17 September 2002

Cognis Polymoist Marine: Cosmetics with a sea-care plus

PolymoistMarineThe Care Chemicals unit at Cognis has launched a new product concept for professional skin care onto the market. The so-called Polymoist® Marine mask made of chitosan is a high-quality alternative to the proven collagen fiber masks that Cognis markets under the Polymoist Mask brand.

Polymoist Marine is a soft, velvety nonwoven which, although free of collagen, provides the entire action spectrum of collagen. Chitosan provides both the matrix and the active ingredient for the mask. This is what makes Polymoist Marine so valuable. The product is exceptionally skin compatible, as it contains no preservatives or perfume additives.

Polymoist Marine is suitable for every skin type and condition. It especially provides beauticians with versatile application possibilities for maximum client benefit, as it can be easily combined with other skin care products and treatment methods. Polymoist Marine is especially suitable, because of its anti-irritant properties, for use on sensitive or stressed skin, after sunbathing or hair removal for example. Scientific tests carried out by the renowned Laboratoires Sérobiologiques have demonstrated that Polymoist Marine has a significant wrinkle reduction action even after just one treatment. Polymoist Marine is therefore a real marine alternative to the popular collagen fiber mask.

© Cognis 2002

(Vgl. Meldung vom 2002-08-20.)

About Cognis:
Cognis is the name under which the chemical activities of the Henkel Group were set up as a separate legal entity on August 1, 1999. On November 30, 2001, Cognis was acquired by the investors the Permira Funds, GS Capital Partners, and the Schroder Ventures Life Sciences Funds. In 2001, Cognis recorded sales of 3.1 billion euros and an operating profit of 174 million euros.

Cognis is a worldwide leader in specialty chemicals with almost 9,100 employees in close to 50 countries on all continents. The most important customers are in the detergents and cleaners industry, the cosmetics industry, nutrition & health, and a number of other industrial markets such as coatings and inks, textiles, and plastics, as well as agrosolutions.

Contact:
Ute Griesbach, Global Marketing Beauty Care, Cognis
Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
Phone: +49-211-7940-7967
Fax: +49-211-798-2172
E-Mail: ute.griesbach@cognis.com
Internet: www.cognis.com

Source: Cognis-Pressemitteilung vom 2002-08-09.

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