New CEO appointed

New CEO appointed

Cutest has announced that Stewart Long has joined as chief executive officer. Stewart has over 20 years’ experience in the beauty and healthcare industry, with particular expertise in product testing and claim substantiation.

Other News

Superfood extracts available

Superfood extracts available

Lipoid Kosmetik has launched a new series of botanical extracts with outstanding cosmetic properties.
Making Cosmetics returns in March

Making Cosmetics returns in March

The 2016 cosmetic and personal care products calendar gets into full swing from 15-16 March.
New pigment adds glamour

New pigment adds glamour

Merck has introduced a new effect pigment for the cosmetics industry: Ronastar Lapis Jewel.
• Superfood extracts available
• Anti-pollution cosmetics webinar
• Expanded site opened
• Philippines distribution
• Natural shield against skin stresses
• Conference programme announced

Features

Challenges of formulating with natural emulsifiers

Challenges of formulating with natural emulsifiers

As all formulators know, the challenge of creating an emulsion in cosmetic science is to achieve maximum stability combined with superior sensoriality. It is not enough to make a totally stable cream if the rheology or the feel of the product is wrong.
Geographic link to efficiency of Helichrysum italicum

Geographic link to efficiency of Helichrysum italicum

Helichrysum italicum is a flowering plant of the Asteraceae family. The plant produces essential oil from its blossoms which is used for medicinal purposes including antiinflammatory, fungicidal and astringent properties.
New show areas featured in 2016 Paris show

New show areas featured in 2016 Paris show

In response to growing demand for direct interaction and hands-on knowledge transfer, in-cosmetics has announced that its 2016 event in Paris will feature two new show areas – a Formulation Lab and Sensory Bar.
Formulating for beards and moustaches

Formulating for beards and moustaches

In recent years sporting a beard or moustache has returned to be fashionable in the mainstream. With the male grooming sector continuing to see good worldwide growth, demand for high quality beard and moustache products has inevitably increased.
• Boosting actives in Pickering emulsions for absorption
• PEG-free options for emulsifier systems
• Natural skin radiance from Artocarpus lakoocha extract
• Ingredients focus: novel skin lightening actives
• Record number of visitors at Bangkok show
• Global regulations: natural and organic cosmetics

Latest Issues

ASIA PACIFIC

SNAP-8TM peptide: an octapeptide to express yourself at ease
SNAP-8TM peptide: an octapeptide to express yourself at ease
Facial expressions are a means of communication and convey emotional states. An expressive face is beautiful; it transmits personality and emotions, but over the years leads to deep and permanent skin wrinkles.

EUROPE

Scientivity: combining technical innovation with the imagination
Scientivity: combining technical innovation with the imagination
To be successful in the world of personal care, it is essential that companies get in touch with their customers’ individual needs, both from their clients’ perspective, and most importantly to the ultimate supporter, the end-user. Some companies will start the trends that become critical to building business, while others will simply ride the wave of another's discovery.

LANGUAGE EDITION

感動的なルックスを簡単に手に入れる
感動的なルックスを簡単に手に入れる
Lipotecは次に開催されるin-cosmetics 2015にて、目の周りの主な3つの悩みであるアイバッグ、クマ 、シワを同時に改善する新規バイオテクノロジー活性成分「EYEDELINE™ marine ingredient」(アイデ リン™)を発表する。
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DIARY EVENTS

PCHi 2016
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, China
1 – 3 March 2016
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in-cosmetics Paris 2016
Hall 1, Portes de Versailles, Paris, France
12 - 14 April 2016
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Science in a Bottle – Moisturisation & Cosmetic Claims
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS
10 - 11 May 2016
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FORMULATIONS

Shimmering Body Cream
BRB International BV
Category: Body Care/Cleansing
Shimmering Body Cream is water-in-silicone emulsion which delivers hydration to skin. Shimmering Body Cream provides moisture and leave skin supple and smooth whilst quickly absorbing to help lock in hydration. The body shimmer’s reflecting light makes the small imperfections in the skin less noticeable.

Clear Antiperspirant Gel
BRB International BV
Category: Deodorants/Anti-Perspirants
Clear Antiperspirant Gel is a clear water-in-silicone emulsion which provides wetness protection. Clear Antiperspirant Gel provides all day protection from wetness with delightful fragrance.

LAMCOS112 DETANGLING MASK
Lansdowne Personal Care
Category: Hair Conditioning/Treatment

PRODUCT PROFILE

Fermented ginseng offers new skin care efficacy
Ginseng has a long history of use by humans for its health-giving properties. In fact its Genus name, Panax, means ‘all heal’, and it has a reputation across the world for its ability to induce energy, vitality and boost the immune system. However in the centuries of its use, it has largely been taken as an oral medicine and not topically.