7 innovative products offering protection for the hair, face and body

September 19, 2017
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Gone are the days when simply wearing sunscreen was thought to be all the protection from the elements you needed. Nowadays, protecting against up to three levels of infrared light (IR), blue light (HEVL), specific forms of pollution such as PM2.5, unclean water and heavy metals, and even internal and external stress are all impacting new product development in the beauty and personal care industry.

Here, we highlight seven products that aim to protect consumers from the ever-evolving forms of external (and internal) harm in the form of haircare, skincare and color cosmetics product innovation:

Cosmobeauty Cosmo Block Anti Sagging Sunscreen SPF 75

Cosmobeauty Cosmo Block Anti Sagging Sunscreen SPF 75, Brazil

Anti-ageing, toning and antioxidant sunscreen with PPD 25, DMAE and polysaccharides to protect skin from PM2.5 and PM10 and provide 18 hours of protection, elasticity, firming and facial contouring with a dry touch finish.

Esika Perfect Block Face & Body Sun Multiprotector SPF 50+

Esika Perfect Block Face & Body Sun Multiprotector SPF 50+, Peru

Said to use an antioxidant complex called Skin Protect protect against six types of radiation – UVA, UVB, Infrared A, Infrared B and Infrared C and visible light – which together can case premature ageing, blemishes and skin cancer .


Sûrface, Italy

Sûrface is an Italian unisex brand that has developed an anti-pollution range for city dwellers. The face, hands and bodycare products protect the skin from pollution and the stress elements of city life, with camellia, Swiss snow algae, mangosteen peel, oat kernel extract, licorice extract, inca inchi, pentavitin and tocopherol.

Dr Jart+ Derma Plus Cushion

Dr Jart+ Derma Plus Cushion, South Korea

Multi-functional cushion compact – soothing, whitening, UV protection and sebum controlling – adopts its signature ‘sliver label BB cream’ added with calamine ingredient. Claims to shield the skin from fine dust with anti-pollution benefit.

Lierac Sunissime Energizing Protective Fluid Global Anti-Aging SPF 50+

Lierac Sunissime Energizing Protective Fluid Global Anti-Aging SPF 50+, France

Anti-ageing sun protection that offers broad spectrum protection including a visible light defense with fractional melanin. Also promises anti-wrinkle, anti-slackening and anti-dark spot action, energising skin and enhancing a tan.

Garancia Ma Vap’ Bien Aimée Make-Up Fixing Mist

Garancia Ma Vap’ Bien Aimée Make-Up Fixing Mist, France

Fixes make-up, mattifies the skin and protects the skin from pollution and blue light, while allowing the skin to breathe. Buddleia provides the blue light protection thanks to its high phenylpropanoid content and concentrated levels of verbascosides and echinacosides.

Butter London Plush Rush Lipstick

Butter London Plush Rush Lipstick, USA

Contains a phyto-endorphin complex based on chasteberry complex, which is said to give the wearer a happy feeling.

Join Mintel at in-cosmetics Latin America, September 20-21, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Mintel analysts Vivienne Rudd and Juliana Martins will bring research to life, investigate trends, provide real market examples, and forecast how trends will shape the future of the industry.

World renown for helping companies innovate and stay a step ahead, Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency, is proud to once again partner with in-cosmetics to host the Mintel Innovation Zone. This pavilion features highlights into Mintel’s presentation on Total Protection–from products in UV/IR/HEV protection to the general well-being of your skin and hair. Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with some of the world’s most innovative products in the haircare, skincare, and color cosmetic sectors.

Over two days in-cosmetics Latin America brings together more than 200 international exhibitors of ingredients, fragrances, testing, lab equipment and regulatory solutions, who meet with over 3,000 Latin American cosmetic manufacturers. The best represented nations among exhibitors are Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile and also continue to attract new products and services year on year. For more information on in-cosmetics Latin America 2017: https://latinamerica.in-cosmetics.com/

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