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Sederma launches anti-wrinkle peptide

06-Jan-2011 - France-headquartered ingredients supplier Sederma has added a new anti-wrinkle peptide to its Matrixyl range.

Fungus extract could help protect skin against UV-induced DNA damage

05-Jan-2011 - Extracts from the Cordyceps fungus could help protect the skin from damage caused by UVB radiation, according to recent research.

ASA criticises Nivea anti-wrinkle cream advert

10-Nov-2010 - An advert for Nivea Visage Anti-Wrinkle Q10 Plus cream has been criticised by the ASA due to it giving the impression the cream aided women to feel more beautiful than...

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Plant-based growth factors developed for cosmetics use

09-Nov-2010 - Iceland-based ORF Genetics has announced the launch of its Dermokine growth factors, which it claims are the world's first plant-based growth factors suitable for safe, effective cosmetic formulations.

Sunflower active can help delay skin ageing, claims Mibelle Biochemistry

04-Nov-2010 - An anti-ageing active extracted from sunflower shoots can help revitalize the skin and delay skin ageing, according to ingredients supplier Mibelle Biochemistry.

Cosmetochem launches new anti-ageing, skin lightening ingredient

28-Oct-2010 - Switzerland-based ingredients supplier, Cosmetochem, has launched Citrolumine 8, a new cosmetic active for use in anti-ageing and skin lightening products.

ASA rules skin ads blemished by “spots” reference

13-Oct-2010 - The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against a UK start-up for making unauthorised medicinal claims about a lactoferrin-based skin health supplement.

Innéov failed but Unilever hopes for skin health claim win

24-Sep-2010 - Unilever has submitted a health claim dossier to the European Food Safety Authority for a skin health food supplement composed of a similar formulation to the market leading Innéov product...

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EFSA rejects Innéov skin health claim

24-May-2010 - French nutricosmetics specialist Laboratoires Innéov has had a submission linking its proprietary blend with improved skin health turned down by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claims panel.

Lipoaminoacids provide comprehensive anti-ageing protection, study

08-Oct-2009 - Two new lipoaminoacid ingredients work in complementary ways to help fight against skin aging, according to a recent study.

Manufacturer fights back over LED anti-ageing study

29-Jun-2009 - UK-based LED anti-aging manufacturer Photo Theraputics has hit back over a recent study carried out by US consumer publication Good Housekeeping.

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L'Oreal taken to court in Sweden for marketing claims

18-Jun-2009 - L’Oreal is being taken to the Market Court in Sweden for claims about anti-ageing products that the Consumer Ombudsman (KO) says it can’t substantiate.

Boots sued for its anti-ageing product claims

05-Jun-2009 - Skin care brand Skin.ny has taken out legal proceedings against UK retailer Boots as it believes the company misled the public over its Protect and Perfect Beauty Serum.

Skin health trend drives the new foundation boom

13-May-2009 - Foundation sales have leapt up over the past year prompting industry commentators to embrace foundation instead of lipstick as the ultimate recession beater.

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.

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