China’s personalised cosmetics industry has hit a new milestone, with Shanghai leading the way in allowing approved retailers to produce customised products in stores, although challenges in quality and safety management remain to be overcome.
Exposure to urban pollution can increase skin pigmentation over time – likely a protective response mechanism triggered by oxidative stress – but certain topicals can partly prevent this, finds a study.
French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has signed an agreement to acquire
SkinCeuticals, a cosmeceuticals skin care company based in the US,
a move that will see the business expanded into the international
market, reports Simon Pitman.
SkinCeuticals has developed a method for measuring the
effectiveness of antioxidant protection against UV exposure. The
new research claims that sun protection factor (SPF) alone does not
provide the optimal protection against UV...