April 2014

Editorial Focus: Body Care

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Focus: Body Care

Body care creams: Smart actives delivered as required

What are the global trends, the challenges and the future visions that are expected to set the next phase of the market for body care creams? Rainer Kröpke of Cosmetic Consulting and formerly head of the body care creams laboratory at Beiersdorf, provides some answers.

Cover: K. Kulikov, Shutterstock.com

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Improved Sun Protection

Multi-talented new film formers

Test results demonstrate that Dermacryl E and Dermacryl 2.0, two new film-forming polymers developed by AkzoNobel Personal Care, will allow formulators to create effective sun care products. They are proven to enhance the performance and aesthetic properties of sunscreen emulsions and ethanol-based sunscreen products.

photo: Warren Goldswain, Shutterstock.com

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Nutricosmetics

What’s next, after Doctor Brands and Organic Beauty …?

There is at present a boom in cosmetic products that contain active ingredients, and in cosmetic treatments, and of course there is a constant demand for new concepts and active mechanisms ... So it is no wonder that the range of nutricosmetics is growing in importance. Here Angela Kleiner gives us a peep into the background.

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In-Cosmetics 2014

Exclusive preview of new products

We bring you here a foretaste of some of the exciting new products which will be on show by the 600-plus exhibitors during this year’s In-Cosmetics exhibition, this year in Hamburg from April 1st to 3rd.

photo: In-Cosmetics

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Body Care

Product Development: International launches

This month Mintel has picked out a selection of innovative body care products from Mintel’s Innovation Club: 

H2O+ Total Source Night Cream,
Lirikos Marine Expert Restoring,
Oceana Watery Light Hydrating Gel + Dewy Fresh + Hydrated,
Marubi Men Ocean Collagen Refreshed Lotion,
Phytomer Hydracontinue Feuchtigkeitsspendender Flash 12 Std.,
and Saem Triplus Hydrating Ampoule

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picture: Mintel

Packaging

Retail cartons, and more

Examples of laser-produced, complicated and visually appealing samples, more authentic integrated fragrances and new qualities of board show, what can be achieved in the retail carton business. You will find some specifics in a short article in COSSMA 4/2014.

photo: Pro Carton

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Formulations

Masks, Treatments, Exfoliants

In this issue our selection of formulations covers products for masks, treatment and exfoliants.

Facial creams or other personal care products are really all commonly used on a regular basis, but at times we may feel that we would like to thoroughly pamper ourselves and our bodies. This can be done with, for example, masks, exfoliants, serums, balsams, hair packs and products for anti-cellulite treatment. 

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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