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...
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...