June 2013

Editorial Focus: Hair Care

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Hair Care

Solutions for ageless-looking hair

Driven by the demographics, and by increasing amounts of money to spend, more and more people are seeking sophisticated products to reset the clock for their hair – and to underline an elegant lifestyle. With the on-going market segmentation in hair care the anti-ageing category will undoubtedly grow and achieve global relevance within the next few years. As a result of market research and a trend analysis, and in response to increasingly individualistic hair care needs DSM has developed three transformational concepts in the form of multifunctional anti-ageing formulations combining Tilamar polymers with specific actives from a broad portfolio

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The End of Bad Hair Days

Hair care precisely targeted

To meet the various demands of hair care and styling, and so avoid those “bad hair days”, Impag brings us here four carefully selected ingredients that care for, strengthen, style and pamper the hair.

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In-Cosmetics 2013

Multi-faceted insights into the latest global trends

This year’s marketing trends presentations covering the latest trends and insights affecting the global cosmetics and toiletries markets included global beauty trends from ingredients to finished products, including products from the Far East, make-up trends and mood cosmetics, the role of water, e-commerce and the ageing population, as well as niche brand interviews conducted by COSSMA editor Angelika Meiss.

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New Hair Care Products

Product Development: International launches

This month Mintel has picked out a number of fascinating new hair care products:

Kerastase Spécifique Programme Anti-Chute Complet ,
Jean-Claude Biguine BB Cream Shampoo,
Bain Stimuliste GL Shampooing Énergisant,
Suuen Entertainment 22 Oriental Smooth Uber,
Career 22 Scalp Shampoo,
Schwarzkopf got2b Öl-la-la Styling Öl-Spray,
Microbröö Bröö Craft Beer Shampoo,
Vidal Sassoon Pro Series VS Moisture Shampoo,
and Sen by Kim Robinson Moisture & Repair Treatment

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picture: Mintel/ Vidal Sassoon

Natural Cosmetics

Soon there may be no rose cream

Natural cosmetics is still a growing market – and growing faster than the traditional market. Elfriede Dambacher, publisher of the brand new Natural Cosmetics Yearbook 2013, looks at the latest market position and explains what could perhaps cast a shadow on this business.

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Home Spa Products

A touch of paradise at home

Giving home spa products additional glamour – that is the aim of the new formulation concepts from Zschimmer & Schwarz. They are characterised by unexpected textures and effects and are based on proven, well accepted ingredients that meet the important requirements of stability and tolerance, and that at the same time give basic formulations the required versatility to respond quickly to changes in the trend-conscious home spa market.

picture: Zschimmer & Schwarz

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The new EU Cosmetics Regulation

Safety, responsibility, animal tests, and more

What changes are expected in the areas of safety, responsibility, animal testing and advertising with the introduction of the new Cosmetics Regulation? Dr. Gerd Mildau of the CVUA and Birgit Huber of the IKW give us some clear answers in an interview with COSSMA editor Angelika Meiss.

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Facial Care + Colour Cosmetics

In this issue our selection of formulations covers products for facial care and colour cosmetics.

In the truest sense of the word facial care has many faces! Starting with pure skin care products through colour cosmetics to the totally trendy BB creams. These multifunctional creams combine several product benefits in one and can, amongst other things, moisturise, offer anti-ageing performance, protect us from the sun and cover less attractive areas.

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 38 of the printed edition.

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