Active hair care and skin care startup Wild Science Lab is expanding its retail footprint into the Middle East, opting for a shop in shop model that enables consumer consultation on its preventative and targeted products.
At our recent anti-pollution forum, we gathered industry experts to discuss the global rising trend. Here, we look back at some of the top questions submitted by listeners on the subject of how to test anti-pollution claims.
A study carried out by researchers in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium has found that pre-treatment of the skin with ascorbic acid could reduce elicitation reaction to hair dye component p-phenylenediamine (PPD) in sensitised individuals.
The benefits of vitamins to our bodies is well documented and two Silicon Valley doctors have suggested that topically applying vitamins A, C and B3 in the correct concentration can reduce the effects of aging on the skin.
Spanish scientists have concluded that a combination of vitamins C and E, when applied topically, show photo-protection activity against erythema due to their high absorption properties, and could aid in preventing sunburn.
Cosmetochem International has developed a new anti-ageing active derived from the pomegranate flower that is said to promote collagen synthesis and decrease the breakdown of collagen by inhibiting MMP-1 production.
Oleos has carried out an eco-extraction process on waxes, vitamins, acids and unsaponifiable matter from Propolis, a resinous substance harvested by bees that contains anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle properties.
New discoveries of natural potent sources of Vitamin C are making their way into collagen boosting, lightening skin care products. These effective ingredients are raising the bar for clinical claims of lightening and collagen synthesis.
Taking antioxidant oral supplements can help enhance the skin’s natural protective properties as well as having beautifying properties, according to Lycored’s wellness and cosmetics director David Djerassi.
The discovery of a plant-based antioxidant could have a major
impact on the lucrative anti-ageing market because it lasts longer
than many of its commercial competitors, according to researchers
at The University of Hebrew.
Janson Beckett Cosmeceuticals has developed what is claimed to be
the first antioxidant to precisely blend two key vitamin C sources
- magnesium ascorbyl phosphate and sodium ascorbate - in an
anti-ageing treatment that capitalizes...
PhytoCeuticals a developer and manufacturer of proprietary
formulations for skin care has terminated its longstanding contract
with Skinceuticals. Instead it has choosen Is Clinical by
Innovative Skincare to exclusively supply with...
Canada's Omega Biotech, maker of the Protovin grape seed
antioxidant, has introduced its first cosmeceutical product this
month. The anti-ageing cream is said to firm and brighten the skin
and can also repair damage.