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BASF Presents Sustainable & Natural Solutions at SCS Formulate 2021

Published on 2021-11-19. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Sustainability / Natural Cosmetics     Skin Care    

BASF Natural SolutionsBASF’s Care Creations® focuses on the consumer need for natural, more sustainable cosmetics at SCS Formulate 2021.

Consumer Demand for Natural Cosmetics

Consumer demand for natural cosmetics is growing rapidly, prompting the personal care industry to find eco-friendly alternatives to traditional ingredients. We have a large portfolio of biodegradable solutions from renewable resources and are continuously expanding our offering with new innovations to help our customers meet this consumer trend,” said Samantha Cole, Business Manager UK & Nordics.

Hydagen® Clean: COSMOS-approved Rheology Modifier

With the COSMOS-approved texturizing biopolymer Hydagen® Clean, BASF now offers another natural alternative to synthetic polymers. The cold-processable rheology modifier, obtained from the tuber of the konjac plant native to southwest China, is suitable for aqueous systems like gels, fluids and serums, as well as more novel formats, such as patches, jellies and peel-off formulations.

Its film-forming and gelation properties allow for exceptional textures. It is the perfect addition to BASF’s Care Creations existing biopolymer portfolio, which is built on a class of natural rheology modifiers including Rheocare® XGN (pure vegan xanthan gum) and Hydagen® 558 P (based on algae).

Seanactiv™: Organic-certified Algae Extract Improves Eye Contour

The eye area is the first part of the body to reveal visible signs of fatigue, stress, an unhealthy lifestyle and aging. With Seanactiv™, BASF’s Care Creations has developed a new ingredient based on the organic-certified marine algae fucus vesiculosus that improves eye contour appearance within the first week of application.

The ingredient harnesses the power of the active fucoidan molecule present in the algae to provide a three-step action: it improves the appearance of both dark circles and crow’s feet wrinkles and enhances skin luminosity of the eye area for a fresher, healthier complexion. Seanactiv™ is 99.8 percent from natural origin and complies with the COSMOS standard for natural and organic cosmetics.

Inolixir® Soothes Sensitive Skin

Consumers are looking for personalized cosmetic products in appealing formats. Recent studies proved that BASF’s multifunctional bioactive ingredient Inolixir® can also be applied as a hyper-concentrated and ready-to-use booster, addressing the consumer need for efficient cosmetic solutions. Only one drop of the booster is equivalent to 6 percent Inolixir® in a market product. The booster can be easily combined with different face care products, allowing for personalized beauty routines.

Inolixir® benefits from all the nutrients and properties of the chaga mushroom thanks to subcritical water extraction – an innovative and eco-friendly extraction method using heated, pressurized water instead of organic solvents. In clinical studies, the booster was proven to help to promote a more youthful appearance by reducing undereye fine lines (13% after 28 days), nasolabial fold depth (17% after 14 days) and cheek roughness (19% after 14 days). Secondly, it helped to restore skin radiance by reducing cheek redness (16% after 28 days) and improving skin luminosity (4% after 28 days). Using the booster once a day, consumers experienced visible benefits in as little as 7 days.

Range of Skin Care Ingredients from BASF

Source: BASF

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