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The Marketing Trends presentations at in-cosmetics will discuss key industry issues such as the role of water in the cosmetic industry, beauty products and the environment, new product innovation from Asia, how older consumers are an overlooked demographic and what to expect in future new product development.
Sabinsa will feature its latest ingredients and manufacturing processes in food, beverages, dietary supplements and cosmeceuticals, especially its new bilayer tablet technology, at Suppliers' Day.
Algatechnologies has added a water-soluble astaxanthin to its AstaPure brand that can be formulated in o/w cosmetic applications in addition to foods and beverages.
At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, Lipotec will introduce its nutricosmetic/cosmetic antiwrinkle concept, In & Out, which combines an oral collagen booster with a topical collagen booster.
At In-Cosmetics in Milan, Gelita will introduce a bioactive collagen peptide for nutricosmetics that is designed to increase skin moisture and prevent the formation of wrinkles.
A new study from the University of Notthingham suggests that eating fruits and vegetables rich in carotenoids will impart a more healthy glow to skin than sun exposure.
Lallemand Health Ingredients has launched a line of yeast-based minerals and vitamins for formulation into nutricosmetic products that promote healthy skin, nails or hair.
Black pepper berries, anyone? How about bitter greens, manilkara leaf, corn, or a little stevia? These are among the numerous resources into which raw material suppliers have tapped to design new solutions for finished cosmetic and personal care manufacturers.
Paula Simpson, executive director of Isocell North America, firmly believes in “feeding the skin from within.” As a nutritionist, Simpson has made a career of advising consumers to follow a healthy diet and supplement it with nutraceuticals; more recently, she became involved where nutraceuticals and cosmetics meet—in nutricosmetics.
New research regarding the relationship between diet and skin and hair health has led to nutritional supplements developed for dermocosmetic and/or dermatological applications. However, obvious uncertainties exist in regard to the cosmetic capabilities of such preparations. This review provides an overview of existing data to examine the potential for nutritionals to treat skin and hair aging.