Recent in Active (page 3 of 14)
Feb 18, 2015
Retinol (vitamin A) is the most popular topical retinoid used to date, but its skin irritancy and instability to sunlight has limited its scope and appeal.Retinol esters are often used to lower the irritation potential and increase stability, but a tradeoff is decreased retinoid activity and benefits. Granactive Retinoid is a next-generation anti-aging product, delivering the performance of retinol and retinoid derivatives with significantly lower irritation potential, thus supporting clear, visibly more youthful looking skin with better consumer acceptance.
Feb 13, 2015
A new vitamin C derivative, ascorbyl lactoside (AsL), was synthesized and characterized for its stability and safety, and evaluated for anti-tyrosinase and melanin reduction effects. The material showed excellent whitening effects and exhibited better stability than ascorbic acid. It also possessed the lowest cytotoxicity, in comparison with ascorbyl glucoside, kojic acid and arbutin.
Jan 21, 2015
Naolys is using lilac to repair and add shine to hair. Healthy Shine Lilac has a multifunctional effect on hair, acting on all three parts of the hair: the root, the scalp and the shaft.
Jan 7, 2015
Mibelle Biochemistry created a heptapeptide that helps the skin protect itself from oxidative stress at the cellular level.
Nov 21, 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.
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.
Nov 5, 2014
At in-cosmetics Asia 2014, Induchem launched spherical beads that instantly improve skin imperfections while whitening skin.
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.
Sep 30, 2014
Lipotec, a Lubrizol company, has introduced an active that fights cellulite at night.
Aug 28, 2014
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.
Jul 16, 2014
Greentech has designed an active to fight underarm odor while maintaining skin microbiome homeostasis.
Jul 9, 2014
Silab has introduced a seaweed extract that limits cellular and tissue damage caused by glycation and Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs).