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A new and fast-growing category that taps into the beauty benefits of food culminating in products as diversified as yoghurts, drinking water, fruit juices and chocolate.

Mintel: brands helping the US BFW market make its comeback

20-Jan-2014 - According to the market researcher, in 2011 North America saw an all-time high in launches before numbers fell the following year. However, the region has arrested this decline with numbers...

Japanese ingredient takes off in US BFW products

25-Nov-2013 - A plant-based compound with a long history in Japanese cosmetic formulations is now gaining popularity on the US markets as the West starts to recognise its efficacious properties. ...

Revealed: how companies can address the beauty needs of cancer sufferers

17-Oct-2013 - A beauty program which helps women cope with cancer has revealed ways in which companies can tailor their cosmetics products to this group.

The recipe for younger skin: nutritional options combat aging

03-Sep-2013 - What we eat and the way food is prepared can affect the way our skin ages due to its effect on the elastin and collagen in our bodies; and is...

Viviscal doubles fish protein extract in supplement to promote hair growth

30-Jan-2013 - Dietary supplement specialist Viviscal has launched its latest natural hair growth and nourishing product with 50 percent more fish protein extract in it than before.

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BioCell publishes study demonstrating anti-aging advantages of collagen supplement

31-Jul-2012 - BioCell Technology has published the first human skin study demonstrating the efficacy of its orally ingested BioCell Collagen in improving the visible signs of skin aging.

Hair-y bad news again for Nutrilinks as EFSA rejects 2 more health claims

19-Jul-2012 - Having been in the spotlight over skin health claims made, Swiss company Nutrilinks has now seen two of its claims regarding hair loss reduction and hair strength reinforcement rejected by...

To infinity and… that’s it! NASA denies developing nutricosmetic drink

06-Jun-2012 - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has refuted claims it developed a wrinkle-reducing fruit drink after it was reported that the AS10 beverage was developed in line with the...

NAD takes issue with nutricosmetic advertising claims

14-Mar-2012 - The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has pulled up supplement manufacturer Irwin Naturals over certain claims made about the efficacy of one of its nutricosmetic...

Biotech firm files patent following L-Ergothioneine discovery in hair and nail growth

11-Jan-2012 - Biotechnology company Entia Biosciences has filed a provisional patent for the use of ingestible and topically applied L-Ergothioneine (Ergo) to maintain and improve hair and nail health, growth, and natural...

Steps taken towards synthetic collagen development for cosmetics use

12-Sep-2011 - Scientists from Rice University in Texas have found a new method for making synthetic collagen that could be used for cosmetics applications as it mirrors some of the properties of...

GIA predicts nutricosmetics market will reach $4.24bn by 2017

05-Apr-2011 - Increasing awareness among consumers, an aging population, and an inclination towards less invasive beauty treatments, will help to drive the nutricosmetics market in the next few years, according to a...

The grey area between beauty claims and health claims

21-Oct-2010 - Are beauty from within products covered by the health claims regulation? Eversheds lawyer Owen Warnock explains the grey area between beauty and health – and why the lack of clarity...

Maesa designs retro packaging for Icing color cosmetics line

20-Oct-2010 - Contract manufacturer Maesa has designed and created the packaging for a retro-inspired cosmetics collection from Icing Stores (Claire’s Stores) that is targeted at young women in their 20’s.

Oral antioxidants can have 'beautifying' properties

20-Oct-2010 - 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.

Latin America poised for beauty growth

30-Sep-2010 - Latin American countries, particularly Brazil and Mexico, are predicted to show stellar growth in the beauty and personal care market over the next five years, according to a conference...

Japan market leads the way for anti-aging products

23-Sep-2010 - A rapidly aging population and a cultural penchant for maintaining a youthful appearance means that Japan is likely to lead the way in the anti-aging beauty segment.

Beauty from Within 2010: Harnessing the potential of nutricosmetics

07-Sep-2010 - Beauty from Within 2010 Conference, brought to you by CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and NutraIngredients.com, will get under the skin of the growing nutricosmetics sector.

Cosmetics and sustainability high on the agenda at Supply Side West

19-Aug-2010 - The innovative ingredients event, Supply Side West, will feature elaborate sessions dedicated to cosmetics and sustainability, as part of its 4-track education program.

Oral wheat ceramides may improve skin hydration

04-Aug-2010 - Taking supplements of wheat ceramides daily for three months may improve skin hydration, although the difference in the skin feel noted by users was less significant.

Innéov’s dry skin claim refused but it has not given up on health claims

25-May-2010 - L’Oréal and Nestlé’s joint venture into nutricosmetics had its claim relating to the improvement of dry skin refused by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) last week.

Daily dose of lycopene can protect against UV-induced radicals: LycoRed

24-Mar-2010 - One pill a day of LycoRed’s lycopene supplement can enhance the natural protective qualities of the skin against UV and visible light, the company claims.

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Nescafé launches collagen coffee

20-Oct-2009 - The Switzerland-headquartered food giant Nestlé has launched a collagen containing instant coffee as part of its Nescafé body partner range.

New study supports antioxidant supplements for ageing skin

07-Oct-2009 - Taking a dietary supplement containing coenzyme Q10 and a selection of antioxidants and minerals can decrease skin roughness and fine wrinkles, according to a recent study.

Beauty foods grow threefold, says Mintel

11-Sep-2009 - Global food and drink products claiming to enhance beauty increased threefold over the past three years indicating a market ready to take off, said Mintel.