Lucas Meyer Cosmetics by IFF presents Õsmosys, a concept that matches aspects of the ecosystem with aspects of the self in four product formulas.
By the 2030s, the concept of health will have established a new dynamic between personal care (ego) and ecological well-being (eco), characterized by a growing awareness that brands and consumers exist as part of a wider ecosystem of beings.
This mindset recognizes that individuals, nature, business and design all depend on each other to survive, thrive and succeed; in other words, how the health of the planet is linked to the health of its inhabitants.
Õsmosys concepts are said to help consumers embrace a lifestyle around conscious beauty by learning how to balance both ego and ecosystems.
This floral milk-to-mist emulsion takes inspiration from nature with a fresh, dewy veil and a light and soft second-skin feel for a healthy face.
The formulation features the functional ingredient Heliofeel 22 MB (2%) (INCI: Glyceryl Stearate Citrate (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate (and) Hydrogenated Lecithin), a sprayable emulsion; and active ingredients Dendriclear (INCI: (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (Aqua) (and) Polylysine) to rebalance the acnebiome and BiotyFerment ASHWA to help keep skin relaxed.
This powder-to-paste promotes balance from the scalp to hair health with a creamy, fresh, powdery-smooth feel.
Formulation features include:
- Waterless form;
- Smooth and blurring effect on skin after rinse-off;
- Use of traditional and ayurvedic powders; and
- Utility as a hair/scalp mask, no-poo, dry shampoo.
Active ingredients featured in this formulation include Defenscalp PF (INCI: Water (Aqua) (and) Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract) to rebalance the scalp biome and Matipure Oil Free (INCI: Magnesium Aluminum Silicate (and) Hydroxyethylcellulose (and) Phospholipids) to rebalance oiliness.
This hair and scalp cream imparts a silky pomade texture with adjustable viscosities for personalization.
Formulation features include:
- Flexibility; adding different amounts of water uncovers different viscosities with a nourishing skin feel, such as a thick cream, supple cream, lotion, essence or spray;
- a 40% oil phase; and
- an oil-in-water emulsion form.
Functional ingredients include:
- Siligel (1%) (INCI: Xanthan Gum (and) Lecithin (and) Sclerotium Gum (and) Pullulan), a gelling agent that provides textures from thick creams to sprayable, with hair conditioning effects;
- Heliofeel 22 MB (4%), an emulsifier that imparts a soft, light and nourishing touch; and
- Lysofix Liquid (2%) (INCI: Glycerin (and) Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract), a co-emulsifier providing silky skin feel with pomade-like application in synergy with Heliofeel.
Finally, the active ingredients are:
- Superox-C AF (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (Aqua) (and) Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract), which protects hair against UV damage;
- Wastar Pink Berry (INCI: Maltodextrin (and) Schinus Terebinthifolia Seed Extract), which soothes scalp irritation; and
- SCB Hemp Seed Oil (INCI: Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil), which nourishes hair.
Lastly, this melting "metamorphoilto" (metamorph-oil-to), referring to a metamorphosis from balm to oil, balances dry, sensitive skin with intense care and a balmy and velvety feel.
The formulation includes the functional ingredients:
- Lysofix Liquid (5%), an emulsifier that imparts a velvety touch without greasiness and with a soothing effect; and
- Lecigel (1.5%) (INCI: Sodium Acrylates Copolymer (and) Lecithin), a gelling agent that provides a bouncy texture and rich skin feel. Additionally, it has a transformative effect in synergy with Lysofix Liquid.
The formulation also includes the active ingredients:
- IBR-Chill (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (Aqua) (and) Cistus Incanus Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract), which reduces anxi-aging damage;
- Abyssine PF (INCI: Water (Aqua) (and) Butylene Glycol (and) Alteromonas Ferment Extract), to deeply soothe and repair sensitive skin; and
- Hydrosella (INCI: Glycerin (and) Water (Aqua) (and) Erythritol (and) Hibiscus Sabdariffa Fruit Extract) and SCB Hemp Seed Oil, to provide osmo-hydration specifically designed to impart nourishing benefits to dry skin.