Claims that collagen extracted from the bodies of executed
Chineseprisoners could find its way into European beauty products
have sparkedcalls for immediate controls on substances used
Researchers at the Ohio State University have just completed what
is claimed to be the most comprehensive study of hair at the
nanometer level ever conducted. The aim of the research is to
discover the effects of environmental effects...
With cosmetic testing constantly adapting to ever-changing national
and global legislation, we spoke to the Consumer Product Testing
Company to reveal some of the latest technologies and solutions
available to the industry.
A new study commissioned by the WWF and Greenpeace reveals that
alarming levels of chemicals commonly found in personal care
products in baby's umbilical cords, providing more clout for
campaigners aiming to clamp down on potential...
Hyaluronic acid has made the jump into the global cosmetics market
with the launch of the Estee Lauder's Perfectionist skin care
range. With the ingredient already proving a hit in the US market
for cosmetic, nutritional and...
A two-day symposium held at the American Chemical Society's annual
national meeting last week has unveiled a series of commercially
important ingredients and delivery technologies featuring
nanotechnology - evidence of the growing...
France-based active ingredients specialist Silab is introducing a
series of new anti-ageing ingredients at the forthcoming Health
& Beauty America show, to be held in New York City, 27-29
September. Although the three ingredients...
AGI Dermatics says it is testing a new drug, Dimericine, which it
claims can be incorporated into anti-ageing and sunscreen products
as a means of repairing uv-related damage already apparent in the
A US cosmetics company says it will try to further a technology it
has developed for skin care products in an attempt to break into
the drug delivery for cancer prevention treatments and gene repair
Cognis Care Chemicals has launched a new long-lasting moisturiser
based on extracts of a South African desert plant. The launch is in
response to increasing demands for multi-functional moisturising
agents that catering to the...
European authorities have published a report outlining various
alternative methods to animal testing of cosmetic products. The
move follows a European Commission ban imposed last year that
prevents the testing of finished cosmetic...
Scientists have discovered that a marine virus contains compounds
that might be used to develop future anti-ageing treatments. The
findings center on the discovery of ceramide within the agal virus
- a key component in many anti-ageing...
German ingredients manufacturer Symrise has launched a new range of
botanicals based on Ayurvedic medicine. Growing interest in both
Ayurvedic medicine and natural cosmetic products is leading to a
constant stream of new launches...