France-based Dermscan has signed a new partnership agreement
withCIDC, Centre International de Développement Clinique - the
International Centre forClinical Development. The move gives the
company a panel of multiethnic volunteers...
Mentor, a global supplier of medical products, says it has
initiated an initial study of its proprietary botulinum toxin type
A product, focused on the cosmetic applications for the US market.
The company says that the study aims...
A government funded project in Thailand has devised a way of using
Tumeric in cosmetic products. The discovery is set to bring a host
of functions, including antioxidant and skin whitening properties
at a fraction of the cost.
In the US Oden Corporation and Emerson's Micro Motion division are
re-launching Oden's patented Mass/Blend Continuous Stream Liquid
Blending Systems. The system features straight tube Coriolis metres
that are said to increase...
Essential oils for aromatherapy have been found to kill deadly MRSA
bacteria, according to latest scientific research. The findings
mean that the oils could have new applications for a host of every
day personal care products used...
France-based clinical test centre Laboratoire Dermscan has upped
the capacity of its 3-D optical measuring service, which provides
head-to-toe analysis for pre-clinical and clinical trialing for
thecosmetics industry. Simon Pitman...
Japanese cosmetic manufacturer Shiseido has announced that its
research has discovered that adenosine contains hair re-growth
properties, and that it is expecting to market as a hair growth
product in Japan from next Spring.
French cosmetic ingredients maker Lessonia is extending its range
of seaweed-based ingredients into cocoa-based ingredients. The
company is launching a range of cocoa exfoliators, together with a
line of herbal spa cocoa-based products....
Health Canada has confirmed that the labelling of all ingredients
on cosmetics products will become compulsory in the course of the
next two years, bringing the country in line with the United States
and Europe. Simon Pitman reports.
Industry bodies have hit back at claims by a US study team that a
chemical commonly used as a preservative in a variety of cosmetic
products may damage unborn foetuses, saying that doses are far too
small to have such an effect.
Japanese company Showa Denko K.K. has developed a new type of
stabilised vitamin C, which is claimed to be the first effective
wrinkle treatment of its kind. The company will start selling the
product in January 2005 as an additive...