RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
BASF launches its new styling polymer Luviset 360 providing an efficient styling performance in six dimensions: The innovative product offers strong, flexible and long-lasting hold as well as low flaking. It supports anti-pollution claims and allows for new textures.
Greying of hair is an unavoidable phenomenon, however, there is a strong consumer expectation to avoid it with natural solutions. Faced with this observation, Silab developed Agreynist, a natural active ingredient capable of regulating the biological pathways leading to greying.
The newproduct range, Geoflake, has been developed by the Dutch based effect pigment supplier, Geotech, as an environmental-friendly alternative for polyester glitter. With upcoming regulation on its way for microplastics, the cosmetic industry is looking for sustainable alternatives. The basic structure of Geoflake is a coarse platelet of coated synthetic mica. The new range contains synthetic mica flakes coated with titanium dioxide, iron oxide and D&C colourants.
BASF Corporation is providing the state of New Jersey and New York with hand sanitiser manufactured at the company’s facility in Washington, New Jersey free of charge. The sanitising product will help meet the increased demands needed to safely combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Æon or Eon in Latin means “vital force & eternity" which comes from the Ancient Greek God of the ages and time, “Aion”, also known as Chronos. This term was also used in the “allegory of the cave” by philosopher Plato to denote the world "behind" the perceived. As a simile, the skin’s microbiota, with more than 7,000 species, is the unseen world behind the secret for a youthful skin appearance that unlocks Æonome from Lipotrue for us.
Equipping R&D departments with solution-driven innovations for global compliance is the only answer to establish autonomy and build databases to improve performance in cosmetic development. This is why in this global and challenging environment, Coptis has launched a new version of Coptis Regulatory Group
Vytrus Biotech has launched a new ingredient, Kannabia SensePLF. It consists of the first natural active ingredient made from Cannabis sativa plant stem cells. This active interacts with the skin microbiota’s postbiotic generation to modulate the skin neurochemical networks and enhance the feeling of comfort and self-confidence through the Microbiota-Skin-Brain Axis (MSBA).
Naolys, the French company specialized in plant cell culture presents active plant cells with anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle effects from Egyptian blue lily (Nymphaea caerulea), an aquatic plant famous in Ancient Egypt, growing in the calm waters of the Nile: Inside Heart Egyptian blue lily.
Givaudan Active Beauty will unveil Sensory Crush, a collection of three naturally coloured face masks that meet the beauty expectations of Generation Z consumers. Launching at Cosmet’Agora in Paris, Sensory Crush includes powerful ingredients combining the world of naturals and innovation to address the beauty expectations of the trendsetting generation.
Although reviews posted online are increasingly a trusted source of information, shoppers still like to try personal care cosmetic products in store before they buy. In 2017, the Retail Dive Consumer Survey found that: “More than half of surveyed consumers said they visit a store – at least occasionally – to see, touch and feel products before ordering them online.” This has become an important part of the purchasing experience.
Lubrizol Life Science – Beauty (LLS Beauty) announced the launch of its newest sustainable skincare solution, Uniclay biotech ingredient, developed by Lipotec Active Ingredients. Obtained from a microorganism isolated from clay, it mimics the multiple beneficial effects of clay on the skin, helping create cleaner, smoother and healthier skin in different ethnicities.
A hectic lifestyle featuring long working hours is becoming more and more common in today’s society. To support the cellular response to stress caused by lack of sleep, Mibelle Biochemistry developed the novel active ingredient IceAwake, an extract of a Swiss glacier bacterium. Extensive studies showed that IceAwake rejuvenates the skin by energising skin cells and reducing the visible signs of premature ageing and tiredness.
With our current busy lifestyle and the high pace at which we now live day by day, treating your skin with care sometimes seems like a major task. But why use different kinds of beauty products when easy-to-use products can make your life so easy? And what if they are full of natural ingredients, also providing a natural look?