Beauty from within never went away in Asia, but in Europe initial enthusiasm waned, while in the US it never really took off in a big way. So is the time now ripe for firms to be investing in the area again?
In laboratory testing, an FDA-approved diabetes drug has been shown to extend life and prevent wrinkles; upcoming clinical trials will look explicitly at the pill’s potential to stave off the effects of aging in humans.
The category continues to evolve as consumers equate wellness with beauty and brands pair up topical products with ingestibles. And, deals like this one suggest that there is a wider market for nutritional beauty product.
Reserveage Organics, a company built first upon the benefits of the antioxidants found in wine grapes, is expanding rapidly into the beauty-from-within category, which founder Naomi Whittel says is finally taking off in the US.
The widely publicized issues affecting the Brazilian economy is a concern for companies selling ingredients there, but the underlying demand for health and wellness products means market growth is still a realistic possibility, says one executive.
Beauty from within, still in its infancy in North America, is a concept that has long been driven by dosage form innovation, an expert in the field says. This is especially true for the delivery of collagen, which requires a dose that exceeds what is...
According to the market researcher, in 2011 North America saw an all-time high in launches before numbers fell the following year. However, the region has arrested this decline with numbers growing by 33% between 2012 and 2013 and is on the up again.