Recent in Men's Care (page 2 of 4)

Shiseido Partners for Research on Hair Regenerative Technology

Through a framework agreement for a technical partnership, Shiseido is working on this development with Canadian bio-venture company RepliCel.

Changing Patterns, BRIC Countries Leading Growth in Global Male Grooming

Although Europe continues to be the largest market for men's grooming products, research from Kline & Company shows increasing use of beauty products by men in Japan and South Korea and an overall increase in grooming and personal care products by Indian and Chinese men is helping this market to surge.

Evolving Gender Stereotypes Drive Growth in Asian Men’s Personal Care

Increased incomes and changing cultural patterns have the Asian male population becoming a significant driver in the beauty industry on an international level.

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.

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