23-Oct-2014 - Contemporary consumers expect technology to make their lives easier and more comfortable and the cosmetics sector is taking inspiration from the internet and cashless vending machines to drive more sophisticated and advanced innovations.
21-Oct-2014 - Arysta LifeScience, a producer of natural ingredients used in cosmetics as well as fungicides and herbicides, is being acquired by chemical maker Platform Specialty Products.
20-Oct-2014 - The benefits of snail mucus on the skin have been known to the cosmetics industry for a while, and having seen a big trend in Korea, it is now heading to American shores and is expected to be the ‘newest fad’.
15-Oct-2014 - Vitamin D supplementation improves winter-related atopic dermatitis (AD) in children at risk of vitamin D deficiency and could provide a safe alternative to UV light treatment, according to a new study led by Boston researchers.
14-Oct-2014 - Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new type of stable foam that could be used to make lightweight, sustainable materials.
14-Oct-2014 - Research from across the pond has shown how resveratrol works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne and can also be combined with benzoyl peroxide, a common acne medicine, to enhance the drug's ability to kill the bacteria.
13-Oct-2014 - Legislation that prohibits the manufacture or sale of cosmetics containing plastic microbeads in New Jersey has been unanimously passed by the state Assembly.
10-Oct-2014 - Estée Lauder’s Clinique has invested in a skin lab that will offer consumers interactive personalised consultations.
08-Oct-2014 - According to Datamonitor, the skin care segment has been turned upside down, which has seen a shift in focus from anti-aging to issues associated with adolescent skin.
07-Oct-2014 - Following agreements with cosmetic companies to remove titanium dioxide from products earlier in the year, four more have reached a Proposition 65 enforcement settlement in California.
02-Oct-2014 - New Jersey-based Nova Technology has launched a new one stop solution for the testing of skin hydration that incorporates a noninvasive method of data collection.
01-Oct-2014 - Scientists found that topically applying a strain of bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne.
30-Sep-2014 - According to Datamonitor, 'Twitter culture' and the current flood of beauty blogs have an undeniable impact on society’s view on beauty and necessary make-up regimes, especially among younger people.
30-Sep-2014 - After seeing success in Asia, premium Japanese brand 'Skin Inc' has made its debut in the US by signing a deal with Sephora to stock its customised serums.
30-Sep-2014 - Researchers in Sweden, France and Italy have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays, and this could lead to better sun protection products.
25-Sep-2014 - A new wearable ‘skin-like’ medical device that can warn the user if they are having cardiovascular trouble can also monitor skin health and say if it is time to put on some moisturiser.
24-Sep-2014 - A stilbenoid found in blueberries and grapes may have the capacity to prevent several types of UV-mediated damage, reddening of the skin and loss of skin barrier function when applied topically.
24-Sep-2014 - Despite competition from much larger producers, the company under new direction of two entrepreneurs expanded into 21 new foreign markets in 2013 and the first half of 2014, with sights now firmly set on the US.
23-Sep-2014 - Singapore based scientists have discovered a way to get collagen to penetrate deeper into the skin in a more efficient way.
22-Sep-2014 - Evonik is expanding into Northeast of the US by appointing Univar to distribute its’ personal care products.
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