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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.

British male make-up brand is back in the spotlight with deal to conquer the US

27-Jul-2016 - Back in May, we reported MMUK MAN to be reaping the rewards of the new found relaxed attitude towards make-up for men in Britain, now a new deal with Differio.com...

European Commission gives nod to nano titanium dioxide as UV filter

26-Jul-2016 - The European Commission has confirmed an amendment to the list of accepted ultraviolet (UV) filters will now include nano-sized titanium dioxide.

Ginger gene carriers also at higher risk of skin cancer, researchers say

15-Jul-2016 - Scientists in the UK have conducted research that confirms you don't have to have red hair to have a higher risk of burning or skin cancer, which could lead to...

What the end of the beard trend might mean for men’s grooming

08-Jul-2016 - Trend watchers have been predicting the end of the beard trend for several years now, but with solid evidence pointing to its demise, how will it affect the men’s grooming...

Melanin synthesis discovery prompts hope of new cosmetics applications

07-Jul-2016 - New research that has deciphered the formation process for melanin could lead to further development of its use in a number of applications, including cosmetics.

Natural plant material may be the next sunscreen booster

09-Jun-2016 - New research pinpoints a specific type of lignin, a material found in plants, as a possible means of enhancing the UV protection of sunscreen products.

Alban Muller launches African-sourced anti-ageing ingredient

02-Jun-2016 - Alban Muller has launched a new anti-ageing ingredient with a formula that is based on raw materials sourced from Africa, hitting the big trend in natural anti-ageing formulations.

Simplified sun exposure monitoring device uses a paper sensor

01-Jun-2016 - After L’Oreal unveiled a wearable sun patch monitoring device at the beginning of the year, the race has heated up to develop an inexpensive and amenable device for all to...

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Getting natural-based anti-ageing formulations right – Part I

31-May-2016 - Natural and anti-ageing have been the two mega trends in the industry over the past decade, so it comes as no surprise that there is an increasing number of products...

Does this wrinkle app represent the advent of deep learning in beauty?

26-May-2016 - Anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle claims have long been questioned by both consumers and beauty industry experts alike, but now a new app invites users to verify claims from their own home....

Research into ‘sunscreen gene’ may lead to more effective UV protection

20-May-2016 - Scientists in the U.S. say their research into the "UV radiation Resistance Associated Gene" could help in the development of treatments to fight skin cancer.

Is this new polymer the next quick fix face lift?

18-May-2016 - A group of researchers has developed a silicone-based polymer that acts as a second layer of skin, creating a temporary tightening effect that could be the next anti-aging solution.

Unilever research into ‘youthful’ gene could be anti-ageing breakthrough

06-May-2016 - Researchers say they have identified the first genetic evidence to explain the difference between perceived age and actual age, and the secret may be in the MC1R gene.

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New directions in anti-ageing

03-May-2016 - Cosmetics Design surveys this distinctive beauty category by looking forward at formulation trends and reflecting on innovative launches and business moves from the past year.

Anti-ageing Special Newsletter

Anti-ageing may not reflect consumer sentiment – age management is better

27-Apr-2016 - Age management is a more appropriate term to describe the anti-ageing category and better reflects consumer sentiment, as consumers are now embracing their age, according to a market analyst.

Greater understanding of pollution leads to new Sederma active Citystem

22-Apr-2016 - Sederma has turned its innovation attention to the popular anti-pollution trend, developing its latest natural active ingredient Citystem to fight against visible and invisible pollution damage to the skin. 

Anti-Ageing Special Newsletter

Cosmetics Design Anti-Ageing Special Newsletter

20-Apr-2016 - Welcome to this special edition newsletter on anti-ageing, covering all the latest trends and scientific breakthroughs in what is one of the most vital and inspiring categories in the industry.

Study shows efficacy and safety of DMN patch containing skin depigmentation agent

15-Apr-2016 - The future of functional ingredient delivery in anti-ageing and cosmetics could be done using a dissolving microneedle (DMN) patch after a new study verified a prototype for its safety and...

Study shows how ageing can affect properties and perception of hair

24-Mar-2016 - We normally associate hair loss, thinning and greying as markers of age, and a new study has now shown how ageing influences the diameter, surface topography, hardness, loss modulus, storage...

Scientists develop novel facial serum demonstrating significant anti-ageing benefits

11-Mar-2016 - Researchers in France and Spain have developed a novel anti-ageing facial serum containing apple stem cell extract, pro-collagen lipopeptide, creatine, and urea, which has been shown to significantly improve skin...

Breakthrough skin cell understanding on key enzyme offers anti-ageing advancements

08-Mar-2016 - Scientists have identified that the activity of the key enzyme mitochondrial complex II significantly decreases in older skin and say this could hold the key to future cosmetic product development.

Scientists identify dormant stage as crucial to healthy hair growth

04-Mar-2016 - A new study shows that the dormant phase for hair can actually be important for maintaining the cells' rejuvenating activity over time, as inhibiting a specific stem cell gene can...

Scientists identify grey hair gene for first time

02-Mar-2016 - Scientists at University College London have identified the gene for greying hair for the first time, as well as the genes influencing hair shape and density and this could have...

Tattoo trend inspires new Rahn skin active

18-Feb-2016 - The increasing number of people getting tattoos is an unlikely source of inspiration for Rahn’s newest Liftonin-Xpert active, due to the specialised skin care required after-inking.

Study links air pollution to dark spots on the face

11-Feb-2016 - A study on women from Germany and China has shown that there is a link between traffic-related air pollution caused to dark spots on the face, known as lentigenes or...

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