of New Products
Berezina E.

The development of sustainable packaging exceeded all expectations. Many companies have concluded that the transition to sustainable packaging and commitment to our environment has become a new priority. Sustainability, both in packaging and corporate practices, continues to be a key theme in the Beauty industry, as well as in many other sectors, especially as the 2025 goals set by global companies over the past few years are approaching. This review will introduce readers to some examples of packaging that can rightfully claim to be sustainable and environmentally friendly.


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