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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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Silab debuted CellDetox, a purified α-glucan active ingredient, obtained by biotechnology process, that detoxifies cells by removing altered cell components and guarantees cell and tissue longevity and blocks the accumulation of lipofuscin aggregates, a true marker of aging. Helping to smooth skin, renew radiance and even tone, CellDetox is recommended for regenerating, detoxifying and anti-aging skin care products. Silab also launched ApolluSkin, a protective antipollution active principle derived from dandelion, a plant known for its detoxifying properties.
Merck presented new effect pigments and formulation ideas at in-cosmetics. Its Colorona SynBerry Pink is the highlight of the new pigments based on synthetic mica. This color-intensive, fuchsia-red pearl-luster pigment with its clear, brilliant masstone can be incorporated into all cosmetic formulations and, in particular, it adds an elegant finishing touch to decorative cosmetics for the eyes and lips. Also, Ronastar Diamond Black was presented at in-cosmetics, showcasing the deep, virtually black color and a unique luster that can be used in all cosmetic products, in particular in decorative cosmetics such as mascara, eyeliner, eye shadow and nail polish. And Ronastar Copper Jewel is a vibrant, copper-colored effect pigment that is characterized by brilliant luster and good coverage. The substrate is based on glass flakes and can be used in all cosmetic formulations. Additionally, as active ingredients that prevent acne or neutralize free radicals on the skin are increasingly in demand, Merck released RonaCare AP to address this. In a current study, it proved to be an effective agent for acne prevention while protecting against skin damage caused by a high individual level of radicals.
Symrise presented natural and sustainable actives for skin and hair from microalgae at the 2013 in-cosmetics. For new launches, in collaboration with Cutech, Symrise identified marine water microalgae as an excellent source for new cosmetic actives and introduced SymHair Force 1631 to help fight hair loss and improve hair density, and SymBronze 1659, a natural biological tanner derived from microalgae. Working from the inside, it provides a natural, sunless tan, accelerates the natural tanning process under sun exposure and prolongs the tan.
Lubrizol added a rheology modifier to its Carbopol range that offers electrolyte tolerance, high thickening performance in a broad pH range and rich, distinct sensory attributes in challenging skin care formulations.Carbopol Ultrez 30
(INCI: Carbomer) is a crosslinked acrylic acid homopolymer that allows formulators to create skin care products with medium to high viscosities. The carbomer allows the formulator to achieve desired rheological and aesthetic properties in the presence of electrolytes or the acidic actives required for today's consumer products.