Volume 13, Number 5, Septembre-Octobre 2006
|Page(s)||322 - 325|
|Section||Cosmétique – Corps gras|
|Published online||15 September 2006|
Évolution des corps gras utilisés dans la formulation des rouges à lèvres au cours des quinze dernières années
Chanel PB – Laboratoire Cosmétique R & D Maquillage, 40, rue Delizy, 93694 Pantin, France
Cosmetic companies all consider the lipstick as an attractive product. It has indeed a strong image for trademarks and represents at the same time a product that customers can easilly afford. Women have been attracted by lipsticks for years, even though they have not noticed the chemical changes of its consistance over the times. The main country regulations, toxicological and industrial laws are presented, as well as their consequences towards the chemical conception of the lipstick. A quick review of the evolution of the chemical formulas over the last 15 years is presented through examples that illustrate the biggest changes. To finish with, the most recent cosmetical formulas are mentioned.
Key words: lipsticks / formula evolution / oils / waxes / esters / silicones
© John Libbey Eurotext 2006
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