Water extracts from wild and cultivar olive and Greek juniper offer promise topically to assist wound healing and promote hair growth, according to preliminary studies.
A team of dermatology researchers from L’Oréal’s La Roche-Posay brand have identified an unexpected relationship between the skin microbiome and wound healing, suggesting this presents opportunities for new therapeutic therapies.
Non-denatured type I collagen from yak hide has been found to be an effective remedy for sunburns as it can promote the regeneration and replenishment of collagen, says a new Chinese study.
The skin-repairing and strengthening abilities of vitamin K, coupled with the insatiable demand for new and exciting ingredients, will spur interest in the “wound healing vitamin”, according to one skin care brand.
Research on the beauty benefits of collagen continues to gain ground, with increasing cross-over interest between topical, ingestible and medical applications sparking fresh promise, says the science and technical director of the Collagen Stewardship...
To find out the how and why of carob’s anti-aging benefits, Cosmetics Design reached out to Mike Flagler, senior scientist of Olay Beauty Technology Development.
DSTL develops ‘natural’ peptide formulation with skin care potential
The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has developed a peptide formulation with potential skin care product application, based on the body’s natural defence system.
Naturex launches new natural revitalising ingredient fresh from the Amazon
French natural ingredients company Naturex has launched its new skin rejuvenation active derived from Dragon’s blood, found in the Amazon rainforest.
Lucuma fruit has anti-aging and wound healing potential
The lucuma fruit, a popular flavoring for food and confectionary in much of South America, has potential for topical use as an anti-aging ingredient, according to recent research.
Ingredients based on mussel proteins used in luxury cosmetics
Mussel proteins that have been modified to mimic skin framework proteins such as collagen are the active ingredients in a new luxury skin care range, LAAC.
Merck claims its new cyclical anti-ageing peptide is a world first
Ingredients provider Merck has launched RonaCare Cyclopeptide-5, a peptide-based formula that has been developed to provide a targeted cyclic approach to cell regeneration.
Intercytex winds down with sale of skin care and hair restoration brands
Intercytex Group, a Manchester University spinout business specialising in anti-wrinkle and baldness treatments, is delisting from the London stock exchange and selling its brands.
Ingredient from milk proteins launched for post-treatment products
PL Thomas is targeting the growing number of women undergoing surgical and non-invasive cosmetics procedures with its new topical anti-aging cosmetic ingredient.
Vitamin C can help skin heal, say scientists
Vitamin C can help promote wound healing and DNA repair in the skin, according to scientists who investigated the substance’s effect in human fibroblasts.
Stem cell technology is the ‘new age of anti-aging’ skincare, say top scientists at HBA
In a session led by Eric Perrier from LVMH, scientists discussed the potential new research into skin stem cells will have on the cosmetics market.
Injectable filler product calms anti-ageing concerns
In a bid to create a foothold on the anti-aging market, British
biotechnology company Intercytex has announced the release of an
injectable filler that is said to improve facial wrinkles.
Artificial skin set to revolutionise scar healing process
A British biotechnology company has created an artificial skin that
is reported to significantly reduce scarring and burn wounds.
Botox can help improve facial wounds and scars, too
US researchers have discovered that Botulinum Toxin, the cosmetic
procedure popularly known as botox, can help clear up facial wounds
faster, leading to less scarring.
Palm oil derived vitamin E 'improves' dermal healing
A Malaysian study has found that the vitamin derived from
antioxidant-rich palm oil is more potent than other forms of
vitamin E when used to improve the healing of dermal wounds.
Biapharm joins Johnson & Johnson
The French subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson will acquire
Biapharm, a producer and marketer of skin care products centered on
the leading brand Biafine, at the end of September.