August 2005

Editorial Focus: Make-Up and Styling

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E-Paper August

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Colour Cosmetics: consumers want effective convenience products COS050814

  • Market Data for the world market of decorative products

 

Silicones as a lanolin substitute COS050816

  • Formulation: Long Lasting Lipstick with silicones

 

New additive for a more scratch-proof nail polish COS050818

  • Extended version with references

 

New formulation concept for silicone-free shampoos COS050820

  • Formulation Active Care Shampoo
  • Formulation Premium Care Shampoo

 

A glance at some interesting hair care actives COS050828

  • Product Information Hairspa
  • Product Information Procapil

 

Skin lightening the natural way COS050830

  • Product Information on Belides
  • Formulation Lightening Day Cream O/W
  • Formulation Lightening Face Mask O/W

 

Formulations: Products with Trend Ingredietns COS050839

  • 8 different formulations for cosmetic products

Colour Cosmetics: consumers want effective convenience products

With sales of 8,496 million US Dollars in Western Europe in 2004 colour cosmetics has grown by 11.9 percent since 2000. In our anniversary article Kathrin Hecht of Schwan-Stabilo, Sabine Stadlbauer of Faber-Castell and Hermann Stechele of Alkos point out some of the most spectacular developments of the last five years, and tell us what they think are the hottest prospects for the future. COS050814 More...

 

Silicones as a lanolin substitute

Lanolin, with its versatile cosmetic properties, can now be replaced with a clever combination of different silicones. The advantages which this approach offers are outlined by Dr. Sabine Nienstedt and Christine Steinkrauss of GE Bayer Silicones. COS050816 More...

 

New additive for a more scratch-proof nail polish

Dr. Arndt Schlosser and Lois Hassenzahl have conducted tests which show that WackerÂ’s new thermoplastic silicone elastomer Geniomer 80 makes nail polish more resistant to scratching and chipping, as well as giving it a pleasant surface feel. Other advantages include the fact that because the additive can be coloured it eliminates the need for the usual combination of coloured nail polish with a clear protective lacquer. COS050818 More...

New formulation concept for silicone-free shampoos

Consumers expect shampoos not only to clean hair but to also make the hair more easily manageable, supple and glossy. In leading market brands these effects are often provided by silicone derivatives whose broad use, however, is limited by  patent restrictions. Norbert Boyxen, Regional Market Segment Manager Hair/Body/Oral Care, and Werner Seipel, Application Technology Manager Hair/Body/Oral Care from Cognis, explains how the new Triple Conditioning Concept makes possible the formulation of silicone-free shampoos with high conditioning properties. COS050820 More...

A glance at some interesting hair care actives

Shampoos may account for the majority of the turnover in hair care but conditioners and other specialist treatments are on the increase, and styling products too are gaining ground, especially amongst young men. Angela Kleiner, the Technical Marketing Manager of Sederma has picked out some of the most interesting actives from a number of suppliers to give us a concise overview. COS050828  More...

Skin lightening the natural way

Martina Heldermann, Marketing Director of CLR, shows how the or-ganic, solvent-free, water-soluble skin lightening active Belides inhibits melanin synthesis at every stage. COS050830 More...