Contents, № 01 (270) February 2024



domestic chemistry Novelties



Modern Trends and Solutions in Sunscreen Cosmetics
Krasney E., Head of the Scientific Research Sector of PKF Modum – Nasha Kosmetika

Sunscreen is the most important part of skin care routine. The article discovers the latest trends and solutions in sunscreen cosmetics.


Shampoo Customization

Today, there is an increasing demand for customization of cosmetic products on the market. Hair care products are not an exception. But developing an effective and successful shampoo designed for a specific hair type requires a thorough study of the structure of the target hair type and an in-depth knowledge of the ingredients.

Luxury Perfume Refueling Station – Environmentally Friendly and Economical

After the boom of reusable makeup products, reusable perfume is gaining more attention, especially as the perfume market has experienced a surge in sales in recent years. In late November, UK retailer The Perfume Shop partnered with L’Oréal to launch the first multi-brand re-fill station for perfume products at its Nottingham store. This is an interesting experience.


Surfactant Market: Development Prospects until 2028
The article presents an overview of the largest segments and markets for surfactants, as well as the prospects for the detergent market in the Russian Federation. For example, according to the report «Surfactants Market by Type (Anionic, Non-ionic, Cationic & Amphoteric), Application (Home Care, Personal Care, Industrial & Institutional Cleaning, Textile, Elastomers & Plastics, Agrochemicals, and Food & Beverage), and Region – Global Forecast to 2028», size market volume will reach USD 57.8 billion by 2028.


How to Slow Down the Aging: Getting Closer to the Answer

New research allows us to get closer to the question of how to slow down the aging process.


Antioxidant Coenzyme Q10: Potential for Use in Cosmetics
Balakina M.V., Ph.D. (Pharmacy)

The article discusses the role of antioxidants in protecting the skin from the non-negative effects of environmental factors. The main attention is devoted to coenzyme Q10, its study, application in cosmetics and medicine. The increased interest in the topic of aging and cell protection is associated with the study of so-called Skulachev ions capable of penetrating mitochondria. The prospects of formulations with such ions (including for cosmetic use) are also noted in the article.

Activated Charcoal in Skincare

Activated charcoal is becoming an increasingly popular cosmetic ingredient. It is added to care and cleansing cosmetic products and toothpastes. Cosmetic products with activated carbon are produced by both large international companies and niche brands, including in Russia. The latter fact is facilitated by the availability of manufacturers of raw materials for these products in our own country. For example, UralHimSorb, Perm Adsorbent Plant, can be noted among the suppliers of activated carbon. Since 2003, the company has been producing special grades of birch-based activated carbon for various applications, including cosmetics.


Automatic and Manual Dishwashing Products: Surfactants, Functional Additives, Enzymes, Fragrances, Colorants
Matveichuk Yu.V., PhD, head of laboratory of LLC AN3, Minsk, Republic of Belarus

General information about various classes of surfactants, functional additives, enzymes, fragrances and dyes, which are used in practice in the manufacture of products for automatic and manual dishwashing is provided in brief. Several proprietary compositions are also described, as well as each of the introduced components. Not only liquid dishwashing detergents are described, but also tablets for dishwashers, i.e. solid compositions.


New Victories: Packaging Awards
Berezina E.

This review brings together prominent representatives of the cosmetics and packaging industries from all over the world, who became winners of the largest awards held last year. These are the winners of the WorldStar Global Packaging Awards, Pentawards, and iF Design Awards.


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