The partnership, announced today, expands the reach of Geltor’s animal-free, GMO-free collagen proteins, making the biotech ingredients available to personal care and beauty makers across the Asia-Pacific.
By Belinda Carli, director for the Institute of Personal Care Science
Biomimetics now plays a key part in cosmetic formulation, but what is true biomimetic activity and what to look for when determining biomimetic efficacy? And since it is about mimicking a natural process, are these materials better than synthetics?
The specialty ingredients manufacturer launched the first ingredient in its NaturePep collection in late 2016 and a second just this spring. At the NYSCC Suppliers Day event in New York City this month, Cosmetics Design sat down with Elzbieta Kasprzyk,...
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.
Scientists have found that myristoleic acid, an active compound in Malva verticillata seeds, can activate Wnt reporter activity and increase cell proliferation in cultured human dermal papilla cells (DPC), making it a good candidate to treat hair loss.
UC Berkeley scientists have taken proteins from nerve cells and created a biological version of a synthetic coating used in everyday liquids such as cosmetics, to keep small particles from clumping together.
The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) and the University of Graz have teamed up to develop a combination of database and search engine that can filter enzyme functions out of the thousands of protein structures used in the chemical, cosmetic...
Ingredient distributor and developer Tri-K is launching a new ingredient that taps into two of the biggest trends in the industry – anti-aging hair care combined with demanded for unique naturally-derived ingredients.
What we eat and the way food is prepared can affect the way our skin ages due to its effect on the elastin and collagen in our bodies; and is something often overlooked according to exclusive insight from the AGE Foundation.
Scientists in Korea have found that the application of topical cholesterol in moisturizers could protect the skin against UV damage; however certain lipid ingredients hold the potential to aggravate damage.
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...
Procter & Gamble today unveiled its pioneering efforts in the breakthrough field of 'Omics', suggesting it will use this tool to drive an advanced and holistic understanding of beauty and grooming needs for consumers around the world.
US-based skincare line Artistry from Amway, has utilized a patented targeting complex technology from the University of Michigan into its anti-wrinkle serum, which it claims reduces common side effects associated with retinol treatments.
DSM Nutritional Products is underlining its expansion from the nutritional arena into the cosmetics field by establishing its presence in the hair care category, where it is aiming to become a leader in polymers.
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
A Norwegian marine biotechnology company is introducing its
all-natural, marine-based enzyme onto the global cosmetics market
at the upcoming HBA exhibition in New York, aiming to tap into the
increasing popularity of such ingredients.
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.
Noni has been long known as a health and juice ingredient but
increasingly it is being included in cosmetic and toiletry
products, as evinced by the latest hair care line from Tahitian
US researchers say they have discovered several small molecules
that can 'superactivate' botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), which in turn
could greatly improve its effectiveness as an anti-wrinkle
Proteus has been granted a US patent for L-Shuffling, a novel gene
shuffling technology developed by the France-based company to
generate and optimise novel proteins for commercial product
applications including personal care and...