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Closely following the latest trends and formulation technologies that are leading the way in this ever-growing industry segment. As a science-driven trend, articles will also look at the latest research developments, lifting the lid on some of the most exciting innovations surrounding the active ingredients that have become the driving force of this category.

Raspberry extract shows strong anti-ageing potential

19-Nov-2015 - Research carried out by two biotechnology companies has found that an extract from the raspberry plant is effective in promoting skin hydration and protecting the cells from excessive water loss,...

At-home beauty devices market to outpace spa and salon segments through 2020

16-Nov-2015 - P&S Market Research, a consulting services and industry forecasting agency, released its Global Beauty Devices Market report late last week, outlining the multiplicity of factors driving the category.

State-of-the-art silk protein patent granted

11-Nov-2015 - Specialty biotechnology company Silk Therapeutics announced late last month that the US Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for its non-GMO, stable liquid silk protein. Cosmetics Design connected with...

Hallstar launches ingredients targeting growing facial masks category

11-Nov-2015 - Hallstar has chosen to tap into the growing demand for facial masks by launching three ingredients aimed at heightening the efficacy of mask treatments.

ChromaDex, P&G announce deal for nicotinamide riboside

05-Nov-2015 - ChromaDex Corp. has entered into a joint development agreement with Procter & Gamble for development of forms of nicotinamide riboside (NR) for select applications.

Patent application filed for silk protein skin care platform

28-Oct-2015 - The skin care maker Silk Therapeutics was granted a patent this week by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and plans to continue innovating new technologies and uses for...

Anti-aging company Jeunesse Global falls under suspicion

21-Oct-2015 - The multi-level marketing company is the target of a newly filed deceptive advertising complaint with the FTC and the Florida Attorney General.

TCH acquires beauty-from-within company Organic Holdings

08-Oct-2015 - The category continues to evolve as consumers equate wellness with beauty and brands pair up topical products with ingestibles. And, deals like this one suggest that there is a wider...

Better With Time: Anti-aging is set for growth in more ways than one

09-Sep-2015 - Analysts forecast growth for the market, and brands specializing in anti-aging are expanding into more and more categories. Cosmetics Design caught up with Jennifer Bancroft of VISÃOMD to find out...

What does the Hand MD skin care acquisition mean for anti-aging?

24-Aug-2015 - The anti-aging skin care category has gone a bit quiet lately, but one consumer products company is betting that hand care will lead the category going forward.

Fresh science on anti-aging, from Avon

24-Aug-2015 - Avon researchers have identified two biological factors that make for a more nuanced understanding of why skin changes with time and how lines and wrinkles form.

IFF’s Lucas Meyer acquisition gets thumbs up from investment world

28-Jul-2015 - IFF’s acquisition of cosmetic ingredients player Lucas Meyer is a step in the right direction, according to investment experts tuned in to the deal.

Study documents DNA damage and aims to aid development of anti-ageing products

02-Jul-2015 - A study into the full range of ultraviolet radiation damage on the skin could help sunscreen and cosmetics manufacturers develop and test better protecting products, as for the first time...

Could a new pulse technology be the long-awaited Botox alternative?

01-Jul-2015 - A newly developed non-invasive pulse technology is being heralded as the next step in the search for effective solutions to treat degenerative skin disease.

IFF moves to acquire Lucas Meyer

17-Jun-2015 - The fragrance maker bid this week to purchase Lucas Meyer and thereby squarely enter the cosmetics ingredient supply business. 

Can genotypic data change the face of skin care?

10-Jun-2015 - Olay’s latest research on consumer genetics has uncovered data that will help the skin care company develop next-generation products aimed at making skin appear ageless.  

Here's how the market for personal care delivery systems is performing globally

09-Jun-2015 - By 2020 the personal care delivery system market will likely top $543m, according to intelligence firm Persistence Market Research.

Gauging healthy skin against the face of a child

02-Jun-2015 - One independent skin care company is out to raise the bar in the anti-aging category by lowering the customary age of youthful beauty.

Can celebrities cash in with men’s skincare?

01-Jun-2015 - This month actor Rob Lowe launched a product line called Profile, which expands men’s grooming routines beyond before- and aftershave items to include serums and more.

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Plant stem cells are a natural way to speak about anti-ageing, says expert

18-May-2015 - Younger consumers in particular, prefer plant stems cells to traditional ingredients like retinol, giving brands an opportunity to tailor their messaging for different age groups in South Korea.

Artistry mixes men’s grooming with direct-sales beauty

14-May-2015 - Scientific research and ingredient formulations developed in-house led up to this month’s launch of a new line of men’s grooming products from the Amway brand. 

Mintel expert discusses how beauty routines are moving to new extremes

12-May-2015 - The latest Mintel beauty research was showcased by Vivienne Rudd at the recent in-cosmetics Barcelona event. Rudd gave a presentation that highlighted global beauty rituals and how the growing trending for extremes in beauty...

Changing the face of luxury skin care with consumer genetics

30-Apr-2015 - GeneU is offering what may be the definitive personalized skin consultation, and the biotech community is paying careful attention to how beyond-the-lab genomics are playing out in various industries.

Analysing the motivations behind sun tanning and UV exposure

30-Apr-2015 - In Europe and the West, tanned skin can be seen as desirable and a sign of good health or wealth, and even beauty, and according to a university researcher, the...

Probiotic products gaining traction in the anti-aging marketplace

29-Apr-2015 - The live bacteria cultures popular as supplements in the wellness industry are becoming more common place in topical personal care products.

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