1st International Conference of LIFE Sciences and Technology for WELLBEING

30 MAY -1 JUNE 2018, CLUJ-NAPOCA

HEALTHY BEAUTY / COSMETICS

30 MAY 2018 16:00-19:00

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Chair, Professor Carmen Socaciu PhD, ISV Director, coordinator of Section 3: Healthy Beauty / Cosmetics - COSMETOPEE

Quality of Life, Wellbeing and Wellness: A Multidimensional Approach

This review introduces the concepts of quality of life (QoL), wellbeing, wellness and their description as a multidimensional approach. The most important dimensions of these concepts are the physical, social, emotional/psychological, intellectual, and spiritual ones. Although there are several differences and similarities of these concepts, the majority of authors define them as the individual’s perception of their personal situation in their own life ...

Mirela Moldovan: Evaluation of Cosmetic Products Efficacy by Non-Invasive Techniques

Cosmetic products have a growing importance on human’s health and in daily life, a reason to increase the control of these products, both in terms of safety and effectiveness. Given the current European Cosmetic Regulation concerning the evaluation of cosmetic products which prohibits conducting animal test on any ingredient of the cosmetic product composition or to prove a cosmetic claim, biophysical methods have gained an important place in this field, allowing a safe and accurate evaluation of ...

Andreea Nicoleta Boca: High-frequency ultrasound imaging - a valuable tool for skin assessment

High-frequency ultrasonography (HF-USG) of the skin provides clinicians and researchers with a mean to quantify cutaneous-related parameters. This method allows an objective evaluation of the response to therapy or the effect of a tested substance, with the major benefit of being an easy accessible, noninvasive method.

HF-USG provides information regarding the epidermis, dermis and hypodermis ...

Raul Sava Ramon: Natural Technology for the Extraction of Active and Enzymatic Substances, Cold Press (24 Degrees C)

In 2011, using the cold pressing technique I developed a new technology for the extraction of active and enzymatic substances, cold press (24 degrees C). The press is my own invention, which I have been improving and perfecting over the years to produce the most natural, naturally-sourced extract. The innovation consists in cold pressing a mixture of flowers, plants and seeds at 20 tons of pressure, thus obtaining an oil that keeps the enzymatic quality of the extract and offers a real therapeutic and ...

Roxana Cadar: Romanian Capital of Cosmetics: “CLUJ has FARMEC” (charm)

Cluj-Napoca is gathering the most important traditional autochthonous cosmetics’ producers of Romania, even if the multinationals conquered in the last 28 years the local market and had now more then 90% of the country’s production and market. In the frame of the remaining 10%, the local companies as FARMEC (62%), COSMETIC PLANT (15%) and other 6 “Clujean” small producers and artisans (3%) are trying to face the invasion and the unequal competition with the transnationals. ...

Codruta Ranciog: The Power of Natural Essences in Our Life

Natural cosmetic products are developed from natural ingredients, natural vegetables oils and natural essences oils, developed with environmentally friendly methods and the ready product and container must be recyclable. Environmental innovations are not just a demand from the market but are most likely going to be important in the future due to the fact that the environment cannot take this load for that long anymore. ...

Iulia-Victoria Neagoe: How the Human Brain Reacts to Ingredients of Natural Perfumes

The fragrance is a complex molecular composition with a high degree of volatility. The main ingredients of the natural perfume formulas are: essential oils, absolute, concrete, resins, balsams and other extracts. Being extracted from plants, it means hat all these ingredients are actually living substances that keep in them the active principles of the raw materials from which they were processed. Essential oils, for example, have a complex composition up to hundreds of chemical compounds ...

Ioana Adina Oancea: Novelty in Organic Skin Health – Clinical Study of a New Topical Treatment for Acne

Plants represent a source of natural antioxidants that might serve as leads for the development of novel drugs. In fact, several anti-inflammatory, digestive, antinecrotic, neuroprotective, and hepatoprotective drugs have recently been shown to act through an antioxidant and/or radical-scavenging mechanism as part of their activity [1]. Furthermore, some drugs have various and severe adverse effects. Therefore, products of natural origin with no or very few side effects are desirable as substitutes for ...

Elena Oancea: Plant-Source Solvents – A Novelty for the Cosmeceutical Industry

Cosmeceuticals are cosmetic products with biologically active ingredients purporting to have medical or drug‐like benefits. A Cosmeceutical is an ingredient with medicinal properties that manifests beneficial topical actions and provides protection against degenerative skin conditions. The word "Cosmeceuticals" was popularized by Albert M. Kligman in the late 1970s. It encompasses cosmetic actives with therapeutic, disease fighting, or healing properties, serving as a bridge between ...

Alin Laslo: Cheia Soap, the Soap of Childhood

Cheia, founded on 3rd of March 1886, represents the emblematic brand of soap for many generations of Romanians. In XXI th century it is rewriting its history with contemporary ingredients,information and innovation. So, starting from an advertisement in the 30s on children soaps , we developed a large, specialized in handmade , natural and traditional palette , hoping to restart another generation with Cheia soap, the soap of childhood. Therefore we turned the classic solid version ...

Camelia Scheau (Misiriantu): Perspectives Regarding the Properties, Uses and the Need for Research of Essential Oils

Essential oils have gained increased attention due to the growing awareness and need for a healthy lifestyle based on natural, organic, multisensorial, vivid products. However, the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China and India had been using them for therapeutic and ritual purposes 6,000 years ago. Essential oils are complex blends of volatile organic compounds that are extracted by various methods such as distillation and cold pressing from different parts of plants. ...

Gina Cogalniceanu: Plant Biotechnological Approaces in the Institute of Biology Bucharest with Applications in Cosmetics

Institute of Biology Bucharest (IBB) has a tradition of over 40 years in the field of in vitro plant cultures. Plant cell biotechnologies involve complex methods that allow sterile and controlled artificial growth of cells, tissues, organs, somatic embryos and plantlets.

In vitro cultures ensure rapid and efficient multiplication of cells or individuals, independent of environmental conditions and phenophases, free from diseases and pests ...

EXPOs & WORKSHOPs

Camelia Scheau (Misiriantu), Monica Sandra Mesesan: CULINAROMAtherapy Workshop

During this workshop we invite you to discover a new dimension into the wonderful, vast and mysterious world of essential oils.

Through a playful approach, we seek to offer you a deeper perspective on volatile oils that perfectly highlights the concept of CULINAROMAtherapy, which is defined as the art and science of nutrition, dietetics and gastronomy combined with beauty, fragrance and healthy lifestyle for creating innovative treatments customized for each of us.

Iulia-Victoria Neagoe: Natural Perfumery Workshop and Benefits of Natural Ingredients in Fragrances

The olfactory workshop combines practical elements with theoretical notions of chemistry, perfumery and Aromacology, so that the participants can understand a small part of the Art of Perfume preparation. While the audience „gets drunk” with pure aromas of natural ingredients, the Master of Fragrances handles a small part of the mysteries of the Perfume Universe. ...

Participants to the Section and Workshops are ...>

Diana Tirlea: Lavanda TICU - visited the last edition 2017