Cosmetic Textile is an innovation

Posted: 2014-03-21

Cosmetic Textile is an innovation

The textiles industry is currently experiencing a revolution that aims at the unique needs of the modern consumer. Cosmetic textiles are becoming popular and expanding rapidly in the textile industry. The combination of aromatherapy in textile application is a innovation . At present, the application of aromatherapy in textiles is commonly concentrated on skin care benefits and stress management. More innovative ideas can be anything , such as hair care and treatment, body slimming and even medical applications etc. Microencapsulation technology is an effective technique to achieve satisfactory performance; even it is still relatively new to the textile and apparel industry. The wide range of benefits for aromatherapy and controlled release of essential oils is expected to be appreciated by consumers. Several commercial cosmetic finishing products are currently available in the market. Hitherto, many research works have focused on the material characterisation methods and the release mechanism of cosmetic finishing products. A systematic characterization system should be developed for evaluating the effectiveness of cosmetic textiles. In conclusion, it is anticipated that the development of cosmetic textiles will keep growing  and explore completely new possibilities for providing bioactive bodily care functions to wearers in the near future. It is a challenging and exciting time for the textile industry. The textile industry must continue to explore and develop functional textiles that fit capricious consumer behaviours.