September 2014

Editorial Focus: Facial Care

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Facial Care

The very mature skin

People over the age of 65 tend to set great store on their external appearance6. And so how can the cosmetics sector respond to this need? Petra Schlegel of Greentech shows what these very special consumers expect from products in this sector, and what are the most useful and sensible ingredients.

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Milk-based active ingredient

Dual approaches to skin nutrition

Harald van der Hoeven of CLR presents ProBioBalance NP, an active ingredient composed of probiotic bifidobacteria disintegrated in a bioactive milk-based nutrient. In vitro and in vivo tests demonstrate that it nourishes the skin and also activates cellular waste disposal and recycling. The result is a detoxifying and skin balancing effect.

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New preservative trends

React fast, with safe alternatives

Considering regulatory and marketing requirements, cosmetic product preservation within the range of approved preservatives is becoming increasingly difficult. Dr. Jan Jänichen of Dr. Straetmans sheds some light on the development and trends in preservative legislation and further discusses safe alternatives for the future.

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New Facial Care Products

Product Development: International launches

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

Annemarie Börlind Natural Beauty Pearls,
Anti-Pollution & Sensitive Serum,
Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum,
Cosy Cuddle Gentle Face Cream by Pulpe de Vie,
Dolce & Gabbana Aurealux,
Gold Flavo-Silk Tricomplex,
Cream-Radiance Moisturiser ,
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief,
and Advanced Face Serum.

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Make-up removal

New methods for efficient testing

A skin substitute helps to test the cleansing performance of make-up removers faster, more efficiently and at lower cost than using expensive volunteer tests.

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Silicones

Multitalented for cosmetics?

Around half of all cosmetics products contain silicones1. Prof. Dr. Andrea Wanninger and Theresia Köhler from the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences take a look at what makes these multitalented substances what they are today, based on new technical developments.

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BEAUTY FORUM connect

Business partners sought and found

Have you already noted the dates for the 29th BEAUTY FORUM MUNICH, i.e. October 25th and 26th, 2014? This event, the biggest autumn exhibition for professional beauticians, will for the fifth time be at the Munich Exhibition Centre. Make sure you are there and are suitably impressed by the innovative products and ideas that will be on show by the 850 or so exhibitors and brands.

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Product development

What chance do middle sized companies have?

The heads of development at Kneipp, Sebapharma and Dr. Babor explain why it is so difficult for SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises) to be competitive and innovative.

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Formulations

Body Care

In this issue our selection of formulations covers products for body care. Here you will find more than 30 formulations from a wide range of suppliers and to meet a wide range of body care requirements. 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 36 of the printed edition.

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