Editorial Focus: Make-Up and Styling
(complete pdf-version of print issue)
- Market Data for the world market of decorative products
- Formulation: Long Lasting Lipstick with silicones
- Extended version with references
- Formulation Active Care Shampoo
- Formulation Premium Care Shampoo
- Product Information Hairspa
- Product Information Procapil
- 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...