Scientific knowledge on the bioactivity of organic biomass extracts and agri-food waste has fast advanced in recent years, highlighting potential for the development of topicals targeting skin photoageing, say researchers.
Special Edition: Active Beauty – Vitamins, Minerals And Plant Power
Natural plant extracts will continue to garner interest in the sunscreen category because of the multitude of active and functional properties they offer to a formulation, in addition to UV protection, say researchers.
The understanding of how blue light affects skin health is being hampered by lack of standardised research methods, including the use of different sources of blue light and measurements of its biological effects, according to a new review funded by Johnson...
Australian clean cosmeceutical brand Biologi has introduced what it believes is its most exciting launch to date – an anti-pollution serum that features a wild-harvested extract that contains vitamin C, niacinamide, and salicylic acid.
Special Edition: PROTECTIVE BEAUTY – SUNCARE, ENVIRONMENT AND STRESS
Herbal ingredients show promise in the treatment of skin disorders induced by UV exposure, offering opportunity for sunscreen formulators to integrate ingredients from a preventative viewpoint, finds a review.
A clinical trial commissioned by Quintis has confirmed in vitro findings that sandalwood oil is more protective than vitamin E against blue light damage, giving the Australian sandalwood supplier more leverage for growing its business in Europe.
Zeolites, a nanoporous material being tested in various other fields at this time, may absorb heavy metals in a creamy cosmetic and offer potential to formulators seeking to remove such environmental compounds, suggests preliminary data from Italy and...
SPF, UV, blue light, pollution: these claims make up the gambit of protective products, and consumers across the world are looking for their benefits. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Mintel Global Senior Analyst for Beauty and Personal Care Anna Keller about...
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.