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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.

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Plant stem cells are a natural way to speak about anti-ageing, says expert

18-May-2015 - Younger consumers in particular, prefer plant stems cells to traditional ingredients like retinol, giving brands an opportunity to tailor their messaging for different age groups in South Korea.

Need sunscreen inspiration? Look no further than the zebrafish

14-May-2015 - When looking for an innovative idea for sunscreen, formulators may be able to draw on zebrafish as inspiration after a study found that the tropical fish produces a chemical that...

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

12-May-2015 - The latest Mintel beauty research was showcased by Vivienne Rudd at the recent in-cosmetics Barcelona event. Rudd gave a presentation that highlighted global beauty rituals and how the growing trending for extremes in beauty...

Analysing the motivations behind sun tanning and UV exposure

30-Apr-2015 - In Europe and the West, tanned skin can be seen as desirable and a sign of good health or wealth, and even beauty, and according to a university researcher, the...

Mibelle Biochemistry finds hair loss reducer in basil extract

29-Apr-2015 - Hair loss caused by increased sensitivity of the follicles is permanent and continues as one gets older, but with the power of a basil extract, Mibelle Biochemistry believes it may...

Sun Care Special Newsletter

We need to talk about IR: Coty focuses on infrared radiation and sun protection

28-Apr-2015 - When we think of sun care and sun protection we often concern ourselves with UV exposure, but we should also be protecting ourselves against infrared radiation according to Coty, which...

Induchem showcases award-winning Brightenyl which activates on stratum microbium

23-Apr-2015 - Swiss ingredients supplier Induchem has introduced the first active ingredient to the market which is activated by a new layer of the skin, the stratum microbium.

BASF and GENEL highlight the implication of a microRNA in the melanogenesis process

21-Apr-2015 - BASF Beauty Care Solutions and biotech firm GENEL have teamed up to identify a specific microRNA suspected to be involved in the melanogenesis process and could see a breakthrough in...

in-cosmetics coverage

Who knew! Sea anemone found to combat skin ageing

21-Apr-2015 - On speaking with Dr Alain Khaiat at in-cosmetics Barcelona, he directed Cosmetics Design's attention to his relationship with StartletDerma, whose work with sea anemones has led to a new method in collagen...

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Formulating effective products isn’t the issue, regulation and negative reports are!

09-Apr-2015 - The main challenges formulators face in the industry at present are to be compliant with global regulation and to use ingredients that are not subject to negative media reports, rather...

Bulldog launches SPF moisturiser to encourage daily sun protection

02-Apr-2015 - Multifunction is becoming a necessity in the cosmetics industry, and whilst it is the norm in the women’s’ category, men’s skin care brand Bulldog has launched its new Protective Moisturiser...

Vichy research shows OTC retinol cream as effective as prescription products for photo-ageing

01-Apr-2015 - As the quest for youth and beauty become increasingly important  and improving the visible signs of ageing become the focus for many cosmetics, L’Oreal’s Active Cosmetics Division has found an...

Sirona Biochem compound posts positive anti-ageing results

31-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics ingredient and drug discovery firm Sirona Biochem announces that its French partner, Biogalenys, has made an important anti-ageing discovery after one of its compounds came though testing with flying...

Special Newsletter – Men’s Grooming

Men’s trends: natural, youthful, primal

25-Mar-2015 - Underlying the latest men’s grooming product trends here in the States is a longing for wellness. Be they topical skin care items, anti-aging creams, facial hair care essentials or nutraceuticals,...

Circadian rhythm research influences Ashland’s yeast proteins-based development

20-Mar-2015 - Ashland Specialty Ingredients introduces its yeast proteins-based extract aimed at revitalizing skin and protecting it against UV damage, after years of research highlighted the circadian rhythm as having an impact...

Nutritional supplement shown to be effective in reducing female hair loss

19-Mar-2015 - Hair loss is a distressing thing for anyone, and is particularly so for women, but scientists have found that taking a nutritional supplement can improve the overall scalp coverage and...

Muscat… Tasty wine, BUT also anti-ageing properties in skin cream

19-Mar-2015 - Muscat, commonly known for its sweet floral aroma when in wine form, can also reduce skin redness and acne when used in a grape-based cream, according to a new study.

Opportunities lie ahead as anti-pollution trend continues

12-Mar-2015 - Anti-pollution cosmetics have become quite the trend over the last year, with suppliers developing active ingredients to tackle this trend, and many manufacturers finding success in marketing these products around...

Shimmering metallic shades, the new trend in hair color

04-Mar-2015 - Hair dyed gray and stylish naturally gray hair looks have gained mainstream popularity in recent years. One cosmetic chemist specializing in hair color sees radiant metallic tones as the next...

Lancôme’s 80 year anniversary shows how a brand can continue to reinvent itself

27-Feb-2015 - L’Oréal is celebrating 80 years of beauty brand Lancôme in 2015, stating that it is a great example of a brand that has kept its core principles in tact but...

Skin Cancer Awareness

Sun damage works long after exposure, finds new research

25-Feb-2015 - A new market could open up for ‘evening-after’ sunscreen to further protect the skin from damaging ultraviolet rays after a team of Yale-led researchers discovered that much of the damage...

Skin Cancer Awareness

Ever wondered what sun damage looks like on your skin? New Nivea video shows you

24-Feb-2015 - Nivea is launching an international campaign to increase awareness about the risks of UV radiation with a video showing the effect that UV light has on the skin.

From the candy shop to your sunscreen: Licorice extract provides UV protection

20-Feb-2015 - We are used to seeing licorice in a sweet shop or as a flavour in food and beverages, but what if Nivea skin care maker Beiersdorf told you that topically...

European Commission calls for scientists to help with EU policies

17-Feb-2015 - The Joint Research Centre is looking for scientists that will support EU policies with their research in areas like nanotechnology and marine sciences.

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Asia’s skin whitening market is often misunderstood

10-Feb-2015 - The skin whitening market in Asia is a booming one but it is also one that can be misunderstood, particularly in the West or where cultural, social, and physiological behaviour...