Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Brazil
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Ingredients & formulation

Berkem launches a new range of botanical extracts and floral waters

Produced using extraction processes with low environmental impact, the botanical extracts from the new Botanykem range are a natural source of active molecules : flavonoids, tannins, vitamins, AHA, saponins, carotenoids. The floral waters extracted by distillation are source of aromatic molecules and will boost formulas by bringing active water. These new ingredients are easy to formulate in any water-based cosmetic formulas and offer natural and essential benefits for face, body and hair.

At the in-cosmetics tradeshow, held in Paris from April 12th to 14th 2016, Berkem unveiled its new botanical extracts and floral waters range: Botanykem. For the French plant extraction expert, the aim was to places the power of the botanical world at the service of beauty through a wide range of exotic and traditional French plants carefully selected for their reputation or ancestral use, and compatible with any water-based cosmetic formulas.

Environmental friendly extraction

The botanical extracts are obtained from an eco-friendly low temperature extraction process with a short kinetic that extracts maximum molecules while maintaining efficiency. Preservative-free and based on a glycerin and water form, they are a natural source of active molecules (flavonoids, tannins, vitamins, AHA, saponins, carotenoids, and so on).

As for floral waters, extracted by distillation and source of aromatic molecules, they will boost formulas by bringing ‘active water’.

French Beauty Routine

On the occasion of the in-cosmetics tradeshow, these ingredients have been showcased through the French Beauty Routine formulation concept. Four formulas were developed. Each one includes two botanical extracts and one floral water: a Toning shower gel, a Soothing serum, a Moisturizing gel cream and a Protective hand cream.

"The variety of these formulas demonstrates our new range is suitable for hygiene and care products both for the body and the face," highlighted Julie Droux, marketing manager, Berkem.

V.G.

© 2016 - Brazil Beauty News - www.brazilbeautynews.com

latest news
Focus
FCE Cosmetique 2017 marked by record public attendance

FCE Cosmetique 2017 marked by record public attendance

FCE Cosmetique and FCE Pharma, which took place on 23-25 May 2017 at São Paulo Expo recorded an unprecedented level of attendance, receiving 15,400 visitors, a growth of 9% compared to previous year. At the opening ceremony, Geraldo Alckmin, Governor of the São Paulo State, highlighted the efforts of the Government for the (...)

read more
Experts’ views
US retail: Apocalypse or evolution?

Laurence Bacilieri
US retail: Apocalypse or evolution?

American retail is in freefall, and its sales revenues have been deeply affected by 3,500 stores going out of business, not to mention the difficulties Macy’s, Sears and K-Mart are facing. Unlike the banking sector, the main actors of retail are rapidly restructuring their networks of sales points because of the rising price of (...)

read more

Features