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17-Dec-2014 - Consumers are more interested in skincare products that ensure the appearance of wellness and a healthy complexion, according to industry research scientist Yulia Park who devotes her energy to measuring...
16-Dec-2014 - The new skin nutrition company’s first two product lines comprise supplements and serums developed and sold for use in tandem.
16-Dec-2014 - A team of scientists in Florida has published the latest findings in an ongoing study that is using radiofrequency technology in the treatment of acne scarring.
12-Dec-2014 - Yorkshire-based Croda has released new skin data backing up the efficacy of its emollient Cromollient SCE, as the consumer demand for mild and gentle cleansing products grows.
11-Dec-2014 - A new system makes it possible to synthesize innovative tri-peptides that will function predictably as hydrogels, which can be workable cosmetics ingredients.
11-Dec-2014 - Nestlé Skin Health will open a global network of 10 innovation hubs focused on developing solutions and techniques that will promote healthy skin through medical investigation, education and application of...
09-Dec-2014 - The specialty chemical ingredients manufacturer is improving its Delaware site to accommodate manufacturing of non-ionic surfactants.
08-Dec-2014 - Technology that will make this reality is advancing swiftly. The company collaborating with L’Oreal on bioprinted skin tissue has made promising progress and forged new research partnerships.
08-Dec-2014 - Croda has unveiled the findings from a study into the efficacy of its scalp moisturizing and hair conditioning treatment DuraQuench IQ SA that broaden its applications.
05-Dec-2014 - Mibelle Biochemistry is introducing its latest biological active hitting on the current anti-pollution trend in the industry as it targets oxidative stress at the cellular level.
04-Dec-2014 - Nivea producer Beiersdorf is cooperating with Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, Professor Stefan Hell to develop a new microscope technology set to revolutionize skin-ageing research as it can represent cells...
03-Dec-2014 - In the Americas that growth will be seen most in Brazil. Globally, Russia, India and China will be CoQ10 market leaders too.
03-Dec-2014 - Cosmetics formulation may be forever changed by the innovative machine developed by Korean research scientists.
02-Dec-2014 - Newly obtainable natural plant oils are fairly commonplace as personal care product ingredients. This small naturals brand is fanatical about the dermatological potential of chia.
26-Nov-2014 - The ingredient isn’t for the beauty-from-within category but rather is intended for skin, lip and hair care product formulations.
24-Nov-2014 - Dow Corning is employing the latest trends from high fashion catwalks across the globe to highlight how its beauty formulation expertise can reflect the latest cosmetics looks and textures.
24-Nov-2014 - A new eyebrow and lash restoration product from RevivSerums is the first formulated with Rendensyl, a hair follicle–reactivating ingredient from Induchem AG.
24-Nov-2014 - Nippi Collagen and Flex Pak have announced a strategic partnership that will result in the co-development launch of a collagen-based nutricosmetic using a new ‘pouch’ delivery system.
19-Nov-2014 - Although beauty instruments used for manicures are not on the list of sources of HIV transmission, the University of São Paulo has looked into a case where the virus could have been passed on...
19-Nov-2014 - Some ultraviolet sunscreen chemicals may impair a male’s ability to father children, according to a preliminary study in the US that researchers say needs more data to be confirmed.
19-Nov-2014 - Researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have shown that certain peptides degrade under UV light by first passing through a triplet quantum state, a reactive arrangement that...
18-Nov-2014 - Following on from senate approval for the Sunscreen Innovation act in October, the bill is set to go to President Obama for his signature and enactment into law.
14-Nov-2014 - DSM Personal Care has completed a new study into skin pigmentation and found that it does not appear to play a role in the facial skin barrier integrity and repair...
12-Nov-2014 - Shiseido claims to have developed a sunscreen that actually enhances UV protection once in contact with water or perspiration.
12-Nov-2014 - Researchers have uncovered the process that naturally protects plants from sunburn and it could help scientists create sunscreens that offer better protection.