Albéa launches new hygienic applicator for homogenous creams
24-Mar-2011 By Andrew McDougall
The French packaging supplier has launched its Cream Dispenser claiming it is the first totally hygienic and convenient application system, for a variety of cosmetics products.
Aqua Bio re-brands main ingredient after study proves anti-ageing function
02-Mar-2011 By Simon Pitman
Aqua Bio Technology is re-branding its main ingredient Zonase X, renaming it Aquabeautine XL in a bid to reflect its newly proven anti-ageing qualities.
Biovelop launches natural oat ingredient with restoration properties
16-Feb-2011 By Andrew McDougall
Swedish company Biovelop will use the up coming in-cosmetics show in Milan to expose the personal care industry to its new natural active oat ingredients.
Sederma launches anti-wrinkle peptide
06-Jan-2011 By Katie Bird
France-headquartered ingredients supplier Sederma has added a new anti-wrinkle peptide to its Matrixyl range.
Fungus extract could help protect skin against UV-induced DNA damage
05-Jan-2011 By Katie Bird
Extracts from the Cordyceps fungus could help protect the skin from damage caused by UVB radiation, according to recent research.
ASA criticises Nivea anti-wrinkle cream advert
10-Nov-2010 By Andrew McDougall
An advert for Nivea Visage Anti-Wrinkle Q10 Plus cream has been criticised by the ASA due to it giving the impression the cream aided women to feel more beautiful than ten years ago.
Plant-based growth factors developed for cosmetics use
Iceland-based ORF Genetics has announced the launch of its Dermokine growth factors, which it claims are the world's first plant-based growth factors suitable for safe, effective cosmetic formulations.
Sunflower active can help delay skin ageing, claims Mibelle Biochemistry
04-Nov-2010 By Katie Bird
An anti-ageing active extracted from sunflower shoots can help revitalize the skin and delay skin ageing, according to ingredients supplier Mibelle Biochemistry.
Cosmetochem launches new anti-ageing, skin lightening ingredient
28-Oct-2010 By Emily Dobell
Switzerland-based ingredients supplier, Cosmetochem, has launched Citrolumine 8, a new cosmetic active for use in anti-ageing and skin lightening products.
ASA rules skin ads blemished by “spots” reference
13-Oct-2010 By Shane Starling
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against a UK start-up for making unauthorised medicinal claims about a lactoferrin-based skin health supplement.
24-Sep-2010 By Shane Starling
Unilever has submitted a health claim dossier to the European Food Safety Authority for a skin health food supplement composed of a similar formulation to the market leading Innéov product that had its skin health claim rejected in May this year.
EFSA rejects Innéov skin health claim
EFSA health claim opinion
24-May-2010 By Shane Starling
French nutricosmetics specialist Laboratoires Innéov has had a submission linking its proprietary blend with improved skin health turned down by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claims panel.
Lipoaminoacids provide comprehensive anti-ageing protection, study
08-Oct-2009 By Katie Bird
Two new lipoaminoacid ingredients work in complementary ways to help fight against skin aging, according to a recent study.
Manufacturer fights back over LED anti-ageing study
29-Jun-2009 By Simon Pitman
UK-based LED anti-aging manufacturer Photo Theraputics has hit back over a recent study carried out by US consumer publication Good Housekeeping.
L'Oreal taken to court in Sweden for marketing claims
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18-Jun-2009 By Katie Bird
L’Oreal is being taken to the Market Court in Sweden for claims about anti-ageing products that the Consumer Ombudsman (KO) says it can’t substantiate.
Boots sued for its anti-ageing product claims
05-Jun-2009 By Katie Bird
Skin care brand Skin.ny has taken out legal proceedings against UK retailer Boots as it believes the company misled the public over its Protect and Perfect Beauty Serum.
Skin health trend drives the new foundation boom
13-May-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Foundation sales have leapt up over the past year prompting industry commentators to embrace foundation instead of lipstick as the ultimate recession beater.
Swiss companies launch skin renewal ingredient that works from the skin's surface
12-May-2009 By Katie Bird
The efficiency of anti-ageing active dermatopoietin lies in its ability to work from the skin's surface rather than having to cross the skin barrier, according to manufacturers United Cosmeceuticals and United Technologies.
Rovi Cosmetics launches active ingredients line
02-Apr-2009 By Katie Bird
Rovi Cosmetics is branching out into active ingredients with the creation of a new range Cellular Actives.
Symposium for cosmetic chemists to be held in UK in May
01-Apr-2009 By Katie Bird
Cosmetic chemists prepare to investigate the new generation of anti-ageing products and the potential of natural ingredients at the upcoming UK SCS annual symposium.
Sederma launches topical lip plumping ingredient
18-Mar-2009 By Katie Bird
Sederma’s new lip plumping ingredient targets the increasing segmentation of the anti-ageing market.
New Lipotec anti-ageing ingredient targets glycation in collagen
06-Mar-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Spanish supplier Lipotec has launched a new active ingredient that promises to slow down skin ageing by inhibiting glycation in collagen.
Pentapeptides are ineffective anti-ageing ingredients, says ASA
05-Mar-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Scientific evidence does not show that pentapeptides are effective at reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles, according to an ASA adjudication.
Anti-aging tipped to survive the recession unscathed
19-Feb-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Mintel expects anti-aging creams to remain unblemished by the recession following years of market leading growth.
