Proteins in milk that form part of the cow’s natural protection against milking related infections can be formulated into anti-microbial cosmetics and oral care products, according to manufacturer Quantec.
Swedish scientists say that dermatological research they have
carried out on the anti-ageing ingredient Tricutan confirms that it
can improve skin firmness, elasticity and possibly off-set the need
for cosmetic surgery.
Procter & Gamble, makers of Crest and Oral-B, has partnered
with Scientific American magazine in a move that underlines its aim
to emphasize the growing link between oral care products and
improved health and wellness.
Procter & Gamble has increased its footprint in the niche skin
care categories with the purchase of portfolio company HDS
Cosmetics Lab from North Castle Partners - a move that hones in on
growing demands for anti-aging, acne...
New Jersey-based IGI, a developer of technologies for skin care
applications, is making clear moves in preparation for a takeover,
after the company's financial representatives stated that some of
its past clients may be interested...
Elizabeth Arden has entered into an exclusive co-marketing
agreement with Allergan, to re-launch a newly formulated Prevage
anti-ageing formula on a global basis. The move forms part of
Elizabeth Arden's aims to increase its...
Clinique Laboratories is establishing a new dermatology center with
the the Department of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College
- the first time a leading cosmetic company has collaborated with a
medical institution in the...
Riding the growing trend towards health and wellness in cosmetics,
global ingredients provider Cognis says that this is becoming a
growing focus for the types of ingredients its Care Chemicals
division is providing to cosmetic companies...
The cosmetics and personal care sector is being driven by health
awarenes, spurred on by both the media and governments. A recent
report on the subject suggests that the line between cosmetic and
medical products will become increasingly...
Mentor, a global supplier of medical products, says it has
initiated an initial study of its proprietary botulinum toxin type
A product, focused on the cosmetic applications for the US market.
The company says that the study aims...
Omega Pharma has agreed the acquisition of a portfolio of 60
European over-the-counter and personal care brands from Pfizer for
€135 million in a transaction to be completed around the end of
The anti-aging product market grew by 13 per cent last year - more
than doubling its previous two-year growth rate - reports the NPD
Group. It comes as no suprise therefore that increasing numbers of
pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies...
Boots Healthcare and the NeoStrata Company - founder of alpha
hydroxyacid (AHA) and poly hydroxyacid (PHA) technology
- have co-developed a new treatment cream to prevent acne.
Clearasil Ultra Treatment is the first mass-marketed...
Concern is prevalent among most marketers about the threats that
the new brands from dermatologists like Fredric Brandt and N.V.
Perricone bring to the industry, reveals a new study from market
consultants Kline & Company. And...
Speciality chemicals company International Specialty Products (ISP)
continues its quest to expand the company's presence in the growing
personal care market segment with the news this week that it has
collaborated with biotech...