October 2014

Editorial Focus: Make-up and Styling

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Make-up and Styling

Hair styling solutions for individual needs

BASF’s new all in one styling and thickening polymer Luviset One and the specialist rheology modifier Luvigel Fit Up now boost the performance of hair styling solutions. These ingredients combine strong performance, multi-functionality and reliability for individual hairstyles.
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Natural Afro hair

Challenge for formulators Formulating solutions

Though formulators face several challenges with the growing trend towards untreated ethnic hair throughout Europe and the U.S., Fana Makonnen from Inolex presents natural alternatives that work.
Foto: Paul Hakimata

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Actives

Toning and sculpting the body shape

A new study carried out by Lipotec shows that the Actigym marine ingredient, imitating the benefits of physical activity on muscle tone, leads to a visible in vivo contour reduction on the abdomen, thighs and arms. These results are even greater when combined with physical training.
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Sepawa Preview

The first new products

The 61st SEPAWA Congress in Fulda from October 15th to the 17th, 2014 features, with more than a 100 papers for the conference programme, an exhibition with over 200 companies and their new ingredients, developments and services for the detergents, cosmetics and perfumery industry. Download the preview article now with a selection the COSSMA team has compiled for you.
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Cosmetic Packaging

Jars, airless and more …

On the company’s 50th anniversary Fabian Erlhöfer, son of the company founder, talked to COSSMA editor Angelika Meiss about the company’s latest and most innovative developments and explained why the „Made in Germany“ label is a world beater.
Foto: Louvrette

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Heart, body and soul

Emulsifiers, viscosity regulators, and emollients

Prof. Dr. Andrea Wanninger, Julia Liepert and Maria Tretyakova of the Niederrhein University here consider new ingredients that can meet the significant demand for specific functionality.
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Emulsifiers

3-dimensional sustainable emulsions

According to Dr. Fernando Ibarra and Sven Stepan from CREMER OLEO, the emulsifier Imwitor 3751 allows costeffective production, energy saving and most importantly, elegant and consumer-friendly formulations.
Fotos: Picsfive, Nataliia Melnychuk

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Luxe Pack 2014

New refinement for pure luxury

At the Luxe Pack, from October 27th to 29th in Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum, the 400 exhibitors will certainly have plenty of exciting products to show you. The new Luxe Formulation event extends the previous offerings now to include formulations as a further aspect of product development. We bring you here a short review of the new products being premiered at the exhibition.
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Formulations

Anti-Aging

Anti-ageing is still a hot topic and in this sector the consumers who want results are constantly on the lookout for products that work a bit better. So, be inspired by the 30 formulations that we bring you in this edition. Have you heard about the antiageing action of yoghurt? If not, you really ought to take a close look at the Fountain of Youth Hair Yogurt from Ashland… Catchy names are not just seductive and alluring, but can also impact on the consumer’s buying decision. So we can imagine why so many consumers are happy to rub into their skin convincing products. The name says it, for example the All Day Young Cream from Biesterfeld, the Lift Me Up Serum from CLR or the Last Step Against Expression Wrinkles cream from Lipotec.

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