Skin’s immune system

curcuma; winter cherry

Skin’s immune system is ready to ward off attacks from the environment. As the outer border of our body with the surrounding our skin fulfils important protection and defensive tasks. Several mechanisms interact in this process. The mechanical protection is performed by the horny layer. The microbial protection, i.e., skin flora or skin microbiome, inhibits…

Cosmacon at the Cosmetic Business Munich (1 June to 2 June 2022)

Once a year, major international cosmetics companies and their suppliers meet in Munich to exchange experiences, develop new ideas and network or establish new contacts at the Cosmetic Business trade fair. Here, anyone interested in this industry segment can find everything that is needed for the development of new cosmetic products and their effective presentation:…

hyaluronan

Sodium Hyaluronate

Hyaluronan: full spectrum According to several studies, hyaluronan molecules with a specific spectrum of molecular weights in contrast to usual single-weight active agents are able to initiate specific cellular responses in skin and offer an innovative perspective for targeted skin care.   Hyaluronan and tissue homoeostasis Hyaluronic acid is a high-molecular polysaccharide with a molecular…

Brightening

glow; dark spots

Brightening of complexion is an essential part of anti-aging cosmetics. The products are used for brightening the total skin tone, evening out irregular pigmentation and bleaching hyperpigmentation. They have preventive effects and remove existing pigment spots. In Asia, brightening products – also called whitening, bleaching or lightening products – are high in demand. However, also…

hair care for senior persons

hair care; grey hair

According to surveys, the main focus in hair care for seniors has shifted to well-aging. That means that senior people above all want healthy hair, and the coloration of grey or white hair no longer is the most essential matter for them. Hair care for senior persons is expected to offer solutions for age-related changes,…

anti-redness

red skin, magnolia, beta-glucan

Skin redness may have many causes. It can be a short-term appearance after irritation, e.g., by rough weather, shaving, harsh cleansing, or be persistent. It can have the form of red spots or spread over larger areas, accompanied by itching and dry skin or acute feeling of heat and burning. Almost always the disturbance of…

ABC facial cleansing

Cleansing oil, cleaning is a must

Facial cleansing is a must Sweat, sebum, skin flakes mixed with pollutants and makeup make regular cleansing of the facial skin imperative. If this film is not removed, it can irritate the skin, block up the pores, hinder the desquamation of dead skin cells and the move-up of the new cells. Consequently, the skin looks…

X-Mas 2022

Dear customers, dear partners and suppliers!   We’ve passed an eventful year! Now it’s nearly two years that the world has been dealing with the Corona pandemics. In 2021, we have been able to live and work slightly more relaxed than the year before.  Customer appointments have become possible again and we have been able…

Semi-natural cosmetics

organic cosmetics, ISO 16128

The shelves of drugstores and cosmetics specialist shop, today, contain three product categories: traditional cosmetics, natural cosmetics, and semi-natural cosmetics. Everyone knows traditional or common cosmetics. But how does semi-natural cosmetics differ from natural cosmetics? Many consumers suspect that „real” natural cosmetics always are certified and recognizable by several labels and quality seals. The common…

More space to rev up

new lab

Clear indications for growth: The services of the cosmetics developer Cosmacon are in high demand – in Germany and internationally. Now, the Schenefeld-based company has moved into larger business rooms to give the team members more space to develop their skills to the full.   Dynamics instead of stagnation. While many cosmetics companies got short…