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

ipoid Kosmetik has launched a new series of botanical extracts with outstanding cosmetic properties. Two superfoods, Saskatoon Berry and Chia Seed, will begin the new series, highlighting extraordinary botanical power from North and South America.
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 with the fifth edition of the annual Making Cosmetics Exhibition and Seminar returning to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK.
New pigment adds glamour

New pigment adds glamour

Merck has introduced a new effect pigment for the cosmetics industry: Ronastar Lapis Jewel. The pigment gives colour cosmetics for the eyes and nails the look and feel of this semi-precious stone.
• Superfood extracts available
• Anti-pollution cosmetics webinar
• Expanded site opened
• Philippines distribution
• Natural shield against skin stresses
• Conference programme announced

Features

Peptides: a bridge to link EBC with TCM?

Peptides: a bridge to link EBC with TCM?

Might it be possible to merge these apparently diverging paths into a global trend? Are the apparently reductionist ideas of EBC compatible with the allegedly holistic approach of TCM, possibly within a new framework of hedonistic concepts?
Four key Chinese consumer trends for 2016

Four key Chinese consumer trends for 2016

Looking ahead to 2016, Mintel’s APAC Trends Analyst, Philix Liu, discusses the four key Chinese consumer trends set to impact the market, including implications for both consumers and brands in the year ahead.
Software aids cosmetic development processes

Software aids cosmetic development processes

The process of creating a cosmetic or personal care product from the marketing brief to the regulatory file can be hindered by numerous obstacles along the way. From sourcing just the right ingredient, to issues with regional compliance, it can be a minefield for even the largest company with vast teams to help move the development process along.
Tagetes erecta flower extract protection against blue light

Tagetes erecta flower extract protection against blue light

Kemin reveals its beauty breakthrough with a new way to have youthful looking skin by limiting skin damages from the harmful effects of blue light. It is a true introduction of smarter sunscreens and day creams with a new ‘365 day complementary beauty regimen’ that consumers should adopt as part of their daily skin treatment to protect their skin against blue light rays in addition to regular UV protection.
• 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

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SNAP-8TM peptide: an octapeptide to express yourself at ease
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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.

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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.

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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。
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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.