Researchers at Penn State University have discovered that synthetic imitations of the sort polypeptides found in squid ring teeth have uniquely desirable qualities and have filed a patent for the new technology.
Researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have shown that certain peptides degrade under UV light by first passing through a triplet quantum state, a reactive arrangement that can cause greater damage than fragmentation...
As one of the biggest categories in the cosmetics industry, skin care is driven by the development of new increasingly functional and sophisticated ingredients; building on this we bring you some of the most innovative and interesting ingredient launches...
France-based ingredients provider Sederma has launched an
anti-ageing ingredient aimed at fortifying and restructuring the
thinning and fragile skin that tends to characterise the 60-plus
Tripeptide has become an increasingly important ingredient in
recent years and proving to be the ingredient of choice
for anti-aging products, a fact that is highlighted by some of the
most recent launches in the US.
Peptide-based treatments have been all the rage for some time now,
but pricing has kept such products out of the reach of the majority
of consumers. However, Janson Beckett claims its latest launch is
about to change this.
The US division of Japanese biotech company Kyowa Hakko has
launched a new anti-aging cosmeceutical ingredient, Lumistor
L-Hydroxyroline. Said to be a naturally derived amino acid, its
benefits include skin moisture retention and...
Cashing in on the trend towards natural ingredients, and benefiting
from the synergy with its sister company SilPRO that markets silk
essence powder, New Silk Road is keen to push silk as the natural
The New Silk Road has tapped into the industry's shift towards
natural ingredients, providing silk-based cosmetics and beauty care
products through its private label line of cosmetics, first in
America and soon in Europe.
The latest topical anti-aging advancements come from a new
understanding of the importance of peptides, writes Procter &
Gamble. According to the company, the introduction of its Olay
Regenerist with Olay-exclusive Amino-Peptide...