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Mar 1, 2014
The complex process of skin melanogenesis renders many opportunities to identify novel means of controlling skin pigmentation. Here, novel methods of skin lightening via tyrosinase inhibition and targeting melanosome maturation are discussed.
Feb 26, 2014
At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Mibelle Biochemistry will launch an anti-aging active derived from algae that is able to grow on glaciers and permanent snow.
Jan 13, 2014
In humans, the ZAG protein is a modulator of fat mobilization. The present paper identifies an unroasted shea butter extract, enriched in viminalol esters, as a stimulator of ZAG expression and secretion by keratinocytes in vitro. Further, a complex containing the extract is shown to significantly improve the appearance of cellulite within 28 days of application in a clinical setting.
Jan 8, 2014
Evonik has launched a skin-identical sphingolipid that prevents hair loss by addressing scalp health, strengthening the hair follicle and rebalancing the lifecycle of hair.
Dec 10, 2013
Provital has debuted an active blend of three plants that stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss in men and women.
Dec 4, 2013
A new bioactive molecule from the Centella asiatica plant, irbic acid, has been discovered by researchers at Sederma’s Instituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB).
Nov 25, 2013
Essential Ingredients has created a 40% salicylic acid gel that is safe, stable, effective and meets the United States Pharmacopeia's Salicylic Acid Gel Monograph.
Nov 6, 2013
At in-cosmetics Asia, Induchem presented its collaboration with Biomod on whitening and advanced rejuvenation skin care gloves.
Oct 23, 2013
DSM Personal Care is expanding its skin care portfolio with a vitamin A for anti-aging.
Oct 9, 2013
Silab has introduced a milk thistle extract designed to produce a slimming and anti-cellulite effect.
Oct 9, 2013
Seppic has created a skin whitening booster specifially to comply with quasi-drug (QD) regulations in Japan.
Oct 2, 2013
Merck has added two new actives to its RonaCare brand of cosmetic ingredients—one for self-tanning without UV exposure and one to lighten and illuminate the skin.
Oct 1, 2013
A novel mechanism to increase collagen production based on improved hydroxylation of the collagen fiber is described here. In relation, the effects of a hydrophobic derivative of a-ketoglutarate on this mechanism are examined, and results indicate increases in collagen production in senescent fibroblasts in vitro. In vivo, a significant reduction in wrinkles and improvement in elasticity were observed.
Sep 11, 2013
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has introduced the breast-firming and enhancing effects of an ornithine amino acid encapsulated in its lonosome delivery system.
Sep 1, 2013
Ultraviolet and infrared exposure are sources of premature skin aging, characterized by solar elastosis and extracellular matrix degradation. Polygonum aviculare extract is a cathepsin G inhibitor, and is shown here to oppose photoaging and infra’aging by improving skin firmness and elasticity, in turn reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Aug 14, 2013
Sirona Biochem Corp. has announced that the skin lightening compounds manufactured by its subsidiary TFChem, TF-849 and TFC-723, were found not to be skin sensitizers.
May 1, 2013
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.
Mar 27, 2013
Constant running around takes a toll on the skin and our body, especially the legs. Sederma has designed two innovative cosmetic ingredients for those who want to preserve their beauty despite of their rhythm of life.