Swiss companies launch skin renewal ingredient that works from the skin's surface
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
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
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
Sederma’s new lip plumping ingredient targets the increasing segmentation of the anti-ageing market.
New Lipotec anti-ageing ingredient targets glycation in collagen
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
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
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
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
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
Lipotec’s new ingredient uses an enzyme present in papaya to help exfoliate and moisturise.
Estee Lauder in trouble over 'instant' wrinkle filler
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
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
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
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
A nanoemulsions of the cocoa bean extract is the latest ingredient to join Mibelle’s skin care portfolio.