Contents, № 08 (243) october 2021



domestic chemistry Novelties



A new era in the age perception: to be beautiful, healthy and successful at any age!

On September 2, 2021, the webinar «The new era of anti-aging: to be beautiful, healthy and successful at any age!» was held by the leading representative of the cosmetics industry Silab together with “Chembio Inc”.
The webinar was focused on the theme of beautiful aging, maintaining an attractive appearance and choosing products and solutions that help preserve the health of the skin and improve its condition.


Top 10 Vegan Brands according to End of Tenancy London

End of Tenancy London set out to discover which of the world’s most popular vegan brands has garnered the most number of hashtags on Instagram.


Conference Cosmetic Industry: A Look into the Future

12-14 October 2021, the 26th International Scientific and Practical Conference Cosmetic Industry: A Look into the Future will be held in Moscow.

FiFi Novelty Salon 2021 will be held in Moscow in October

FiFi Novelty Salon 2021 will be held in Moscow in October


Color Trends Autumn-Winter 2022–2023

Every year, special agencies and companies analyze consumer behavior and predict what fashion trends will take effect. Designers, fashion couturiers and product developers are guided by these forecasts, data with 1 or 2-years ahead. They create products, on the data basis, which will meet the best audience’s request in the future.


Key ingredient: Pigments for Cosmetics

Pigments are used in various products: hair dyes, toothpastes, shampoos and conditioners. They are the main components in decorative cosmetics. Therefore, special attention is given to their choice. We present an overview of new developments in this area.


Mascara for infinitely long eyelashes

JRS Rettenmaier introduces a formulation of Mascara for infinitely long eyelashes.


Scrubs, Peelings, Rolls: About Exfoliant Formulations
Krasney E.

The use of cosmetic exfoliants activates the regeneration processes, enhances microcirculation and accelerates the renewal of the epidermis which makes the skin more beautiful and healthier. Both physical and chemical exfoliation methods can be used to accelerate the exfoliation of the stratum corneum. Let’s consider the formulations of exfoliants in more detail.

Зубные пасты: оптимальный подбор компонентов рецептуры
Toothpastes: optimal selection of formulation components

Balakina M.V., Ph.D. (Pharmaceuticals)

The article provides information about the main components that make up toothpastes. The abrasives found in toothpastes (calcium carbonate, silica, titanium dioxide), their main characteristics and guidelines for choosing are described. Attention is paid to the value of the toothpaste abrasiveness index RDA, recommendations of dentists on the choice of toothpastes of various directions are given. The functions of other components of toothpastes (moisturizers, whitening components, anti-inflammatory agents, aroma, etc.) are considered; the most common components are listed. Generalized data will allow recipe developers to take a fresh look at the familiar topic and inspire the creation of new recipes.


Synthalen CR: a cationic thickener with a unique sensory profile
Popova Y., Head of the Technical Support Service, Revada LLC

Synthalen® CR is a synthetic cationic polymer that can be used in cosmetic applications as thickening, suspending and conditioning agent. Synthalen CR is recommended for improving substantivity and water resistance of skin care formulation. Synthalen CR thanks to its cationic conditioning nature has the ability of improving the skin feel of formulations by: reducing oiliness and tackiness sensation, improving cushion during application, an outstanding dry and silky after feel. Synthalen CR works very well in DHA and AHAs based emulsions.


Innovative approach to control acne-prone skin
Vázquez-González M. L., Cócera M., Rodríguez G., Barbosa-Barros L., Bicosome SL, Barcelona, Spain

Excessive sebum production can give rise to oily skin, shiny appearance, enlarged pores and favour the development of acne lesions. The care of acne-prone skin involves the use of harsh molecules, wash out and multi-step products that irritate the skin and limit user compliance. This study describes the development of a bicosome system that targets the epidermis and follicles to effectively deliver a sebostatic active compound and potentiate its effects on sebum production and acne lesion prevention. This is an alternative approach to that offered by current products, which can be included in the daily care of acne-prone skin.


Natalia Molchanova: «People do not buy fragrance, people buy emotions»

This July in Russia, an event in the perfumery segment of the market took place – the opening of the official representative office of the French factory Parfums Plus France in Moscow. The factory specializes in the creation and production of perfume compositions for perfumery and cosmetic products, as well as all household chemical products. About today’s perfume industry, the advantages of Parfums Plus France, about access to the Russian market and development, we talk with Natalia Gennadievna Molchanova – the head of the representative office.


Merkulov D.A., Ph.D. (Chemistry), Deputy Director for Technical Marketing and Sales Support, Norkem LLC

Acylamphoacetates are a class of amphoteric surfactants, derived from the fatty acids of vegetable oils. They are referred to as dermatologically mild surfactants, which have excellent foaming properties, excellent thickening action and the chemical pH-stability in the range from 3 to 10. They are readily biodegradable in the environment and are classified as slightly toxic to humans, animals and plants. Acylamphoacetates are recommended for use in cosmetics, as well as household chemicals by skin contact.


Decorative cosmetics: packaging for the most resistant segment
Berezina E.

During the pandemic, new consumer preferences were formed, which turned into a demand for certain makeup products and their packaging. The most popular products are long lasted make-up products that provide long-term wear, both in relation to colored cosmetics, and for correcting and toning the skin products and the latter should have a light and weightless texture. In terms of packaging, sustainability and safety continue to play a major role. This review contains examples of some new products in the industry that reflect the current trends in the Beauty industry.


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