Dry Shampoo, corn starch, rice starch, Behentrimonium chloride

In the 1970s and ‘80s, dry shampoo was the latest trend, but finally it lost popularity. No wonder, because the residues of the snow-white powder were difficult to remove from hair. Meanwhile, the products have considerably changed. Dry shampoo is regaining popularity for clear reasons. New and innovative formulations with valuable plant-based extracts have excellent…

needle-free therapy

It was rather coincidentally that, in 1952, the French doctor Michel Pistor discovered the mesotherapy. He wanted to alleviate a patient’s asthma attack by an intravenous application of the local anesthetic procaine. The approach had not the desired effect, however, the patient’s hardness of hearing improved considerably. Pistor applied superficial procaine injections in the ear…

Hydrolyzed Collagen; soluble collagen

The essential precondition for skin that is wrinkle-free and elastic as long as possible is the perfect structure of collagen. The substance (international spelling: collagen) is the pivotal fiber material of our bones, cartilage, tendons, blood vessels, teeth and the skin.   What is the secret of collagen? Which are the components of this miracle…

Caryodendron Orinocense Seed Oil

Cacay oil, also known as caryodendron orinocense seed oil, absolutely fittingly enjoys a good name as an anti-aging miracle substance. It is a very exclusive oil of rare distribution.  The fast growing cacay tree (Caryodendron Orinocense) reaches a height of 40 meters. It thrives only in the rain forest of the Andes. The precious cacay…

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract

In India and China, ginger has a centuries-old tradition. The root bulb is firmly anchored in the Ayurveda philosophy and a key element in Asian cooking. The reasons are obvious. Ginger and ginger extract contain over 160 precious ingredients! Originally ginger is native to Southeast Asia, the leading areas of cultivation being Indonesia,Sri Lanka, China,…

Sodium Hyaluronate

Hyaluronic acid has been praised as a miracle agent in the anti-aging segment already for a long time. Only one gram of it is able to bind up to six liters of water. Thanks to that ability it functions as a water reservoir in skin boosting its elasticity and resilience. Several types of hyaluronic acid…

Several persons and companies recently have received e-mails by a sender named Cosmacon GmbH. These mails, however, have not been sent by Cosmacon GmbH.   The fake e-mails with the reference « Re: #AB_1208035″.pdf.  …..SURVEY BELOW » request the receiver to click on „Open Scanned File“ which allegedly  contains 5 attachments.        …

lanolin alcohol - NPEO - nonylphenol ethoxylate

Sheep are exposed to all sorts of weather every day. Their sebaceous glands excrete a secretion that protects them against rain and wetness. That substance is lanolin, also called wool wax or, not quite correct, wool fat. It covers the wool fiber with a waxy film that isolates the wool from weather factors. Dependent on…

Noni, Adaptogens, Amla

Already 70 years ago, the Russian pharmacologist Nicolai Lazarev was convinced that plant-based active agents could help human beings to reduce or compensate emotional and physical stress. His extensive research substantiated his thesis. Lazarev called the special agents adaptogens to refer to the English term “to adapt”. The medicinal plants strengthen the body’s own ability…

silicone-free; clean beauty, without synthetic fragrance

A new trend in cosmetics enjoys increasing popularity: Clean Beauty. “Clean” in this context means to be “free of products”. The precise definition of clean beauty frequently is a matter of interpretation: the term is not yet subject to a legally regulated standard. That is the reason why it is often used improperly or misleadingly…