Skin care

Dr Gobac receives EU certification

Products such as Dr Gobac Exfoliating Masque have complied the EU regulations.After months of careful examination and testing, Dr Gobac Cosmeceuticals is one of the first South African brands to obtain EU compliance in line with the latest legislation.

Achieve a better skin feel with sun screens


SymriseSymrise has launched SymTio S, a novel sunscreen ingredient, at in-cosmetics 2014. According to the company, it significantly reduces the potential for the white film effect on skin if used in sun care products.

New look and formulation

Family-Sunscreen-Invisi-spray-SPF40Everysun has taken a step forward with a new look and formulations. Improvements include a range of convenient features from a spray pump to easy-to-hold bottle shapes, and lotion cap for ease-of-use.

Possible new skin ‘lightening’ solution from Textron


Textron standStill a contentious issue in South Africa – particularly in the ethnic market – products claiming lightening or skin whitening benefits are not permitted by the Department of Health and are heavily regulated by the Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association of South Africa.

Silicone technologies for sun protection and skin brightening

At in-cosmetics 2013, Dow Corning announced the launch of two new skin care programmes for sun protection and skin brightening. Both new programmes have been developed to give customers the high-performance silicone ingredients they require to meet growing consumer demand for improved anti-ageing beauty care products. 

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