Exposure to urban pollution can increase skin pigmentation over time – likely a protective response mechanism triggered by oxidative stress – but certain topicals can partly prevent this, finds a study.
French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has signed an agreement to acquire
SkinCeuticals, a cosmeceuticals skin care company based in the US,
a move that will see the business expanded into the international
market, reports Simon Pitman.
SkinCeuticals has developed a method for measuring the
effectiveness of antioxidant protection against UV exposure. The
new research claims that sun protection factor (SPF) alone does not
provide the optimal protection against UV...