November 2005

Editorial Focus: Product Highlights 2005

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Additionional information is available for the following articles:

 

Natural anti-ageing: Narcissus extract slows down cell renewal

  • Product information Narcissus extract (IBR-Dormin)
  • Product information SymCalmin (anti-inflammatory, anti-itch)
  • Product information SymGlucan (anti-ageing active)
  • Product information SymMatrix (MMP-inhibitor)

 

Innovative formulations

  • List of new ingredients launched in 2005,
    including contact data of suppliers

 

Packaging Novelties 2005 

  • List of new packaging solutions launched in 2005,
    including contact data of suppliers

 

Formulations: Sprays and mousses

  • 4 different formulations

Natural anti-ageing: Narcissus extract slows down cell renewal

In an interview with COSSMA editor Angelika Meiss Dr. Klaus Stanzl, president of the Symrise Sensory Ingredients division, explains how only products that slow down cell renewal can be the right way to keep the skin looking younger.

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Ingredients highlights of 2005: versatile and effective

From amongst the countless submissions sent in by ingredients suppliers we have picked out just a few of the many innovative new products launched in 2005. Anti-ageing products are still setting the pace with ever more com-plex active mechanisms, as are ingredients with multi-functional features and improved sensory properties. Ingredients for clear formulations, addi-tives to improve the production process, and of course alternatives to some controversial ingredients were also very much in evidence.

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Packaging highlights of 2005 ? limitless creativity

COSSMA asked the packaging suppliers, what they considered to be the packaging highlights of 2005. From the numerous replies received we bring you, in alphabetical order, a selection of those with the most elegant shapes and styles like the new pump by Coster shown in the photo to the left.

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Formulations: Sprays and mousses

Whilst at one time sprays and mousses in the cosmetics business usually meant hair sprays and styling mousses there are now more and more different types of product appearing in these formats. Recently sprays and mousses have enjoyed a great deal of popularity in the sun care sector, as well as being used for self-tanners, shower foams and various body care foams. They have even carved a niche for themselves in what might be regarded as untypical product categories for this type of packaging format. The share of the sun care and after sun sector accounted for by sprays in Germany in 2004 was as much as 21.8 percent. However it is still deodorants that take the lion's share of this particular technology. In 2004 in Germany spray deodorant sales reached 132.5 million units. In thus issue we bring you a clear deodorant spray formulation from Cognis. You will find more inspiration, and more formulations in the product category of foams and sprays, at

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