Colour cosmetics

Merck presents new products and concepts at in-cosmetics

Merck’s colour forecast kit for spring/summer 2018Merck, 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.

Coschem lecture inspires new ideas in hair colouring and makeup

Hair and make-up trends and technology lectureOn 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.

Merck brings pioneering pigment technologies to Africa

Merck-beauty-of-Asia-kitIn 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.

Manis and pedis still big at Placecol

 A pack shot of a pink shade of Polish-Pro light-cured nail polishThe 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.

Candelilla wax alternatives from KahlWax

Candelilla-wax-discsKahlWax, 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.

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