Estradiol may stimulate collagen levels in sun protected skin
Topical estradiol can induce collagen synthesis but only in skin not exposed to sunlight, according to a recent study from scientists in Michigan.
Johnson and Johnson in trouble over anti-ageing advert
Johnson and Johnson is the latest cosmetics player to be criticised for its ‘unsubstantiated’ advertising claims.
Stem cell technology is the ‘new age of anti-aging’ skincare, say top scientists at HBA
In a session led by Eric Perrier from LVMH, scientists discussed the potential new research into skin stem cells will have on the cosmetics market.
FDA approves new collagen facial filler
The FDA has approved a new collagen-based facial filler said to
help treat even deep facial folds and wrinkles.
Repair enzymes can help fight against photoaging
Enzymes that repair DNA damage may be the key to protecting the
skin from the aging effects of UV radiation, according to a recent
LifeVantage turns topical with antioxidant mix
Nutraceutical specialist LifeVantage is adapting its antioxidant
technology for the anti-aging skin care market in an effort to
boost declining sales.
Lipid study uncovers anti-aging potential
Scientists in South Korea claim to have uncovered a fat molecule
with strong anti-aging potential from tests on the ability of
lipids to fight skin aging.
Jan Marini returns to eyelash enhancement
Jan Marini Skin Research will release a third eyelash enhancement
product after its previous offerings were beset by regulatory
issues and patent disputes.
Cosmetics trade endangered by REACH
Urgent last minute negotiations are underway to ensure that
cosmetics trade is not severely disrupted by the June 1 deadline
for REACH registration.
Euromonitor suggests avenues through challenging sales environment
Sales of cosmetics and personal care products in the US slowed in
2007 reflecting reduced consumer confidence and lower retail
spending, according to a new Euromonitor report.
Technology purifies animal-derived collagen
A Dallas-based biotech company has released a technology that
promises to render animal-derived ingredients such as collagen a
hundred times purer than regulations require.
Nu Skin claims discovery of new cause of skin aging
Nu Skin claims to have identified a previously unknown cause of
skin aging that could help the company create products that fight
wrinkles before they appear.
Anti-aging aftershave hits male cosmetics market
The boundaries of the male skincare market have extended with the
release of an anti-aging aftershave product with bioengineered
National Stem Cell exploits anti-aging qualities of stem cells
National Stem Cell is preparing to enter the cosmetics market with
anti-aging products that use proteins secreted from stem cells.
Eastman has developed an enzymatic process for novel esters to provide manufactures with customized anti-aging ingredients. Jim McCaulley, the company's personal care marketing manager, discusses the features of the technology and the evolving demands...