Two new cosmetic ingredients developed

April 2012

Germany-based Dr. Straetmans GmbH launches highly effective natural deodorant active and W/O-emulsifier with unique skin feel at this year’s in-cosmetics in Barcelona.

dermosoft decalact deo (INCI: Sodium Caproyl/Lauroyl Lactyl Lactate; Triethyl Citrate; Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Oil) is the first certified natural deodorant active that shows clinically proven 24 hour deodorant effect. The assessment was done in a clinical study with 20 individuals evaluated by an expert panel under controlled conditions. The test was done comparing to the well known, petrochemically derived ethylhexylglycerine as a benchmark and the duration of the deodorant formulation was evaluated after single use and after one week of daily use. In both cases dermosoft decalact deo showed 24 hour deodorant effect which was superior to ethylhexylglycerine with only 6 hours duration.

With the growing concern of the public opinion about many petrochemically-derived ingredients (e.g. triclosane), manufacturers are looking for natural alternatives that are as efficient as the synthetic ones.

 In many cases the equivalent efficacy cannot be proved for natural ingredients. In the case of dermosoft decalact deo it has been proven in a clinical test that the performance is even superior to the synthetic benchmark ethylhexylglycerine. In addition to a positive image as a natural ingredient it displays an excellent toxicological profile, suitable for any kind of modern deodorant concepts.

• Natural deodorant active.
• Same in-vitro activity like triclosane and ethylhexylglycerine.
• Ecocert approved.
• 24 hour deodorant effect in sniff test.
• Better performance than ethylhexylglycerine in clinical test.

dermofeel GO soft (INCI: Polyglyceryl-2 sesquioleate) is a natural food-approved emulsifier for W/O formulations. In general, W/O concepts are frequently used for sun care and baby products as well as for intensive skin care, mature skin or protective concepts.

However, water in oil products are not very popular for their sensorial profile. The rich and caring concepts are generally perceived as heavy and greasy on the skin by the consumer.

dermofeel GO soft is a versatile W/O emulsifier with a unique skin feel. It converts water-in-oil creams in soft and pleasant formulations that are easily applied on the skin. The heavy sensorial profile of W/O formulations that gives them an old-fashioned touch will soon belong to the past if dermofeel GO soft is used. As additional benefits dermofeel GO soft is economic in use and the concentration needed is very low.

• Food approved W/O emulsifier.
• Ecocert listed.
• Creates unique textures.
• Soft & light W/O creams possible.

Visit Dr. Straetmans at in-cosmetics in Barcelona, Booth E 30.