Researchers in the UK say they have found a way of isolating
bacteria that can prevent breath and feet odour - a discovery that
could eventually help in the formulation of more effective
treatments, reports Simon Pitman.
A UK company has launched a new skin care treatment specially
developed for research and developments teams handling chemicals
and materials that can cause a range of undesirable reactions,
reports Simon Pitman.
Unilever's second quarter results continue to indicate that future
growth in its home market, at least in the medium term, lies in the
east, as sales in western Europe continue to sit in the doldrums,
reportAhmed ElAmin and Simon...
Alongside antioxidant-rich cosmetic and supplment products,
antioxidant foods designed to help slow ageing are now exploding
onto the European market - a trend that many manufacturers believe
looks set to stay, report Dominique Patton...
Swiss-based Lonza has received European Union approval for one of
its antimicrobial products, Lonzagard Benzethonium Chloride, as a
cosmetic preservative for leave-on personal care products,
writes Simon Pitman.
The Royal Society and the FDA have re-iterated their concerns about
the use of nanotechnology in cosmetics products following concerns
raised in the British press about L'Oreal's 'nanosome' anti-aging
Italian company Indena has developed a new method that allows for
the identification and direct quantification of the active
properties found in bilberry plant material and extracts -
technology that could be applied to a variety...
UK ingredients supplier Croda Personal Care has launched a new hand
and nail care ingredient on to the market. Based on hydrolysed
keratin, ProSina is said to combine properties that enable stronger
nails, while rehydrating skin,...
The Care Specialties division of Germany-based Degussa has been
awarded the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy
Leadership Award for its product portfolio of active ingredients to
the cosmetics industry, reports Simon...
Bergamot oil producers have been approved for €6.2 million EU
funding, in a move aimed at helping to sustain this small but
important industry that has become an important ingredient for a
number of cosmetics products, reports Simon...
France-based ingredients company Soliance says that the integration
of the Acorane and Somaig companies is proving to be a logical step
towards increasing innovation in its active ingredients, reports
A UK dermatological study into the affects of a compound extracted
from Araroba trees claim they have improved the treatment for
psoriasis. Simon Pitman reports on what could prove to be a
break-through for a condition that affects...