BEHIND THE LABEL – What is it?
The ingredient list, or INCI list, can be a real goldmine for those skilled in the art: understanding what other Formulators use when developing a cosmetic product is an interesting part of our job. It is educational as well as insightful.
Oriflame – Wrinkle correcting day cream SPF 15
Swedish direct selling giant has recently launched this Wrinkle Correcting Day Cream SPF15 within their Ecollagen Brand.
The product contains plant stem cells and is claimed to be a breakthrough in affordable and sustainable anti-ageing.
According to media press, Oriflame have announced significant investment in the cultivation of its own plant stem cultures.
The product is also claimed to be paraben-free
This is an oil-in-water emulsion stabilised by the well-known and beloved combination of Steareth-2 and Steareth-21.
The former has an HLB of 15.5 whilst the latter of 4.9: well-balanced blends can deliver nice oleosome structures with a consequent benefit in terms of steric stabilisation as well as hydration and skin delivery properties.
Oleosome formation is usually enhanced in high-polarity environment, as thi ...