• Amy Falvey from BAMA highlights the innovation potential, new technologies and sustainable solutions that drive the aerosol industry. She explains why dry shampoo is a stand-out product regarding design and innovation and she...

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  • Prof Dr Cornelia M. Keck from the University of Marburg explains to what extent innovative formulations, smart carriers and instrumental cosmetics can help to slow down the ageing process. In this article, you will learn how life...

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  • Martina Heldermann from KahlWax explains why traditional waxes and more modern solutions are both good choices for hair styling formulations. In this article, you will learn about the drawbacks you have to face when...

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  • What new products will be presented at this year’s SEPAWA in Berlin on 18–20 October? Find out more in COSSMA's exclusive preview. This year’s 64th SEPAWA Congress will take place in Berlin for the first time. The show will take...

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  • La Prairie celebrates the art of dispensing: La Prairie’s Skin Caviar Absolute Filler, COSSMA's  Star of the Month in September, shows that product development is comparable to the creation of an artwork. La Prairie...

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  • COSSMA's exclusive preview highlights a selection of product launches to be expected at this year’s 30th Luxe Pack in Monaco from October 2–4, 470 exhibitors from 29 countries will be at the show presenting innovations in...

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  • Actiscrub physical exfoliants from Lipotec offer a wide variety of naturally-sourced exfoliants to be used as an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic microbeads. Read details in the article in COSSMA 7-8/2017.

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  • Dr Andrea Mitarotonda from Neal’s Yard Remedies assesses the current challenges in a formulator’s quest for the ideal cosmetic preservation. Read all the details in his COSSMA interview in issue 7-8/2017.

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  • Cosmetic claims are a complex topic. Which ones are legal and when do they go too far? Read more in our COSSMA interview with Dr Gerd Mildau, Head of the Cosmetics Central Laboratory, Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Office...

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  • The presented facts about silicones attempt to balance a debate that focuses on exploiting the label ‘free from’ and on myths about the properties of cosmetic ingredients.

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