Brands like Spanx are trend setters when it comes to shape wear. Many fashion brands today use the same fabrics and materials in garments in order to create the same slimming effect that many look for.
Fabric manufacturers have not sit still and keep on looking for new innovations and possibilities to make lingerie and intimates more functional. The market of Cosmetic Textile is quickly developing with currently a growth rate of 35% per year on average.
The field of micro-encapsulation is used in different sectors from medicine to food and beverage. For Cosmetic Textile there are 2 main uses; dermo cosmetics which are used for skincare. The effects of this application include slimming; toning, moisturizing, anti-age.This is the largest segment at this point in time. The second use is for aromatherapy which involves the cosmetic textile to release a fragrance when in contact with the human body. The ingredients used for the aromatherapy are mainly essential oils.
For the first time INTERFILIERE Hong Kong will have a special dedicated information point and conference on the use of micro-encapsulation in Cosmetic Textile and what to expect in the future in order to inform and coach industry professionals.
Cosmetic textile is a textile article that contains a substance or a preparation that is intended to be released sustainably on to the different superficial parts of the human body, especially the skin, and which claim one (or more) particular properties(s) such as cleansing, perfume, change of appearance, protection, maintenance in good conditioner correction of body odors.
INTERFILIERE Hong Kong will make its mark for the 7thconsecutive year, as the leading sourcing platform for intimates and swimwear, on March 26-27, 2013 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hall 5G.
Over 170 exhibitors expected covering the full spectrum of intimates and swimwear from fabrics, accessories, laces, embroideries, textile designers, OEM/ODM to machinery.
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