U.S. scientists claim that wearing sunscreen daily, using retinol creams and make-up with a sun protection factor of 30+ are the best way to slow the skin’s aging process, and this could, in turn, boost self-esteem.
One of the highlights of last week’s in-cosmetics Asia event was the Best Ingredient Awards, with the top prize going to Canada-based Lucas Meyer for an ingredient targeting photo ageing damage from infrared light.
The Food and Drug Administration has given GSK a ‘priority review’ on the work it’s been doing on a melanoma treatment, which if approved, will see for the first time, the dual use of ‘Tafinlar’ in the treatment of skin cancer.
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has responded to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s request for information about reducing exposure to UV radiation in order to reduce skin cancer rates, and insists people still need to be better...
We are constantly warned about the dangers of sun exposure and the importance of sun protection, but there are still some scenarios in which a little bit of sun, albeit in moderation, can be a good thing.
It is no surprise that the latest trend in hair care has been influenced by its skin care cousin as anti-ageing properties are now taking over shampoos, conditioners and serums, and helping boost ingredient manufacturers.
The US division of Japan-based silicones giant Shin Etsu has platformed a wide range of solutions that it says tap into the increasingly important consumer trend for functional and sensorial attributes.
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO has teamed up with skincare brand Larissa Bright to create the world's first UVA/UVB sunscreen filters that mimic the natural protection corals on the Great Barrier Reef emit under the sun's rays.
Two moms from Fort Lauderdale have pooled their thoughts on how to get children to apply sunscreen regularly and protect themselves from the sun, which has led to the development of a product containing glitter, to visually appeal.
More needs to be done to educate the general population of the risk of sun and UV exposure, and to influence sunscreen use, after a study revealed that even some melanoma survivors are still not protecting themselves as well as they could.
There is no doubt that the unstable economic situation is taking its toll on the global cosmetics ingredients industry, but innovation is the key to a bright future says Euromonitor global head of Ingredients Research, as he outlines the key 2013 beauty...
Scientists have strengthened their understanding of how skin cells sense and react to ultraviolet light and protect themselves with melanin; which has implications for skin care products and leave-on treatments for exposure.
According to the latest research from Reportlinker, increased applications of nanotechnology in sectors like cosmetics will propel global growth which is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of about 19 percent during 2011-2014.
McNabb Nutraceuticals has received the backing of the advertising industry’s investigative unit that its Sunology Sunblock is a natural or chemical free sunscreen, although it has been told to discontinue its moisturizing claims.
Merck Consumer Care is allegedly being sued in a class-action consumer fraud lawsuit that claims its advertisements for Coppertone sunscreen are deceptive in promoting the degree of sun protection the product offers.
A new study conducted over the last seven months has found that experts and consumers have a different understanding of whether the French consumer is sensitive to the presence of nanoparticles in sun creams.
As summer approaches and sun protection becomes a more prominent issue, beauty behemoth L’Oréal has completed a research project aimed at increasing awareness of the risks of skin cancer and highlighting that people of colour are not immune.
The American Academy of Dermatology has reiterated the importance and safety of sunscreens for protection against skin damage, highlighting the effectiveness of nanotechnology and stating that new FDA regulations will be of great help.
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has questioned a study by the Silent Spring Institute (SSI) that claims to have found ‘harmful chemicals’ in a wide range of consumer products including cosmetics, stating that it ‘needlessly scares’ consumers.
Much like adults, school children apply sunscreen substantially less than is recommended although the pump has been highlighted as the best dispenser for the products, according to a study in Australia.
Sun care is fast becoming a key topic this year and as consumers become more educated on the potential dangers of sun exposure, protection has emerged as a key trend to drive the market in Western Europe.
Canadian men aged between 18-34 ranked moisturizing, preventing pimples and acne, and preventing skin cancer as equal skin-related concerns, according to a new survey conducted by the Melanoma Network of Canada (MNC).