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At NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2013, Beraca will introduce two new products to the U.S. personal care market: a anti-inflammatory active and a moisturizing oil with high oleic acid content.
Botanic Innovations has launched a watermelon seed oil from Africa that has antioxidant and skin moisturizing benefits.
As human's age, skin renewal slows, leading to an uneven surface and the formation of scales. This has a negative influence on skin complexion and makes the skin look dull and grey. Instead of using irritating peeling procedures, Mibelle Biochemistry Group proposes an extract of comfrey stems cells, PhytoCellTec Symphytum, to address the root of the trouble.
To provide consumers an anti-aging benefit, finished products and ingredients must ameliorate both firmness and lines and wrinkles. The loss of firmness, attributed primarily to the loss of underlying dermal support, is both a sign of skin aging and a cause of most lines and wrinkles. Thus, improving this underlying matrix to enhance skin’s appearance should be a key feature of anti-aging product performance.
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has announced its acquisition of Southern Cross Botanicals, a leading supplier of Australian botanical ingredients.
Organic Monitor's Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, taking place in New York City May 16–18, 2013, will explore how the environmental impact of cosmetic and personal care products, juggling environmental and social issues in sustainability programs, and green ingredient alternatives.
Rahn has combined black currant seed oil with balloon vine extract and sunflower oil concentrate to create a complex that reduces inflammation.
Sea-harvested brown algae is known to have skin benefits and previously has been associated with an increase in skin elasticity. Fucoidan, found in brown macroalgae such as Undaria pinnatifida, is a unique marine ingredient. It is a sulfated, fucose-rich polymer that in nature, protects the seaweed against a range of external stresses, including UV radiation and environmental contaminants such as marine-borne pathogens and viruses.
The Mintel Beauty & Personal Care division is highlighting the growing potential for natural beauty products in China, pushed by demands for facial skin care products, which is forecasted to reach RMB104 billion by 2017.
Oat Cosmetics will introduce both Ecocert natural-certified and sterile grades of its colloidal oatmeal at in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris.