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UV Protection

The right combination of UV filters

UV protection is becoming ever more sophisticated and ever more complex. In its June issue, COSSMA brings you news of the latest market trends and developments, and has a look at how you can keep your formulations in line with the current EU recommendations.

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Quenching the skin’s thirst

New active for effective long-term moisturisation

Harald van der Hoeven, CLR’s Director of R&D, explains why a loss of water in the stratum corneum can impair its barrier function and result in dry skin and itchiness. He shows how the new active DayMoist CLR has fast-acting, significant NMF-elevating and moisturising effects during at least 24 hours. ^

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Personal Care Market France

Skin care + fragrances in demand

How did the French cosmetics and toiletries market perform in 2007?
What have been the main factors driving market growth?
COSSMA editor Angelika Meiss took a closer look.

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Liquid Brush Foundation

Product Development: International launches

This month Carla Ogeia of Mintel has picked out the following innovative products from the company’s Global New Products Database, GNPD:

Stacked Style Baroque Bleu Perfume Gel combining hair care with body fragrance,
the in-shower moisture lotion Ultra Sheer Beauty Wrap from Viage Beauté
and the liquid Brush Foundation from Bourjois.

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Bottles + Jars

Smart designs

Interestingly-designed jars and bottles can be so differently decorated and enhanced that they are almost unrecognisable as standard packaging.
And eco-packaging is very much in demand.

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Cosmoprof Worldwide 2008

New ideas in packaging

From amongst the many highlights which were to be seen in the packaging halls at this year's Cosmoprof Worldwide in Bologna COSSMA has picked out some of the more exciting new developments.

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Natural Cosmetics

Our formulations special in this issue brings you some exciting new ideas for natural cosmetic products.

How about, for instance, the Milky Moisturizing Gel from Silab or the No Stress No Shine formulation from Solabia? The Nature Be Lovin’ Restorative Lotion from Arch Personal Care also sounds very interesting.

The very varied mix of basic formulations that have been specially submitted for this issue by ingredients manufacturers can be downloaded free of charge from our web site. You will find your access codes on the Internet button on page 3 and 37 of the printed edition in June.

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Sun Care: The right combination of UV filters

Formulation examples with UV filters >>

New active for effective long-term moisturisation

Product information DayMoist CLR >>

Formulations using the new active:

Moisturizing Body Spray OW >>

Moisturizing Day Care OW >>

Products of the month: International launches

Product information Baroque Bleu Perfume Gel,
Ultra Sheer Beauty Wrap,
Brush Make-up >>

France: Skin care + fragrances in demand

Market Data Cosmetics & Toiletries/ Personal Care France >>

Formulations: Natural Cosmetics

Formulations supplied by
Dr.Straetmans GmbH

Natural Facial Cleansing Gel >>

Natural Sugar Scrub >>

Pre Tan Body Lotion >>

Natural Hydrating Skin Fluid >>

Natural Body Spray >>


Formulations supplied by
Sasol Olefins & Surfactants GmbH

Natural line skin oil >>

Skin repair cream with Panthenol >>

Natural line blooming bath oil >>


Formulations supplied by various other suppliers:

Nature Be Lovin' Restorative Lotion >>

Cleopatra Milk Bath >>

Rich Bodybutter for dry skin (mineral oil and PEG free >>

NATURECARE – Mild Body Wash >>

Soft Solid: Massage Oil, Melting Texture >>

Natural Lotion - "Body Bronzer " with Ecocert Pigments >>

Natural O-W Cream_ECOERT >>

Cherry & coconut lip glaze >>

Take care! for Sensitive Skin >>

Duschbad PEG Free >>

Natural Serum >>

Naturally Organic Firming Body Lotion >>

Milky moisturizing gel >>

Natural and edible lotion >>

No Stress No Shine with Omega 3 Ceramides and Fucogel >>

Natural Acne Treatment Gel >>

Cream Shower (EO-free) >>


Further formulations see formulations special >>

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