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Cosmetotextiles: beauty and wellness are ready to wear

Cosmetotextiles combine benefits of cosmetics with functionality of textiles - a convenient way of applying cosmetic substances, fragrances, health promoting minerals.

1st March 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  United Kingdom

Sports/​Outdoor, Medical/Hygiene

Report summary

Cosmetotextiles combine the benefits of cosmetics with the functionality of textiles, and products made from cosmetotextiles represent an extremely convenient way of applying cosmetic substances, fragrances and health promoting minerals to the skin. Indeed, the range of cosmetotextile products available is broad, and it includes products designed to slim the silhouette, moisturise the skin, reduce the appearance of cellulite, and promote a sense of well-being through the use of fragrances.

As a result, cosmetotextiles are used in the manufacture of a variety of products, including hosiery, casual apparel, sportswear and home textile products such as bedding and curtains. Looking to the future, there is much potential for innovative cosmetotextilesnot least because consumers have become increasingly focused on wellness as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, consumers consider skin care and body care to be indispensable aspects of overall wellness and so cosmetotextile garments could have a significant role to play in achieving this.

There is also much scope for environmentally sustainable cosmetotextiles based on natural formulations. This report provides a wealth of information on the market for cosmetotextiles and cosmetotextile products and on their functions and benefits. Other topics explored in the report include: the development of cosmetotextiles and cosmetotextile products; active substances used in cosmetotextiles; methods for imparting cosmetic properties to textiles; garments with cosmetic functionality; safety, efficacy and durability; regulations and standards; and suppliers.

Also, the report examines a variety of innovations, and it provides an outlook for the future.

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49 pages, published in February 2021 

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