British pharma company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are to pair up with Eligo Bioscience in a deal potentially worth €185m ($224m) that sees the firms target the microbiome to reduce the risk of developing acne.
Personal care major Beiersdorf has developed a collection of alternative UV filter blends for use in cosmetic applications and sunscreens that it says provide increased stability and address nano particle concerns.
Australian clean cosmeceutical brand Biologi is taking a pro-ageing approach with its latest serum which harnesses the power of phytonutrients to enhance the appearance of youthful skin rather than erase away wrinkles and lines.
Hong Kong-based cultivated meat biotechnology start-up Avant has developed a multifunctional protein ingredient from its cell cultivation technology, hoping to commercialise it for cosmetics use by early 2022.
Cosmetic ingredient launches for blue light protection will continue to surge as industry learns more about the mechanism of damage occurring in the skin and testing methods to verify claims evolve, finds a review.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from December 2020 shows interest in trend predictions and reflections, industry noise on EU animal testing regulations and microbiota-targeted innovation from Unilever.
Knowledge and interest in the skin microbiome continued to gain ground in 2020, buoyed by renewed awareness about holistic health amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe highlights the areas experts in the field are looking...
There was a raft of patent filings this year from industry’s biggest beauty companies, including Unilever, L’Oréal, Beiersdorf and Colgate-Palmolive. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe rounds up our coverage of this year’s patent-worthy innovations.
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has mightily impacted consumer behaviour, with many upcoming beauty trends fast-forwarded and new purchase and usage patterns appearing. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe brings you the nine ways beauty consumption...
Personal care major Unilever has developed a topical composition using natural monoterpenoids from thyme and pine that it says can balance and restore microbiota diversity of the skin, particularly in amenable skin that presents conditions like...
Personal care major Procter & Gamble (P&G) has shown that the skin microbiome in the diaper area among infants differs naturally but also changes according to disease states, suggesting microbiota may play an important role in diaper dermatitis.
Almonds, wheat and soy are among a raft of food allergens widely used in skin care formulations marketed for children that should carry warning labels, particularly in products destined for infants who are yet to develop an oral tolerance or have an impaired...
The research arm of Kao Corporation has developed a non-invasive method that can quantitatively analyse physiological changes in blood vessels and capillaries in deep skin tissue, which it said was crucial in studying skin health.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from October 2020 shows interest in a raft of sustainable innovations and advances and buzz around use of live probiotics and the latest beauty device launch from L’Oréal.
Under the agreement announced today, the Netherlands-based bacterial technology company will give L’Oréal access to a proprietary enzyme that targets and kills staphylococcus aureus—the endolysin is already an ingredient in Micreos’ own skin care brand...
The interest in probiotics for immunity has passed its peak but a 24-month rise in internet searches for prebiotics and skin health is more than a passing trend, according to new insights from Lumina Intelligence.
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Processed probiotics are widely used in beauty products to target the skin microbiome, but few formulations contain live bacteria strains – a concept experts say is interesting from a marketing perspective but complicated to do.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has thrust hand care into the spotlight and beauty brands ought to focus product development on multi-hybrids with aromas and active ingredients that protect and inspire wellness, says WGSN.
Sabinsa makes specialty ingredients for the food, pharma, and beauty industries. In early 2019, the company launched LactoSporin into the realm of microbiome skin care. Now this year, the company has published data pointing too additional skin care benefits.
Direct-to-consumer skin care brand Symbiome will debut a product range formulated with postbiotics sourced from plants from the Brazilian Amazon, aimed at restoring and rebuilding resilience in the modern microbiome.
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The Biological Science Research Laboratory of Kao Corporation has published new research confirming that ageing and ultraviolet exposure decreases the levels of a vital protein that leads to a loss of skin elasticity.
The skin microbiome continues to ignite interest as science fast advances and product innovations hit shelves, but where exactly are the biggest opportunities for industry and what will be the key challenges moving forward?
Blue light exposure has risen in importance as consumers spend more time on laptops and mobile phones during COVID-19 lockdowns and working-from-home models, and so the beauty industry must ramp-up education on potential risks, says Unilever’s global...
Sunscreen formulations containing UV-filters such as octyl salicylate (OS) and homosalate (HS) may be breeding grounds for two pathogenic bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia cepacian, despite the presence of preservatives.
While interest in the bacteria that make up the skin microbiome sky high, researchers is Korea have uncovered new findings on the skin mycobiome – its fungal diversity – that may help create new products to target sensitive skin.
Research on the beauty benefits of collagen continues to gain ground, with increasing cross-over interest between topical, ingestible and medical applications sparking fresh promise, says the science and technical director of the Collagen Stewardship...
Algorithm specialist What’s In My Jar has developed an online tool that recommends sunscreens based on skin type, lifestyle and budget – helping consumers navigate clunky, cryptic and often misleading labels built on outdated regulations, its CEO says.
There is a rising potential for stress-relieving adaptogens in beauty and personal care formulations as consumers seek out products that protect and heal – beyond traditional aesthetics, a beauty expert says.