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Artichoke Hair Protection

Provital S.A. sourced the leaves of an artichoke to create an active that protects hair from external aggressors.

Pterostilbene Skin Lightener and Antioxidant

Sabinsa has introduced a skin care active based on pterostilbene that is said to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and skin-lightening properties.

Lightening and Illuminating Skin With Acetylated Hydroxystilbenes From Rheum rhaponticum

Skin discoloration and excessive pigmentation due to increased melanin production is associated with skin inflammation and aging. Therefore, an extract rich in acetylated hydroxystilbenes from Rheum rhaponticum was combined with panthenyl triacetate to test in the melanogenesis pathway. The complex strongly reduced melanogenesis and melanin accumulation in human skin explants, decreased melanin content in pigmented spots, increased skin brightness and enhanced skin radiance on the face of human volunteers in a double-blind clinical study.

Coffea bengalensis for Antiwrinkle and Skin Toning Applications

Coffea species have been widely evaluated for effects including oxidative stress protection and immunomodulation. The present study therefore evaluates the cosmetic activity of an extract obtained from cultured Coffea bengalensis stem cells. Results showed the extract imparted hydration activity in the keratinocytes, stimulated collagen synthesis in the fibroblasts and enhanced adipocyte differentiation starting from mesenchymal precursor cells.

Ingredient Profile—Ascorbic Acid

L-Ascorbic acid (AscA), more commonly referred to as vitamin C, is best known for its vital role in human health and nutrition, where it functions as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions, such as collagen synthesis, and as an antioxidant.

Yellow Mustard Shoot Lip Plumping

Mibelle Biochemistry has introduced a lip-plumping active derived from yellow mustard shoots.

Cheek and Breast Volume-enhancing Peptide

Lipotec SA has introduced an active that aims to increase fatty tissue volume in areas such as breasts and cheeks.

Self-tanning Complex Without Odor

Soliance has launched a self-tanning complex that masks the odor associated with the Maillard reaction.

A Natural Active to Strengthen and Soothe Sensitive Skin

SyriCalmâ„¢ CLR is an Ecocert- and NaTrue-certified natural active that shows potent properties in soothing and strengthening sensitive skin, thus making it less vulnerable to external insults.

Rice Grain Hair Color/Damage Protection

Provital Group has launched an active derived from rice grain (Oryza sativa L.) to protect the hair fiber and color from sun damage.

Ingredient Profile—Salicylic Acid

2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, or salicylic acid (SA), is among the most important medicinal compounds ever discovered. Since ancient times, humans have benefited from the therapeutic effects of naturally occurring SA precursors, which readily metabolize to SA and provide analgesic, anti- inflammatory and antipyretic benefits.

Slimming Active from Pink Peppercorn

Codif Recherche et Nature utilized the lipolytic properties of the Brazilian pepper tree to create its latest slimming active.

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