Within the personal care sector Eastman is a name that has
traditionally been associated with packaging materials, but this is
rapidly changing as the company hones its personal care portfolio
with its first ever natural active ingredient.
A new report says that the market for the supply of vitamin E is in
turmoil as consumers become confused by conflicting media messages,
but despite this the cosmetics and toiletries industry is likely to
fuel future growth as it is...
Italian botanicals manufacturer Indena and Japanese cosmetics giant
Kanebo have joined forces to develop an olive fruit extract
designed to provide moisturizing and anti-ageing properties for the
skin care category.
A small Israeli biotech company is looking to develop new skin care
ingredients following a major increase in its business stemming
from a distribution and licensing agreement with international
ingredients provider Symrise.
Ingredients supplier Martin Bauer North America is introducing a
new extract of mangosteen peel, standardized to three antioxidant
markers, that can be used in cosmetic applications such as
medicated soaps and anti-aging products.
Brazilian cosmetics and personal care company Beraca Ingredients
has launched a new line of active ingredients sourced primarily
from the Brazilian rainforests and said to be completely natural,
reports Simon Pitman.
Unigen Pharmaceuticals has been granted a composition of matter and
usage patent for aloesin and aloeresin A, antioxidant aloe
chromones that are contained in its Pervarin and Aloewhite
commercial raw materials.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International says its Kinerase brand of
skin care products - previously only available through
dermatologists, plastic surgeons and spas - will be available
directly to consumers through beauty retailer Sephora...
Symrise Research has conducted antioxidant efficacy tests on
Neo-Extrapone Organic Rooibos that determine it is as effective as
Green Tea. The findings could establish it as a key ingredient for
Canada's Omega Biotech, maker of the Protovin grape seed
antioxidant, has introduced its first cosmeceutical product this
month. The anti-ageing cream is said to firm and brighten the skin
and can also repair damage.