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Is beauty only skin deep?

Is beauty only skin deep?

It is always said that it is what's on the inside that counts, but
can what's inside make you look better on the outside? A rise in
so-called 'cosmeceuticals,' or beauty foods, is about to emerge,
reports Mintel....

Wound healing technology

Wound healing technology

A new technology developed by Hydron, marketers of personal care
products, can significantly increase the protein production of skin
cells, which is linked to wound healing suggest two new studies.

Silk sales to surge ?

Silk sales to surge ?

Cashing in on the trend towards natural ingredients, and benefiting
from the synergy with its sister company SilPRO that markets silk
essence powder, New Silk Road is keen to push silk as the natural
moisturiser.

Ciba protection from light

Ciba protection from light

Swiss company Ciba Specialty Chemicals has designed a new
technology to protect cosmetic products from the damaging effects
of light. Working hand in hand with cosmetic ingredients, the new
technology is claimed to increase shelf...

Enzymotec fights wrinkles

Enzymotec fights wrinkles

Lipid-based ingredients company Enzymotec has come up with a new
cosmetic line based on its ingredient MultOil, to fight wrinkles
and moisturise the skin. The young Israeli company claims that the
product could induce collagen stimulation...

Pop a pomegranate!

Pop a pomegranate!

Powerful antioxidant properties found in the regal fruit of Roman
cuisine - the pomegranate - could protect the skin from changes
that might lead to cancer. Can we soon expect to see these
ingredients incorporated into skin creams?

Seeing double at P&G

Seeing double at P&G

Procter and Gamble, owner of the Olay, Pantene and Head &
Shoulders lines and recent acquirer of Wella, today announced
healthy Q1 results including double-digit earnings growth for its
beauty and health care segments.

Active research from Kline

Active research from Kline

US-based market research firm Kline & Company is to undertake a
study to investigate trends and opportunities among manufacturers
and marketers of specialty active ingredients for the cosmetic and
toiletries industries.

A fresh idea from Tesco

A fresh idea from Tesco

The UK's leading supermarket chain Tesco has brought freshness,
fragrance and functionality together to form Freshorize, a new
three-in-one fragranced handwash, air freshener and fragrance gel.

Noiro deal comes to close

Noiro deal comes to close

The deal announced in early September for the sale of Noiro, the
cosmetics and detergent business of Finnish healthcare specialist
Orion Corporation, to funds managed/advised by CapMan was closed
today.

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