A skin care line featuring twelve different types of seaweed has been developed by cancer survivor and former nurse Vincene Parrinello after finding cosmetics ‘weren’t working’ for people taking medications and battling cancer.
Researchers at cosmetics company Kao have demonstrated that a eucalyptus extract has the ability to improve the skin function on the outer layer in dry skin by increasing ceramide levels in the stratum corneum, in the epidermis and in keratinocytes.
Biotechnology company Entia Biosciences has filed a provisional patent for the use of ingestible and topically applied L-Ergothioneine (Ergo) to maintain and improve hair and nail health, growth, and natural coloring.
Following consumer reliance on eco-labels, including natural and organic logos, to identify sustainable cosmetic products, a shift is now expected in the coming years as consumers use smartphone technology to get real-time information when buying cosmetic...
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.
The Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) and NaTrue have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help raise awareness of the importance of naturally sourced cosmetics products and the ethical trade in natural ingredients derived from biodiversity.