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Anti-Ageing

Anti-Ageing

Closely following the latest trends and formulation technologies that are leading the way in this ever-growing industry segment. As a science-driven trend, articles will also look at the latest research developments, lifting the lid on some of the most exciting innovations surrounding the active ingredients that have become the driving force of this category.

L’Oreal and Nestle end Inneov venture

28-Nov-2014 - Cosmetics manufacturer L’Oreal and food giant Nestle have announced they will end the activity of their joint venture Innéov during the course of the first quarter 2015. 

Shiseido skin elasticity research presentation wins top award

26-Nov-2014 - For the fifth consecutive year cosmetics company Shiseido won the Top Award at the 28th IFSCC Congress for its presentation its novel approach to anti-ageing facial skin care.

Rahn study backs up Reforcyl’s skin barrier claims

21-Nov-2014 - Ingredients supplier Rahn has published a new study that shows that its Reforcyl product is effective in enhancing cellular cohesion of the stratum corneum and providing substantial barrier repair.

DSM tailors skin product positioning for Asian consumers

18-Nov-2014 - Global ingredients supplier DSM has tailored the marketing and positioning of its Regu-Scence skin active in order to meet the needs of Asian consumers.

Skin whitening products have global potential IF marketed correctly

13-Nov-2014 - Skin whitening products have long been seen as popular in Asia but have struggled in the West, though this shouldn’t be the case if they are marketed correctly, says Datamonitor’s...

Shiseido sunscreen’s UV protection enhanced after water contact

12-Nov-2014 - Shiseido claims to have developed a sunscreen that actually enhances UV protection once in contact with water or perspiration.

Plant’s natural sunscreen found to absorb all wavelengths of UV-B radiation

12-Nov-2014 - Researchers have uncovered the process that naturally protects plants from sunburn and it could help scientists create sunscreens that offer better protection.

IFSCC Coverage

The latest science has to offer - from green chemistry to skin care vaccines

31-Oct-2014 - At the recent IFSCC cosmetology event, more than 450 scientific posters opened a window into what cosmetic scientists have been working on, from green chemistry to skin care vaccines.

New anti-ageing ingredients and concentrated sunscreen from BASF

30-Oct-2014 - This week in Paris, France, the chemical company exhibited a sunscreen concentrate and two ingredients for skin rejuvenation derived separately from African bambara pea and chicory leaves.

Lignin shown to enhance sunscreen effectiveness

28-Oct-2014 - Scientists in China and Canada have shown that the addition of lignin to commercial sunscreens can actually enhance their effectiveness and that exposure to sunlight may help them work even...

Grape antioxidant shown to treat acne effectively

14-Oct-2014 - Research from across the pond has shown how resveratrol works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne and can also be combined with benzoyl peroxide, a common acne...

Work in the city? Pollution damaging your skin? Silicone specialties could help

25-Sep-2014 - New research from Dow Corning suggests that the ability of silicone specialties to form a film preventing the aggression from reaching skin, without impacting detrimentally aesthetics, could be of interest...

Medical device interests cosmetics companies as it monitors skin health

25-Sep-2014 - A new wearable ‘skin-like’ medical device that can warn the user if they are having cardiovascular trouble can also monitor skin health and say if it is time to put...

Study shows blueberry anti-oxidant prevents UV damage

24-Sep-2014 - A stilbenoid found in blueberries and grapes may have the capacity to prevent several types of UV-mediated damage, reddening of the skin and loss of skin barrier function when applied...

Lancôme study finds women feel five years younger, until 45

10-Sep-2014 - With anti-ageing ever-present as a key concern on the beauty industry’s agenda, Lancôme has carried out a study which reveals that 45 is the age at which most women start to...

Micronutrients have a role to play in anti-ageing skin care

14-Aug-2014 - Micronutrients are essential for our diet but can also play a role in maintaining healthy skin in topical applications, according to a leading dermatologist.

The secret to anti-ageing could be in skin sugars

13-Aug-2014 - Glycans, which are sugars on the surface of cells, might hold the secret to ageing of the skin which bodes well for skin creams being developed, but more research needs...

Is platinum the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing? - La Prairie thinks so!

13-Aug-2014 - Diamonds, gold, mother-of-pearl and quartz have all become popular ingredients in skin care of late. Now, platinum is being deemed as the hottest new ingredient in anti-ageing.

Something fishy? No, it’s just sunscreen

08-Aug-2014 - After eating a nice piece of fish, few of us would think of using the leftovers as the basis for an effective sunscreen but that is the basis of some...

How to market anti-ageing to men? In the UK less is more

31-Jul-2014 - UK men want products to be marketed simply without a lot of adjectives or hype around ‘anti-ageing’ or ‘rejuvenation’ and marketing these products should follow this message.

M&S turns wine into skin care range with new use for waste product

24-Jul-2014 - Researchers have found a new way to extract resveratrol from the outer skins of grapes and this is being used in a new skin care range from Marks & Spencer.

Nivea’s new anti-ageing boutique targets older women

17-Jul-2014 - Beauty brand Nivea have recently launched a new ‘immersive’ retail space, dubbed Face Facts Boutique,  with which the brand hopes to attract a larger consumer base of women aged 40 – 60.

Exclusive interview

Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science

08-Jul-2014 - In an exclusive interview with CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com, Horst Wenck, corporate vice president of R&D at Beiersdorf, says that it is important to carry out advanced skin science research but that it...

Biomimetics present beauty brands with a great opportunity

27-Jun-2014 - The opportunities in product development that biomimetics offer are exciting, but beauty brands also have to know how to talk to their customers about how these ingredients are helping to...

Skin barrier function study highlights oatmeal efficacy

10-Jun-2014 - Newly published results of an in-vivo clinical trial for Oat Cosmetics’ multifunctional ingredient Oat COM have highlighted its skin repair properties are ‘significant’.

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