Brushes: Sothys chooses Cosmogen

Sothys revealed early February its new vision of colour through a brand new offering "The essence of make-up." The brand entrusted the development of its new brushes to COSMOGEN. The professional set includes 7 brushes. Each has been designed for a specific application, in response to high-level brand requirements. Tuft shapes, hair quality and the pouch coming with each reference, have been designed to provide a memorable and flawless application to SOTHYS’s clients. Specifications were as follows: - Powder brush: for compact powders - Natural Hair - Foundation brush: for a uniform application - 2 tone Nylon Hair - Blush brush: beveled shape for...

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Gi Picco’s Cosmetics srl: “Small is beautiful!”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="23531,23532,23533"] “Small is beautiful!” This word association is easy but it is probably what best sums up the philosophy but also the industrial reality of this family business established since 1967 in the suburbs of Milan, in Paderno Dugnano, and which, year after year, does not slow down but quite the contrary continues to grow in terms of reputation and quality in the closed world of make-up products formulation. A 2013 year during which Gi Picco's will have won some fifteen new customers! “Not that many some would say” “But 'huge' in proportion", others would say, when we know...

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The oldest brush in France gets a facelift

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="23471,23472,23473"] "The market has changed considerably in recent years," explains Pascal Goossens, Commercial Director of the Raphaël company. "To meet an ever more complex demand, we modified our standard range."Indeed, brushes are becoming increasingly popular and just like professional make-up artists, women want to take advantage of the same technicality, with different brushes for each step in the beauty routine. Brands must therefore respond to this growing demand and enrich their range of brushes. While leading international brands have the means to invest in the development of specific products, mid size brands need to have access to "stock" products to...

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BASF, increasingly pro-active in the make-up segment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="23463,23464"] As part of BASF’s Care Chemicals division, BASF’s Personal Care business is the world’s leading supplier of high performance ingredients for the personal care industry. From classic to cutting-edge, BASF offers a broad spectrum of spectacular effect pigments for colour cosmetic formulations. The Group, that is increasingly pro-active in this make-up segment, will be attending MakeUp in Paris. Explanations by Valérie Pian-Parison (Senior Marketing Manager Europe for colour care)...

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Lumson lauches “Envers”!

Lumson, the Italian family-owned group will be releasing, one after another, several novelties with as a highlight, "luxury" variations of its famous TAG airless packaging system, but also a new range of particularly attractive packagings for L4Belle, its division more specifically dedicated to the cosmetic industry and not to mention, “Envers”, a brand new particularly innovative packaging...

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Microbial protection and “intelligent” packaging

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="23326,23327,23328"] Cosmetics require ever increasingly manufacturing processes that meet requirements for sustainable development. Hence, better protecting the environment, being capable of creating increasingly less chemical products and to use as few as possible preservatives in formulas, are concerns increasingly central to the cosmetic industry; especially in make-up with sensitive products like mascaras, for example. Like a butterfly flapping its wings can influence the weather at the other end of the world, the Pylote technology significantly improves traditional industrial processes and their finished products. “Clean tech” The patented technology of Pyrolyse Pulverisée® (Sprayed Pyrolysis), initially transferred from the National Centre for Scientific...

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JOKO renames to NUCO and adopts new corporate identity

Effective as of March 1st, JOKO Cosmetics, the Polish color cosmetics contract manufacturing company, changes its name to NUCO, to better reflect the business brand the company has become and to reposition itself as a leading partner not just in contract production but also in innovation.“After more than 20 years in the business, we have developed some valuable partnerships based on straightforward, practical approach, trust and honesty and learnt to really understand and reliably meet the needs of our clients,” explains Grzegorz Wyrzykowski, Sales and Marketing Director at NUCO. The company, whose new name can be interpreted, among others, as...

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Make-up powder puffs: EasyPowder, the Korean company offers more

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="23167,23168,23169,23170"] One of the leading Korean manufacturers of make-up powder puffs and sponges, the EasyPowder Company, part of the Daehyun Cosmetic Goup, is marketing a very cleverly devised product.It is a powder puff with the inside containing either a powder or a liquid product (loose powder, mineral powder, foundation, BB Cream, CC Cream, blush, baby powder etc.). Before use, you simply need to bend it two or three times to release some of the product contained inside. Therefore, the puff will only deliver on the skin the desired amount at the time of application and keep the rest of...

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Unipack Korea: our mission… innovation!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [gallery link="file" ids="23120,23121,23122,23123,23124"] Small in size but with a huge innovation capacity, Unipack Korea has embedded in its DNA what has become a mission for the company. With 26 employees and an anticipated $2.5 million in sales this year, the company packs quite an impressive portfolio. The next step will involve the firm’s relocation to a larger plant. CEO Brian Chung explains. MakeUp in…™: Your company is quite young? Brian Chung: Unipack actually dates back to 2009. Two years before that I’d started up a trading company called KY Korea Co. Ltd, where I worked mainly as an agent for Kanebo. In 2008,...

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