Evonik launches anti-ageing peptide at PCHI, China
29-Jan-2009 By Katie Bird
A collagen boosting peptide and an emulsifier are among the new ingredients Evonik will be presenting at China’s PCHI show next month.
LibraGen launches range of stable polyphenols for cosmetics
15-Jan-2009 By Katie Bird
France-based LibraGen is looking for partners to help develop its range of stable polyphenol compounds for cosmetics products.
Lipotec’s ingredient marries moisturisation with exfoliation
14-Jan-2009 By Katie Bird
Lipotec’s new ingredient uses an enzyme present in papaya to help exfoliate and moisturise.
Estee Lauder in trouble over 'instant' wrinkle filler
07-Jan-2009 By Katie Bird
Estée Lauder is the latest company to run into trouble with the UK advertising standards agency (ASA) for making claims about its product that could not be supported.
Thistle helps skin recover after cosmetic treatments, says supplier
07-Jan-2009 By Katie Bird
Cotton thistle extract can help repair and restructure damaged skin, according to French ingredients supplier Gattefossé.
Plant-based ingredients may have a future in sun protection
11-Dec-2008 By Katie Bird
Plant-based compounds with antioxidant properties are likely to be playing an increasingly important role in the sun care of the future.
Burdock fruit is the latest ingredient to join the fight against skin ageing
19-Nov-2008 By Katie Bird
Burdock fruit extract holds potential as an anti-ageing ingredient according to scientists at Beiersdorf.
Mibelle harnesses chocolate's feel good factor for the skin
18-Nov-2008 By Katie Bird
A nanoemulsions of the cocoa bean extract is the latest ingredient to join Mibelle’s skin care portfolio.
Lipotec releases peptide ingredient to protect against UV damage
12-Nov-2008 By Katie Bird
A tetrapeptide that offers protection against UV damage is the latest ingredient to join Lipotec’s Preventive Cosmetics portfolio.
Safety of common skin whitener called into question
28-Oct-2008 By Katie Bird
The safety of the common skin whitener kojic acid has been called into question by a European scientific body.
Edelweiss stem cells could help in the fight against ageing
22-Oct-2008 By Katie Bird
Italian biotech company the Institute for Biotechnological Research (IRB) has released an anti-ageing ingredient based on edelweiss stem cells.
Aïny skin care line thrown into spotlight
10-Oct-2008 By Simon Pitman
Having picked up one of the most coveted awards at the recent Beyond Beauty show, the developer of innovative skin care line Aïny says that distributors are knocking at its door.
‘Anti-ageing’ perfume launched in Europe
24-Sep-2008 By Simon Pitman
Fragrance designer Harvey Prince has launched a new scent in the European market that claims to make women smell younger.
Johnson and Johnson in trouble over anti-ageing advert
17-Sep-2008 By Katie Bird
Johnson and Johnson is the latest cosmetics player to be criticised for its ‘unsubstantiated’ advertising claims.
Senetek releases new cytokinin-based anti-aging ingredient
15-Sep-2008 By Katie Bird
A new anti-aging ingredient Pyratine-6 has been launched by California-based company Senetek.
Silab showcases new organic ingredients line
11-Sep-2008 By Katie Bird in New York
France-based ingredients supplier Silab has been showcasing its recently released organic ingredient lines at New York’s HBA trade show.
BiotechMarine unveils natural-based anti-ageing active
France-based Biotech Marine has launched a new anti-aging concept called BioFA, which is based on marine-derived phytoplankton and arginine ferrulate.
First consumer anti-ageing magazine published
22-Aug-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
The boom in anti-ageing has prompted Elite Publishing to launch a UK magazine dedicated exclusively to the subject.
Symrise strikes up biotech partnership in the US
19-Aug-2008 By Simon Pitman
Germany-based active ingredients firm Symrise says it has acquired a 20 per cent stake in bioactive peptides specialist Theraputic Peptides (TPI).
Seaweed taps into the anti-ageing trend
13-Aug-2008 By staff reporter
A brown algae extract is the latest to join the growing number of anti-aging actives claiming to stimulate sirtuin activity, proteins that may play a role in longevity.
Lipid signalling molecule may have anti-aging effects
12-Aug-2008 By Katie Bird
Activating the expression of a lipid signalling molecule in the skin may have anti-aging effects, according to Korean scientists.
Scientists prise open the secret to beautiful skin
29-Jul-2008 By Katie Bird
Mediterranean mussels and clams from the Black Sea may provide the latest regenerative skin care ingredient, according to scientists in Romania.
Alban Muller launches 29 fruit focused actives
16-Jul-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
France-based Alban Muller has launched 29 new active ingredients
for the global naturals market with "super fruits" at the heart of
Stem cell cream gets into marketing trouble
09-Jul-2008 By Guy Montague-Jones
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against Basic
Research for failing to substantiate anti-ageing claims attributed
to its "stem cell" cream.
China laps up premium skin care products
26-Jun-2008 By Simon Pitman
Latest research shows that there has been a significant rise
in the market for premium facial care products in China as the
country's booming economy continues to fuel consumer spend.
Superdrug battle Boots in anti-ageing category
24-Jun-2008 By Simon Pitman
UK health and beauty retailer Superdrug is positioning itself to do
battle with leading beauty retailer Boots by launching a new
anti-ageing skin care range.