November 2013

Editorial Focus: Innovation

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Cosmeceuticals

Dermocosmetics: Actives with special features

Which are the active ingredients that are particularly good when you are thinking of launching products in the field of cosmeceuticals or dermocosmetics? Here you can find the results of an exclusive COSSMA survey that will give you some important guidance and stimuli.

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China

The latest product trends

The Chinese market for cosmetics is still characterised by numerous suppliers and a high level of dynamism. New products and new ingredients are launched every day. Here Mei Gräfe of Intergate points to the main trends dominating the Chinese market today.

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The force of gravity

How to counteract

To avoid looseness and sagging as a symptom of ageing skin, Lipotec’s peptide Uplevity peptide improves skin firmness by reducing specific parameters linked to skin flaccidity and dermal disorganisation, which translates into a better inner restructure of the dermis and skin cohesion.

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Differences are greater than was believed

A comparison of the skin of babies and adults

Dr. Matthias Hauser of Johnson & Johnson presents the findings of studies carried out to confirm the real differences between the skin of infants and the skin of adults, which give us some clear guidance that infant skin needs special care.

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Cosmeceuticals + Dermocosmetics

Product Development: International launches

This month Mintel has picked out selection of innovative Skin care products:

Linie S5 Good Ventures Resilience Mask,
Teosyal Cosmeceuticals Radiant Night Peel 10%,
Perricone MD Cosmeceuticals Photo Plasma Broad Spectrum SPF 30,
Osmotics Cosmeceuticals Cellulite Control Body Glow CC Cream

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Market Survey

Market Survey Packaging

Packaging is an eyecatching aspect of the product and plays a key role in stimulating the urge to buy. But which companies supply what kind of packaging components? Which of them offers “One Stop Shopping” and who has all of the necessary back-up services? The answers to these questions can be found in our practical market survey – an easy-to-use tool for seeking optimum packaging design and manufacture.

picture: Coradin

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Natural cosmetics actives

Proven efficacy

The efficacy screening of three natural actives from Symrise with anti-ageing, anti-cellulite and natural self-tanning activity shows that even with complex systems such as extracts it is possible to transfer results from in vitro evaluation via ex vivo confirmation to in vivo proof of efficacy.

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Formulations

Sprays + Foams

In this issue our selection of formulations covers sprays, foams and gels for cosmetics and toiletries. Among the interesting foam and styling mousse formulations there are, for example, a transparent Clear Leave-In Conditioning Foam with Heat Protecting Properties from Evonik. Also of interest for the hair care sector is the Waterless Foam Shampoo from Lonza. Or would you prefer a light, bouncy aerosol like the Light Tight Aerosol Hair Mousse from Lubrizol. For the body care sector GfN Selco has put forward a Body Mousse Against Dry + Sensitive Skin. And for the baby’s body care Zschimmer & Schwarz have submitted a Cleansing & Caring Baby Mousse.

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 39 of the printed edition.

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