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The world around us is constantly evolving - and so is the cosmetics industry, with the emergence of natural standards and more sustainably concious consumers both playing a part.
In 2018, there were around 20,000 personal care products launched in Europe with a ‘natural’ claim - that’s a huge increase from the turn of the century where there were virtually none!
Within the personal care industry, we’ve identified two main sub-trends;
As a response to these trends, say hello to Surfachem’s, ‘For the Earth, From the Earth’ concept, our solution to creating a more sustainable world by using naturally derived ingredients and minimal packaging.
Within this concept is ‘One Bar’, our shortlisted ‘Laura Marshall Award for Innovation’ formulation.
For more information on ‘One Bar’, click here.
Table 1: For the Earth / Table 2: From the Earth
|ERYLITE® F8030 FINE||Erythritol||Jungbunzlauer||ERYLITE® is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol, produced commercially by microbial fermentation of a carbohydrate substrate. ERYLITE® is approved as moisturiser and humectant|
|ISOLAN® GPS||Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/ Polyhydroxysterate/Sebacate||Evonik||ISOLAN® GPS is a PEG-free emulsifier based on vegetable raw materials with excellent emulsion stabilisation properties, even at low emulsifier concentrations|
|RHEANCE One||Glycolipids||Evonik||RHEANCE ONE is a new class of all-natural ingredients for rinse-off applications. It is intended for cleansing, solubilising and foaming additive for gentle personal cleansing formulations. It provides pleasant sensory benefits with a dense and creamy foam that rinses easily from skin|
|TEGOSOFT® AC MB||Isoamyl Cocoate||Evonik||TEGOSOFT® AC MB is a very light emollient, completely based on natural raw material. It has very low viscosity, low oiliness and absorbs easily|
|VIAMERINE® WH 36||Hydroxysteraric/Linolenic/Oleic Polyglycerides||Aldivia||VIAMERINE® WH36 consists of a mix of polyglycerides of 100% vegetable origin. It is a polyactive agent combining efficiency and sensorality. It has excellent emulsification, hydration, anti-wrinkling and sensorial properties|
|Hairflux®||Cosmetic Active Ingredient blend based on Sphingolipids||Evonik||Hairflux® is an active for hair care. It is highly effective at low concentrations and improves the overall scalp health by reducing itching, dryness and erythema|
|LATHANOL® LAL COARSE||Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate||Stepan||LATHANOL® LAL COARSE is a Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, used as a primary/secondary surfactant, foaming agent, wetting agent and/or emulsifier. It is milder to skin than ethoxylated alcohol sulfates|
|PERLASTAN® Rheo2Green1||Lauryl glucoside, disodium cocoyl glutamate||Schill & Seilacher||PERLASTAN® Rheo2Green1 is a surfactant concentrate. It has a rich, fine-pored foam. Outstanding micellar self-thickening at pH 4.8 and is mild to skin and eyes|
|PAIR2PHASE2||Potassium Cetyl, Phosphate; Oryza Sativa Bran Cera||Schill & Seilacher||Pair2Phase2 is an anionic emulsifier. It allows the formulation of water resistant products with soothing skin feel without stickiness. Due to its driving force to form lamellar surfactant phases, potassium cetyl phosphate takes care to regulate humidity on the skin|
|SORBOSIL™ BFG 10||Hydrated Silica||PQ Corporation||SORBOSIL™ BFG 10 acts as a cleansing agent based on non-pigmented silica granules. It provides novel visual and sensory effects. It offers controlled particle strength and size, low abrasion and excellent compatability|
|STEPAN-MILD® GCC||Glyceryl Caprylate / Caprate||Stepan||STEPAN-MILD® GCC is a 100% bio-based emollient ester. It can boost the foam volume, enhance viscosity, gives conditioning properties and can offer a polymer-free suspending system. Lastly, its melting character and sensory properties can be an asset in skin care formulations|
|TEGO® Solve 61 MB||Polyglyceryl-6 Caprylate Polyglyceryl-3 Cocoate Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate Polyglyceryl-6 Ricinoleate||Evonik||TEGO® Solve 61 MB is a PEG-free solubiliser for natural oils and lipophilic emollients. It shows very good solubilising properties for natural and fatty oils|
If you have an enquiry regarding any of the above speciality chemical ingredients and/or formulations, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, 11 November 2019