Active ingredients have long been the focus for anti-ageing
products, but now many of the cosmetics giants are beginning to
place an increasing emphasis on increasingly sophisticated delivery
systems in an effort to improve efficacy.
The cosmetics and personal care sector is being driven by health
awarenes, spurred on by both the media and governments. A recent
report on the subject suggests that the line between cosmetic and
medical products will become increasingly...
German health and beauty care manufacturer Beiersdorf has reported
marginally better than expected results for the fourth quarter and
financial year 2004, reflecting the success of its lengthy
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a set of guidelines
advising cosmetic companies how they can alert consumers to the
dangers of skin sensitivity to ultraviolet light when using
cosmetics containing alpha hydroxyl acids...
Contrary to many reports that men's grooming is a major boom sector
a recent report indicates that British men are more interested in
keeping the contents of their bathroom cabinets down to a minimum.
Simon Pitman reports.
With clinics in the UK reporting a huge influx of clients seeking
Botox treatments in the run up to Christmas, specialists are now
reporting that an increasing number of younger people are now using
it as a preventative treatment....
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) cranked up the volume in
2004, with most of the major global retail companies, including
many of the leading players in the personal care and cosmetics
industry, making significant investments...
In Poland, strong economic growth, low taxes and accession to the
European Union have helped to attract increasing levels of
investment from leading cosmetic and personal care companies
looking to increase their footing in Europe's...
Luzenac Group, the leading France-based talc producer, has
announced the extension of its business unit organisation model
worldwide, from the beginning of this year. The four new global
business units are centred on Luzenac's...
Proctor & Gamble says that it is developing a new formula for a
baby balm it produces that has been linked to several cases of
cramp. In the meantime, the product, which has sold 4 million jars
since its launch in Europe back...
Biotechnology specialist Proteus has collaborated with Degussa to
develop a thermostable esterase biocatalyst that is said to provide
new applications for poorly soluble ingredients used in cosmetic