Recent in Men's Care (page 2 of 3)

Pea Peptide Hair Loss Prevention

At In-Cosmetics Asia 2011, BioSpectrum will introduce a stem cell booster for hair growth stimulation and hair loss prevention.

Hair Growth Molecule Launched With Lower Molecular Weight

DS Laboratories, Inc. has created a hair growth molecule that was designed to stimulate follicles at the vertex of the scalp. Nanoxidil (INCI: Not Provided) is said to have a molecular weight that is lower than minoxidil.

Protecting Hair With Cactus Extract

L'Oréal brand Garnier Fructis has introduced Survivor, a two-product hair styling line said to hold hair for 24 hours and withstand heat, humidity and wind.

Exfoliants and Acids Combined for Men's Body Scrub

MenScience Androceuticals has combined hydroxy acids and physical exfoliators to create a body scrub for men that promotes acne-free, smooth skin.

P&G Formulates for Men's Shaving Comfort

P&G's latest Gillette launch is aimed at men's comfort during shaving and involved re-engineering its razors for less tug and pull on hairs as well as developing new formulations to warm, soothe, cool and moisturize the skin.

Men's Skin Care Formulating Concepts

DSM has developed a line of formulation concepts for men's skin care that leverages several products from its portfolio with one another to offer formulators a combined and complete approach to this market segment.

Coenzyme Q10 Eye Antiaging for Men

Nivea has added an antiaging eye product to its Nivea for Men Revitalizing line of facial care products. Revitalizing Q10 Eye Roller Gel was formulated to reduce the look of fine lines, dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.

Special Interests

Personal care is getting lively as cosmetic chemists tap into biologic research that they can piggyback formulations on. While DNA codes are unraveled and life’s nuts and bolts are revealed, specialized ingredients can be engineered to target genes or genetic omissions in hair or skin.

Understanding Male Skin Care Needs: The Challenge of an Evolving Market

Male skin care needs are distinct due to the presence of testosterone. The unique attributes include increased skin thickness, enhanced sebum production and the onset of androgenetic alopecia. The market must evolve to address these needs.

P&G’s Gillette Expands Portfolio

Brand unveils two new product lines for male grooming.

Nivea Expands Its Men's Line in India to Address Oil Control

Oil and hyperpigmentation are said to be two main skin challenges for men in India, according to Nivea India.

After-Shave Wipe for Men

The following formulation is for an after-shave wipe for men. It is alcohol free and imparts moisturization and soothing.