Botanical green tea extracts can protect hair from ultraviolet (UV) damage by reducing the formation of certain protein biomarkers, though efficacy is linked to antioxidant levels of the extract, finds a P&G funded study.
The antioxidant properties of green tea have lead many researchers to investigate its potential as an anti-aging ingredient, both for topical application and as a supplement. However, a new study suggests this might not be the miracle extract the world...
Research has emerged that the anti-inflammatory properties of tea
are extremely beneficial to damaged skin, and are creating
innovative in roads into the after care of cancer patients
suffering with skin ailments.
Mirroring the extraordinary growth of the organic food market, the
cosmetics market now looks set to undergo a similar revolution,
with the latest report suggesting that the UK and the US markets
are now the most advanced.
Vista Group is to launch a new natural skin care line on the US
market that is manufactured in Costa Rica. Rainforest Preserve
utilizes features clays unique to the lava fields of Central
America - a formula that aims to feed the...
CCA Industries is to collaborate with a Camellia sinesis -
Green tea extract - expert to establish the filing of patents and
development of antioxidant topical formulations to rejuvenate and
delay the process of aging skin.
Roche Vitamins is to start production of pure epigallocatechin
gallate (EGCG), the active compound in green tea, at a new
production plant in Shanghai. Annual output is expected to be more
than 40 tons.