A complete shift in the safety assessment of chemicals will be necessary if the EU is to uphold its ‘animal testing as a last resort’ policy under the European Chemicals Agency’s REACH regulation – a critical aspect to maintaining the wider cosmetics...
International beauty major has developed a hair styling formulation for curly hair from a blend of sugar compounds and plant fibre, offering a natural and light-weight alternative to film-forming polymer and silicone products.
Industry will deepen understanding further on the interplay between the microbiota and its host thanks to emerging technologies like single-cell research and in vivo imaging techniques, say researchers.
A recent clinical trial of postmenopausal women found daily supplementation with Korean red ginseng significantly improved mitochondrial function, antioxidant status, and reduced fatigue within eight weeks.
The compound 2-butyloctanol shows potential prebiotic activity by promoting skin friendly bacteria in human armpits, while also inhibiting the growth of odor-causing bacteria, says a new study from Colgate-Palmolive.
Extracts of Acmella oleracea formulated in an “all-natural” emulsion serum can reduce the appearance of wrinkles within two weeks, says a new study that also supports the safety and stability of the serum.
Colgate-Palmolive has partnered with research organisation Verily Life Sciences to conduct a two-year clinical trial investigating the link between oral health and systemic human health conditions, specifically cardiovascular disease and Type II diabetes.
Extracts from the Southeast Asian tree Thanaka may offer natural alternatives for sun protection, according to a new systematic review from scientists at Jalan Universiti in Malaysia and Lancaster University in the UK.
Lycored has outlined mechanisms explaining how carotenoids and polyphenols protect the skin against ultraviolet (UV) radiation with a blend of these phytonutrients contributing to skin health and appearance.
The anti-dandruff hair care category has long focused on antibacterial formulations, but microbiome-friendly blends that promote scalp bacteria balance may be as effective, says the founder of French indie brand Gallinée.