The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has refuted claims it developed a wrinkle-reducing fruit drink after it was reported that the AS10 beverage was developed in line with the space agency.
The American Academy of Dermatology has reiterated the importance and safety of sunscreens for protection against skin damage, highlighting the effectiveness of nanotechnology and stating that new FDA regulations will be of great help.
Research carried out by Procter & Gamble Beauty & Grooming has found that moisturizing formulas containing niacinamide and glycerin provide significantly less skin dryness and more skin hydration, and could be of benefit to many skin care products.
Sun care is fast becoming a key topic this year and as consumers become more educated on the potential dangers of sun exposure, protection has emerged as a key trend to drive the market in Western Europe.
A new study funded by BASF Beauty Care Solutions has found that an extract of the common yarrow plant found in the Northern hemisphere can increase epidermal thickness and improve the appearance of wrinkles and pores.
Scientists in France have discovered that treatment with l-ascorbic acid and phytic acid could reduce the signs of sun damage, although further testing will be needed before cosmetic application can occur.