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Evonik Helps “De-stress Your Skin”

People should not have to deal with stressed skin due to an overload of physical or mental stress, in addition to any other burdens such as the environement. Evonik's experts identified a palette of active ingredients to help "De-stress your skin."

DSM Assembles a Five-star Anti-pollution Solution

Assembling five of its top skin care actives, DSM has developed a "Five Actives—Five Actions" approach to protect skin against the effects of pollution.

Spider Venom to Inhibit Melanogenesis

Brave researchers in France studied the creepiest, crawliest of creature venoms, including spiders, snakes and scorpions, in search of new molecules to inhibit melanogenesis.

Patent Pick: Meet the New Anti-aging Dynamic Duo, Açaí and Pomegranate

It's been a while since we heard about açaí but Mary Kay could be bringing it back in a big way—particularly alongside pomegranate. The inventors on a new patent application claim they've found the right mix to address multiple signs of aging.

Green, Transparent Self-tanner Wins 'Gold' at SEPAWA

Givaudan's Vegetan Gold ingredient, produced via a green process, offers formulators a transparent, eco-friendly DHA oil for self tanners and other applications. Plus, it won "gold" at the Sepawa Congress. That's quite a few feats. And color adjectives.

Mibelle Turns Up the Heat on Cellulite

That spicy mustard you slather on your Oktoberfest pretzel has new appeal: for slimming benefits. But not by eating it. As Mibelle demonstrates, a new cosmetic active based on mustard sprouts and capsaicin can turn lipids into heat.

'Feel' Your Age? This Ingredient Can Help

During in-cosmetics N.A., Gattefossé will present an ingredient targeting one of the most difficult signs of aging to hide: degraded skin texture.

'Extreme'-olyte Anti-pollution from bitop AG

With the various approaches to provide anti-pollution benefits, bitop AG targets particles, heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) with its 28Extremoin ingredient, featured at in-cosmetics North America.

AmorePacific's Aestura Brand Gets New Whitening Ingredient

AmorePacific developed the ingredient with 3D molecular modeling, which allowed the material to achieve greater stability and a stronger brightening effect compared to Kazinol F.

Is Differin Gel Changing the Anti-Acne Game?

The FDA has approved Galderma Laboratories’ Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene gel 0.1%) for OTC use, the first in a class of drugs known as retinoids to be made available OTC for the treatment of acne.

A Range of Wonder from Down Under

G'day, mate! Formulators who are looking for an alcohol-free version of active ingredients can look no further than Southern Cross Botanicals' Australian range.

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