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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.

BASF raises vitamin A products prices to reflect global demand

05-Feb-2016 - German firm BASF announces that it is increasing the global prices for its Vitamin A products by 20% in order to reflect the demand and supply situation on the market,...

Scientists develop sunscreen concept that allows body to produce vitamin D

04-Feb-2016 - A research team made up of scientists in Germany and the US claim to have made a sun care breakthrough having developed a process for altering the ingredients in a...

BASF launches Speci’Men ingredient to target men’s specific skin properties

04-Feb-2016 - Men and women’s skin is structurally different in a number of ways, from thickness to the ability to grow a beard, and this means that ingredients should be developed to...

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Anti-pollution, ingredients and apps - looking into skin care’s crystal ball…

29-Jan-2016 - Anti-pollution, innovative ingredients, Asia influence, sustainability, and apps are all predicted to be key drivers in the skin care market in 2016 thanks to consumer demand and a focus on...

Lipotec launches new anti-pollution active to meet growing trend

27-Jan-2016 - Ingredient supplier Lipotec has announced its latest functional ingredient, Pollushield, which targets skin protection from urban pollution by helping to prevent the accumulation of pollution particles in the epidermis.

Researchers provide clinical evidence of collagen peptides as anti-ageing nutricosmetic

27-Jan-2016 - A team of researchers has shown the efficacy of specific collagen peptides to improve skin moisture and, for the first time, to prevent and reduce the fragmentation of the dermal...

Croda launches latest skin smoothing ingredient

26-Jan-2016 - Ingredient supplier Croda has launched its new high molecular weight protein hydrolysate Prolevis, which targets skin wrinkles and imperfections, claiming to instantly smooth the skin.

BASF partners with French biotech firm to develop skin firmness actives

26-Jan-2016 - BASF and the French biotechnology company CYTOO have launched a collaboration to research human fibroblasts with the end goal of developing and testing active ingredients that contribute to increase skin...

L’Oréal: Technology is a new way for consumers to experience beauty

14-Jan-2016 - Wearable technology has had a huge impact on the health and wellness industry and can do the same for the beauty sector as it can change the ways consumers understand...

Yonsei University develops acid patch to reduce photo-ageing wrinkles

14-Jan-2016 - Scientists at Yonsei University in South Korea have developed an AA-loaded DMN patch that they claim treats wrinkles as proved in in vitro and clinical studies. 

Skin care ingredient shown to mimic anti-ageing effect of calorie restriction diet

07-Jan-2016 - Allantoin, which is a n ingredient commonly used in shampoos, lipsticks, , sun care , and skin care products, is one of several newly identified compounds that can mimic the...

P&G study finds Gold Silk Sericin addresses skin ageing and improves barrier function

17-Dec-2015 - A team of scientists have found that applying a Gold Silk Sericin (GSS) complex to the skin represents an interesting new cosmetic topical technology with which to address multiple aspects...

Health claims hole fails to dampen astaxanthin growth

10-Dec-2015 - Algatechnologies is targeting the food supplements sector with a new grade of natural astaxanthin oleoresin, as interest in the carotenoid as a skin, eye and heart health ingredient builds.

Soft Silver Hair: reformulating beauty for older, wiser consumers

09-Dec-2015 - Specialty chemical maker Croda has just completed testing on a hair-conditioning agent and determined its effectiveness on hair types across the age spectrum, including grey hair.

Oriflame granted EU patent for novel anti-ageing active following ‘groundbreaking’ research

08-Dec-2015 - Oriflame has achieved an important milestone in its strategic focus on skin care, after the Swedish firm was granted an EU patent for its novel active ingredient, Aspartolift, which has...

Study suggests pine bark extract contributes to skin hydration and reduces pigmentation

02-Dec-2015 - A new study on French Maritime Pine Bark has suggested the plant extract could contribute to skin hydration and reduce pigmentation when taken orally as a nutritional supplement or applied...

Silab introduces natural anti-ageing active based on regenerative medicine

27-Nov-2015 - French ingredient supplier Silab has completed studies on its new natural anti-ageing active inspired by regenerative medicine, with the aim of stimulating a regenerative protein that naturally slows over time.

Rahn study shows efficacy of active against cellular waste

25-Nov-2015 - Switzerland-based ingredient supplier Rahn says that a new study confirms the efficacy of its anti-ageing active Protolea in combatting cellular waste and glycation.

Raspberry extract shows strong anti-ageing potential

19-Nov-2015 - Research carried out by two biotechnology companies has found that an extract from the raspberry plant is effective in promoting skin hydration and protecting the cells from excessive water loss,...

Multi-benefit natural products to drive skin whitening market

30-Oct-2015 - Skin whitening is a trend big in Asia, but is also present in Europe and the US in anti-ageing as consumers seek a uniform skin tone, and with natural ingredients...

Green coffee oil ‘safe to use’ in skin care applications

23-Oct-2015 - Green coffee oil (GCO), often used in cosmetic formulations due to its emollient and anti-ageing properties, is safe for topical application and displays good skin compatibility according to a new...

Protein causing ‘wrinkly skin syndrome’ could be key target in anti-ageing developments

15-Oct-2015 - Maintaining skin youthfulness could be possible through targeting enzymes after it was found that the mutation of a novel protein results in a rare premature ageing condition, and this could...

Study shows beauty patch effectiveness in keeping skin tissue supple

14-Oct-2015 - A research team in Finland has demonstrated the effectiveness of its beauty patch to help skin absorption of cosmetics products, using a technique for imaging live tissue. 

Scienceploitation? Is the beauty industry borrowing language for stem cell science claims?

07-Oct-2015 - The hype around stem cell science has created a market opportunity for the cosmetic industry; however a new study has suggested that the public need more education on the current...

Scientists develop nanoparticle containing sunscreen that doesn’t penetrate the skin

01-Oct-2015 - Researchers have developed a sunscreen, made with bioadhesive nanoparticles, that doesn’t penetrate the skin, eliminating serious health concerns associated with commercial sunscreens.

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