UK-based cannabidiol (CBD) beauty startup Kloris has secured its first nationwide retail launch through Boots, propelling it into the mainstream wellness market as it moves forward with European expansion efforts, its co-founder says.
Consuming apple polyphenol (AP) supplements before UV exposure can reduce the extent of skin pigmentation, and continued consumption for the next 10 weeks can help speed up skin tone recovery, an RCT funded by Asahi Breweries has shown.
Norway’s food safety agency is asking industry for information about caffeine concentrations found in cosmetics and Personal Care Products (PCP) in a risk assessment to determine safe levels of caffeine exposure.
Global flavour and fragrance major Givaudan has completed the acquisition of Italian botanical specialist Indena and announced plans to acquire French biotech firm Alderys – all part of a wider drive to strengthen active beauty capabilities.
Consumer interest in topical probiotic cosmetics is rising, presenting opportunity to target niche skin conditions and push hard science before establishing relevance in the wider wellness market, an expert says.
French beauty supplement firm D+ For Care has launched a mouth spray to aid sleep and has a flurry of holistic wellbeing innovation primed for 2020 – the year nutricosmetics could really take off, its founder says.
Marine-derived collagen continues to gain significant scientific attention, given its sustainable and versatile attributes, but interest for use beyond topical cosmetics is bubbling fast, say researchers.