keyboard_arrow_upLet nature take care
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At in-cosmetics Global, Omya Consumer Goods highlights Omyaskin minerals for decorative cosmetics. The cutting-edge composition of the particles provides high porosity and a large surface area. Therefore, the ingredient is able to improve textures and upgrade effectiveness of the end product. Applications allow for high absorbency power and provide a pleasant skin feel, great opacity […]

keyboard_arrow_upCarte blanche for Proenza Schouler
keyboard_arrow_downCarte blanche for Proenza Schouler

Lancôme is pleased to announce that this year it will join forces with Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler.

keyboard_arrow_upBold and brilliant effect pigments at in-cosmetics Global 2018
keyboard_arrow_downBold and brilliant effect pigments at in-cosmetics Global 2018

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments will highlight its wide range of pearlescent and bold effect pigments at in-cosmetics Global 2018, the leading personal care ingredient event in the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upMerck presents new products and concepts at in-cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downMerck presents new products and concepts at in-cosmetics

Merck, a leading science and technology company, will be presenting its innovative effect pigments and active ingredient variants at in-cosmetics Global, taking place in London, UK. It’s showcase includes ideas and initiatives for cosmetics and skin care products.

keyboard_arrow_upCoschem lecture inspires new ideas in hair colouring and makeup
keyboard_arrow_downCoschem lecture inspires new ideas in hair colouring and makeup

On 25 August, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists of South Africa (Coschem) hosted a morning lecture on hair and makeup trends and technology. Kim MacCallum, sales executive from Vantage shared this report.

keyboard_arrow_upManis and pedis still big at Placecol
keyboard_arrow_downManis and pedis still big at Placecol

The hand and nail market has been experiencing a boom in sales over the past few years. Long-lasting gel systems are among the most popular treatments with consumers loving the touch of luxury pampering manis and pedis bring to their lives.

keyboard_arrow_upMerck brings pioneering pigment technologies to Africa
keyboard_arrow_downMerck brings pioneering pigment technologies to Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, Merck has been active since 1971, though recent developments within the global company have seen it earmarking Africa for considerable growth and expansion.

keyboard_arrow_upCandelilla wax alternatives from KahlWax
keyboard_arrow_downCandelilla wax alternatives from KahlWax

KahlWax, a leading specialist in natural waxes such as beeswax, carnauba and candelilla wax, has realised the need to develop favourable alternatives to candelilla wax. This is as a result of the poor yield of crude candelilla wax in 2014 due to very wet weather conditions in Mexico.

keyboard_arrow_upMultifunctional colour cosmetics are the way forward
keyboard_arrow_downMultifunctional colour cosmetics are the way forward

As consumers’ demands change and their expectations increase, Dr Barbara Brockway looks at where colour cosmetics are headed.

keyboard_arrow_upNature’s decoration in colour cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downNature’s decoration in colour cosmetics

The global demand for natural colours in cosmetics continues to grow with increased belief among consumers of the perceived side effects associated with prolonged use of some synthetic colouring compounds. This is also driven by the current trend towards natural and organic ingredients in cosmetics.