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Swiss companies launch skin renewal ingredient that works from the skin's surface

12-May-2009 - The efficiency of anti-ageing active dermatopoietin lies in its ability to work from the skin's surface rather than having to cross the skin barrier, according to manufacturers United Cosmeceuticals and...

Rovi Cosmetics launches active ingredients line

02-Apr-2009 - Rovi Cosmetics is branching out into active ingredients with the creation of a new range Cellular Actives.

Symposium for cosmetic chemists to be held in UK in May

01-Apr-2009 - Cosmetic chemists prepare to investigate the new generation of anti-ageing products and the potential of natural ingredients at the upcoming UK SCS annual symposium.

Sederma launches topical lip plumping ingredient

18-Mar-2009 - Sederma’s new lip plumping ingredient targets the increasing segmentation of the anti-ageing market.

New Lipotec anti-ageing ingredient targets glycation in collagen

06-Mar-2009 - Spanish supplier Lipotec has launched a new active ingredient that promises to slow down skin ageing by inhibiting glycation in collagen.

Pentapeptides are ineffective anti-ageing ingredients, says ASA

05-Mar-2009 - Scientific evidence does not show that pentapeptides are effective at reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles, according to an ASA adjudication.

Anti-aging tipped to survive the recession unscathed

19-Feb-2009 - Mintel expects anti-aging creams to remain unblemished by the recession following years of market leading growth.

Evonik launches anti-ageing peptide at PCHI, China

29-Jan-2009 - A collagen boosting peptide and an emulsifier are among the new ingredients Evonik will be presenting at China’s PCHI show next month.

LibraGen launches range of stable polyphenols for cosmetics

15-Jan-2009 - France-based LibraGen is looking for partners to help develop its range of stable polyphenol compounds for cosmetics products.

Lipotec’s ingredient marries moisturisation with exfoliation

14-Jan-2009 - Lipotec’s new ingredient uses an enzyme present in papaya to help exfoliate and moisturise.

Thistle helps skin recover after cosmetic treatments, says supplier

07-Jan-2009 - Cotton thistle extract can help repair and restructure damaged skin, according to French ingredients supplier Gattefossé.

Estee Lauder in trouble over 'instant' wrinkle filler

07-Jan-2009 - Estée Lauder is the latest company to run into trouble with the UK advertising standards agency (ASA) for making claims about its product that could not be supported.

Plant-based ingredients may have a future in sun protection

11-Dec-2008 - Plant-based compounds with antioxidant properties are likely to be playing an increasingly important role in the sun care of the future.

Burdock fruit is the latest ingredient to join the fight against skin ageing

19-Nov-2008 - Burdock fruit extract holds potential as an anti-ageing ingredient according to scientists at Beiersdorf.

Mibelle harnesses chocolate's feel good factor for the skin

18-Nov-2008 - A nanoemulsions of the cocoa bean extract is the latest ingredient to join Mibelle’s skin care portfolio.

Lipotec releases peptide ingredient to protect against UV damage

12-Nov-2008 - A tetrapeptide that offers protection against UV damage is the latest ingredient to join Lipotec’s Preventive Cosmetics portfolio.

Safety of common skin whitener called into question

28-Oct-2008 - The safety of the common skin whitener kojic acid has been called into question by a European scientific body.

Edelweiss stem cells could help in the fight against ageing

22-Oct-2008 - Italian biotech company the Institute for Biotechnological Research (IRB) has released an anti-ageing ingredient based on edelweiss stem cells.

Aïny skin care line thrown into spotlight

10-Oct-2008 - Having picked up one of the most coveted awards at the recent Beyond Beauty show, the developer of innovative skin care line Aïny says that distributors are knocking at its...

‘Anti-ageing’ perfume launched in Europe

24-Sep-2008 - Fragrance designer Harvey Prince has launched a new scent in the European market that claims to make women smell younger.

Johnson and Johnson in trouble over anti-ageing advert

17-Sep-2008 - Johnson and Johnson is the latest cosmetics player to be criticised for its ‘unsubstantiated’ advertising claims.

Senetek releases new cytokinin-based anti-aging ingredient

15-Sep-2008 - A new anti-aging ingredient Pyratine-6 has been launched by California-based company Senetek.

Silab showcases new organic ingredients line

11-Sep-2008 - France-based ingredients supplier Silab has been showcasing its recently released organic ingredient lines at New York’s HBA trade show.

BiotechMarine unveils natural-based anti-ageing active

04-Sep-2008 - France-based Biotech Marine has launched a new anti-aging concept called BioFA, which is based on marine-derived phytoplankton and arginine ferrulate.

First consumer anti-ageing magazine published

22-Aug-2008 - The boom in anti-ageing has prompted Elite Publishing to launch a UK magazine dedicated exclusively to the subject.