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Water, Asia, Sensory and Sustainability Inspire Technology Launches at Record-breaking in-cosmetics 2013
By: Katie Anderson
Posted: May 3, 2013
More than 9,400 visitors and 650 exhibitors flocked to Paris for the April event.
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Lipo Chemicals introduced Vedaplex, a range of botanical ingredients based on Ayurvedic practices. The range offers specific combinations of plant parts and extracts to improve the function, balance and vitality of the three Ayurvedic skin types: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The company also discussed Liponate NPGC-2, an oil-free emollient with excellent absorption properties that leaves a silky after feel on skin and hair.
Dow Corning introduced its Dow Corning ES-5300 Formulation Aid, a new benefits-rich w/o silicone emulsifier. This technology delivers advanced aesthetics and performance for liquid and cream foundation and sunscreen while maintaining the high stability needed to avoid ingredient separation. The company also debuted Dow Corning PH-1560 Glossy Fluid, a material that allows for high gloss in lip care applications. The company utilized Trends Lab, its market research arm, to present Urban Beauty, a collection of four consumer trends including: Pro Studio, Luminance, Jelly and Multi-Task. Jelly refers to jelly formulations, which are a trend expected to move west from Asia.
Evonik introduced Tego Carbomer 841 SER, a novel cross-linked polyacrylic acid copolymer designed to control the rheology of surfactant systems, especially for very mild formulations based on sulfate- and/or PEG-free surfactants. Also in rinse-off, the company introduced ABIL Soft AF 200 and AF 300, medium and high molecular weight aminosilicones for conditioning shampoos and conditioners, respectively. In leave-on, the company introduced ABIL EM 120, a multipurpose PEG-free w/o emulsifier with performance benefits in color formulations.TEGO Cistus and TEGO Stemlastin were the company's two active launches. While TEGO Cistus, an extract of pink rock rose high in polyphenols, combats the undesirable effects of sun exposure, TEGO Stemlastin, a red algae extract, maintains epidermal stem cell capacity and boosts the production of elastic fibers.
Dow launched EcoSense 3000 Surfactant, an addition to Dow’s alkyl polyglucosides portfolio that offers product developers a readily biodegradable surfactant for use in shampoos and body washes. The EcoSense family of products is based on coconut and palm oils, contains no added sulfates or preservatives, and offers excellent foaming and mildness in formulations.
Purac discussed its recent study that Purasal NH/COS is able to significantly reduce visible skin dryness, roughness and desquamation in dry skin. Purasal NH/COS is a concentrated solution of the ammonium salt of natural L-lactic acid, produced by fermentation from biobased carbohydrates.