Switzerland-based pharma solutions provider Linnea is targeting cosmetics and personal care thanks to new delivery technology that brings its botanical extracts to the skin care category for the first time.
Allergan has long dominated the anti-wrinkle arena with its Botox product, but it appears cosmo-pharma giant Johnson & Johnson is preparing to offer serious competition, with the development of its latest drug.
A new trend more commonly linked to the pharmaceutical industry is
emerging within cosmetics - with many consumers now using
transdermal drug delivery patches to help fight body issues such as
cellulite and eye contour wrinkles.
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...
A US cosmetics company says it will try to further a technology it
has developed for skin care products in an attempt to break into
the drug delivery for cancer prevention treatments and gene repair
Does the pharmaceutical industry's future lie at the boundary
between drugs and cosmetics? Or is the prospect of effective
'cosmeceuticals' a beauty myth? Writing in the 29 August issue of
'Nature' Helen Pearson...