Staying ahead of the game

Staying ahead of the game

Dow Corning launched their Trends Lab 2015, the company’s new portfolio of innovative formulation concepts that anticipate upcoming consumer preferences in skin care and hair care.
in-cosmetics 2015 Barcelona April 14-16
New devices for efficacy testing and claims support

Courage+Khazaka electronic will demonstrate at Stand 6T39 their broad range of devices used for efficacy testing and claim support.
The beauty of distinctive textures

During this year´s in-cosmetics, Dr. Straetmans GmbH will be introducing two emulsifiers for O/W-emulsions and one active material.
Natural protection against UV-induced skin damage

Mibelle Biochemistry will present PhytoCellTec nunata, the latest stem cell active based on a plant which survived the last ice age. Whereas most other species became extinct, the alpine flower Saponaria pumila survived 10,000 years on ice-free mountain peaks, called nunataks. The nunatak plants are very resistant against
Wide array of innovations

Croda will once again be attending the in-cosmetics trade show in Barcelona and will present their latest product launches and initiatives on Stand 6D40.

Other News

Raw materials range on show in Barcelona

Raw materials range on show in Barcelona

Berg+Schmidt will showcase its latest functional raw materials for the cosmetics industry at this year’s in-cosmetics in Barcelona. One highlight will be the GlyAcid range by Crosschem, for which Berg+Schmidt is the exclusive European distributor. This is a high purity glycolic acid that is free of formaldehyde and formic acid.
Microbead alternatives

Microbead alternatives

Worlée is launching WorléeBeads HCO, a natural alternative to plastic exfoliant particles. Based on castor oil, Worlée’s new product is biodegradable and may be used in numerous cosmetic rinseoff products for facial and body care.
Particle size progress for new aerosol

Particle size progress for new aerosol

Salvalco Eco-Valve, a new aerosol delivery system which uses compressed air or other harmless gases as a propellant rather than a liquid petroleum gas (LPG), is set to be trialled extensively by major contract fillers, leading brands and specialist spray companies.
• Added value award for distribution
• Two silver award wins
• INOLEX acquires ieS LABO
• Rapid microbial screening
• New personal care division
• GMP certification


Odour analysis in personal care products

Odour analysis in personal care products

The human sense of smell has been underestimated for a long time. However, recent research shows that it is closely connected to emotions, memories, approach and avoidance, and also evaluative judgment. Therefore, the scent of a product can have a significant impact on consumers’ product experience, its liking, the evaluative judgment of the products’ qualities, and the products’ purchase intention.
Vanillin: a promising preservation booster

Vanillin: a promising preservation booster

Preservation has always been under the spot light; even more so is preservation of natural products.
Validation of processing methods as part of scale-up

Validation of processing methods as part of scale-up

Process validation for cosmetic products is a requirement under GMP so that manufacturers can prove control of critical aspects of their operations.
Ultrasonic methods: opportunities in formulation

Ultrasonic methods: opportunities in formulation

Ultrasound is a well-used method for particle size reduction in dispersions and emulsions across many industries and applications. While the use of ultrasound in the processing of personal care formulations does happen, it is currently not very common.
• Technology aids innovation and customisation
• Olive as a natural carrier and skin-feel enhancer
• Colloidal oatmeal re-defined as moisturising active
• Skin care vaccine induces self-maintenance system
• Neurocosmetic activity of chitin nanofibrils
• Cosmetics formulation impact on challenge test

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Family run with a global reach
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GREENTECH at the crossroad of the worlds... meets GREENSEA, the expert in the marine world
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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。


ASCS 2015
Cairns, Australia
28 - 30 April 2015

13th International Sun Protection Conference
The Royal College of Surgeons, London
9-10 June 2015

in-cosmetics Korea 2015
15 - 16 June 2015


Perfumed Body Spritz
The HallStar Company
Category: Fragrances
This lightweight, perfumed body spritz scents the skin without the use of alcohol. CoSolv™ CPW is a very efficient fragrance solubiliizer that is typically mixed with an equal amount of oil for complete water solubility. Its low color and usage levels work well with pastel-colored fragrance choices.

Derma Protective Body Lotion
Lipoid Kosmetik AG
Category: Body Care/Cleansing
based on SLM Skin Lipid Matrix® technology & Olive LC Herbasol® Extract

SPF 15 Cream
Oat Cosmetics
Category: Sun Care
This formulation was produced to demonstrate how only 3% of Oat SILK greatly improves the sensory attributes of an emulsion containing sunscreens. Experience the lubricious rub in and non-greasy, light after feel!


Extremophile cells offer UV stress protection
The high Alpine plant Saponaria pumila is a survival specialist. It weathered the last ice age growing on ice-free mountain peaks, so-called nunataks exposed to constantly low temperatures and high levels of UV radiation.