Anti-ageing, cellulite and skin whitening are the words on
everyone's lips this year at InCosmetics 2004 in Italy. As Estee
Lauder reports double digit sales for its third quarter, the
company's R&D vice president Dr...
Dow Corning has added a new silicone quaternary microemulsion for
hair care to its silicon-based product list. Debuting at
InCosmetics in Milan today, the new ingredient is claimed to be
multifunctional, helping to protect hair from...
Inamed and Genzyme Corporations have announced the US Food and Drug
Administration's (FDA) approval of Hylaform, a new aesthetic filler
claimed to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds.
The hyaluronic acid-based...
Having announced strong half-yearly results, Malaysian Palm Oil
producer Golden Hope says that it will be looking to markets such
as China to exploit its growing oleochemicals division in an effort
to increase its presence in the...
Exposing unprotected skin to the sun several times a week is
necessary to prevent vitamin D deficiency, claims a new US study.
The report has been criticised by SPF suncream manufacturers
however who argue that any unprotected exposure...
For years lavender - known for its relaxation benefits - has been
encorporated in the formulation of various cosmetic products to
induce beauty sleep. However until now the fragrance had not
actually been proven to have sleep aiding...
Participants at the annual meeting of the Association for
Chemoreception Sciences later this month will learn that cinnamon -
as a flavour or fragrance - could boost brain simulation related to
attentinal processes, according to...
The Sense of Smell Institute (SOSI) has commissioned a White Paper
to review recent research findings on the beneficial effects of
peppermint. Numerous studies have linked the ingredient with
improved mental and physical performance.
Shaklee Corporation, the health and wellness company, has
introduced a colour cosmetics collection claimed to be better for
skin than wearing no makeup at all. The new line - called New
Minerelles - contains natural ingredients thought...
Parents should exercise caution when choosing skin care products
for allergic children, warns a new study by the American Academy of
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. One in four of the cosmetic
products tested for the study contained...
University of Sydney researchers have found that UVA rays - which
age the skin but do not burn - can cause DNA damage. The finding
suggests sunscreens must protect against both UVA and UVB rays to
provide proper protection from disease,...
SkinCeuticals has developed a method for measuring the
effectiveness of antioxidant protection against UV exposure. The
new research claims that sun protection factor (SPF) alone does not
provide the optimal protection against UV...
CCA Industries is to collaborate with a Camellia sinesis -
Green tea extract - expert to establish the filing of patents and
development of antioxidant topical formulations to rejuvenate and
delay the process of aging skin.
Degussa - a German supplier of raw materials and active ingredients
- is to develop the cosmetic potential of its biotech processes.
The company's new ProFerm production project is to use fermentation
to create skin-identical...
International Specialty Products (ISP), a supplier of specialty
ingredients for cosmetics, has launched a new anti-inflammatory
ingredient in Europe. Vital ET is a bio-functional form of
vitamin E developed for use in the formulation...