April 2006

Editorial Focus: Product Development

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Research, Development and Marketing

Keeping ahead of the competition with strategically targeted R&D

Dr. Jan Kloosterman, Vice President Research and Development Household and Body Care Division, Sara Lee International, explains how a committed R&D team, and the passionate desire to be better than the competition, puts life and meaning into the Sara Lee  mission: “to simply delight you - every day".

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Gourmet Cosmetics - From a cucumber mask to a sorbet

Cosmetics have always drawn a certain inspiration from the food we eat. The importance of this aspect today, and the potential that it offers, is outlined by Ute Griesbach, Global Marketing Manager Beauty Care at Cognis.
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A range of silicones and lots of new ideas

GE Bayer Silicones will be at In-Cosmetics on stand W90 showing 5 new ingredients: the very volatile Silsoft ETS Trisiloxane, which sensorially is comparable to cyclical silicones; Velvesil DM and Velvesil Plus (two line extensions of the Velvesil range) as well as the Baysilone TP 3744 and TP 3784 blends for colour cosmetics.

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Good things come in threes: new hair conditioners

The Amylomer hair care range from Dr. Straetmans (Stand J74 at In-Cosmetics) produced using replenishable resources, offers good skin tolerance, improved bio-degradability and improved sensory properties in comparison with conventional conditioners. They have a low build-up effect and help to compensate for deficiencies in other components of the formulation. Here Kurt Dietker, product manager for hair care ingredients at Dr. Straetmans, presents the new additions to the range: Amylomer CAT 2531 HMW conditioner for porous hair, the totally biodegradable Amylomer 340 ES, and Amylomer CAT 220 EMU, a conditioner with co-emulsifier properties that stabilises refatting substances in hair care products.

 

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Formulations: Colour cosmetics

There is probably no other cosmetics product category driven so much by innovation. A very important aspect of recent product launches has been mascara. For a particularly striking flicker of the eyelids we bring you, in this issue a formulation for a silver glitter volume mascara from Merck. It is compatible with all pearlised pigments, iron oxides and titanium dioxide.

 

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Information for download issue 04/2006

E-Paper April

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Additionional information is available for the following articles:

 

Keeping ahead of the competition with strategically targeted R&D

  • Background information on Sara Lee
  • Article on pH-value of human skin

 

Gourmet cosmetics- From a cucumber mask to a sorbet

  • 7 different formulations - form hair jogurt to face souffle

 

A range of silicones and lots of new ideas

  • detailed product information about novelties presented

 

Good things come in threes: new hair conditioners

  • product brochure Amylomer

 

Skin analysis ? classical and innovative

  • Abstract Aging Human Epidermis, Langer Line

 

Formulations : Colour cosmetics

  • 11 different formulations

 

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