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Silab Sources Calendula for Epigenetic Anti-aging

Nov 25, 2014

Silab has debuted an anti-aging active that reduces modification of the epigenome with time to allow cutaneous cells to better respond to stress and live longer.

Seppic Introduces Melanin-promoting active for Sunless Tanning

Nov 11, 2014

Seppic has introduced an active that encourages skin to produce more melanin to pigment the skin. Sepisun Flash (INCI: Not Provided) was designed to produce a bronzed effect on the skin throughout the year without sun exposure.

Induchem Launches Whitening and Correcting Beads

Nov 5, 2014

At in-cosmetics Asia 2014, Induchem launched spherical beads that instantly improve skin imperfections while whitening skin.

BASF Unveils African Pea Extract for Epidermal Rejuvenation

Oct 28, 2014

At the IFSCC Congress 2014 in Paris, BASF unveiled an extract of the bambara pea that rejuvenates the epidermis for a more youthful appearance.

Lipotec Introduces Anti-cellulite Active with Night Action

Sep 30, 2014

Lipotec, a Lubrizol company, has introduced an active that fights cellulite at night.

Lightening Skin Through a Melanogenesis-interrupting Peptide

Sep 3, 2014Jill Hsu, Corum Inc., Taipei, Taiwan

Cutaneous pigmentation is determined by melanogenesis, the transfer of melanosomes to keratinocytes, and the distribution of melanin to skin, among other processes. Interrupting these would limit skin pigmentation to achieve a better skin lightening effect. Here, the authors review the biological mechanisms of melanin production, then test a peptide designed to act on them for a lightening effect.

Greentech Fights Underarm Bacteria to Prevent Odor

Jul 16, 2014

Greentech has designed an active to fight underarm odor while maintaining skin microbiome homeostasis.

Silab Debuts Seaweed Extract for Anti-glycation

Jul 9, 2014

Silab has introduced a seaweed extract that limits cellular and tissue damage caused by glycation and Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs).

Plankton Body Slimming

May 23, 2014

Lipotec has developed a topical marine-derived ingredient for increased metabolism and body slimming effects.

Under-eye Circles, Dryness, Dandruff and More Targeted by New Actives

May 7, 2014

Active ingredients to treat under-eye circles, body odor, skin dryness and dandruff, as well as 'green' skin care butters, are among several new offerings from Greentech.